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Senior IT Specialist, Global Data & BI

Job Req Number:  27671

At DSV Panalpina, we are on a journey to renew the Global Data & BI Platform that are being used by our colleagues in all Business Domains to get the most information out of available data. Our platform and solutions enable them to make educated decisions that make the company successful. We have already delivered the first solutions for some of our Business Domains and continue to implement for these, but we are also already initiating new projects to bring the rest of our Business Domains on board. Spread around Europe and South Africa, a significant part of our department is located in Lisbon. For the BI Operations & Support team, we are looking for a DevOps Engineer to further improve our Continuous Deployment Methods as well Administer our Azure Cloud Infrastructure. The position is part of the Global organisation and the people we work with are quite international.

To achieve our targets, we have chosen a vendor who offers us a full stack of services. All our work is being done in the cloud, using the full stack of Microsoft’s offering: Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL Server/Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Analytics Services, PowerBI Services, Azure Data Factory, Azure DevOps. DSV will also embark on a multi cloud strategy and introduce technologies to facilitate cloud provider agnosticism.


We deliver Agile with Jira as our management tool.


As a Senior IT Specialist, Global Data & BI for the Lisbon Team, your major responsibilities will be:

•    Refine and Promote our agile delivery framework to help ensure high quality and flexible deliverables on the Data & BI Platform
•    Provide Consulting to our business partners for solution implementation
•    Analyse requirements together with the BI Teams, create effort estimations and implementation planning
•    Provide technical specifications for the implementations
•    Control the quality of the delivered implementations
•    Support the existing project in a collaborative way as much as possible
•    Administer our Cloud Infrastructure  with a view on Optimization and Cost Reduction 


Required Skills

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:

•    DevOps Fundamentals
•    GIT Proficiency
•    CICD
•    Powershell a must, Bash would also be useful
•    Some knowledge on Docket/Kubernets
•    Confortable with Linux
•    Jira basic knowledge
•    IaC (Infrastructure as Code)– ARM or Terraform
•    Analytical Skills: Possession of the ability for systematic and rational analysis to identify the root cause of problems
•    People skills: Being able to work with and manage an international group from countries and cultures all over the world, being motivated and team-oriented
•    Soft Skills: Willingness to challenge the status quo and to drive innovation and change, being authentic, approachable, open and honest, having a high commitment and positive attitude in the face of setbacks and obstacles, being capable of generating creative ideas/solutions

Education And Experience

•    Master’s degree in Computer Sciences
•    Knowledge of Microsoft’s BI stack, namely Azure SQL Database/DWH Edition, ADF, DevOps, would be preferred



•    Portuguese as native language
•    Proficient Level of English (spoken and written)

Job / Environment

•    Your job location will be Portugal (Lisboa, Saldanha) and you will be part of DSV Panalpina Global IT with peers working in remote teams across the Globe
•    International Environment
•    Permanent Contract with 35h / week

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