Power BI Developer at The Virtual Forge, London, £Contract Rate

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  • London, UK
  • Nov 08, 2019
Duration not stated

Contract Description

About us:

We are an international company with offices in the UK, Portugal, and the US. The Virtual Forgeworks with organisations to create digital and technology platforms that drive transformation, develop capabilities, and deliver experiences that build businesses around the world.

We are looking for a talented Power BI Developer to work for one of our international clients in an awesome and exciting project.

You will be based in our client 's office in London.

Role Overview:

We are seeking a BI Developer to join our growing team. This person will be responsible for working across several reporting, data prep, and Integration projects, assisting with the development of dashboard reports, building reporting infrastructure, creating ad-hoc reports, and helping to optimize relational data stores in support of client reporting needs.

The ideal candidate has extensive knowledge of Microsoft SQL and PowerBI, with additional experience using other relational databases and report development platforms.. The BI Developer will work with our application developers, data engineers, and data scientists, and will produce dashboards and reports for internal and external customers. They will also support non-technical colleagues and clients to better understand reporting options, products, and best practices.. They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the reporting needs of multiple teams, systems and products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Business Intelligence Development - Design, build and deploy KPIs, Dashboards, and BI solutions (e.g. PowerBI).
  • Data Prep and Modeling - evaluate data, and develop data architecture to support reporting use cases.
  • Data Integration - incorporate new data into client Data Warehouses while maintaining enterprise best practices and adhering to data governance standards.
  • ETL - apply business rules to data and migrate from source to target using ETL tools or scripting languages.
  • Report Development Consulting and Business Analysis- work with internal and external clients to determine their uses cases for data, and create reporting assets in support of those needs
  • Ad-hoc Report Development - Create and execute queries upon request for data
  • Technical Support - Work with stakeholders including client and internal company teams to assist with data or reporting-related technical issues and queries
  • Documentation - develop and update technical documentation and training materials to guide business and technical users on how to use the reports

Essential Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • 2+ years of Business Intelligence/Report Development experience
  • Strong PowerBI development skills
  • Strong SQL Skills - stored procedures, views, functions, tables, indexes, ETL/SSIS
  • Experience with performance tuning and optimization in SQL environments
  • Exceptional ability to understand complex business requirements, and convert them into meaningful and engaging reports
  • Able to work directly with client stakeholders to understand their business needs for data and reporting, and to define requirements and project direction using a consultative process
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong desire for continuous growth and development

Preferred Skills:

  • Other RDB Experience - Oracle, MySQL, Aurora
  • Scripting - Python proficiency
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology

At The Virtual Forge, we have a dedicated recruitment team that works globally to fill all our recruitment needs. Therefore we don 't need a response from recruitment companies. Thanks for understanding.

Job Type: Contract


  • Business Intelligence/Report Development: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Power BI: 3 years (Preferred)