QualificationsPower BIAzureSQLRedisCommunication skillsBachelor’s degreeMaster’s degree
Microsoft’s Intelligence Platform engineering team is leading the transformation of analytics in the world of data with products like Power BI, Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Explorer. We will bring the world’s data to the Microsoft Cloud, power a new class of data first applications, and empower everyone on the planet to make better decisions with data.
We do not just value differences or different perspectives. We seek them out and invite them in so we can tap into the collective power of everyone in the company. As a result, our ideas are better, our products are better, and our customers are better served.
Power BI is quite possibly one of the most exciting Microsoft services today, frequently in the news, growing its user base very rapidly, and making waves across the industry. The Administration & Governance team delivers scalable and data driven products and features that are core for Power BI. This work is designed to ensure that customers experience exceptionally fast service interactions and can efficiently manage Power BI for their organization.
We rely on numerous Azure technologies like Service Fabric, SQL Azure, REDIS cache, Service Bus, API Management, blob storage, Document DB, Azure Data Lake, Kusto, containers, etc. We are building and expanding a world-class service that combines big data, mission critical services, and real-time insights. This combination makes the area among the most cutting-edge across the entire industry!
The Data Cloud Administration & Governance Team manages various reports that are consumed by Power BI customers to monitor capacity resource utilization, to gain insights into report performance and usage patterns, as well as to visualize and query audit events. You will play a key role in ensuring that these reports are industry-leading and provide insights for tenant administrators and content owners to understand how Power BI products are used within their organization. In addition to the external facing reports, the team maintains internal reports that monitor end-to-end performance of the service. You will leverage and enhance these reports to drive insights for engineering teams across the Power BI product group. These learnings will be essential to creating and prioritizing performance initiatives. In addition to your own individual contributions, you will manage a team of data analysts and service engineers to accelerate and operationalize reporting changes.
Own and develop the data models and reports for external facing customers
Own, develop, and drive insights from performance data for product engineers
Manage monitoring and alerting based on performance data
Manage team of data analysts, scientists, and site reliability engineers (SREs)
2+ years of experience in leading teams
4+ years of experience in analyzing large volumes of data, extracting insights, processing large data sets, and building visualizations using reporting tools such as Power BI
Basic understanding of statistics and machine learning
Excellent written and oral communication skills, particularly the ability to synthesize complex issues/scenarios into easy-to-understand concepts
Action-oriented, self-motivated, agile, attending to detail and driven to think out-of-the-box
Demonstrated ability to work in ambiguous situations and across organizational boundaries
Ability to influence diverse audiences and build strong partnerships with stakeholders
Previous experience working with enterprise-scale cloud services and/or applications
Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Statistics/Math/Computer Science/Economics/Business or Engineering or equivalent
Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check:
This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
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