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Azure Integration Software Engineerat CDW Careers (UK)

Job ID: 
R24_00001285
Team: 
Information Technology
Post Date: 
09 Jul 2024
Location: 
Cape Town, South Africa
Eligible For Remote Work: 
Security Clearance Required: 
No

Description

Bring your IT career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your career and future. A Fortune 200 leader, we’re the driven professionals and technology experts companies turn to most to solve their IT challenges.

About CDW

CDW is a leading multi-brand provider of information technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare customers around the Globe. A Fortune 500 company and member of the S&P 500 Index, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs over 15,000 coworkers, with headquarters across the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

CDW prides itself on “making amazing happen”. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and are grounded in the CDW Way.  Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same.  From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together.

Job Summary

CDW UK’s Business Transformation are responsible for driving and accelerating change and transformation across people, process, and systems. Its role is to:

  • Provide portfolio management for all change initiatives ensuring they are assessed, prioritised, sequenced and governed to maximise benefit to CDW’s customers and co-workers, supported by robust Change Management
  • Support change initiatives with additional resource and skills, from Project Managers to Business Analysts and technical experts
  • Own some of the major 70+ business-wide initiatives including Robotic Process Automation, ServiceNow implementation, Process Re-engineering, and ERP replacement.

Key responsibilities

CDW is undergoing a roll out of our Azure data platform, and we are looking for an Azure-based Software Engineer to join a growing team to build our data integration services, responsible for managing the communication of data between distributed operational systems across CDW’s technology estate. The data integration project transitions from point-to-point integrations to a centralised hub and spoke model, promoting decoupling of systems, improved data quality, and simplified estate architecture.

  • Engineer highly scalable and resilient data integrations, leveraging Azure Cloud PaaS and reference architectures.
  • Create data integrations using different data latency methodologies, e.g., real-time and periodic.
  • Subscribe and publish to operational systems using their native application interface technologies, such as REST, GraphQL, SOAP, Service Bus, SQL, etc.
  • Perform transformations to conform the data with expected schema required by downstream operational systems.
  • Develop a toolset to monitor the health of data integrations, including near real-time alerting of failures, data volume metrics, resource consumption metrics, etc.
  • DevOps approach to software; create high quality code using traditional software practices, such as building, linting, unit and integration testing, source control, CI/CD, peer reviews, etc.
  • DevOps approach to support; monitor pipelines to ensure businesscritical data pipelines are processed meeting time constraint and data quality expectations (including implementing reactive changes where applicable).
  • Integrate into the data team’s SCRUM ceremonies, including backlog refinement, sprint planning, demonstrations, and retrospectives, including translation of user requirements into technical requirements including complexity estimation, implement in two-week sprint cycles, collaboration into process improvement, etc.
  • Offer Level 3 and beyond support for platform.
  • Based on requirements, perform ad-hoc analysis of data across multiple data sources to inform solution design.
  • Document datasets in data catalogue, including ownership, stewardship, dictionaries, glossaries, lineage, sensitivity, etc.
  • Document solution design in wiki.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience Management Responsibilities

  • Strong Azure Function Apps experience for data integrations, using C# and .Net Core; including Durable Functions.
  • Strong Azure SQL and data skills.
  • Strong understanding of software development practices, such as SOLID principals, functional and object oriented, structuring code, testing, IOC, dependency injection, etc.
  • Strong unit testing, including TDD.
  • Strong experience with Azure DevOps Repositories, Pipelines and Artifacts (git, multistage YAML, NuGet).
  • Strong experience with Azure data integration stack, including Azure Function Apps, Azure Logic Apps, Azure API Management, Azure Service Bus, Azure Blob Storage etc.
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems, considering scalability, resiliency, high availability, disaster recovery, networking, etc.
  • Strong understanding of application interface technologies including REST, GraphQL, SOAP, Service Bus, SQL, etc.
  • IaC, e.g., Terraform, ARM, Bicep, etc. o Includes solid Azure Resource Manager skills including Azure Portal, Az CLI and Az PowerShell.
  • Demonstrate understanding of Event driven Architectures.
  • Knowledge of Canonicalised modelling.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Presentation skills, e.g., to Architecture Review Board.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as an Azure Software Engineer.
  • A demonstrable track record of getting stuff done whilst managing competing pressures and deadlines and retaining an eye for detail and quality.
  • A passion for technology and its ability to have a positive impact on business.

Nice To Have

  • Desirable if also has Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Data Factory V2, Azure EventHubs.
  • Other languages, such as Python, PowerShell.
  • Knowledge of Data Catalogue systems.

Essential Attributes

  • Desirable if also has Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Data Factory V2, Azure EventHubs.
  • Other languages, such as Python, PowerShell.
  • Knowledge of Data Catalogue systems.

More about CDW and your career with us:

At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes whom you will learn and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self — and your best ideas — to CDW.  Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving — and better solutions for our customers in a rapidly evolving technology landscape.

CDW is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a policy of non-discrimination towards all coworkers and applicants for employment in all aspects of employment. CDW does not discriminate against any applicant because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/belief, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis that is prohibited by local employment law, including those protected by the UK Equality Act 2010. 

We encourage candidates from all walks of life to apply and join us in our mission of cultivating a culture of belonging, diversity and inclusion for better collaboration, innovation, and business results.

Together, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels like they belong and is empowered to bring their full energy, capabilities and authenticity for coworker and business benefits. Will you be a part of it?

What we offer:

Life Assurance

Competitive Contributory Pension

Private Medical Insurance

Enhanced Maternity Pay

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Option to buy additional holiday

Dental Insurance

Season Ticket Loan + additional perks

Who we are:
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations across the globe. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced start-ups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 

What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers. 
CDW is not only the People Who Get IT but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.
 

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