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Data Analyst

Patchway, Gloucestershire
Remote Working
Remote Working
£32,500 to £35,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Job description for DE&S/SDA Data Analyst As part of the Information Management & IT function, your impact will be felt across the organisation, helping to embed new technology and tools, automate processes and improve data management. We ll support you to innovate, as you bring positive change and fresh ideas to the team. Don t settle for the status quo. Improve on what s gone before and drive for what s next. This role brings access to specialist training and lots of avenues for learning and progression whether you re interested in developing new technical skills or reaching the next step up. You ll also benefit from a c.27% employer pension contribution. You ll also have access to a wide range of employee networks, including the Women s Inclusive Network, Race & Culture Network, Pride Network, Neuro Inclusivity Network and many more. We recognise that the best people for the job may have commitments outside of work, so we re pleased to promote flexible working to support our colleagues in balancing work and home life. This is an exciting time to join the MI & Data Analytics team within our Information Management & Information Technology (IM&IT) team here at Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) and our sister organisation, the Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA), as we grow the community with the hire of several Data Analysts who will support our continued journey to transform the usage and quality of data across the organisation. In joining our IM&IT team as a Data Analyst you will be able to bring your entire skillset to the role to deliver analytical solutions for business needs, tackling data manipulation, extract, transform and load data (ETL), and data reporting, through to ad-hoc tasks and supporting continuous improvement projects. You will work with the industry standard Microsoft Business Intelligence (MS BI) stack and will have the opportunity to explore an increasing number of complex datasets, solving interesting problems, forming new questions, challenging the established narrative, and informing stakeholders in key functions across the organisation with compelling visualisations. If you have professional experience of producing Management Information (MI) and the analysis of data, this could be the perfect opportunity to progress your career. Please note, due to the nature of work, some posts are Reserved (open to UK Nationals and the successful candidate will need to attain DV (Developed Vetting) clearance once in post, other roles available are non-reserved and only require SC (Security Clearance). Please note some attendance to the stated site may be required for this position. Responsibilities for DE&S/SDA Data Analyst In this role, you will be entrusted to: Gather, analyse, explore, and visualise the data to present the story of the data in a meaningful way Build credible statistical models from the data and use best coding practices to generate reproducible work Identify complex business problems whilst leveraging data value, use an evolving range of data analysis tools Support the development and application of the data governance processes Validate, store, process and protect data to make it dependable, highlighting any discrepancies and ensuring it is accessible to users in a secure authorised way Identify patterns and trends to share insights with the team to inform business decisions Advise team members working on application development with the details for data structures, associated components, and methods of extraction Extensively use intellectual curiosity to explore data, models, and software applications to support data mining and more efficient data manipulation and visualisation Collaborate with team members and actively grow your analytical and data handling knowledge What you will be assessed against To be successful with your application you must demonstrate that you meet the following essential criteria: Experience of running a data analysis project within an organisation, from raw data to the production of management information It will also benefit your application if you are able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria: Demonstrable experience utilising SSAS and SSIS Demonstrable experience of using a Data Visualisation tool ((e.g., Power BI / Tableau / Cognos / Crystal Reports / etc.) Experience using T-SQL In addition to the responsibilities above, the following technical competencies and behaviours will be assessed at interview: MI & Analytics Data Literacy Communicating and influencing Working together What s in it for you? Our careers offer stability, training, progression and much more! We re exploring future ways of working with a flexible and a family-friendly approach in mind. This means that successful candidates may be offered the option of hybrid working, combining working at home with working at their contractual location. Further information relevant to hybrid working will be discussed with you prior to you taking up your post, to find a balance that suits your needs and those of the organisation. Please note that employees are responsible for meeting the cost of their travel to and from work when attending site. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and are dedicated to creating a great place to work that reflects the diversity of the society we serve. To help us do this, we particularly encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, disabled people and people from LGBT communities. By bringing together different ideas, experiences and perspectives, we can achieve our ambitions, together. Closing date - 19th September 2022 at 11.55am
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  • Job Reference: 707260139-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: MOD- Defence Equipment and Support
    MOD- Defence Equipment and Support
  • Location: Patchway, Gloucestershire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £32,500 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: generous pension & annual bonus)
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent