Power BI Administrator

Power BI Administrator

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Location
Pune I, India. Veghel, Netherlands.
Contract type
Full time
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Note: For candidates residing in India, the work location will be Pune and for candidates residing in the Netherlands the work location will be Veghel.

Are you a skilled and motivated individual with a passion for data analytics and visualization? Would you like to progress your career in an Agile department that is taking serious steps to make our organization more data driven?

Interested to hold a key-role within our Central Data & Analytics Department and be part of its staff?

If the answer to these questions is “yes”, then look no further than Vanderlande and join us as Power BI Administrator!

We’ll give you the opportunity to:

  • Work in a highly motivated, global team of Data & Analytics enthusiasts.

  • Play a crucial role in advancing the maturity of the Data Platform, contributing to delivery of analytical products and services offered by our department to the Vanderlande organization.

  • Work within a cloud based architecture based on Data Mesh principle

Your responsibilities

As a Power BI Administrator, you will play a critical role in ensuring that our organization harnesses the full potential of Power BI to make data-driven decisions and drive business success. As the central point of contact, you will collaborate with architects, business stakeholders, and Power BI users to align our technical infrastructure and data strategy.

The main focus of the Power BI Administrator revolves around developing, deploying, and operating analytical solutions on Microsoft Power BI. This includes providing support to stakeholders in designing and implementing these solutions. Furthermore, the Power BI Administrator is committed to driving continuous improvement within the Power BI platform while efficiently managing the organization's Power BI resources. This dedication ensures optimal data analytics and reporting capabilities, while also keeping the Power BI environment up-to-date with industry best practices.

One of the main objectives of the Power BI platform is to work on an adoption roadmap. The roadmap outlines a sequence of strategic and tactical elements along with actionable tasks that directly contribute to the successful adoption of Power BI and foster a data-driven culture within your organization. Successful Power BI adoption involves making effective processes, support, tools, and data available and integrated into regular ongoing patterns of usage for content creators, consumers, and stakeholders within Vanderlande.

In the role of Power BI Admin, you are responsible for;

  • Installation and Configuration: You will be responsible for the proper installation and configuration of Power BI, ensuring seamless integration with our existing systems and meeting our specific organizational requirements.

  • Stakeholder Collaboration: regularly collaborate with developers, business users, architects, IT colleagues, full-stack teams, to oversee Power BI features used, manage activities and capacity, and understand future requirements.

  • Security Management: Implement and maintain robust security measures within Power BI, including defining security roles, managing and governing data gateways, enforcing data encryption, and monitoring security policies to ensure end-users and workspace users comply with data security protocols.

  • User Management: Managing user access by creating and maintaining user accounts, ensuring that the right individuals have appropriate access to data and reports.

  • Governance: Define and establish a comprehensive  governance policies, including managing rules, regulations, and policies that define and ensure the effective, controlled, and valuable operation of a BI environment

  • Report and Dashboard Development: Collaborating with data analysts and business users, you may be involved in creating or overseeing the development of reports and dashboards that meet our organization's reporting needs.

  • Performance Optimization: Monitoring and fine-tuning Power BI's performance is essential for a seamless user experience. You will optimize queries, data models, and report rendering to ensure optimal performance.

  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting: regular monitoring of Power BI workspaces, reports, and data refreshes. Identifying any issues or bottlenecks and promptly troubleshooting problems will be crucial to ensuring a smooth operation with minimal downtime

  • License Management: Efficiently managing Power BI licenses by assigning licenses to users, monitor license usage, and optimize license allocation to make the most of our resources.

  • Training and Support: Providing comprehensive training and support to Power BI users by creating user documentation, conducting workshops, webinars, and by addressing user queries or issues.

  • Keeping up with Updates and Best Practices: Staying abreast of the latest Power BI updates, new features, and best practices is vital to ensuring we leverage the full potential of the platform.

  • Power BI Community: Foster a Power BI community where best practices and tips/tricks are actively shared.

Your department

The Central Data & Analytics department is tasked with extending, operating and further maturing the data platform of Vanderlande. We provide Data & Analytics related products and services to Vanderlande, primarily catering to internal customers, but supporting our digital service portfolio. Following a hub & spoke model, we establish centralized standards that are then adopted and implemented by decentralized teams within the business.

At the heart of our efforts lies the Data Platform, the core product we are diligently enhancing. This Azure cloud enabled platform based on the Data Mesh principle empowers us to deliver valuable Data Products by transforming, processing, combining, and enriching data from various source systems, ultimately creating a reliable source of truth for our customers. To enable efficient data analysis and visualization, we actively govern, and maintain the Vanderlande Qlik Servers and Power BI Premium capacity. In addition, we provide templates, establish a clear workflow, and foster a community of experts.

Our work centers around our Federated Governance model, with the Central Data & Analytics Organization as the hub serving the spokes. Our scope encompasses Data Governance, Platform Operations, Core Platform Development, and Full stack Development. The technologies we use span across the Azure stack and Databricks ecosystem, ensuring seamless integration and optimal utilization of resources. By utilizing advanced analytics techniques and the latest technology, our focus on innovation empowers us to continuously improve and innovate the Data Platform.

Operating as a scaled Agile organization, we embrace the SAFe Agile framework and work collaboratively across different teams, all united by a common backlog and shared roadmap. This approach allows us to be highly adaptable, continuously adjusting to the evolving strategic needs of stakeholders within Vanderlande.

Your qualifications and skills

As the Power BI Administrator, you are the guardian of our data-driven success. Your expertise and dedication will enable us to unlock the full potential of Power BI, driving our organization forward with data-backed insights and informed decision-making. You will therefore bring:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Science, or a related field.

  • Proven experience of 3+ years as a Power BI Administrator or similar role, showcasing hands-on experience with Power BI administration, deployment, and optimization.

  • Profound proficiency in Power BI installation, configuration, and administration.

  • Solid understanding of data governance policies, security concepts, and data modeling principles and visualization best practices.

  • Familiarity with Power BI Premium features and capabilities, including capacity management, paginated reports, and AI-driven insights.

  • Proficiency in PowerShell scripting for automating Power BI administrative tasks and managing Power BI resources programmatically.

  • Proficiency in SQL or other querying languages to perform data analysis and optimization tasks.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and troubleshoot performance issues and bottlenecks in Power BI.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders to meet organizational reporting needs, while possessing excellent communication skills for providing training and support to Power BI users

  • Proactive and self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Motivated to explore new opportunities which contribute to the data and analytics strategy

  • Proficient in agile methodologies and experienced in working within agile teams

  • Certifications related to Power BI administration or data analytics, such as Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate or Microsoft Certified: Power BI Administrator Associate, are a plus.

  • Having a basic understanding of other visualization tools such as Qlik Admin would be considered advantageous.

What we offer

Please note: working conditions differ per country. The conditions in this vacancy are applicable to the Netherlands.

In this challenging and responsible position, you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of opportunities for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.

  • On top of your fixed salary, you will receive the following secondary benefits:

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).

  • Flexible working hours.

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.

  • Working from home allowance.

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on health insurance.

  • On-site company health centers with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista.

Our company

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports – from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi – and in the parcel market, for main players such as UPS and FedEx. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of solutions for warehousing giants, such as Walmart, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

If you aspire to a position of responsibility – and want to make a difference by facilitating the delivery of what matters most to consumers, passengers and businesses – then the next step on your path to global opportunities is to join Vanderlande. As part of our network and unique culture of freedom and flexibility, you will be connected to our dedicated people, build strong relationships and rise to the challenge of industry-leading projects.

You will grow, take ownership and make every day better as you continue on the road to success with your spirit of adventure – and fulfil your ambitions for personal development through our Academy. Vanderlande will give you the necessary knowledge, tools and support, so that together we have the confidence and ability to exceed our customers’ expectations in over 100 countries.

To achieve our collective goals, you will have a hands-on role working in a positive environment to deliver tangible, state-of-the-art products and improve the competitiveness of our highly visible customers. As an integral part of our team, you will have the enthusiasm and be driven to reach our destination before your next journey with Vanderlande begins…

Your application

If the role of Power BI Admin appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter.

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