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Job title

Data Platform Specialist

Job description

We are currently recruiting for a Data Platform Specialist to provide technical management and development the Azure Data Platform. You will ensure the Data platform performs for the business to agreed service levels, as well as monitoring and fixing all integration issues between the Data Platform and Power BI and incoming data sources and datasets. You will set up new Data sources to import data into the Data Platform, test and deliver to the business Data team and end-users; and assist in the creation of new datasets in the Data Platform and the use of this data in Power BI reporting.


  • Receive the list of prioritised development items for the Data Platform from the Data Platform Product Owner (Data Team) alongside consultation with the Data Solutions Manager (IT).
  • Direction will be given from the Head of IT Solutions and the business Data Team as well as through review with related IT colleagues.
  • Liaison with the third-party Supplier Adatis who built the Data Platform will be necessary in the short term for any code changes required to provide new data feeds or for recommended upgrades etc.
  • There is no budgeting responsibility



  • SQL Databases or SQL Data Warehouse on Azure
  • Azure Data Factory or SSIS
  • Azure Analysis Services OR SSAS Tabular modelling
  • Experience of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment of Data Warehousing on Azure would be a distinct advantage
  • A large part of this role will be integrating new data feeds from various on-site ERP systems into our new Azure Data Warehouse
  • Power BI skills.
  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Azure SQL DW/Synapse Analytics
  • Dynamics 365 (as a data source)
  • Customer facing/consultancy experience


  • Be an ambassador for IT, working across the business to provide effective communication on IT matters and build relationships with other teams to ensure effective dialogue between directorates
  • Understand and identify business challenges and develop strategies and solutions to deliver added value to the business
  • To be flexible in their approach to problem solving considering governance but be creative in providing solutions to problems.
  • Seek guidance from the related development teams and personnel to enhance the service of the Data platform to the business.

If you feel you have the skills and experience necessary for this role please do apply now.

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