Data Architect

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 1 week ago
Microsoft Data Platform (regular)
Big Data (regular)
We are a global provider of Azure consulting and development services. Our long-term Microsoft Partnership earned us the status of Azure Expert Managed Services Provider, 8 Advanced Specializations, and 15 Gold Competencies. In February 2022, we became part of SoftwareONE, a leading global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology, forming their largest Azure Cloud practice center.
We use full-stack Microsoft technology to inspire a self-managed culture and empower employees and organizations alike to achieve greater productivity and purpose.

Our work is driven by 4 key values:

  • Act with care – teamwork is our priority and mutual support is our strength. We play a team game
  • Be one step ahead – we take responsibility without hesitation and act proactively, predicting next steps and their consequences
  • Be a challenger – we always look for ways to do things better and help others do the same, even if it means saying “no”
  • Make it happen – guided by a self-managed approach and mutual trust, we deliver on our promises.
If this sounds like the perfect environment for you – don’t hesitate and apply today.

Responsible for creating technical vision, solution architecture and high-quality delivery for customer business requirements and goals.  

Technical Expert:

  • Participate in business meetings to ensure technical perspective and expertise and proper business value delivery via selected IT services or products,
  • Can scope out a complex project based on business requirements and achievable benefits, 
  • Can lead technology decisions and facilitate and articulate alternatives, 
  • Providing the data team with the latest information on trends and concepts in the data area, 
  • Evaluate 3rd party technologies (non-Microsoft) from data area, 
  • Breaks down business requirements into technical specification, 
  • Prepares project documentation (Architecture and Design, Vision and Scope documents), 
  • Can lead medium (3-6 ppl.) delivery team and is responsible for delivery within agreed hours budget, 
  • Leads meetings with the customer technical teams (trainings, handovers, requirements gathering etc.) and internal project teams, 
  • Supervises technical quality and set priorities for others, 
  • Estimates the effort required to deliver a project based on statement of work, 
  • Executes technical Proof of Concepts, 
  • Prepares technical input for offers,  
  • Active project delivery (as Architect or Developer), supervising delivery quality or just going to another opportunity – based on your decision. 
 Sales Support:
  • Provides Sales Manager with technical inputs for offers, 
  • Participates in sales meetings with technical expertise, 
  • Creates Scope of Work with responsible Sales Manager, 
  • Creates Work Break-down Structure,  
  • Delivers Proof-of-concepts solutions on her/his own or with supervised teams, 
  • Delivers estimations for offers. 

Project Management:

  • Possibility (decision is made by you) to manage small projects with strong support from accountable Digital Advisor,  
  • Completes project administration tasks, 
  • Completes project management tasks: 
    • Managing parts of backlog and sprint planning, 
    • Conducting project team meetings, 
    • Support collaboration within internal project team [developers, admins], 
    • Monitoring project parameters [standing, budget etc.], 
  • Participates in meetings with the customer teams (training, handovers, requirements gathering, etc.).  


Experience and attitude: 

  • 6+ years’ experience in BI/Big Data developer, architect or pre-sales role, 
  • 2+ years’ experience in leading and scoping projects, 
  • 2+ years’ experience in working with Customers, 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Data Platform including cloud (Azure Data Services like Azure Data Factory, Azure Storage, Azure SQL Database, Azure Databricks, Analysis Service, Azure Synapse and Power BI) and on-prem (SQL Server and related). If some of these are missing, you will be required to learn them, 
  • Good knowledge about data platform infrastructure and security,  
  • Ability to transform business requirements into technical specification, 
  • Fluent English, 
  • Good soft skills: negotiation, communication, conflict resolution, 
  • Solid analytical and conceptual skills, 
  • Willingness to travel around the world, to different destinations approx. 0-25% of the work time, 
  • Ability to prepare Scope of Work and WBS,   
  • Ability to architect a solution by mapping a customer’s business problem,  
  • Works on flexible hours.  
Nice to have: 

  • Competency with AzureDevOps or similar tool, 
  • Experience with MDM/PIM solution,  
  • Power BI Governance. 

We offer:

  • 8000 PLN/1750 EUR self-development budget,
  • International projects,
  • The option to work from home/hybrid/office with flexible working hours,
  • Hardware budget,
  • Mentorship,
  • Globetrotter bonus,
  • Clear career path,
  • Additional benefits.

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