Power BI Developer
This is a new role to help the company develop, implement and manage its new data platform. The Power BI Engineer will create and manage BI and analytics solutions that turn data into business knowledge to help facilitate the decision-making process within the organisation. The role will require a strong knowledge of data visualisation tools, preferably power bi and an understanding of the Azure stack.
They should have a background in data and business analysis, be analytical and an excellent communicator with great a business acumen and problem-solving aptitude.
Designing, building, and deploying business intelligence solutions
Developing visual reports, KPI scorecards, and dashboards using Power BI desktop.
Connecting data sources, importing data, and transforming data for Business intelligence.
Analytical thinking for translating data into informative reports and visuals.
Implementing row-level security on data along with an understanding of application security layer models in Power BI.
Implementing advanced-level calculations on data sets.
Translation of business needs to technical specifications
Unit testing and troubleshooting
The evaluation and improvement of BI systems
Developing and executing database queries and conducting analyses
Creating visualizations and reports for requested projects
Presenting information through reports and visualization
Liaise with functional stakeholders to understand existing operations: users, data, processes, outputs, current issues and future requirements
Testing and implementation of new functionality/modules of existing applications
Work with 3rd party software provider, becoming a systems SME while working alongside the vendors
Oversee the development of fixes to the systems and ensure that they are implemented correctly
Responsible for updating existing documentation and creating new documentation when new functionality or reporting is added
Training and knowledge transfer between the team members
Experience in business analysis
Data Integration tools and knowledge of the Microsoft BI Stack including DAX
Software development skills and an understanding of the SDLC
Background in data warehouse design (e.g., dimensional modelling) and data mining
Understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework
Knowledge of SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
Ability to understand database schema of multiple systems and design best practice solutions for integrating in order to produce required reporting outcomes
Web services / API experience
Experience of Private Equity software, Investran, Data Exchange, ViewPoint, is preferable, but not essential
Experience of formal change management, including requirements elicitation, specification documentation, project co-ordination & planning
Business Analysis Certification preferred
Skills & Competencies Sought:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain technical solutions in plain language.
Strong interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients and third-party supplies
Thirst for knowledge and desire to learn new systems
Interest in AI, ML and RPA
High attention to detail
Ability to problem solve
Team player and able to work across different offices (travel required) and time zones (vendors in North America)
the ability to work under pressure on multiple projects within your project timeframes
a passion for creating solutions with a positive attitude to change
excellent analytical skills and an informed, evidence-based approach
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