• Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Date Posted: 18th Apr, 2019
  • Reference: 18042019NFIJN2

Company Profile:

My client is a BI consultancy firm, that works with clients to research, manage and present data to enhance their business plans and needs. They work in several market industries such as retail, finance, insurance, leisure, hospitality, travel, transport, energy and public sectors. Companies they have worked with that are recognisable are names like Rolls Royce, BP, Pizza Express and AIG. They are a UK private company that has been established for over 25 years and have recently opened new offices in Amsterdam, which gives the following benefits to new colleagues;

  • Can help define company culture
  • Can help define way of working
  • Can help define how to train new candidates
  • Very strong career progression prospects - One of the first ones in!

Microsoft Training Academy:

This company not only wants the best, but is wanting to keep them. To help with this viewpoint, on top of the all benefits and very competitive salary, they set up personal development plans and have created a Microsoft Training Academy to give all new colleagues hands on training in the latest Microsoft Technologies

Desired Skills & Experiences:

This is a role for ambitious technologists who wish to work with the latest cloud technology from Microsoft. Whilst we don't expect everyone to have experience with all the technologies below, candidates will need to show their ability to rapidly learn new technologies, this particularly applies to candidates with more traditional Microsoft BI stack experience.

Primary Candidate (ideal candidate)


  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong background of enterprise BI and Data Warehousing concepts and methods with the ability to adapt and tailor based on requirements
  • Understanding of software engineering tools and concepts
  • Have the right to work and live in the EU as sponsorship is not offered at the moment


  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Lake Store and Azure Data Lake Analytics with uSQL
  • Azure SQL Data Warehouse with PolyBase
  • Cosmos DB
  • Azure SQL Database as part of a PaaS solution
  • Azure Analysis Services with DAX
  • Power BI (Power BI Desktop, Power BI Service)

Secondary Candidate (candidate will be considered)


  • Strong communication skills with consultancy experience
  • Strong background of enterprise BI and Data Warehousing concepts and methods with the ability to adapt and tailor based on requirements
  • Understanding of software engineering tools and concepts


  • Traditional Microsoft BI stack: SSRS / SSAS (Tabular with DAX & OLAP with MDX) / SSIS
  • Power BI (Power BI Desktop, Power BI Service)
  • Project/Training exposure to Microsoft Azure Services: Azure SQL, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake

Responsibilities Include:

  • Architecting, Designing, developing and delivering enterprise grade BI Platform as a Service solutions based on the Microsoft Data Platform
  • Working on high profile projects with well-known clients across financial services, retail, industry and the public sector
  • Helping clients realise the potential of Data Science, Machine Learning, and scaled processing within Microsoft Azure
  • Mentoring of more junior team members and supporting their personal development
  • Taking ownership for the delivery of key solution components
  • Constantly developing technical skills using the latest cloud technology - achieving & maintaining Microsoft certification
  • Working on client-site to understand requirements and replay solutions to customer sponsors
  • Influencing and supporting project delivery through involvement in project/sprint planning

Curious and would like to know more information? Contact me on the following;

Email: j.noble@nigelfrank.com

Phone: +31202418505

Or send me a LinkedIn Message

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