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Senior Data Engineer
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on January 22, 2022
Job Id #52620 Posted December 9, 2021


  • Understanding of Azure Synapse Analytics architecture and component integrations.
  • Proactively monitor Synapse workload (Dedicated SQL pool and Spark pool) and engage internal/external teams as appropriate to resolve errors/failures/throughput bottleneck.
  • Execute Change Tasks including but not limited to security provisioning, schema creation, DB role creation, DDL execution, data restoration etc.
  • Assist Application Developers and testers with re-engineering / deploying code from Infrastructure Support standpoint.
  • Review workload and provide recommendations for performance optimization and operational efficiency.
  • Identify, troubleshoot and resolve issues/backlogs related to slow/failed/abended jobs in both Spark and Dedicated SQL pools.
  • Proactively adjust capacity based on current utilization and upcoming usage guestimate projections.
  • Document and advise developers and end-users about best practices and housekeeping.
  • Support ingestion pipelines from Infrastructure Engineering / Operational Support standpoint.
  • Work on incidents/onboarding issues related to Pivoting to Cloud from on-prem datastores.
  • Be able to identify & resolve performance bottlenecks in Spark and SQL Pools.
  • Ensure overall system stability, reliability, and manageability of Azure Synapse Analytics deployments.
  • Experience with governing Azure Storage accounts.


  • Minimum of 8years in Database modelling & Database technologies. Minimum 2 Years working with Azure Data Warehouse / Synapse, Analysis Services

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