BI Solution Architect

London City
£50000 - £60000 per annum
04 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
BI Solution Architect Flexible home working
Location flexible (UK)
£50,000-£60,000 (some flexibility for the right candidate)

This role is 50% home based & 50% field based (client side), so any applicant in the UK that can travel will be considered.

A leading IT reseller and managed services group that specialises in everything cloud; application support and platforms, IT outsourcing, cloud strategy, environment and system management reporting and business critical support is now looking for an experienced BI Solution Architect to join their leading team with a focus on adding value to clients by helping them transform their IT for the cloud and digital era, whilst successfully managing the challenge of existing complex IT estates.

This company is a Microsoft Gold Partner, part of a FTSE 250, it is a highly attractive company work as they offer great career progression, flexible home working and the support of a larger group with cutting edge technology partners.

This is a permanent full time role paying between £50,000-£60,000 per annum + excellent benefits*

*Benefits to include:

  • Home working (circa 50% of time spent working)
  • Circa £5,000-£6,500 car allowance
  • Health insuarance
  • Company matched contributory pension (up to 5%)
  • Various other incentives

The core responsibilities of the BI Solution Architect:
  • Lead or work with peers to implement and/or design technical solutions; working through customer specifications and develop solutions in line with defined requirements
  • Develop or support the creation of reference architectures and new product offerings
  • Able to own and execute smaller engagements on their own
  • Create drawings and documentation to support their work
  • Take ownership for technical delivery of projects and complete hands on technical delivery if required
  • Provide presales consultancy to support sales in winning new business opportunities
  • Contribute to bid responses, write proposals and statements of work, as required, when assisting with presales
  • Review statement of work documentation drafted by the presales and delivery teams
  • Work closely with all departments to ensure project and service delivery meet customer expectations
  • Support Sales & Marketing in ensuring the key messages are heard internally and externally
  • Assist to develop and improve our offerings and messages to customers, including input into marketing campaigns and product development

The person specification BI Solution Architect:
  • Strong technical background
  • Proven consultancy experience within a simliar role
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Knowledge and experience of:
  • Microsoft Power BI and/or Tableau and/or Qlik
  • Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite (e.g. Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake Store & Analytics, Event Hubs, Azure SQL Database, Blob storage) or similar products from other vendors
  • Proficient with Visual Studio and Source Control (e.g. Git) or similar IDEs from other vendors
  • Relational and dimensional database design and implementation
Understanding of:
  • Cloud deployment technical and governance requirements
  • Big data challenges and architecture (e.g. Lambda Architecture)
  • Machine Learning concepts
  • Knowledge and experience of:
  • Azure IOT, Stream Analytics
  • Azure IaaS (e.g. Data Science Virtual Machine)
  • Azure Logic Apps
  • C# development (e.g. Console applications, Azure Data Analytics U-SQL extensions)

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