054896-Senior Applications Consultant – Power BI Lead or Architect – San Francisco, CA

Domain 1: Perform Discovery and Determine Scope 
Analyze data via SQL queries to assess structure, granularity, quality, and fit for analytics.
Gather, document, and validate detailed business requirements. 
Brainstorm, define, and document innovative, actionable analytics and KPIs.
Prepare high-level project plans including required activities, resources, and timeframes. 
Given a scenario, recommend the appropriate analytics delivery method.
Know and understand how and when to recommend Power BI platform, mobile, and Embedded Analytics options. 

Domain 2: Evaluate, Prepare, and Connect to Data 
Plan and implement Power BI connections to data sources, particularly Cloud data warehouses such as Snowflake, Redshift, Google Cloud SQL, and Azure SQL. 
Collaborate with data engineers and architects to prepare efficient data sets aligned with requirements.
Create views and aggregate data sets within Cloud data warehouses such as Snowflake & Redshift. 
Data Sourcing: 
•Identify and connect to data source and change settings.
•Select a shared dataset or create a local dataset, select a storage mode.
•Choose an appropriate query type and identify query performance issues. 
•Use Microsoft Dataverse and parameters. 
•Use or create a PBIDS file and data flows. 
•Connect to a dataset using the XMLA endpoint. 

Clean, transform, and load data: 
•Resolve inconsistencies, unexpected or null values, and data quality issues. 
•Apply user-friendly value replacements. 
•Identify and create appropriate keys for joins. 
•Evaluate and transform column data types. 
•Apply data shape transformations to table structures. 
•Apply user-friendly naming conventions to columns and queries. 
•Leverage Advanced Editor to modify Power Query M code. 
•Configure data loading and resolve data import errors. 

Domain 3: Plan and Implement Data Models & DAX  
Recommend an efficient calculation method – via Power BI or Data Warehouse.
Analyze and validate results. 
Design a data model: 
•Define and configure tables and column properties. 
•Define quick measures.
•Flatten out parent-child hierarchies.
•Define role-playing dimensions. 
•Define a relationship's cardinality and cross-filter direction. 
•Design the data model to meet performance requirements. 
•Resolve many-to-many relationships. 
•Create a common date tables.
•Define the appropriate level of data granularity. 

Develop a data model: 
•Apply cross-filter direction and security filtering. 
•Create calculated tables, hierarchies, and calculated columns.
•Implement row-level security roles.
•Set up the Q&A feature. 
Create measures by using DAX:
•Use DAX to build complex measures.
•Use CALCULATE to manipulate filters. 
•Implement Time Intelligence using DAX.
•Replace numeric columns with measures.
•Use basic statistical functions to enhance data.
•Create semi-additive measures.

Optimize model performance:
•Remove unnecessary rows and columns. 
•Identify poorly performing measures, relationships, and visuals.
•Improve cardinality levels by changing data types and through summarization. 
•Create and manage aggregations. 

Domain 4: Design Dashboards and Develop Visualizations/Reports
Plan and implement performance best practices. 
Recommend and develop optimal visualizations for insightful, actionable business use. 
Design dashboards based on visual analytics best practices and business requirements. 
Collaborate with business stakeholders to design and iterate insightful dashboards. 
Support User Acceptance Testing (UAT), performance testing (load times), and deployment.  
Create reports
Create dashboards

Domain 5: Enable Insightful Analysis & AI
Enhance reports to expose insights
Perform advanced analysis

Domain 6: Deploy Assets and Maintain Access

Manage datasets:

  • Configure a dataset scheduled refresh.
  • Configure row-level security group membership.
  • Provide access to datasets.
  • Configure incremental refresh settings.
  • Promote or certify Power BI datasets.
  • Identify downstream dataset dependencies.
  • Configure large dataset format.

Create and manage workspaces:

  • Create and configure a workspace.
  • Recommend a development lifecycle strategy.
  • Assign workspace roles.
  • Configure and update a workspace app.
  • Publish, import, or update assets in a workspace.
  • Apply sensitivity labels to workspace content.
  • Use deployment pipelines.
  • Configure subscriptions.
  • Promote or certify Power BI content.

Candidates should be flexible / willing to work across this delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications Development, Support and Deployment.
Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.

  • 6+ years of relevant Power BI and MSBI experience.
  • Advanced skills in SQL queries.
  • Effective communications, both written and verbal.
  • Data story-telling abilities and analytical curiosity.
  • Work independently under time constraints.
  • Adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Other Desired Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Power BI certifications.
  • Advanced degree in an analytics-related field.
  • Strong knowledge of Cloud Data Warehouses – e.g., Snowflake, Redshift, Google, Azure.
  • Python skills in full-stack environments (data preparation to visualizations).


Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.


This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.


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About Capgemini


Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering  services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.



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Posted on:

July 8, 2021

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Education level:

Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

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IandD (us-en)