As an Azure Data Architect, you will use cutting-edge cloud and data technologies to help global brands and federal agencies solve challenging problems through innovative technology solutions. Work on exciting projects, future-proof your skills, and grow into your dream job alongside some of the most talented, knowledgeable, and dedicated technologists in the industry. What You'll Be DoingWork in a team with other smart AIS employees and use cutting edge technologies to solve challenging enterprise problems Apply your skills in Azure Cognitive Services, Azure PaaS, data science, data analytics, and data warehousing to pioneer Azure cloud and data services Use experience working with Azure Data & Storage, Azure Analytics & Azure IoT tools, as well as the traditional Microsoft BI stack Provide mentorship to more junior consultants Location and Travel DetailsThis is a remote position with occasional travel once COVID restrictions are lifted. Profile of SuccessEight years of professional experience in systems engineering Experience with the Azure storage technologies (Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure SQL Database) Knowledge of Azure data movement and transformation capabilities (Azure Data Factory, Data Lake Analytics, Data Bricks, Stream Analytics) Experience in designing efficient and robust ETL/ELT workflows, schedulers, and event-based triggers Experience as a Big Data Developer with experience in Hive, Scala, Spark Experience with streaming data sources (Event Grid, Kafka) Experience with Azure Active Directory security constructs and Azure RBAC Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using ARM or Terraform Experience with Data Vault Experience with Snowflake Exposure to Data Mining, Data Engineering and Data Modeling Proven ability to work with clients to understand requirements and envision data ingestion solutions Proven cloud infrastructure architecture experience Desire to mentor and train internal technical teams Must have experience in a client-facing environment and interacting with technical and business stakeholders Passionate about emerging technology, want to pursue certifications, and the desire to further your cloud career Knowledge of traditional network architecture such as IP Addressing, subnetting, routing, switching, and firewalls Proven expertise in the implementation of encryption technologies (SSL, encryption, PKI) Possess current industry-recognized certifications Desirable SkillsBackground with Data Science tools such as R, Python, and SAS is a plus Experience with visualization tools such as Power BI or Tableau Data modeling and transformations with data build tool (dbt) Experience with Data Ingestion as a Service offerings like Fivetran, Matillion or Talend. Microsoft related certifications About AISAIS, Dedicated to Our PeopleAIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it.It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology.We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today.We Invest in Individuals Committed to InnovationAIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals. We are looking for:Smart people with a passion for technologyStrong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindsetClose involvement with local technical communitiesA willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clientsAbility to solve challenging technical business problemsSelf-directed professionalsOur Core ValuesClient Success Continued Learning and Technical ExcellenceStrong Client RelationshipsCitizenship and Community EEO StatementApplied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.