Adastra Corporation

Data Engineer/Azure Consultant

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Position Type
No Preference


Adastra Corporation is hiring! We are looking for people passionate about data, seeking to unravel insights and business value to support innovation, improved customer insight, and efficiency for some of the largest companies in North America. We are currently looking for a Data Engineer/Azure Consultant to join our Microsoft Practice and bring forth solid experience in implementing and leading multiple cloud migration engagements. Adastra is seeking a talented professional with the ability to collaborate amongst technical and business stakeholders to educate and train them about the positive impact of the changes being implemented in technologies.


Location: Within the GTA but currently remote/Markham/Toronto

Status: Contract/Full-Time


  • Create data pipelines for data ingestion and ETL from SQL sources or Big Data technologies
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Lead and assist technical teams and discuss business impact with senior management
  • Project management and business analyst skills to gather requirements, manage and lead projects, and deliver in a timely manner
  • Develop data sets by consolidating data from various resources and preparing data sets for reporting related to data mining, staging, production
  • Conduct assessment, discovery, identification of bottlenecks and find gaps in infrastructure - recommend areas of improvements, implement changes 
  • Capable of explaining technical projects and the business impact to management and non-technical stakeholders 
  • Manage service and delivery of technical engagements 
  • Ensure high quality standards for delivery of business proposals and technical documentation
  • Create analytics dashboards and automate reports with KPIs to support data-driven business decisions

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • 5 to 8 years experience in a Data Engineering/Architect type role
  • Hands-on technical expertise required related to Big Data or Data Warehouse technologies
  • Formal Education in IT/Computer Science/Computer Engineering related fields
  • Solid SQL Server practical experience; familiarity with logic SQL statements, functions, triggers, and stored procedures
  • Expertise in modeling data
  • Ability to optimize data access for speed/reliability/velocity as needed by the business
  • Solid experience implementing and leading multiple cloud migration engagements
  • Cloud deployment models - IaaS, PaaS, Hybrid
  • Intermediate to Expert level experience with Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, Azure Analysis service, Azure Synapse, Microsoft Power BI
  • Scripting and automating repetitive day to day tasks to optimize efficiencies
  • Energetic and results-oriented with a proven track record to leverage technology to deliver business objectives that yield efficiencies in improved business processes
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and have the initiative to drive constant optimization and improvements in the business
  • Exceptional client-facing communication abilities (written and verbal), including ability to work with both onshore and offshore teams

Nice to Have:

  • One of AZ-300 or DP-200/201
  • Agile experience or Certification
  • Proficient in Python/R/Scala/Spark scripting
  • Azure Networking or Security Experience


About Adastra

At Adastra, we transform the Data & Analytics space by providing cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cloud, Digital and Governance services. Our consultants specialize in transforming enterprise applications and collaborate across functions, competencies, and sectors to help our clients harness and leverage their data assets, accelerate innovation, improve operational excellence, and create unforgettable customer experiences.


Adastra has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 20 consecutive years, reinforcing our position as a best-in-class organization known for strategic excellence, innovation, and culture. People are at the core of Adastra's capabilities, and the Adastra Group has 2,500 consultants actualizing projects across 16 global branches.


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What We Offer

  • Opportunity for advancement and career progression
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits plan
  • Successful referral program
  • A flexible and dynamic workplace
  • The opportunity to work with one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies
  • Satisfaction of working for a reputable company

Equal Opportunity Employer

In our commitment to promote fair and equitable treatment of all employees and applicants, Adastra Corporation provides equal employment opportunities for all individuals regardless of age, sex, disability, race, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sexual orientation, marital status or any other ground as described in the Ontario Human Rights Code.  In addition, accommodation will be provided during the hiring process. Adastra Corporation’s implementation and support of employment initiatives, encourage diversified labour force participation and equal access to opportunities based on merit and performance.


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