Microsoft Business Intelligence / Data Platform Lead Consultant

Satalyst is seeking a Microsoft Business Intelligence Consultant for our Advance Analytics and Data Platform services for a hands-on Technical Lead role.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate experience with the Microsoft Azure Data Analytics Platform including having passed Microsoft Exams 70-473: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions and 70-475: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions.

Ideally, you will also have experience delivering solutions and insights with exposure to Microsoft HDInsight (Hadoop, Spark), Azure Data Factory, Azure Machine Learning, Microsoft Cognitive services and Cortana Intelligence suite of products.

As the Lead Consultant you will provide advice, expertise and specialist skills across the Microsoft Data Platform stack to our clients.

The role will require you to work across multiple client projects over time providing technical leadership and support to team members and development partners.

The position provides the opportunity to work closely with a Microsoft Azure MVP within a Microsoft Gold Cloud Partner organisation. Satalyst is building a strong reputation in Azure and IoT solution delivery.

Your Profile

To excel in this role, you will have the following:

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in data analytics and reporting
  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders and communicate succinctly at all levels
  • Ability to provide technical leadership to cross functional team members
  • Strong consulting capabilities and a customer focused approach
  • Passionate, motivated, flexible and client focused contributor
  • Comfortable in complex and ambiguous organisational setting
  • Creativity, ability to structure, analyse and present complex ideas, data and insight
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise workloads
  • Excellent initiative and problem solving capability
  • Ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Confidence, good relationship skills and be an enthusiastic team player
  • Completion of tertiary qualifications in Information Technology

Technical Skills

  • 5+ years experience with Microsoft BI tool set
  • Ideally passed or working towards Microsoft Exam 70-473: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions
  • Ideally passed or working towards Microsoft Exam 70-475: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions
  • Experience in the pre-sales process, including gathering user requirements, solution design, customer presentations and workshops
  • Extensive experience in designing and delivering Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence, and Analytics solutions
  • Experience with Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Data Lake
  • Experience with Microsoft HDInsight (Hadoop, Spark), Azure Data Factory, Azure Machine Learning, Microsoft Cognitive services and Cortana Intelligence suite of products
  • Experience in both Multidimensional and Tabular (Power Pivot) structures
  • Experience with reporting technologies such as SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Power BI, Tableau, DataZen

The Offer

  • Satalyst offers a great working environment, with a focus on team work. Opportunity to work in smaller teams, therefore the ability to be involved in a wider range of activities.
  • A great opportunity to work creatively with emerging technologies and to evolve the way of working with contemporary methodologies and practices.
  • Flexible, Supportive & Professional work environment.

Your Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in the Data Platform and Business Intelligence team
  • Developing customer relationships, identifying and growing consulting opportunities
  • Lead and develop analytical resources to grow, mature and sustain capability
  • Coach and provide opportunities for independent development for the team
  • Foster a performance culture based on continuous improvement
  • Contribute to building up the overall Data Platform and Business Intelligence capability including involvement in hiring, training and mentoring staff
  • Provide technical awareness and education both internally and for Satalyst customers on emerging and mainstream technologies through formal and informal methods
  • The delivery of high quality software solutions

Your Opportunity

If you believe you have the right skills and more importantly the right character, attitude and spirit to thrive in the Satalyst environment, then send your cover letter and CV to

We look forward to hearing from you!

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