Data Analyst

Ref: ZR_6555_JOB  ·  Posted on 02 November 2021


Our client is currently recruiting for people to work in the Defence and Aerospace domains. Our client offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients.

Our client offers ‘through-life’ support to the MoD and equipment manufacturers, and because they don’t manufacture anything theirselves, their clients can rely on them to offer independent and unbiased recommendations. The industry looks to them for advice on the latest issues and, with duty of care always high on the MoD’s agenda, which is driving this increasing demand.

Key responsibilities

You will be a part of a growing, multidisciplinary team who is well-established in the space of data consulting services. In your role you will:

  • Work with clients to integrate these best practices into their processes and decision-making.
  • Handle, merge, and clean multi-source data so they can be further analysed.
  • Effectively apply a variety of data visualisation techniques to bring to life business problems.
  • Collaborating with teams of technical and non-technical users of various experience levels.
  • Contribute to decision-making that will lead to successful delivery of projects.
  • Be responsible for expanding your visualisation skills through appropriate training and mentorship.
  • Participate in external activities related to own specialism such as client engagement, conferences, and research papers.
  • You will work on projects end-to-end, from requirement gathering right through to delivery and providing end-user training.
  • You will be communicating with stakeholders at varying levels, shaping an approach for the governance and deployment of analytics solutions in large organisations, including advising on licensing, distribution/sharing, training, and support where necessary.
  • This role requires an understanding of data and the ability to create compelling, easily understandable insight from data.
  • The ability to sell their work to peers and clients is essential.
  • The role is very hands-on and is often busy; time and self-management skills are essential.
  • The Data Analyst is expected to work independently and show initiative in their creative work.
Skills & experience
  • Experience with working in a project environment, including requirements gathering with business users and different cycles of testing, e.g. system testing, unit testing and integration testing.
  • Experience with data transformation and modelling tools e.g. Python, SQL, NoSQL, Azure Data Factory, Power Query.
  • Experience in using data visualisation tools, preferably using Microsoft Power BI (alternatively- Tableau, Qlik, Looker).
  • Proven track record of owning the end-to-end roadmap for data analytics solutions including training and handover documentation.
  • Experience working in an agile project environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Experience working with different data types, e.g. weblogs, security, networking, AI and Big Data.
  • Experience in creating/ adapting visualisations.
  • Experience in implementing cloud native analytics solutions at scale.
  • Appreciation of UI tools & techniques.
  • Experience in Defence, Government, Security and Intelligence or similar sectors.
  • Microsoft certification.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Part-time opportunities/flexible working is available to suit individual needs.

Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance – Life assurance will be 4 x salary for new starters, whether or not they are in a pension scheme.
  • Holidays – Basic entitlement 25 days with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days.
  • Income Protection – All annual salaried UK employees who are aged between 16 to state pension age except casual employees who are hourly paid.
  • Professional Fees – Annual subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body relevant to your role with the client.
  • Season Ticket Loan – All UK employees are eligible on successful completion of their probationary period.
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