Senior Consultant - Reporting specialist
Location: United Kingdom, GB
Positon: Senior Consultant - Reporting specialist
Job Title: Senior Consultant - Reporting specialist
Salary: Competitive, plus benefits
Contract type: Permanent, Full-time
- Demonstrated ability in collaborating with business stakeholders to define requirements, conduct data analysis for decision-making support, and create compelling data visualizations.
- Craft effective layouts adhering to best practices in data visualization for real-time dashboards.
- Skillfully use Power BI navigation features (e.g., bookmarks, drill-through) to weave a compelling, data-driven narrative.
- Import data from diverse sources and perform necessary transformations in Power BI Query Editor, using both the UI and M code.
- Engage in data modeling and develop DAX calculations that are both accurate and efficient, even with large datasets.
- Create, finalize, and deploy production-ready reports and dashboards to the corporate platform.
- Serve as a confident communicator and collaborator with stakeholders at all levels, providing advice, training, and support.
- Have a comprehensive understanding of the full suite of Power BI products (including Embedded and Reporting Services).
- Possess a strong background in cloud-based Microsoft Azure Data and Analytics, Microsoft DevOps (VSTS), and Agile delivery.
- Demonstrate ownership of issues and requests, while thriving in a fast-paced team environment.
- Apply problem-solving skills and creative thinking to reporting challenges.
- Offer mentorship and support to junior developers within the team.
- Work alongside Business Analysts to identify data requirements and determine next steps.
- Effectively communicate technical challenges and data insights to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Fundamental understanding of data and analytics processes.
- Up-to-date knowledge of the latest Power BI features and functionalities.
- Proficiency in SQL, DAX, Databricks, and M.
- Deep understanding of Power BI Service operations.
- Experience using Azure DevOps.
- Familiarity with SSAS (both Tabular and Multi-dimensional), Flow, and Power Apps is beneficial.
- Strong experience in creating custom visuals, dynamic reporting, and performance-oriented apps.
- Ability to assess data quality and establish data quality KPIs.
- Understanding of data security, including implementation of row-level security and data sensitivity classifications.
- Experience in utilities, particularly in data and analytics, is an advantage.
- Skills in roadmaps creation and delivery management.
- Capabilities in stakeholder engagement and expectation management.
- In-depth knowledge of Scrum & Kanban practices in practical settings.
- Experience with Microsoft Azure Data Pipeline Development, and familiarity with Azure Platform capabilities and analytics products.
- Strong understanding of cloud-based platforms (PaaS) and the data and analytics delivery lifecycle.
- Experience in implementing Agile development practices within new teams.