The Senior Application Developer - Power BI supports business process through technology solutions. The purpose of the role is to develop business software solutions for complex and large-scale projects through object and data modeling, database design, programming, quality assurance, and implementation support. The Senior Application Developer - Power BI participates in application standards development and serves as an evangelist for best practices in development.
Key Areas of Responsibility
* Collaborate with business teams to clarify requirements and business needs.
* Develop system applications to CDW coding standards and quality.
* Technically manage complex and large-scale project efforts in development, maintenance and enhancements of business system applications.
* Collaborate with other developers to determine the optimal solution architecture to ensure application efficiency, maintainability, and scalability.
* Collaborate with business teams to develop high-level system narratives, storyboards, and user interface prototypes.
* Develop system test plans, ensure software quality assurance (SQA) standards are achieved, and validate that business goals are accomplished.
* Complete projects/tasks on a timely basis, according to commitments made to stakeholders and management.
* Proactively update stakeholders and maintain open and courteous communication.
* Report project/task status to the appropriate Application Development Manager on a weekly basis.
* Utilize an object-oriented software lifecycle methodology.
* Serve as a mentor/technical resource for Application Developers.
Power BI Developer Responsibilities
* Develop visual reports (e.g., dashboards, graphs) in Power BI utilizing data from Tabular and Multi-dimensional cubes.
* Understand functional requirements of data consumers. Translate those requirements into technical solutions.
* Develop processes to regularly (e.g., nightly, monthly) update data in data marts from the Enterprise Data Warehouse.
* Provide input to the development of report test plans.
* Conduct testing and troubleshooting.
* Collaborate with other areas in IT (e.g., DBA's, Network Engineering, Info Security).
Education and/or Experience Qualifications
* 7 years in application development, or 5 years CDW Application Development experience
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent IT knowledge/experience.
Other Required Qualifications
* Demonstrated ability to mentor and coach others.
* Expertise in the appropriate technical language as aligned under required qualifications below.
* Demonstrated ability to understand and articulate details and impacts of complex proposed software solutions.
* Proven knowledge in all stages of the software development life cycle.
* History of working independently with little direction.
* Strong planning and organizational skills with critical attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills.
* Track record of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders including senior leadership.
Power BI Required Qualifications
* At least 2 years experience of report development in Power BI.
* 3+ years experience data warehouse and data mart design.
* 5+ years experience with the Microsoft BI stack: SSIS, SSAS, SSRS.
* 5+ years experience with Microsoft SQLServer database.
* Demonstrated knowledge of ETL techniques and processes.
* Experience with Hadoop nice to have.
* Experience with Hadoop
CDW is a company that provides integrated information technology (IT) solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare customers.