Universal Technical Institute

Senior Cloud Data Engineer

Phoenix, AZ US
USD 130k - 140k
SQL Azure

Are you ready to be part of the extraordinary future of technical education? Do you thrive in a dynamic, innovative environment where your leadership can make a tangible impact? If so, we want YOU to lead our team as the Senior Cloud Data Engineer!

The Senior Cloud Data Engineer’s role encompasses diverse on-premise and cloud-based data engineering and integration responsibilities. This includes designing, migrating, developing, implementing, and operating cloud-based data solutions that align seamlessly with the company’s data strategy and vision. Key responsibilities also involve leading data engineering projects implementation, optimizing and troubleshooting data pipelines and migration of data workloads to Azure cloud. In addition, the Senior Cloud Data Engineer serves as a subject matter expert in Azure cloud data technologies, actively shaping our data engineering processes and plays a pivotal role ensuring the success of our data engineering initiatives.

What We Offer:

Salary range is $130,000-$140,000/year depending on experience.

Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Ins/Company paid STD & LTD Ins

401K, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off

Lead data engineering and operation projects, ensuring that they are completed on time, within budget, and according to best practices.
Implement, execute, and collaborate with other teams and stakeholders to understand requirements and deliver effective data solutions.
Demonstrate expertise in cloud technologies, particularly in Azure (ADF, ADLS, Synapse, VM, SQL Server, Eventhub, etc.)
Provides expertise, guidance, and mentoring to other database developers/engineers across teams and across projects, as needed, in order promote development of internal skill, talent and experience on new technologies.
Understands business processes and considers the business process impact (including production support) when designing database and integration technology solutions.
Viewed both internally and externally as a technical expert and critical technical resource across teams.
Acts as an internal consultant, advocate, mentor and change agent for various projects and teams.
Provide mentorship and technical leadership to data engineering teams, fostering a culture of innovation and excellence.
Optimize data processing and storage for performance and cost-effectiveness, leveraging cloud-native services and technologies.
Works closely with IT Security to respond to and address security concerns.
Manage cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines
Other duties as assigned.

Education / Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related field, or equivalent work experience with demonstrated ability required
Minimum eight (8) years of experience with engineering and administration of cloud and on-premises infrastructure technologies, including (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS), with demonstrated proficiency across multiple current technology disciplines required.
Azure Certifications Preferred: Azure Fundamentals, Azure Administrator, Azure Network Engineer, or equivalent
Working knowledge of ITIL disciplines preferred
Working knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements (e.g., SOX, FERPA, GLBA, PCI, etc.) as they relate to data integrity and privacy preferred


Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
Excellent judgment, organizational and problem solving skills; technical, project and leadership skills.
Ability to multi-task and time management; can adapt to a changing fast-paced environment
Independent ability to use good judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
Strong self-sufficiency and initiative working on database projects
Excellent at identifying and marshaling resources for action
Ability to use good judgment, problem-solving and decision-making skills
Ability to provide high quality work on tight schedules.
Expert knowledge of database technology and concepts
Expert knowledge of database server maintenance, procedures and multiple database scripting languages
Working knowledge of virtual server technology
Strong knowledge of system integration designs and architectures
Expert knowledge in data warehouse and data management concepts including data modeling
Ability to gain, understand and apply information and data as it relates to Information Technology
Broad knowledge of Windows system, operating system principles, and programming best practices.
Ability and willingness to multi-task and learn new technologies quickly.
Strong understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) (especially Agile) and project planning/execution skills including estimating and scheduling.


Able and willing to:
Communicate, think, learn, and reason
Use computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to process transactions, store documents, enter data, or perform assigned tasks
Safely ambulate and/or maneuver when on-site UTI locations
Demonstrate and utilize active listening, inductive reasoning, information ordering and category flexibility

Work Environment

This position is designated as fully remote.


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