Power BI Principal Consultant
Data Engineering function hiring in: Portugal | Malta | Bulgaria | United Kingdom
Engagement Option(s): Full Time
Work Preference Option(s): Hybrid

Join our team and make a significant impact through our company Values. We are looking for an audacious, energetic and empathetic individual in Data Visualization and Analytics!
 

**This position is available for residents in Portugal, Bulgaria, Malta and the United Kingdom.

 

About us

Ascent is a design-led software, data, and cloud business that specializes in advanced analytics and AI.  We are an engineering business. We design, build, and manage cloud-native products, solutions, platforms & experiences on Azure.
Our pan-European community of engineers, architects, data scientists, and digital consultants helps customers take on challenges and opportunities, so they can do something new, or do existing things better.
From global insurance, pharma, healthcare, and retail to smart home devices, space exploration, and cricket - we get to work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses.


Your Responsibilities

  • Develop a comprehensive roadmap outlining the implementation of Power BI services, ensuring a strategic approach to data visualization and analysis solutions
  • Enhance the front-end aesthetics of Power BI dashboards, prioritizing intuitive design, creating wireframe prototypes to optimize user experience and making data insights accessible and engaging
  • Show strong leadership and communication skills, captivating and engaging audiences during presentations, drawing on years of experience in Power BI
  • Demonstrate strong consulting skills, leveraging expertise to offer valuable insights and recommendations to clients, driving successful project outcomes
  • Architect and maintain a robust data model, to support extensive agency data and Power BI applications
  • Design and implement a robust data security plan for Power BI projects, ensuring the protection of sensitive information and compliance with relevant data protection laws and standards
  • Leverage a deep understanding of Power BI's functionalities, both front-end and back-end, to provide innovative solutions that meet the unique needs of each client
  • Design and execute compelling Power BI pre-sale demonstrations tailored for potential clients, effectively showcasing the platform's capabilities and benefits
  • Conduct comprehensive training sessions for customers on utilizing Power BI, ensuring they are fully equipped to leverage the platform's capabilities for their specific needs
  • Engage in strategic discussions with customers to understand their reporting needs and objectives, demonstrating critical thinking skills to analyze and assess report functionalities and usability
  • Facilitate internal training sessions and actively contribute to the upskilling of the internal Power BI community, fostering a culture of continuous learning and knowledge sharing


Skills and Experience

Desirable Skills:

  • 5+ years of Power BI experience; familiarity with Azure Data Services
  • At least 5 years of experience in client-facing consulting roles 
  • Proficient in Power Query and DAX
  • Strong knowledge of data modelling and process engineering
  • Experience implementing a data security plan within projects
  • Potential client pre-sale demonstration presentation experience
  • Excellent communication skills and remote teamwork proficiency
Complementary Experience:
  • Knowledge of how to build out a successful Power BI training plan and experience conducting these trainings
  • Familiarity with design tools such as Figma or equivalent, demonstrating an understanding of visual aesthetics and the ability to translate concepts into visually appealing and user-friendly designs
Preferred Certifications: 
  • Microsoft Data Analyst Associate (DA-100/PL-300) 


Working at Ascent

At Ascent we promote a healthy work-life balance by offering flexibility in where you work.  We also promote well-being and provide access to Well Being Coaches. 
Your development and learning will be taken seriously, and we'll support your professional development with training and certification, with regular feedback and review. It is a fun, supportive and modern workplace where we really live by our company values of Empathy, Energy and Audacity! Ascent also offers a variety of benefits in each of our countries.
Ascent is an equal opportunities employer. We take intentional steps to ensure inclusion and belonging are something real here, not just something we talk about. No person will be treated less favourably because of their gender, pregnancy, and maternity status, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, or disability status. If you require any reasonable accommodation, please let us know when you apply.

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Our customers.

Ascent works with over 150 businesses in the UK, Europe and North America. From global insurance, healthcare and retail to smart home devices, space exploration and cricket - we get to work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses.

Taking CX to the next level with AI for 200,000 members.

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Enabling data science teams to drive class-leading consumer engagement.​

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Bringing the technical vision to life for progressive professional services.

RSM

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Orchestrating jobs and parts distribution across 6000+ UK sites.

BT

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Optimising performance & support with 360° insight into the elite Women’s game.

ENGLAND & WALES CRICKET BOARD

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Creating compelling omnichannel experiences from bar to browser.

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Why join Ascent?

We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.

Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.

Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.

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