Senior BI Developer

Job Type:
Enterprise Applications
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Role purpose:

The Senior BI Developer position is an integral part of the Data team within the Digital and Information function. The Senior Microsoft Power BI Developer is responsible for leading the design and implementation of advanced business intelligence solutions using Microsoft Power BI, alongside the on-going support and iterative development requirements on those solutions. This strategic role involves leveraging Microsoft Azure, using best practice and appropriate build out methodologies, to enhance data-driven decision-making processes and deliver sophisticated analytics that drive business success. The senior developer will serve as a key technical lead, guiding junior developers and interfacing with senior stakeholders to align BI initiatives with organisational goals.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership in BI Development: Develop sophisticated dashboards and reports in Power BI, focusing on data visualisations and analytics tailored to meet evolving business needs.

Strategic Analytics Implementation: Utilise advanced analytics to extract strategic insights that influence business outcomes. Lead efforts in predictive and prescriptive analytics within Power BI to forecast trends and model business scenarios.

Stakeholder Engagement and Support: Serve as a senior BI partner to business stakeholders, fostering strong relationships and ensuring that BI initiatives are closely aligned with key business strategies. Regularly engage with stakeholders to gather feedback and refine BI tools to better serve their decision-making needs.

Project Leadership: Oversee BI projects, ensuring they deliver valuable insights and meet strategic business goals. Mentor junior developers and promote a culture of continuous learning and improvement within the BI team.

Professional Experience:

At least 5 years of significant experience in BI development, with a focus on Microsoft Power BI and Azure.
Expert-level proficiency in Microsoft Power BI, including advanced knowledge of Power Query and data modelling.
Comprehensive expertise in Microsoft Azure, particularly in data management and analytics integration.
Expert in SQL
Familiarity with additional BI and analytics tools is preferred.
Exceptional ability to analyse data and implement BI solutions that directly impact business strategies and outcomes.
Outstanding communication skills with proven ability to engage, influence, and provide critical insights to senior management and key stakeholders.
Educational Background: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Technology, or related field.

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