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Data Platform Engineer | Azure Cloud | Legal Firm

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    £40000 - £50000 per annum

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    Rhys Scott-Samuel

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Data Platform Engineer | Azure Cloud | Legal Firm

My client is a Global Legal Firm who are looking to appoint a Data Platform Engineer to join their Data Management Team in supporting the implementation of their data platforms in the cloud and on-premises.


  • Support the Senior Data Platform Engineer and the Datacentre Transformation Project team in the implementation of a successful transition of the firm's on-premises infrastructure to the Cloud
  • Ensure that databases meet performance, scalability, and availability requirements
  • Implement solutions and infrastructure with appropriate levels of security and encryption
  • Implement an effective backup and recovery strategy under guidance of Senior Data Platform Engineer.
  • Maintain adequate and up-to-date documentation on the firm's data infrastructure and platforms
  • Ensure that backups are tested on a regular basis and that any failures are investigated and resolved
  • Ensure that SQL and related servers are patched and maintained while minimising downtime
  • Implement high-availability solutions to computing infrastructure under the guidance of the Senior Data Platform Engineer
  • Optimise the use of hardware and software SQL instances to streamline resource utilisation
  • Carry out performance monitoring and tuning of SQL instances and cloud-based database platforms, and implement measures to improve performance and reduce costs

Skills Needed to be successful:

  • Good experience with SQL server and related technologies (T-SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS)
  • Experience with cloud platforms, specifically Microsoft Azure, and related services (Azure SQL database, Azure Data Factory, Azure Backup)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and experience with troubleshooting and root cause analysis
  • Knowledge of database design, performance optimisation, and troubleshooting

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