058668-Looker Reporting & Visualization Consultant

In a world where change happens in a split second, our clients must master the art of balancing business transformation with operational excellence and cost reduction to protect their market leadership and safeguard their workforce.

They need the best and brightest talent to limit business disruption and foster future growth, all while striving to realize a new normal. In this context, it’s our people within Insights & Data that are the core enablers to support our clients in their growth journeys. To give our clients our best and brightest, we pride ourselves on being a fast-paced, fun, ethical place to work, where the “work hard, play hard” mentality holds true. Even more important is our clear commitment to creating a diverse workforce in all areas. In fact, for the ninth time in a row, Capgemini has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. In addition, we’ve been recognized as a top company for women by Working Mother Media.

Capgemini’s Insights & Data Americas practice is comprised of professionals with data, analytics, and AI expertise, covering the full data- and AI-powered transformation lifecycle. Our people extend into all industries we conduct work with our clients in the areas of; data science, data engineering, data strategy, intelligent process automation, data ecosystems, intelligent industry/IoT, enterprise management, customer-first marketing, and data partnerships/disruptors (such as SAP, Microsoft, Google, AWS, Snowflake, Oracle, Adobe, etc.).

We do great work at I&D that is at the forefront of innovation. We pride ourselves as an inclusive, talented, and accomplished workforce, so please contact us to explore your fit with us.

Focus on building solutions and on maintaining, optimizing, and improving a client’s applications and systems while contributing to a business and technical blueprint. Customize the respective Software Package Core Module. May also be responsible for unit testing, contribute to integration testing, and/or be responsible for the design and delivery of end-user training.

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 the Looker platform, mobile, and Embedded Analytics options. 

Domain 2: Model Management
•Troubleshoot errors in existing data models and apply procedural concepts to resolve errors.
•Apply procedural concepts to implement data security requirements, including permissions for users and determination of which Looker features to use to implement data security (e.g., access filters, field-level access controls, row-level access controls).
•Analyze data models and business requirements to create LookML objects, including determination of source objects and how to join views into Explores.
•Maintain the health of LookML projects in a given scenario, including ensuring existing contents are working (e.g., Content Validator, audit, search for errors).

Domain 3: Customization
•Design new LookML dimensions or measures with given requirements.
•Translate business requirements into the appropriate LookML structures (e.g., dimensions, measures, and derived tables).
•Modify existing project structure to account for new reporting needs.
•Construct SQL statements to use with new dimensions and measures.
•Build Explores for users to answer business questions. 

Domain 4: Optimization
•Apply procedural concepts to optimize queries and reports for performance, including determination of which solution to use based on performance implications (e.g., Explores, merged results, derived tables).
•Apply procedural concepts to evaluate the performance of queries and reports.
•Determine which methodology to use based on the query and reports performance sources (e.g., A/B testing, SQL principles).
•Apply procedural concepts to implement persistent derived tables and caching policies based on requirements, including determination of appropriate caching settings based on data warehouse’s update frequency (e.g., hourly, weekly, based on ETL completion).
•Determine when to use persistent derived tables based on runtime and complexity of Explore queries, and on users’ needs.
•Determine appropriate solutions for improving data availability (e.g., caching query data, persisting tables, combination solutions).

Domain 5: Quality
•Implement version control based on given requirements, including determination of appropriate setup for Git branches (e.g., shared branches, pull from remote production).
•Reconcile merge conflicts with other developer branches (e.g., manage multiple users).
•Validate the pull request process.
•Assess code quality, including resolution of validation errors and warnings.
•Utilize features to increase usability (e.g., descriptions, labels, group labels).
•Use appropriate coding for project files (e.g., one view per file).
•Utilize SQL Runner for data validation in a given scenario, including determination of why specific queries return results by looking at the generated SQL in SQL Runner.
•Resolve inconsistencies found in the system or analysis (e.g., different results than expected, non-unique primary keys).
•Optimize SQLs for cost or efficiency based on business requirements.

Domain 6: Build

Domain 7: Curate


Required Skills and Experience:

  • 3 – 7 years’ experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Looker Certifications
  • Must have progressing skills in Business Analysis, Business Knowledge, Testing, Architecture Knowledge, Technical Solution Design and Vendor Management
  • 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.

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.

Click the following link for more information on your rights as an Applicant – http://www.capgemini.com/resources/equal-employment-opportunity-is-the-law 

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.

Visit us at www.capgemini.com. People matter, results count



Posted on:

October 28, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced (Non Manager)

Education level:

Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Contract type:


Business units:

IandD (us-en)