Power BI Developer at Analysis and Data Visualisation Company

Experience desired
5 years
Salary Offered
Market Rate
Job type
over 2 years ago
Primary skills
PowerBI, Excel, DAX & M Power Query, Kimble, Data Analysis, Azure, Scrum, Agile, Business Analysis, Tableau, Spotfire, MS Flow, Kanban
Secondary skills
Communication Skills, Algorithms
Job description

The PowerBI Developer will be responsible for working with the product owner and product stakeholders to deliver solutions and insights aimed at modernising and transforming the business.



The PowerBI Developer will be part of an agile scrum team, so duties will include attending daily scrum stand-ups, sprint reviews, sprint retrospectives and planning meetings. The PowerBI Developer will also be expected to demonstrate incremental developments in data analysis/machine learning to the business. Understanding how to SPIKE and estimate stories is an essential requirement.


The PowerBI Developer will work closely with all team members, particularly the User Experience, Visual Design team members as well as Data Modeller/Engineers and Data Analysts. Responsibilities include contribution to the team, helping others in the team as and when required including testing with the client.


The PowerBI Developer will ideally possess the following key skills:


  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel & PowerBI

  • Good working knowledge of DAX & M Power query language

  • Designing effective data models in line with the Kimble methodology

  • Research and develop statistical learning models for data analysis

  • Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends

  • Communicate results and ideas to key decision makers in an effective manner

  • Implement new statistical or other mathematical methodologies as needed for specific models or analysis

  • Optimize joint development efforts through appropriate database use and project design

  • Collect, evaluate and compress data and information from multiple sources, resolve conflicts and differentiate between actual and required user need

  • Using strong analytical reasoning to understand end user's requirements and transforming them into operational application

  • Able to deliver output expediently, balances need for accuracy with business expectation of fast-paced delivery


As per the role accountabilities above, the key deliverables will be:

  • Lead the discovery processes with business stakeholders to identify the (often vague) business requirements and the expected outcome.

  • Produce powerful story through the use of engaging data visualisation in Power BI reports and dashboards

  • Works with and alongside business analysts by suggesting other products of interest to the client.

  • Design conceptual and logical data models to represent often complex business areas in concise data structures which are effective to query

  • Collaborate with business subject matter experts to select the relevant sources of information.

  • Makes strategic recommendations on data collection, integration and retention requirements incorporating business requirements and knowledge of best practices.

  • Conducts advanced data analysis and highly complex designs of algorithms.

  • Applies advanced statistical and predictive modelling techniques to build, maintain, and improve on multiple real-time decision systems.

  • Models and frames business scenarios that are meaningful and which impact on critical business processes and/or decisions.

  • Identifies what data is available and relevant, including internal and external data sources, leveraging new data collection processes such as smart meters and geo-location information or social media.

  • Develops innovative and effective approaches to solve client's analytics problems and communicates results and methodologies.

  • Works in iterative processes with the client and validates findings.

  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders to identify the non-functional requirements of a reporting solution (e.g. Security, data refresh) and work with them to obtain secure automated access to corporate data sources.

  • Validates analysis using scenario modelling.

  • Identifies/creates appropriate algorithms to discover patterns.



  • Typically, greater than 5 years of experience in visualisation tools

  • Extensive background in data mining and statistical analysis

  • Experience ingesting data from a variety of sources, and using M code and the query editor to perform effective data transformation

  • Experience using DAX to create accurate calculations that are performant on large datasets

  • Experience utilising latest navigation features in Power BI (e.g. bookmarks, drill-throughs, etc) to guide readers through a compelling data-driven story.

  • Has developed solutions in related technologies (e.g. Power Apps, MS Flow) to enhance reports

  • Machine Learning and algorithm development experience

  • Passionate about data visualisation and insight.

  • Experience in the implementation and customisation of visualisation tools (PowerBI, Tableau, Spotfire)

  • Experience of data science application within Finance departments/businesses

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