Microsoft Technical Expert

Job Title: Microsoft Technical Expert
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Australia, Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-1809-90958_1536220574
Contact Name: Nicholas Leong
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 07, 2018 09:41

Job Description

The requirement is for a Microsoft technical expert to assist in the development of system requirements, technical design and then coding and configuration of Microsoft Power BI to work with other legacy systems and applications.

About the Role

The duties the resource will be required to perform include but not limited to:

* Work with business and ICT stakeholders to understand business
and technical requirements.

* Provide technical advice around possible design options.

* Evaluate existing technical implementations to understand
existing functionality.

* Develop and document detailed technical designs in the form of
user specifications and technical specifications.

* Configure a Power BI implementation to demonstrate the ability for the tool to:

o Integrate with multiple databases and systems using web services.

o Produce various types of data visualisation e.g. dashboards, static reports, etc.

o Provide predictive analysis and data mining of integrated data sets.

* Work collaboratively with existing technical and non-technical staff, internal and external to the branch, to ensure successful configuration as described above.

Further background for the Microsoft technical expert:

* DHS uses a variety of Microsoft enterprise products such as Office, Project Server, Windows Server, SQL server, Project Professional, Exchange, etc.

* Currently the Department is interested in trialling Power BI to
leverage its reporting and Business Intelligence capabilities.

* Part of the trial will be to investigate how Power BI can integrate with existing systems, complements other reporting tools currently in use within the Department and can be implemented to meet the usual architectural, ICT security and infrastructure requirements.

* While the DHS approach has been to use 'out of the box' tools, there may be some configuration and coding required to meet the Power BI trial requirements.

* The expert will be required to gather business and technical
requirements and configure Power BI to produce required reports.

* The technical expert will have at least 5 years' experience working with Microsoft platforms at the enterprise level.

About You
1. Demonstrated high level experience as a Microsoft expert in large and complex, enterprise environments (preferably with Federal Government organisations).

2. Previous experience developing and implementing new applications within a large organisation.

Weighted Criteria

1. Previous experience working in DHS or another Australian government Department.

2. Demonstrated ability to write technical specifications and design documents.

3. Previous experience engaging various business and ICT stakeholders through various channels such as workshops and meetings etc.

4. Previous experience (5+ years) with Microsoft platforms at the enterprise level.

5. Previous experience in system integration using standards based

6. Previous experience configuring Microsoft Power BI.

Must hold/be eligible to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance

Australian Citizen

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Nicholas Leong on 07 3023 1069, quoting ref no. JO-1809-90958. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at