Microsoft Business Intelligence Practice Lead


An international Microsoft Gold Partner Prof Services company is looking for a Practice Lead to manage their Microsoft Business Intelligence team

A dynamic international Microsoft Gold Partner Professional Services company is looking for a Practice Lead to manage their Microsoft Business Intelligence practice within their Data & Analytics division based in Melbourne
What's In It for You
A competitive permanent salary package (~$200k+) and the opportunity to work with large enterprise clients in many verticals including financial services, FMCG's, retail, government, health industries and more!
The role
Within the larger Data & Analytics division of this international professional services company, there is a requirement for a Microsoft Business Intelligence Practice Lead to manage all things Data & Microsoft. The role will entail pre-sales working with their business development team, staff management, high level Microsoft BI solution architecture, financial performance monitoring and of course the ability to role your sleeves up when necessary
The skills needed
The ideal candidate for this true technical consulting role will have some or all of the following experience:
  • Microsoft Platform knowledge on Azure, Power BI, SQL Server, the Microsoft BI and hybrid/cloud stack and offering
  • Pre sales and a commercially savvy business outlook
  • Any professional services management experience is highly thought of
  • Management of staff both technically and from a mentoring perspective
  • Business Intelligence design and implementation using Microsoft Business Intelligence stack (SSIS, SSAS and SSRS)
  • Ideally Data Factory and Databricks exposure and/or experience
  • Ideally previous Professional services experience with niche consultancies in the Australian, South African, North American or European marketplaces
  • PowerBI/Excel BI using tabular models, Power Pivot, Power BI Desktop & Power query
  • SSAS tabular data model design, optimisation and query using DAX
  • SSIS design and development of ETL workflows, SSIS automation using C# and BIML
  • Complex MDX scripting
  • Data warehouse solution architecture
  • Client engagement including prototype reviews and requirements gathering
  • Data modelling: Data Vault 1/2, Dimensional/Kimball, 3NF/Inmon
  • Business process analysis and modelling
  • Documentation (business focused, technology focused and project focused)
  • Technical team management and mentoring
Salary levels as stated are excellent and remuneration will match your experience. 
The role is a fast-paced, exciting position and is an opportunity to develop a broad range of high-demand skills. Projects are team-based and highly collaborative, and the solutions being developed for their clients are driving tremendous value. 
Candidates can be sponsored for the role but you will need to be exceptional and fit the above criteria