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: Power BI Developer
: Consulting
: Massachusetts
: Boston Metro Area
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: JN -072020-2286

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

·        Migrate existing Cognos reports to Power BI Report Server.

  • Designs and develops reporting solutions in Microsoft Power BI based on business requirements.
  • Provides expertise in data visualization and graphical report design.
  • Actively participates in upgrade and migration projects from legacy to Power BI.
  • Defines and follows Power BI development best practices.
  • Works closely with Product Owners and data development teams to drive requirements to completion.
  • Works closely with Power BI report users to tune and optimize Power BI reports and dashboards.
  • Maintains and supports existing business intelligence solutions.
  • Maintains knowledge of industry standards, best practices and upcoming product releases, with a focus on MS Azure solutions.
  • Mentors other developers in utilizing the tools to the best of their abilities.
  • Develops and oversees monitoring systems to measure usage and ensure operational stability.
  • Capability to define innovation in Power BI space.

·        Creates and maintains documentation to support the full software development lifecycle.

·        Evaluates business requirements and processes to provide possible solutions and accurate estimates for development efforts.

·        Assist with building Data Analytics enterprise models using Microsoft technologies including Power BI, SSAS, AAS, and data flows.

·        Assist with the design and development of cubes and metadata using best practices.

·        Design, implement and support a platform providing ad-hoc access to large datasets.

·        Strong working experience with data lake reporting layers.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years’ experience creating complex reports, dashboard applications, and scorecards.
  • 5+ years’ Advanced experience with MS Power BI connection types including ODI.
  • 5+ years’ experience with SQL, with proven ability to write efficient queries.
  • 2+ years’ experience with other BI Tools including Cognos.
  • Experience writing reports over various data sources including Oracle, and SQL Server databases.
  • Strong problem solving and data analysis skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to concisely and effectively communicate across teams.
  • Solid understanding of data modeling concepts.
  • Experience in creating SSAS tabular models.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple requests.
  • Ability to follow processes and execute project deliverables in a timely manner.
  • Proven ability and desire to grow technical skill set.
  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to work independently and with limited supervision.
  • A strong work ethic, demonstrated attention to detail, and excellent time-management skills.
  • Extremely responsive, with a strong sense of urgency.

·        Experience to connect to and transform data in Power BI.

·        Experience producing Power BI data models and recommending best practices for the creation of reports and graphics/visualizations.

·        Hands-on experience with enterprise business intelligence solution data modeling, data mart and data warehouse architecture.

·        Knowledge of SQL queries, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).

·        In-depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework.

 

RECOMMENDED:

  • Experience working with various Cloud technologies.
  • Experience with Agile development and/or Kimball methodology.

·        Team player-friendly, communicative, open, honest, thoughtful, and committed.

·        Must work cooperatively with others, sharing ideas and collaborating, and ultimately putting team goals first.

·        Power BI certification is an added advantage.



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