PowerBI Visualisation (PA)

Closing date for applications: 17/03/2021
Specialist role
Performance analyst
Summary of the work
Cyber Mission Data-Alpha(CMD-A) shall improve the quality of Defence data, through new data structures to enable data exploitation through Machine Learning and Data Science.CMD-A will facilitate the delivery of new Cyber Insights upon data currently held and identify information to assist decision making whilst saving resource effort through automation.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
18 months
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Defence Digital, MOD
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The Power BI developer will work within the multi-disciplined Cyber Mission Data Alpha team. This team consists of Authority Crown Servants, current contract supplier technical resource, and separately procured technical resource. The Cyber Mission Data Alpha team fits within the current construct of the Data as a Service function, which forms part of the wider Defence Cyber Operations.
What the specialist will work on
You will have a strong background in data and business analysis, be an excellent communicator and have an analytical approach.You are expected to be highly skilled with the PowerBI application to develop, maintain and create dashboards based on the prioritised cyber use cases, to allow information to be clear and concise to support decision making at various tiers from Business through to tactical levels.You will utilise new and existing processes providing data mapping and data analysis on a broad range of Cyber Data and visualise prioritised Cyber insights.You will work closely with users/stakeholders to understand reporting requirements.
Address where the work will take place
MOD Corsham / Working from home.
Working arrangements
5 days per week, either from MOD Corsham or working from home (to be agreed with the Authority).
Security clearance
DV, although initially SC (must be held to start role) would be acceptable with the aim to acquire DV once onboarded.Sole UK nationality is required for this role.
Additional terms and conditions
Off-payroll working rules apply (IR35 in-scope)
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers (1%) -be transparent and collaborative when making decisions (1%) -have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes (1%) -take responsibility for their work (1%) -share knowledge and experience with other team members (1%)
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 65% Cultural fit 5% Price 30%
Essential skills and experience
  • Expertise at Development using Microsoft Power BI including DAX
  • Proven experience as a BI Developer or Data Scientist
  • Background in data warehouse design and data mining
  • In-depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework
  • Knowledge of SQL queries, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant
  • Skilled with a wide variety of data exploitation applications such as SPLUNK, and SQRRL
  • Consulting and business analysis skills to understand client's requirements
  • Experience in Agile delivery methodology
  • Produce technical specifications
  • Experience in Big Data platforms including HADOOP ecosystems
  • Experience working as a Database Analyst or Database Developer
  • Ability to programme in languages such as SQL, .NET, Python and Bash script
  • Understand Data modelling and ETL concepts
  • Understand and design Business Intelligence and reporting architecture
  • Understand concepts of dimensions, measures, metadata & schemas
  • Understand analytical processing
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Previous experience working within a defence or intelligence environment
  • Previous experience working within a defensive cyber security environment
  • Previous experience working within an agile development environment

Closing date for applications: 17/03/2021

PowerBI Visualisation (PA)

Closing date for applications: 17/03/2021

Specialist role:

Performance analyst


South West England


Defence Digital, MOD

Maximum day rate:


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