Senior Microsoft Power BI Consultant

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ82464

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. In supporting this program with GDIT, you are not just a singular part of our mission, because it connects every one of us as we are embedded into every aspect of what we do. GDIT is your place.

You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Senior Power BI Developer joining our team to support the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the United States Postal Service (USPS) activities at Arlington, VA, or Remote.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Power BI Developer supporting OIG for the USPS, you will be trusted to work on dashboards using Microsoft Power BI and using other knowledge such as data visualization and languages (such as SQL, SAS, R, and/or Python).

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Primary focus on business intelligence and reporting technologies/methodologies

  • Perform data manipulation and cleansing to prepare datasets for visualization

  • Assist in the delivery of quality solutions using Microsoft Business Intelligence tools (Power BI) and related technologies

  • Partner with OIG customers and OCIO technical team members to assist with requirements definitions, solution designs, technical architecture, and delivery

  • Work collaboratively with team members including project managers, solution architects, and business analysts

  • Implement solutions using Microsoft Power BI tool suite and related technologies

  • Proficient in the use of Data Analytics Expressions (DAX) and Power Query

  • Proficient in PowerShell scripting

  • Understand the administrative functions for Power BI, Managing data gateway, usage reports, etc.

  • Leverage database systems including data warehouses, data marts, and models needed for business, financial, and operational analysis and/or reporting

  • Develop high performing, reliable, and scalable solutions

  • Clearly communicate technical details to business and management staff

  • Perform data analysis which supports and enhances OIG information management systems and services

  • Experience with one or more data technologies (e.g., Oracle, SQL Data Warehouse, SQL Server, etc.) and a willingness to learn how to leverage these technologies to improve business intelligence

  • Author and oversee design documents for approved projects

  • Develop reports, dashboards & scorecards, data exploration, and visual analytics using existing and emerging technologies and tools

  • Provide meaningful feedback and coaching of other team members in the use of Microsoft Power BI and related technologies

  • Provide insight and recommendations on new and emerging technologies and concepts to OCIO team members

  • Eager to contribute to a team-oriented environment

  • Able to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

This is what you will need for the role:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field

  • A minimum of eight (8) years of progressive experience in business intelligence and/or information management

  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience with data visualization and implementing high-value solutions; experience performing administrative activities across multi-environment infrastructures

  • At least five (5) years of experience working in a client-facing technical role

  • Expert knowledge of data management, business intelligence, and analytics concepts including:
    extract, transform, load (ETL); Data warehousing, data marts, data stores, and cubes; data quality and profiling; data governance, data management, and metadata management; data visualization, dashboard design / implementation, reporting, self-service BI, data KPIs, and scorecards; predictive, prescriptive, and descriptive analytics

  • Knowledge of the following to facilitate the development of custom visuals:
    Dashboards, TypeScript development tools, D3 JavaScript libraries, Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following languages:
    SQL, SAS, R, Python

Additional requirements for this role:

  • Partner with the Office of Investigations and OCIO technical team members to deliver quality Power BI reports to support the USPS OIG’s mission of ensuring efficiency, accountability, and integrity in the U.S. Postal Service

  • Work directly with OIG’s law enforcement stakeholders to understand business processes and metrics related to complex federal criminal, civil and administrative investigations

  • Responsible for end-to-end development of new Power BI reports and maintaining and updating existing reports

  • Experienced in writing advanced SQL queries; for the creation of views/tables, functions, and stored procedures

  • Skilled for query performance tuning and writing ad-hoc queries

  • Engage with end users to gather requirements, understand them, and turn them into engaging visuals in Power BI

  • Collaborate with database engineers and application engineers when there are changes or issues related to data sets feeding the Power BI reports

  • Experienced implementing and managing row level security

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills for translating data into informative visuals and reports

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • This individual may provide support remotely without mileage limitations; if local to Arlington, VA, the person may be asked to come into the office occasionally in the future. Preference will not be given to a local or remote individual

Please Note: The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days. 

What GDIT can offer you:

  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.