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Sr. Power BI developer to provide advice and hands-on support in setting up a new Power BI practice

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Aug 01, 2022
Job End Date: Jun 25, 2023
Pay Rate: Daily: Negotiable
Job ID: 121706
Location: Ottawa
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Our valued public sector client is looking for a Sr. Power BI developer to provide advice and hands-on support in setting up a new Power BI practice.

This directorate is responsible for data analytics and BI solutions.  They have recently added Power BI to their offerings and require advice as well as hands-on development to set up this practice.

Tasks include:
  • Develop an understanding of how data is currently reported using other tools and support a move to automated reporting where appropriat
  • Carry out analysis to understand departmental and client needs in connection with the most appropriate use of  Power BI services (cloud, on premises, 365) to meet client needs
  • Provide guidance and advice to the BI & Data Analytics team on best practices for implementing Power Bi
  • Building on recommendations, carry out hands-on implementation of Power BI to various clients, installing software according to needs
  • Provide ongoing management/support, and generate Power BI reports that are repeatable, meaningful, interactive, and visually appealing
  • Provide advice/guidance in support of the future implementation of Power BI in Azure Cloud environment

Must have:
  • Reliability 
  • Recent experience in both Power BI development and administration
Nice to have:
  • Some experience or understanding of IBM Cognos, as it also exists in the team's environment