BI Analytics and Visualisation Development Lead (Public Sector)

England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£600 - £800 per day
25 Nov 2020
09 Dec 2020
JN -112020-1558085
James Hobson
Senior Management
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

Major Government Department requires an expert in BI Analytics & Visualisation Development (Power BI / Pentaho) to continue the delivery of the evolution of reporting and dashboarding capabilities. The programme of work involves a large and complex Data Analytics estate which has large number of data pipelines moving, messaging and transforming data between various data stores. Experience of working with Government Departments / Agencies is essential.

Client Details

Major Government Department


This Government Department has a large and complex legacy Data Analytics estate which needs simplification, and consolidation and transformation to meet the challenges the department now faces. The existing team are central to design and build reporting and dashboarding services to expose data to the organisation and to provide services to exploit that data across the organisation, and other government departments.

You will be pivotal in leading design and build efforts working with existing team members that includes Technical PMs / Analysts, Solution Architects, Product Owners, Data Engineers and QA/Test but you will be required to recruit / manage budgets in order achieve key objectives.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience working with and leveraging the benefits of AWS and Microsoft Azure Cloud hosted services
  • Experience working with Pentaho Business Analytics and/or PowerBI
  • Creating performant and resilient Reports and Dashboards capable of serving 1000's of users
  • Automated and Performance testing of Reports and Dashboards
  • Designing and implementing physical data models to enable reporting requirements
  • Designing and building solutions fully conformant with WCAG 2.2
  • Experience with dynamic, drill down and static Reports and Dashboards
  • Creation of Cubes to deliver performant and accurate reporting and dashboarding services
  • Advanced SQL skills
  • Experience of customer facing issue and incident resolution
  • Producing and maintaining technical documentation and a knowledge base
  • Working safely within our UK based secure engineering environments at SC level

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience building performant and resilient reports and dashboards using PowerBI
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux
  • Experience working with large databases and data lakes
  • Experience working with public sector organisations


Job Offer

Opportunity to work on a major Government Data Transformation programme

Opportunity to implement Insight Analytics working with Senior Management