Business Intelligence Analyst (Lead)

Bytes Software Services
Fetcham, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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We are currently looking for Business Intelligence Analyst (Lead) to join our award winning team. This person must be a team player with excellent communication skills

Responsibilities The primary responsibility of the post holder will be:

  • Direct, organise and lead BI engagements.
  • Design solutions to meeting BI customer (internal and external) needs.
  • Deliver BI solutions and advice and guide team members with their delivery.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on Microsoft Data Analytics capabilities and approaches.
  • Support Microsoft pre-sales engagements pertaining to Azure Data Analytics and Power BI.
  • Manage and develop BI team members.

Role Focus & Key Behaviours

  • Provide internal as well as external support (pre-sales presentations, webinars etc.) to excite and enthuse sales staff and customers on our ability to help them with Microsoft BI projects.
  • Work with pre-sales teams and internal business stakeholders to evaluate and shape BI requirements and design appropriate and cost-effective solutions.
  • Lead the delivery effort in the analysis, design, build, test and deployment of BI projects.
  • Develop whole or key components of BI projects to ensure successful and on time delivery.
  • Build and manage team development plans to ensure the progression and growth of all individuals within the team.
  • Oversee and ensure achievement of team goals and delivery commitments.
  • Contribute to and support the development of Bytes' Quantum (Azure and 365) analytics and reporting platform to ensure this continually meets and exceeds customer requirements.
  • Contribute to and support the development of internal analytics and reporting capabilities that underpin Bytes' Cloud Investment Management Service to identify and deliver cost savings across Azure and 365.
  • Stay abreast of Microsoft developments in the BI space and ensure Bytes' capabilities are aligned to market needs.
  • Develop and maintain a roadmap, capability matrix and learning paths to ensure the team are in line with Microsoft Bi best practices.
  • Support the development of Azure BI related services and capabilities working in conjunction with stakeholders across Bytes and Microsoft.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft analytics and BI technologies across Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lakes, Databricks, Azure Synapse and Power BI.
  • Data modelling, cleansing and enrichment skills.
  • Key technical skills and experience in:
  • Power BI
  • Python
  • Python Azure Library
  • Pandas
  • PowerShell
  • R
  • SQL
  • Jupyter Notebooks
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Azure billing and optimisation strategies (reservations and hybrid benefits).
  • Good knowledge and experience of utilising external data and RESTful API's.
  • Practical knowledge of data analysis and data modelling techniques.
  • Good mathematical and statistical skills.
  • Good level of Microsoft Excel and Power Pivot skills to facilitate interrogation and presentation of data.
  • Good level and experience of using Azure DevOps.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of five years Microsoft data analytics experience.
  • Microsoft certifications:
  • DA-100: Analysing Data with Microsoft Power BI
  • DP-100: Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure
  • DP-200: Implementing an Azure Data Solution*
  • DP-201: Designing an Azure Data Solution*
  • DP-300: Administering Relational Databases on Microsoft Azure
  • Degree level qualification in a relevant subject: Maths, IT, Statistics, Data Analytics.

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