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Business Intelligence Consultant


Job Description

Company Description

3Sharp is an industry thought leader on the cutting edge of Microsoft SharePoint and Office technologies, serving Fortune 100 companies and small businesses alike with the goal of providing absolutely reliable services and technology solutions for their critical challenges.  We are a growing company in Redmond, WA, providing top-tier consulting and development services focused on Microsoft communications and collaborations technologies.

Aside from competitive base salary, comprehensive benefits, 401k match and generous time off, we offer:

  • Access to the latest technologies from Microsoft, often prior to wide release
  • Opportunities to consult directly with customers on solutions
  • A truly Agile project environment
  • A casual yet professional work environment
  • People who truly enjoy working together, and are dedicated to seeing the company succeed - really!
  • Foosball, snacks, two breweries in walking distance, potlucks, cook-offs, morale outings like bowling, and company parties and picnics
  • An emphasis on training and development
  • Good work-life balance

Job Description

The Business Intelligence space is rapidly growing and evolving, and we are seeking an experience Business Intelligence Consultant to help expand our BI practice by executing on data-centric projects with proof-of-concept demos and real-world solutions. 

  • Interface directly with customers, gathering requirements and understanding their BI needs
  • Build multi-dimensional data models and schemas per customer requirements
  • Create data-centric demos and POC solutions around customer data, leveraging Microsoft's latest released and preview technologies
  • Generate sample data from scratch or extrapolate from available seed data to create POC solutions
  • Leverage tools in the Microsoft BI product stack to create compelling data visualizations and dashboards
  • Develop/document technical architecture, system design, performance test results, and other technical aspects of solution implementation
  • Transfer knowledge successfully to clients through formal presentations and informal training
  •  Provide accurate estimates of work effort at the beginning of projects; execute project deliverables on time and according to plan; and accurately report progress, obstacles and successes throughout development
  • Work collaboratively with team members to complete projects, including sales, project management, and testing to ensure project success


  • 2-4 years experience developing BI solutions
  • Experience with self-service BI platforms (PowerPivot or Tableau) is a big plus
  • Deep proficiency using Excel/Pivot Tables for data analysis
  • Proficiency with T-SQL
  • 2-3 years MS-SQL Server
  • 2-3 years multi-dimensional modeling
  • Strongly preferred:  experience with SSIS/ETL; predictive analytics; SharePoint and Excel Services; Windows Azure data services
  • Experience with Big Data/HDInsights is a plus

On the non-technical side, you should have:

  • Superlative written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong customer focus, establishing strong partnerships with customers
  • Strong analytical skills; able to identify problems and opportunities readily, analyze in-depth, and provide sound, researched recommendations
  • Adaptability; able to manage ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Excellent follow-through, commitment and accountability
  • Proven record of self-directed initiative, demonstrating exceptional productivity and professionalism
  • Passion and positivity - about quality of deliverables, about customer relationships, about your team



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Job Location
Redmond, WA
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Employment Type:
Full Time
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