Business Intelligence Consultant

Business Intelligence Consultant

About 3Sharp…

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.

Key Deliverable

We are seeking an experienced Business Intelligence Consultant to help expand our BI practice by executing on data-centric projects with proof-of-concept demos and real-world solutions.  Successful candidates will bring a strong customer focus, balanced with deep analytical and creative skills to deliver innovative and compelling solutions. 

  • Interface directly with customers, gathering requirements and understanding their BI needs
  • Build multidimensional 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


What We Offer

Aside from a 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 environment with an emphasis on internal collaboration and knowledge sharing
  • A casual yet professional environment
  • People who truly enjoy working together, and are dedicated to seeing the company succeed – really!
  • And of course, foosball

If you’d like to apply, here are things we’d love to see…

  • 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’ multidimensional data 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
  • Superlative written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong customer focus, establishing strong partner relationships with customers
  • Strong analytical skills; able to identify problems and opportunities readily, analyze in-depth, and provide sound, researched recommendations
  • Adaptable; able to manage ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Possess excellent follow-through, commitment, and accountability
  • Proven record of self-directed initiative, demonstrating exceptional productivity and professionalism
  • Passionate and positive – about quality of deliverables, about customer relationships, about your team

Now What?

If you believe your experience, competencies and attitude are a strong match with the above description, we would love to hear from you; please send your resume to!