10th Magnitude is a technology services firm helping businesses achieve transformation through cloud technologies. We are market leaders in leveraging the power Microsoft Azure to accelerate innovation speed, operational agility and customer responsiveness for clients around the globe. As one of the top Microsoft Azure partners in the US we specialize in Azure Migration, Cloud-Scale Custom Application Development, Internet of Things, Analytics and DevOps achieved through Azure-Enabled Infrastructure Automation. A member of the Microsoft Azure Partner Advisory Council and a Gold Cloud Platform Microsoft partner, 10th Magnitude is headquartered in Chicago and rapidly expanding across the central US.
Job Description: 
A Data Architect works within a team and drives high priority customer initiatives on Azure in collaboration with customers and the Microsoft field focused on Data information management and Analytics in the cloud. 
The Data Architect will drive high priority customer initiatives, leveraging Azure data services to solve the biggest and most complex data challenges faced by 10th Magnitude's enterprise customers. This a customer facing role, accountable for the end-to-end customer deployment and usage for solutions focused around Azure data services.
You will own the entire technical customer engagement including: architectural design sessions, implementation projects and/or PoCs, production code development and reviews. The ideal candidate will have experience in customer facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture and design discussions with senior executives and will also be able to be hands-on to show the depth of their experience and expertise. 
 What you will be doing:
  • Interfacing with Business Development and technical sales teams to drive consumption of Azure data and analytics services
  • Ownership of technical envisioning, scope and execution of effective data modernization solutions on Azure
  • Architect scalable data processing and analytics solutions, including technical feasibility and proposal development for Big Data storage, processing and consumption (e.g., development of enterprise Data Lake strategy, heterogeneous data management, Polyglot Persistence, decision support/BI over Data Lake)
  • Partnering with our clients to educate and influence them by selecting the right data platform
  • Project Leadership: Driving technical delivery and ensuring success of the solution from inception to completion 
  • Document and share technical best practices / insights with Engineering teams and the solution architect community 
Experience Required:
  • 6+ years of experience with deep understanding in relational databases (e.g., SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle) and Data warehousing 
  • 6+ years of big data (Hadoop, Hive, Spark, DataBricks) 
  • 6+ years of architecting Lambda or Kappa solutions
  • 6+ years of success as a consultant delivering complex data solutions 
  • 3+ years in cloud development (Azure, AWS, GCP, etc)
  • 6+ years of Visualizations (Power BI, Tableau etc) 
  • 2+ years of Machine Learning and AI 
  • Knowledge of real time/stream analytics solutions for Enterprises 
  • Problem-solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication 
  • Oversight experience on major transformation projects and successful transitions to implementation support teams 
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audience
Preferred Experience (but not required):
  • Real world experience using Python (Client side and server side, devises and data processing/machine learning) 
  • Experience using R; experience with Marketing or Risk analytics solutions for Enterprises 
  • Azure Specific Data Services: Machine Learning Studio, Stream Analytics, Data Factory, Event/IoT Hubs, and Cosmos 
  • Experience with 3rd Party IaaS and PaaS Services such as: SnowFlake, MemSQL, Confluent stack, Apache druid, Delta Lake 

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20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of 10th Magnitude

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative. Innovative. Friendly.


Senior Automation Engineer

What projects are you most excited about?

I enjoy working on projects that are technically challenging to me, and that provide value for our clients. Being able to dig into new tech, figure it out, master it, then implement it in multiple different environments and seeing results in multiple environments is very satisfying professionally.


Senior Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started inside of a customer facing engagement management place and was successful there. I had also started to fill needs internally with process and operations. When a position became available I worked with my leadership to transiiton into that position full time. I'm super happy here.


Director, Consulting Operations

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Technology wise, we use Skype and slack to communicate. SOme newer projects are running on teams. INternally, I make a point to say hello to people in the halls and leave myself open to welcome questions, etc. Be suportive, listen and follow up.

Casey Ryan

Director of Consulting Operations

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