Power BI Developer

  • location: San Antonio, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $70 per hour
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Power BI Developer

job summary:
A client of ours in San Antonio, Texas is looking for a Power BI Developer for a 4 month contract opportunity. Qualified candidates will have the following qualifications:

Top 3 Required skill sets:

- MS POWERBI expertise

- Sourcing data from SQL, Excel, Access, and modelling

- Working independently, Communication and presentation

-

Preferred skill sets

- Working in Oil& Gas

- SAP BI experience

The position is primarily to develop and support PowerBI dashboards on various data sources with proficiency in

DAX

Data Analysis eXpression Language Power BI and Excel The common language between SSAS, Power BI, and Power Pivot in Excel. DAX functions are similar to Excel functions, but far more powerful. It is used to create measures within Power BI

M : AKA - Power Query Formula Language Power BI and Excel M is the scripting language behind the scenes for Power Query. It is used to transform data within Power BI. Y

SQL Power BI (and SQL) Mostly used in this context to understand table structures /relationships and to query data into Power BI

Data Visualization Design Best Practices

Candidate will need a really sound understanding of the base theory behind data visualization and dashboard design, preferably in a software agnostic context.

It's important to be able to recognize what type of visualization works best in a particular context, the pitfalls to avoid, and the type of charts you should probably avoid whenever possible.

Basic Database Skills

Having experience with any relational database and SQL is important. In order to develop dashboards, you must have a working knowledge of table relationships, cardinalities, table joins, data types, and other concepts.

Data Preparation - Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL)

Data comes in all shapes and structures, and it's critical we make it "Power BI-friendly". ETL stands for Extract, Transform, and Load. This is what might happen to your data before it gets into Power BI / Tableau/ SAC/ etc.

This is a crucial skill because more times than not, the data we're given isn't in good enough shape to simply be imported into Power BI.

ETL is vast and complex, it's important to understand and recognize that data comes in all shapes and forms, and that sometimes the data will need some massaging before it's ready for Power BI-consumption.

Summary:

This position is responsible for enhancing and developing moderately complex reports, dashboards and visualizations using various business intelligence tools in reporting and analytics tool set. Partnering with solution architects, business analysts and end users to gather & document requirements, develop technical design, develop & test target solution for production deployment, and assist application support team in issue resolution.

Responsibilities:

- Coordinates with business analyst and other IT departments to design, develop, implement, enhance, and maintain moderately complex dashboards and visualizations and adheres to client's development standards, guidelines, and best practices.

- Works closely with business users to understand business processes and document requirements to design technical solutions.

- Coordinates technical aspects of operations such as solving production problems, making enhancements to existing functionality, and fixes bugs in the application.

- Collaborate and partner with solution architects and other developers to exchange ideas for better overall architecture, solutions and best practices

- Develops proto-types and presents to stakeholders as solution options as well as for purposes of introducing new technologies and development techniques in the environment.

- Develops test plans and executes testing (unit and integration), resolves defects, and documents results.

- Identifies, researches, and resolves production support issues as assigned and provides recommendations to mgmt

 
location: San Antonio, Texas
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: High School
 
responsibilities:
A client of ours in San Antonio, Texas is looking for a Power BI Developer for a 4 month contract opportunity. Qualified candidates will have the following qualifications:

Top 3 Required skill sets:

- MS POWERBI expertise

- Sourcing data from SQL, Excel, Access, and modelling

- Working independently, Communication and presentation

-

Preferred skill sets

- Working in Oil& Gas

- SAP BI experience

The position is primarily to develop and support PowerBI dashboards on various data sources with proficiency in

DAX

Data Analysis eXpression Language Power BI and Excel The common language between SSAS, Power BI, and Power Pivot in Excel. DAX functions are similar to Excel functions, but far more powerful. It is used to create measures within Power BI

M : AKA - Power Query Formula Language Power BI and Excel M is the scripting language behind the scenes for Power Query. It is used to transform data within Power BI. Y

SQL Power BI (and SQL) Mostly used in this context to understand table structures /relationships and to query data into Power BI

Data Visualization Design Best Practices

Candidate will need a really sound understanding of the base theory behind data visualization and dashboard design, preferably in a software agnostic context.

It's important to be able to recognize what type of visualization works best in a particular context, the pitfalls to avoid, and the type of charts you should probably avoid whenever possible.

Basic Database Skills

Having experience with any relational database and SQL is important. In order to develop dashboards, you must have a working knowledge of table relationships, cardinalities, table joins, data types, and other concepts.

Data Preparation - Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL)

Data comes in all shapes and structures, and it's critical we make it "Power BI-friendly". ETL stands for Extract, Transform, and Load. This is what might happen to your data before it gets into Power BI / Tableau/ SAC/ etc.

This is a crucial skill because more times than not, the data we're given isn't in good enough shape to simply be imported into Power BI.

ETL is vast and complex, it's important to understand and recognize that data comes in all shapes and forms, and that sometimes the data will need some massaging before it's ready for Power BI-consumption.

Summary:

This position is responsible for enhancing and developing moderately complex reports, dashboards and visualizations using various business intelligence tools in reporting and analytics tool set. Partnering with solution architects, business analysts and end users to gather & document requirements, develop technical design, develop & test target solution for production deployment, and assist application support team in issue resolution.

Responsibilities:

- Coordinates with business analyst and other IT departments to design, develop, implement, enhance, and maintain moderately complex dashboards and visualizations and adheres to client's development standards, guidelines, and best practices.

- Works closely with business users to understand business processes and document requirements to design technical solutions.

- Coordinates technical aspects of operations such as solving production problems, making enhancements to existing functionality, and fixes bugs in the application.

- Collaborate and partner with solution architects and other developers to exchange ideas for better overall architecture, solutions and best practices

- Develops proto-types and presents to stakeholders as solution options as well as for purposes of introducing new technologies and development techniques in the environment.

- Develops test plans and executes testing (unit and integration), resolves defects, and documents results.

- Identifies, researches, and resolves production support issues as assigned and provides recommendations to mgmt

 
qualifications:
A client of ours in San Antonio, Texas is looking for a Power BI Developer for a 4 month contract opportunity. Qualified candidates will have the following qualifications:

Top 3 Required skill sets:

- MS POWERBI expertise

- Sourcing data from SQL, Excel, Access, and modelling

- Working independently, Communication and presentation

-

Preferred skill sets

- Working in Oil& Gas

- SAP BI experience

The position is primarily to develop and support PowerBI dashboards on various data sources with proficiency in

DAX

Data Analysis eXpression Language Power BI and Excel The common language between SSAS, Power BI, and Power Pivot in Excel. DAX functions are similar to Excel functions, but far more powerful. It is used to create measures within Power BI

M : AKA - Power Query Formula Language Power BI and Excel M is the scripting language behind the scenes for Power Query. It is used to transform data within Power BI. Y

SQL Power BI (and SQL) Mostly used in this context to understand table structures /relationships and to query data into Power BI

Data Visualization Design Best Practices

Candidate will need a really sound understanding of the base theory behind data visualization and dashboard design, preferably in a software agnostic context.

It's important to be able to recognize what type of visualization works best in a particular context, the pitfalls to avoid, and the type of charts you should probably avoid whenever possible.

Basic Database Skills

Having experience with any relational database and SQL is important. In order to develop dashboards, you must have a working knowledge of table relationships, cardinalities, table joins, data types, and other concepts.

Data Preparation - Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL)

Data comes in all shapes and structures, and it's critical we make it "Power BI-friendly". ETL stands for Extract, Transform, and Load. This is what might happen to your data before it gets into Power BI / Tableau/ SAC/ etc.

This is a crucial skill because more times than not, the data we're given isn't in good enough shape to simply be imported into Power BI.

ETL is vast and complex, it's important to understand and recognize that data comes in all shapes and forms, and that sometimes the data will need some massaging before it's ready for Power BI-consumption.

Summary:

This position is responsible for enhancing and developing moderately complex reports, dashboards and visualizations using various business intelligence tools in reporting and analytics tool set. Partnering with solution architects, business analysts and end users to gather & document requirements, develop technical design, develop & test target solution for production deployment, and assist application support team in issue resolution.

Responsibilities:

- Coordinates with business analyst and other IT departments to design, develop, implement, enhance, and maintain moderately complex dashboards and visualizations and adheres to client's development standards, guidelines, and best practices.

- Works closely with business users to understand business processes and document requirements to design technical solutions.

- Coordinates technical aspects of operations such as solving production problems, making enhancements to existing functionality, and fixes bugs in the application.

- Collaborate and partner with solution architects and other developers to exchange ideas for better overall architecture, solutions and best practices

- Develops proto-types and presents to stakeholders as solution options as well as for purposes of introducing new technologies and development techniques in the environment.

- Develops test plans and executes testing (unit and integration), resolves defects, and documents results.

- Identifies, researches, and resolves production support issues as assigned and provides recommendations to mgmt

 
skills: A client of ours in San Antonio, Texas is looking for a Power BI Developer for a 4 month contract opportunity. Qualified candidates will have the following qualifications:

Top 3 Required skill sets:

- MS POWERBI expertise

- Sourcing data from SQL, Excel, Access, and modelling

- Working independently, Communication and presentation

-

Preferred skill sets

- Working in Oil& Gas

- SAP BI experience

The position is primarily to develop and support PowerBI dashboards on various data sources with proficiency in

DAX

Data Analysis eXpression Language Power BI and Excel The common language between SSAS, Power BI, and Power Pivot in Excel. DAX functions are similar to Excel functions, but far more powerful. It is used to create measures within Power BI

M : AKA - Power Query Formula Language Power BI and Excel M is the scripting language behind the scenes for Power Query. It is used to transform data within Power BI. Y

SQL Power BI (and SQL) Mostly used in this context to understand table structures /relationships and to query data into Power BI

Data Visualization Design Best Practices

Candidate will need a really sound understanding of the base theory behind data visualization and dashboard design, preferably in a software agnostic context.

It's important to be able to recognize what type of visualization works best in a particular context, the pitfalls to avoid, and the type of charts you should probably avoid whenever possible.

Basic Database Skills

Having experience with any relational database and SQL is important. In order to develop dashboards, you must have a working knowledge of table relationships, cardinalities, table joins, data types, and other concepts.

Data Preparation - Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL)

Data comes in all shapes and structures, and it's critical we make it "Power BI-friendly". ETL stands for Extract, Transform, and Load. This is what might happen to your data before it gets into Power BI / Tableau/ SAC/ etc.

This is a crucial skill because more times than not, the data we're given isn't in good enough shape to simply be imported into Power BI.

ETL is vast and complex, it's important to understand and recognize that data comes in all shapes and forms, and that sometimes the data will need some massaging before it's ready for Power BI-consumption.

Summary:

This position is responsible for enhancing and developing moderately complex reports, dashboards and visualizations using various business intelligence tools in reporting and analytics tool set. Partnering with solution architects, business analysts and end users to gather & document requirements, develop technical design, develop & test target solution for production deployment, and assist application support team in issue resolution.

Responsibilities:

- Coordinates with business analyst and other IT departments to design, develop, implement, enhance, and maintain moderately complex dashboards and visualizations and adheres to client's development standards, guidelines, and best practices.

- Works closely with business users to understand business processes and document requirements to design technical solutions.

- Coordinates technical aspects of operations such as solving production problems, making enhancements to existing functionality, and fixes bugs in the application.

- Collaborate and partner with solution architects and other developers to exchange ideas for better overall architecture, solutions and best practices

- Develops proto-types and presents to stakeholders as solution options as well as for purposes of introducing new technologies and development techniques in the environment.

- Develops test plans and executes testing (unit and integration), resolves defects, and documents results.

- Identifies, researches, and resolves production support issues as assigned and provides recommendations to mgmt


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