Databricks Champion - Data & AI

At customer site, Antwerpen, Gent, Hasselt, Leuven
Professional, Freelancer

We are looking within our Data & AI team within Cegeka Data Solutions for a Databricks Champion to take the team to the next level. As an expert in Databricks, you will play a crucial role in one of our many challenging Databricks projects. With your extensive experience and strategic vision, you will work with our stakeholders to shape the future of our Databricks solutions. Would you like to join our team of specialists? Apply now and let your talent and experience contribute to our mission!

  • In your role as Databricks Champion, you will work closely with colleagues on Data and AI projects for companies operating in various industries. These projects are mainly executed in the Microsoft Azure Cloud. Given your seniority, you are able to take the lead in these projects.
  • Together with the team, you develop the ELT and ETL pipelines needed to retrieve the data from the source systems, transform it according to the predefined business logic, and make it available according to the lakehouse concept. Hereby you also monitor the data quality, stability and security of these data streams.
  • As Databricks Champion, you will also act as a specialist in the conversation with the customer to come up with the best Azure Data solutions. You will transform the functional and technical requirements into the data solutions of the future.
  • Through your coaching style you know how to lift other project members to a higher level.
  • You are able to let our customers make optimal use of the unprecedented possibilities of data. Your persuasiveness and passion come in handy.
  • You continue to improve your technological skills by obtaining and maintaining Microsoft and Databricks certifications, among other things.
  • Cegeka is a Databricks partner. This gives you direct access to their solution architects for technical challenges or specific questions.

What you need to succeed:

  • You are very enthusiastic about data & cloud services.
  • You have more than 5 years of experience in some or all Microsoft Azure Data Services (Data Lake, Data Factory, Azure Databricks, Azure SQL Server, Azure Synapse, Azure Data Explorer, Azure DevOps, ...)
  • You have advanced knowledge of Python, SQL and/or Scala.
  • You feel comfortable in a lead position and you know how to motivate and coach your team members.
  • You bring with you a flexible, independent and collegial attitude.
  • Because of your strong sense of organization, you know how to deal with different activities at the same time and deliver quality work within tight deadlines.
  • Good communication skills, customer focus and accuracy are also very important in this role.
  • Hybrid employment: You are flexible towards travelling, as you will regularly work at the customer site (mainly in the region of Ghent, Antwerp, Brussels). If you work from the office you can work in the Cegeka office closest to where you live (Ghent, Antwerp, Leuven or Hasselt). There is also the possibility to work from home.

What are we offering:

  • We ask a lot (of talents) of you. Fortunately, you also get a lot in return!
  • You will join a Top Employer!
  • A competitive salary completed with fringe benefits. An electrical company car with charging card or mobility budget, lunch vouchers, eco vouchers, interesting group and hospitalisation insurance, a mobile phone subscription, flat-rate expense allowances, a powerful laptop and the opportunity to give your salary package a personal touch thanks to our Flex Reward Plan.
  • Flexible working hours and a nice work/life balance.
  • A top team: in which new fresh ideas and initiatives are always welcome! Team events, monthly happy hours and an always legendary company party are also part of this.
  • Tailormade guidance: throughout your career, you will be guided by our people managers. So you have a point of contact, a personal coach and a sparring partner.
  • Continuous learning: through innovation centres, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training courses, we focus on knowledge sharing and learning.
  • Opportunity to grow: depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths.
  • Hybrid working: you work from a Cegeka office in your area (Hasselt, Leuven, Antwerp, Ghent), combined with working on site at the client and working from home.
  • At Cegeka, we value sustainability by pursuing carbon neutrality with the electrification of our vehicle fleet and an eco-friendly data center. We develop innovative solutions with a positive impact on the environment, people and society, and strive for an inclusive and diverse work environment where everyone is valued and heard.

Aspire to more: our promise to you!

At Cegeka you get all the opportunities you need to develop further as a professional. Together we discover what you really want to do for our clients and colleagues. We would like to invite you to grow with us. In an unprecedented variety of challenging and meaningful IT projects. Make your mark on projects with interesting customers where we can make the difference. Aspire to more!

We are always working together here. Intensively, with lots of fun and commitment. It is a culture driven by family values: full of trust, people-oriented, open, loyal and respectful. We offer a lot of freedom and responsibility. We want you to be part of the next phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

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