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Principal Consultant - Microsoft Data Intelligence


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 14/09/2017

Job Category:

IT and Telecommunications / Business Intelligence / Data Analyst

Job description:

Principal Consultant - Microsoft Data Intelligence


About Empired:
• With 1,000 professionals across 4 countries, we're a big company with a small feel – we are a welcoming, connected 'family' with a personal approach
• We provide ongoing support and development for your future career growth
• We make sure you are connected to your colleagues with the latest technologies
• Our offices are trendy and modern, with the latest technology and ergonomic equipment
• We have an awesome social calendar – weekly social gatherings, team sports events
• We focus on health and wellbeing, including a flexible Work from Home program, fresh fruit, sporting teams, discounted health insurance and much more!
• We have a fantastic reward and recognition program
• We’re ASX listed - be rewarded and share in our success with our Employee Share Plans
• We’re a Microsoft Gold Partner!
• With 10+ MVPs you’ll learn and work with the industry's brightest leaders
• Deloitte Technology Fast 50 two years running – come and join our journey!

The Role:
This is a fantastic opportunity to join the fastest growing Microsoft Data Intelligence partner in Australia. Empired currently is a member of exclusive Red Carpet programs with Microsoft Corporation in Redmond and is the award winner for Microsoft ‘Excellence in Business Insights and Data 2016!’.

We provide exciting prospects to broaden your technical and functional skills! As Principal Consultant, you will provide objective advice, expertise and specialist skills across the Microsoft Data Intelligence stack, plus provide leadership and presales expertise for specific programmes of work. Combining a pragmatic, consultative approach in conjunction with your established technical acumen, you will hit the ground running working on some varied projects recently won by Empired and be a major player in the growth strategy of this business.
You will also:
• Work across multiple clients and projects, delivering cutting edge advanced analytics, big data, IoT and Cortana Analytics solutions plus deliver best in class Data Visualisation for our clients.
• Show deep expertise in a range of technology specialisations, technology and business trends and be responsible for setting the vision and high-level architecture for complex solutions.
• Maintain deep and expert knowledge of your respective technologies to enable you to propose the most appropriate solutions to Empired’s clients.
• Work across the business to provide advice, guidance and commercial understanding to Empired's delivery practices.

The Fit:
Our Data Insights team are a dynamic, high-performing, collaborative team - who enjoy the thrill of meeting and exceeding expectations and take pride in delivering value to our clients. To fit in with us, you will need to align to these values and be a passionate, motivated, flexible and client focused enterprise contributor. You’ll ‘live it and love it’ when it comes to technology, be a passionate ambassador and a solutions-focused people manager. Your strong business acumen and in-depth technical knowledge, will help you achieve tangible business impact and results.

The Experience:
To excel in this role you will have consulting experience with knowledge of the Microsoft Data Platform, Microsoft BI tools, and best practices along with:
• Experience and passion for helping our clients realise the value of data that is otherwise trapped in core systems like CRM, ERP, Asset Management and Financial Systems as well as digital ecosystems
• Microsoft Data Intelligence development capability in data management (SQL Server), data integration (SSIS), and business intelligence (SSAS, SSRS, PowerBI)
• Experience with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform and cloud data applications (Data Factory, Azure SQL DB/DW, Data Lake) an advantage
• Report and Dashboard design and development skills
• Release management and Continuous Integration skills is a plus
• Experience in Advanced Analytics including Machine Learning and Predictive Modelling a plus
• Ability to support the sales process in a technical capacity and demonstrate that solutions meet or exceed customer requirements, ability to articulate viable solutions
• Demonstrated ability to gather business analysis to elicit and document Data Insights requirements
• Strong consulting capabilities, stakeholder management and customer focused approach
• Experience in the pre-sales process, including gathering user requirements, solution design, customer presentations and workshops

Apply now for your chance to be part of our journey!