Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment! New Signature's Applied Innovation, Data & AI team is growing fast and we're looking for our next Power BI Architect to join us.
What impact will you have in this role?
The ideal candidate will be an ambitions and enthusiastic consultant who will nurture needs and deliver solutions for existing and prospective clients. Working with the Applied Innovation practice, the Global Delivery Team and client teams as a Power BI leader for Cognizant MBG, you will be leading strategic discussions focused on the Power BI Adoption Framework and best practices. You will also be a part of project-based consulting engagements with leading organizations across Canada.
What will you be doing day-to-day?
You are a Power BI evangelist, with a passion for demonstrating the effectiveness of the Power BI tool
Lead large scale enterprise Power BI adoptions with 1000+ users that may include replacing and migrating from legacy on-premises BI systems to Power BI
Utilize strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to share application expertise, communicate complex business problems, and facilitate discussion with stakeholders
Lead workshops demonstrating Power BI features/capabilities while gathering client requirements and discussing architectural considerations
Translate business requirements into technical requirements and architect a business-centric technical architecture
Lead/mentor team members and clients on Power BI, including educating on the naming and modeling standards
Assist with modeling specific constructs
Demonstrate how Power BI fits into a larger enterprise data analytics strategy and ensure that there are no gaps
Develop governance, security, service management and support best practices and documentation in a clear and concise way
Work closely with database administrators and developers to ensure that business models are accurately implemented in application systems
Review project models to ensure adherence to standards
Ensure data quality alignment
What type of experience do you need to be successful in this role?
5+ years implementing Microsoft BI systems (SSAS, SSRS, Power BI, Azure)
Worked with large scale PBI deployments, understands Pro vs Premium, capacity management, Power BI administration & ecurity in depth
Confidence to challenge assumptions and requests; can present business re-design proposals and specify MVP solutions
Data modeling experience in the past is a must. If you can't create your own data models you are not a fit
Understanding of data warehousing, data architecture, data quality processes, data warehousing design and implementation, table structure, fact and dimension tables, logical and physical database design, data modeling, reporting process metadata, and ETL processes
2 - 3 years of DAX expressions experience with tabular model experience
Familiarity with Microsoft Azure Data Platform (SQL DB, Blob, Data Factory, Automation, etc.) is an asset
Star and snowflake schema design experience and why it's necessary
Understanding of other BI technologies
What personality traits and other capabilities are important for this role?
Problem Solving Skills
Excellent communication and comprehension skills
Understanding of MDM and Data Quality concepts in relationship to business intelligence is a nice-to-have
What education and certification credentials are needed for this role?
Educated to degree level (BA or BSc) or equivalent
Relevant Microsoft certifications are highly desirable
Does the role require travel?
We encourage our team members to meet with our customers in person for at least 20% of the time they are working together. Sometimes this requires travel outside of normal working hours.
All employees must act in accordance with New Signature's corporate security standards.
ABOUT THE COGNIZANT MICROSOFT BUSINESS GROUP (MBG)
The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) has a singular purpose—advancing your cloud modernization journey with focus, simplicity and scale. The Microsoft Business Group is an end-to-end Microsoft-centric cloud solutions and managed services provider that leverages extensive experience and IP to deliver constant innovation and business value, powered by the Microsoft Cloud platform. We are designed to reflect how you think about cloud transformation from a platform native perspective. Our dedicated experts and trusted blueprint deliver your digital difference through the Microsoft Cloud: Azure, Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365. We turn digital potential into real business performance at speed.
Who We Are
We are the destination employer for Microsoft-committed professionals, providing depth of specialization and differentiated career paths. We have authentic conversations, build connections and grow careers while centering ourselves around our employees. We are a global team of certified consultants across all relevant technologies, coupled with cloud focused advisory consultants. With our supercharged talent, we are the world's best Microsoft partner. We prioritize investing and expanding.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
As a Global Cloud Transformation Consultancy business, the Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) understands diversity and inclusion in the workplace brings benefits to our customers, our business and most importantly, our people. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.
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