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Azure Data Engineer

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Date: May 27, 2021

Location: Neenah, WI, US, 54957

Company: J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Requisition #: 14003
Functional Area:  Information Technology; Data Analytics
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Options:  Remote / Work from Home in the US
Work Hours:  Standard business hours


Position Summary

This newly created position will lead the creation of a data warehouse using Azure Synapse as part of a data roadmap connected to strategic data capabilities to help our customers protect people and the businesses they run. This role will design and build the components of a business intelligence (BI) data warehouse (DW), perform data analysis, create/assist in creating reporting solutions and to maintain software solutions in support of business objectives. This includes developing database interfaces to on premise and online multi-tier web and client-server applications, maintaining databases, understanding and evaluating business requirements and translating them into solutions.


We've embraced remote work for many years and will have over 60% of our workforce working remote. This position can work 100% remote on a permanent basis. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Designs and develops data warehouse, data analysis and reporting solutions. Works with data visualization developers to determine solutions that help drive business value.
  • Develops databases, objects, functions and structures for data storage, retrieval, and reporting. 
  • Designs and develops Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) solutions to populate the data warehouse. 
  • Develops automated and reusable routines for extracting requested information from database systems and/or enterprise management system. 
  • Defines, develops, tests, analyzes, and maintains software applications and back-end interfaces (if applicable) in support of business objectives. 
  • Builds report and analytic prototypes based on initial business requirements. 
  • Designs, runs, and monitors performance tests on new and existing systems for the purpose of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement and general debugging. Writes programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or performance of company applications as necessary. 
  • Promotes strong quality practices by performing unit testing and providing appropriate level of support for user acceptance testing, as needed. 
  • Acts as a support resource for the technical support staff to ensure that customer-reported issues are being addressed in an efficient and accurate manner. Serves as a liaison with database administrators, developers, and vendors (if needed) to assist in resolving problems with systems. 
  • Maintains and tests the data warehouse in compliance with the company's disaster recovery plan. 
  • Conducts research on emerging software development solutions and standards in support of business needs. 
  • Collaborates with business leaders to design solutions. 




  • 6+ years in a development or systems analysis role.
  • 4+ years designing and managing a business intelligence/data.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a technology-related field.
  • In lieu of the Bachelor's Degree, an Associate's Degree in a Computer Science or technology-related field combined with two years of additional related experience may be considered

Computer Skills:

  • Understanding of BI/DW methodology and techniques.
  • Proficient with Azure Synapse orchestration and transformation tools, Azure Data Factory, or Azure Databricks.
  • Familiarity with SQL and data modeling, including SQL Server Analysis Services BI stack (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS).
  • Experience with reporting tools such as Tableau or Power BI strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with ETL tools and ETL processes.

Other Requirements:

  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills – experience in analyzing and understanding business/technology system architectures, databases, and client applications.
  • Ability to work with business and technology users to define and gather reporting and analytics requirements. 

Physical Requirements

Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for extended periods of time. Frequent travel to offsite offices, customer sites and/or industry and training events may also be required, depending on assignment.


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At J. J. Keller, we are Difference Makers because the work we do truly matters. We protect people’s lives every day. In fact, more than 90% of Fortune® 1000 companies rely on J. J. Keller to help create safe work environments. View our CAREERS video to learn more about being a Difference Maker at J. J. Keller and click here to learn what our associates have to say about life as an associate at J.J. Keller. 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.!  If you experience system-related issues or need assistance with the online application, please call (920) 720-7700.

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A Safe Environment During COVID-19:  At J. J. Keller, our purpose is to protect people - our clients and our associates. We use CDC-recommended best practices to ensure the healthiest workplace possible, and our Environment Health & Safety Team continuously monitors our pandemic protocols. During COVID-19, associate have given J. J. Keller high scores for keeping them informed and safe.

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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