Azure Solutions Architect (Remote Considered)

Subsidiary: Colas Inc.


Colas IS Support is the information technology arm of the North America business for Colas and is based in Denver, Colorado. Colas ISS strives to make Colas an industry leader through developing custom mobile applications and business intelligence tools, supporting core applications, maintaining our infrastructure, and much more. Through a partnership with the Colas Companies in the USA & Canada Colas IS Support helps empower our employees for success while also providing direct contact with users and other innovators across the organization. To learn more about Colas IS Support visit

Throughout our local Colas companies, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain.

Colas IS Support and the Colas companies in North America are part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit




The Colas Group is a leader in the construction and maintenance of road, air, rail and maritime transport infrastructure, urban development projects and recreational facilities. Backed by 70,000 employees - half of whom work in France - and a network of 800 profit centers and 1,400 production units operating in 40 countries on five continents, the Group carries out more than 100,000 projects each year.

The Colas Information Systems Support (ISS) team is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Azure Data Warehouse Solution Architect to join our team. As a Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining robust data solutions using Microsoft Azure technologies. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, define data and systems architecture, and ensure the successful delivery of scalable, secure, cost optimized, and modern solutions.

Main Responsibilities

  • Work with other solutions architects on the design and development of Azure Data Warehouse solutions, including data modeling, ETL/ELT processes, and data integration strategies.
  • Work with business analysts and software developers to design and implement solutions to handle the application needs.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements and translate business needs into technical specifications.
  • Architect and implement scalable, cost effective, high-performance Azure based data warehousing solutions that meet security, compliance, and performance requirements.
  • Provide guidance and best practices to development teams for data modeling, ETL/ELT processes, and data integration patterns.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity by implementing data governance and data management practices.
  • Monitor and optimize data and application performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing solutions to enhance efficiency.
  • Stay up to date with the latest Azure application and data technologies, trends, and best practices, and apply them to optimize solutions.


  • 12+ years of Software Development Experience
  • 12+ years working knowledge of software development methodologies (Agile/Waterfall)
  • 12+ years utilizing various data platforms, warehousing, OLAP, OPTP, NoSQL and Lakehouse
  • 5+ years’ experience with Microsoft database stack: SQL Server/SSIS/SSAS/SSRS
  • 5+ years’ experience with Microsoft Azure BI Stack: Delta Lake/Databricks/Spark
  • Experience with Microsoft DevOps (Source Control and CI/CD)
  • 5+ years’ experience with cloud programming languages
  • 8+ Years architecting multi-tiered applications, using  APIM, REST, SOAP, Azure Event Hubs, Event Grid,  Azure Service Bus, and Azure Functions.


  • Solid experience with information systems and data warehouses operations management, knowledge of ITIL principles desired
  • Effective communication and training business users on software solutions
  • Must have time management skills and be able to work within allocated timeframes/schedules
  • A proactive approach to problem solving, taking ownership of issues, and having the determination to follow things through.
  • The ability to present and absorb complex ideas quickly and accurately
  • An ability to balance multiple time-critical tasks.


  • College degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or software engineering, and or equivalent work experience.
  • Salary Range: $140,000 - $160,000. Salary dependent on experience.

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying

Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to

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