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Power BI Developer

Job Overview

A Power BI Developer is responsible for creating and maintaining data visualizations, reports, and dashboards that will help the organization make better data-driven decisions. This role includes working closely with business users to understand their requirements, data sources, and data structures. The Power BI Developer will also be responsible for data modeling, data preparation, and data transformation to ensure the data is clean and easily digestible. Additionally, they will maintain and manage the Power BI platform, including user management, security, and deployment. This role leverages strong analytical skills, experience with data visualization tools, and a passion for data-driven decision making.

Organizational Impact

The impact of a Power BI Developer on an organization can be significant. Here are some potential impacts:

1. Improved data analysis: A Power BI Developer can help an organization to better analyze and understand their data. This can lead to more informed decision-making and better business outcomes.

2. Increased efficiency: By automating data analysis and reporting processes, a Power BI Developer can help an organization to save time and resources. This can lead to increased productivity and profitability.

3. Better collaboration: Power BI allows for easy sharing and collaboration on data analysis and reports. A Power BI Developer can help an organization to implement these features, leading to better teamwork and communication.

4. Competitive advantage: By leveraging the power of Power BI, an organization can gain a competitive advantage in their industry. A Power BI Developer can help to identify key insights and trends that can give the organization an edge over their competitors.

5. Improved customer experience: By analyzing customer data and feedback, a Power BI Developer can help an organization to improve their products and services. This can lead to increased customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Key Systems

- Power BI

- Microsoft Excel

- SQL Server

- Azure Data Factory

- SharePoint


Inputs

- Business requirements and data sources

- Data modeling and data preparation

- Visual design and report development

- User feedback and testing

- Integration with other systems and tools


Outputs

- Customized Power BI reports and dashboards for clients

- Data analysis and visualization using Power BI tools

- Troubleshooting and debugging Power BI reports and dashboards

- Collaborating with stakeholders to gather requirements and provide insights

- Documentation of Power BI solutions and best practices


Activities

- Designing and developing Power BI reports and dashboards based on business requirements

- Collaborating with stakeholders to gather data and ensure accuracy of reports

- Troubleshooting and resolving issues with Power BI reports and data sources

- Maintaining and updating existing Power BI reports and dashboards

- Staying up-to-date with new Power BI features and best practices to continuously improve reporting capabilities.


Recommended Items

  • Understanding of the company's data sources and data architecture
  • Familiarity with the company's business processes and reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of Power BI best practices and design principles
  • Ability to create and maintain documentation for Power BI reports and dashboards
  • Collaboration with other team members and stakeholders to ensure successful implementation and adoption of Power BI solutions.

Content Examples

  • "
  • Power BI reports and dashboards
  • Data models and data visualizations
  • Technical documentation for data sources and transformations
  • User manuals and training materials for end users
  • Change logs and version control documentation for ongoing development and maintenance."

Sample Event-Driven Tasks

- Create a new dashboard when a new dataset is added to the Power BI workspace.

- Send an email notification to stakeholders when a specific metric exceeds a certain threshold.

- Automatically refresh data sources and update visualizations when new data is added to the source system.

- Generate a report summarizing sales performance for the previous month at the beginning of each new month.

- Trigger a data refresh and update the dashboard when a user selects a specific filter or slicer.


Sample Scheduled Tasks

- Refreshing data sources and updating reports on a daily basis

- Conducting regular performance tuning and optimization of Power BI reports

- Collaborating with business stakeholders to gather requirements and design new reports

- Creating and maintaining data models to support reporting needs

- Monitoring and troubleshooting issues with data connections and report functionality on a weekly basis


Sample Infill Tasks

- Creating and designing data models for Power BI reports

- Developing and implementing custom visuals and dashboards

- Writing DAX formulas to calculate and analyze data

- Integrating Power BI with other data sources and platforms

- Troubleshooting and optimizing Power BI reports for performance and accuracy


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