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Future Opportunity - Data Engineer PySpark / Databricks Consultant



Data Science
Canada · Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2022




Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver

Area of expertise:


Job Description

RECRUITING FOR THE FUTURE This posting is for a future job opportunity. To support the needs of our clients, Avanade is actively recruiting and interviewing for the role outlined below, as we continue to build on another year of growth in our business. Now, with more than 60,000 employees around the globe, we are positioning our organization to effectively prepare for the future. What does this mean for you? We encourage you to apply and interview for this role without the need to decide now. This allows you to connect with leaders and hiring managers at a pace that works for you and when roles become available, you will be the first know.

Data Engineer PySpark / Databricks Consultant

Avanade, a subsidiary of Microsoft and Accenture, founded in April 2000, is now a global leader in integrating Microsoft solutions with:

60,000 professionals in 28 countries

more than 10,000 projects and 4,000 clients

46% of our customers are among the 500 largest companies in the world

A 17th consecutive award as "Microsoft partner of the year 2022"

A 5-year growth plan until 2025 focused on diversity, the environment, well-being and development of each and every person.

Avanade Canada

At the heart of the North America region, Avanade Canada is an indispensable partner in the growth generated in the region with:

1st position in the Avanade global ranking in terms of revenue generated this year

Management team committed to current issues, particularly diversity

6 offices (Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver)

Regional and global collaboration to have a disruptive impact on the market

Proximity to Accenture and Microsoft offering a wide variety of opportunities

Our goal is to support our customers in their large or small-scale transformations and to place innovation at the center of all our projects!

The Analytics Team

It is 160 people specialized in the analysis of complex data and divided into 5 major specialties:

Data Engineering, Data Science, Data Analysis, DataOPS and Data Architecture.

Data Engineering: Coolect data sources and orchestrate, streamline and transform data, generate operational assets and present results. ETL.

Your role

As a PySpark/Databricks Consutlant, your role will be to:

Develop on existing projects or from a blank page as a team

Technically translate the client's needs

You may also be required to intervene on:

The delivery of projects to ensure smooth running;

Support of the client's strategy teams thanks to your expertise on the technical feasibility in order to create the "road map".

The implementation of modern technical solutions.

Supporting our clients in the complex transformation of data across many industries.

Mentoring or managing teams and helping them develop their skills.

We work mainly on cloud architectures and in particular Azure, but also on hybrid architectures.

A good level of Written and Oral French and English is a plus.


Required for the role: PySpark, DataBricks, Python,

Assets: Synapse, Data Lake, Data Factory, SQL...

In the Analytics team: Hadoop, Spark, Azure SQL Database, Azure Machine Learning, SQL Services Business intelligence, Teradata...

Development prospects and well-being at work

Personalized career monitoring with your "Career Advisor".

A structured career plan with 12 levels of development. The position to be filled is at the Senior Consultant Level.

Up to 5 days of telework/week depending on the client's needs.

An alternative work week program offering flexible work schedules

A policy in favor of cultural diversity, gender equality, equal opportunities, the environment and the promotion of women in information technology.

A complete package

A generous and competitive base salary

An encouraging and scalable improvement plan by level

A contribution from Avanade to your RRSP retirement plan, up to 4% per year of your base salary, depending on your contribution.

Up to $2500/year of Extended Benefits for your purchases of everyday materials and services.

From 80% to 100% supplementary health insurance coverage with Manulife. 100% supported by A generous referral program of up to $3000.

A 24/7 assistance program used completely free of charge (legal, financial, consulting services, etc.).

Disability insurance for the maintenance of your salary up to 80%.

Life insurance.

An American Express Corporate Card.

Ability to buy Accenture shares at a great price...

90% coverage for dental

Recruitment process

It consists of 3 to 4 steps:

1: Contact your recruiter: to understand your expectations, your profile and answer your first questions about Avanade, the position...

2: Technical interview 1: to draw your profile according to your technical experience and to be able to answer your questions about projects and missions.

3: Technical interview 2: for additional questions related to your area of expertise and your seniority.

4: Final interview with the head of the department: to get to know each other and discuss your future role.

A word from the Canada Data & AI Regional Director

"After 22 years at Microsoft, I decided to join Avanade 4 years ago, mainly for its high level of expertise in Microsoft consulting. Because when it comes to implementing modern data solutions or solving complex business problems, especially thanks to the latest technologies, Avanade always has the best to offer its customers! Talented and well-trained teams, with a rich international experience, a strong and intimate relationship with Microsoft... Here is part of the recipe for our success allowing us to achieve our professional ambitions.

Currently responsible for the "Data & AI" offering for Eastern Canada, I enthusiastically support my employees in the development of their careers and operational missions."

Éric Leduc, Senior Director, Offering Lead Canada Data & AI

Éric Leduc, Directeur Senior, Offering Lead Canada Data & AI

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers.

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential.

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.