Principal Data Engineer (Azure)

Tiger Analytics is a global AI and analytics consulting firm. With data and technology at the core of our solutions, we are solving problems that eventually impact the lives of millions globally. Our culture is modeled around expertise and respect with a team-first mindset. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, you’ll find our delivery centers across the globe and offices in multiple cities across India, the US, UK, Canada, and Singapore, including a
substantial remote global workforce.

We’re Great Place to Work-Certified™. Working at Tiger Analytics, you’ll be at the heart of an AI revolution. You’ll work with teams that push the boundaries of what is possible and build solutions that energize and inspire.

Requirements

Curious about the role? What your typical day would look like?

As a Principal Data Engineer (Azure), you would have hands on experience working on Azure as cloud, Databricks and some exposure/experience on Data Modelling. You will build and learn about a variety of analytics solutions & platforms, data lakes, modern data platforms, data fabric solutions, etc. using different Open Source, Big Data, and Cloud technologies on Microsoft Azure.

● Design and build scalable & metadata-driven data ingestion pipelines (For Batch and Streaming Datasets)

● Conceptualize and execute high-performance data processing for structured and unstructured data, and data
harmonization

● Schedule, orchestrate, and validate pipelines

● Design exception handling and log monitoring for debugging

● Ideate with your peers to make tech stack and tools-related decisions

● Interact and collaborate with multiple teams (Consulting/Data Science & App Dev) and various stakeholders to meet deadlines, to bring Analytical Solutions to life.

What do we expect?

● Experience in implementing Data Lake with technologies like Azure Data Factory (ADF), PySpark, Databricks, ADLS,

Azure SQL Database

● A comprehensive foundation with working knowledge of Azure Synapse Analytics, Event Hub & Streaming
Analytics, Cosmos DB, and Purview

● A passion for writing high-quality code and the code should be modular, scalable, and free of bugs (debugging
skills in SQL, Python, or Scala/Java).

● Enthuse to collaborate with various stakeholders across the organization and take complete ownership of
deliverables.

● Experience in using big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, Airflow, NiFi, Kafka, Hive, Neo4J, Elastic Search

● Adept understanding of different file formats like Delta Lake, Avro, Parquet, JSON, and CSV

● Good knowledge of building and designing REST APIs with real-time experience working on Data Lake or
Lakehouse projects.

● Experience in supporting BI and Data Science teams in consuming the data in a secure and governed manner

● Certifications like Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) or Databricks Certified Developer (DE) are
valuable addition.

Note: The designation will be commensurate with expertise and experience. Compensation packages are among the best in the industry.

Job Requirement

  • Mandatory: Azure Data Factory (ADF), PySpark, Databricks, ADLS, Azure SQL Database
  • Optional: Azure Synapse Analytics, Event Hub & Streaming Analytics, Cosmos DB and Purview.
  • Strong programming, unit testing & debugging skills in SQL, Python or Scala/Java.
  • Some experience of using big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, Airflow, NiFi, Kafka, Hive, Neo4J, Elastic
    Search.
  • Good Understanding of different file formats like Delta Lake, Avro, Parquet, JSON and CSV.
  • Experience of working in Agile projects and following DevOps processes with technologies like Git, Jenkins & Azure DevOps.
  • Good to have:
  • Experience of working on Data Lake & Lakehouse projects
  • Experience of building REST services and implementing service-oriented architectures.
  • Experience of supporting BI and Data Science teams in consuming the data in a secure and governed manner.
  • Certifications like Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) or Databricks Certified Developer (DE)

Benefits

This position offers an excellent opportunity for significant career development in a fast-growing and challenging entrepreneurial environment with a high degree of individual responsibility.