Power BI Developer - 12 Month FTC - £45-60K

Searchbi Limited
Leeds, UK
29 Sep 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Power BI Developer - 12 Month FTC - £45-60K

12 Month Fixed Term Contract - October Start Preferable

The Role

SearchBI is currently recruiting a Power BI Developer for a global engineering firm based in Leeds. Our client requires an individual with the knowledge and experience to enhance, maintain and support their business intelligence solutions offered to both internal and external customers. The Power BI Developer responsibilities include:
  • Designing, developing and maintaining business intelligence solutions
  • Crafting and executing queries upon request for data
  • Presenting information through reports and visualisation

Job Scope and Dimensions
  • Reports into the Group IT Data Architect
  • Responsible for line management: None
  • Responsible for budgetary management of: None
  • Based in Leeds or Leicestershire, spending appropriate time at each location, as well as requiring international travel to any of the operating companies

Key Tasks
  • Design, build and deploy BI solutions (e.g. reporting tools) by creating visualizations and reports for requested projects.
  • Maintain and support data analytics platforms.
  • Taking key responsibility meeting deadlines whilst building good quality Power BI reports.
  • Mentor and teach Business Intelligence solutions to other departments internally.
  • Working with our Data Architect to clarify and help design these solutions.
  • Designing and delivering excellent user interfaces, based on a sound understanding of UX. Championing sound UI/UX principles.
  • As well as hands-on technical support, the role provides knowledge transfer to Service Desks and other teams in the UK, Middle East and Europe, and is a point of contact when answering questions around these systems.
  • Working closely with our Senior Analyst programmers, QA team and Business analysts to assist with new solutions to meet new business requirements.
  • Improve the architecture, stability and operations best practices of these IT systems.
  • To conform to and adopt industry standards and best practices, system updates and fixes.
  • Be a technical authority in these IT systems, including testing and troubleshooting.
  • Share their knowledge in the education of others and usage of these IT systems.
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communications skills.
  • Strong team skills including the ability at times to lead, but mainly be a team player.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements
  • Degree in computer science or IT-related subject
  • Experience in development and support of Business Intelligence systems
  • Experience of supporting customisation and application development in IT systems
  • Excellent knowledge and experience relating to UI design and UX
  • Excellent knowledge of the software development lifecycle, including requirement analysis, quality assurance, design, scheduling, implementation, issue tracking, version control and deployment
  • Experience in secure coding practices and security by design
  • Experience in the following technologies (essential):
    • Microsoft Power BI
    • Microsoft SQL 2017
    • SQL queries, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Experience in some of the following technologies (preferred):
    • Microsoft Azure or AWS
    • Microsoft technologies: Windows 10; Office365; SharePoint; Intune; Active Directory; Visual Studio Team Services, Teams
    • Enterprise Service Management: ServiceNow

Supporting Information
  • Experience in agile ways of working such as SCRUM, and able to help apply those methods in a pragmatic way in an environment starting to adopt agile practices
  • Comfortable working in a small team and as part of a larger IT function
  • Analytical thinker and experienced problem solver
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and change, and able to "fill in the gaps"
  • Eye for detail, who is comfortable being hands-on
  • Commercially astute
  • Great communication skills with the ability to work with the wider business.
  • Ability to translate technical information into simplified terms for the development of these IT systems
  • Understanding of emerging developments in IT technology and their application
  • Understanding of best practices and emerging threats in cyber security
  • Be part of a team that will work on projects, operational and business as usual activities

For more information on this position and other Business Intelligence roles please visit our website www.searchbi.co.uk

SearchBI are the first choice for Business Intelligence and Agile BI recruitment business in the UK and internationally. We work with Software Houses, Partners and End Users throughout the UK and Europe. As unique specialists in this niche marketplace we have positioned ourselves ideally to satisfy the needs of a variety of clients. We understand our industry and use our expansive network to position ourselves as market leaders for all Agile Business Intelligence requirements.

Power BI Developer - 12 Month FTC - £45-60K

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/88096835

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