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Definitive Logic Microsoft Technical Lead in Des Moines, Iowa


What you’ll get to do :

Definitive Logic is currently seeking a passionate Microsoft Technical Lead to lead a small development team building the next generation of reporting/analytics for a federal government client. You will work directly with our partners and clients to gather requirements, design solutions, present alternatives, facilitate solutioning, integrate tools/data, and manage the technical work to deliver advanced reporting capabilities. This position is a perfect opportunity for an experienced Microsoft technical expert looking to lead a team of developers in our Data Solutions Practice .


  • Leverage proven technical expertise to lead the design, development, and delivery of Power BI reports and dashboards.

  • Manage all aspects of the software development life cycle and assistjunior team members with solving technical issues.

  • Verify and validate work products to ensure quality and performance expectations are met or exceeded.

  • Attend meetings to collect requirements, report progress, and demonstrate solutions.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to devise win-win strategies that lead to successful outcomes.

  • Formulate solutions that seamlessly integrate Microsoft tools and technologies.

  • Prepare documentation, such as white papers and implementation checklists, to facilitate coordination between stakeholders.

  • Create and present analysis of alternatives with pros/cons, provide recommendations, and persuade clients to select the best option(s).

  • Actively identify and mitigate risks to keep partners/clients informed and the project on track.


Basic qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related technical field.

  • 10+ years of experience with software development, primarily focused on data-centric solutions.

  • 5+ years of recent experience with Microsoft tools/technologies that includes Power BI and Azure.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Additional qualifications that are helpful include:

  • Knowledge of project management principles.

  • Understand on-premise, cloud, and hybrid architectures.

  • Experience with data modeling, data integration, and ETL techniques at the enterprise level.

  • Experience with Power BI design and development, including Power BI data modeling, APIs, reports, datasets, and workspaces.

  • Experience with SharePoint development and/or administration.

  • Experience with Power Query M.

  • Experience with React/TypeScript/RxJS applications architecture and testing processes.

  • Experience with Microsoft Project Web App (PWA) and Microsoft Project Online, including APIs.

  • Familiar with Authority To Operate (ATO) processes in the federal government to operationalize new systems.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where new and innovative ideas are critical to the future state.


  • Candidate must possess or be able to acquire at least a Public Trust clearance from the federal government.

Maximum Compensation

USD $140,000.00/Yr.

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Location Remote

ID 2021-1041

Category Information Technology

Position Type Regular Full-Time