Business Analytics Specialist II – Digital Transformation Platform

Company Details

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services.  At Microsoft, our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential. We are employing to fill the job post below:

Employment Title: Business Analytics Specialist II – Digital Transformation Platform

Job number: 1202625
Area: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-Time
Profession: Business Programs & Operations
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 0-25 %


  • Are you looking for an opportunity to leverage your diverse expertise to unlock the value of data, transform business processes, create new experiences, and infuse the business with look-forward prescriptive and inquisitive insights? Come join us!
  • Business Applications is one of the four key growth areas for Microsoft and our cloud business over the coming years.
  • As a foundational pillar of the company, our group is building the next generation of business applications and platforms that will help businesses large and small succeed in achieving their digital transformation agenda.
  • The products we are responsible for include Dynamics 365, Azure Data, and Power Platform (Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate), Mixed Reality for business and other SaaS applications and workloads.
  • We are seeking a dynamic individual contributor for our Reporting and Analytics function as part of our Insights and Analytics team.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for developing tabular models, reports, dashboards, and analytical insights to drive business success.
  • You will work cross-functionally with product and engineering, enabling them with data and narratives about the customer journey.


  • Design, build and deploy large scale end to end BI solutions, including tabular models using Analysis Server/XMLA endpoint
  • Create reports and dashboards from various sources.
  • Analyze data using a variety of tools and data analysis techniques.
  • Create and integrate Power Apps and Power Automate flows with Power BI reports.
  • Present findings and recommendations to key decision-makers at various management levels
  • Build strong partnerships with stakeholders and manage BI and reporting projects.
  • Articulate project goals and scope, translate business needs into technical terms, set milestones and prepare detailed work breakdown structures.
  • Enhance, evangelize, test and implement BI processes and tools.
  • Help improve Microsoft products through feedback and the use of internal BI technologies.
  • Maintain and enhance Share Point hub with embedded reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of industry experience
  • 1+ years of experience with Power BI, knowledge of advanced DAX functions and developing large scale Tabular Models
  • 3+ years of experience writing SQL queries.
  • Strong understanding of database management principles and relationship modelling.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Masters, PhD or MBA Degree in Engineering, Analytics, Information Technology, Management Science, Data Science or related field
  • Experience with big data telemetry systems
  • Knowledge in applied statistics and mathematics
  • Experience with programming languages such as R and Python
  • Experience creating Power Apps and Power Automate workflows.
  • Enjoy discovering and solving problems; proactively seeking clarification of requirements and direction; being a self-starter who takes responsibility when required.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, visual and presentation skills, ability to communicate complex findings in a simple manner to executives.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple businesses and engineering teams
  • A willingness to learn, share and improve.

Benefits and Perks
The benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

  • Industry-leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.
Application Closing Date

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