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Lead Data Engineer - Azure

Location: Columbus, OH, United States
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Req ID: R00934752

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Lead Data Engineer - Azure

Full Time Perm

Location: Remote

The Enterprise Data Strategy department, under the Office of Innovation owns the data strategy for the enterprise data lake house. 

NiSource is seeking a Lead Data Engineer - Azure to join this team. The ideal candidate will have experience in designing, implementing, and managing data solutions on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.  You will be is responsible for building data pipelines and data repositories that support downstream analytics, reporting, and application needs. As a Lead Data Engineer - Azure you will partner with the business, IT, and analytics peers to understand requirements for the use of the data. You will then design optimized solutions to meet those needs. In this role you will also coach, review, and delegate work to junior level professionals and develop standards for the data lake house and advise the team on best practices.

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Design, implement, and manage data product on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

  • Craft Azure-based solutions with a strong focus on resilience, scalability, and security, ensuring they surpass industry standards.

  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture to develop comprehensive standards for the data lake house.

  • Leads data engineering strategy for complex projects from beginning-to-end 

  • Guides best practices in data architecture across multiple environments (e.g. data warehouses, data lake, etc.) 

  • Effectively communicates data engineering concepts to a non-technical audience. Acts as key point of contact in reporting on project related deliverables to key stakeholders. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience of data engineering such as building and optimizing big-data pipelines, architectures, and data sets or similar job duties

  • 8+ years of years of experience utilizing SQL across a variety of databases

  • 4+ years of experience with big data technologies such as Azure Databricks and Apache Spark

  • 3+ years of experience using Azure data lake platform 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of agile methodologies and experience as a Data Engineer on a cross-functional agile team

  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores. 

  • Experience with containerization and microservices (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) 

  • Familiarity with Linux and Unix 

 

Disclaimer 

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position. 

 

Inclusion and Diversity

  • Value inclusion within your day-to-day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners. 

  • Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds. 

  • Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment. 

 

Safety 

  • Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.   

  • Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.   

  • Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.   

  • Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits. 

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Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$125,800.00 - $188,600.00

Posting Start Date:

2024-01-24

Posting End Date (if applicable):


Please note that the job posting will close on the day before the posting end date.

Summary

The Lead Data Engineer for Enterprise Data Strategy will bring to the team an experienced cloud Azure data engineer/architect..
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