Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Leeds City Centre + Remote working
Up to £40,000
Your new role
The data analyst collects, organises and studies data to provide business insight. They apply tools and techniques for data analysis and data visualisation (including the use of business information tools). They identify, collect, and migrate data to and from a range of systems. They manage, clean, abstract, and aggregate data alongside a range of analytical studies on that data. The data analyst manipulates and links different data sets. The data analyst summarises and presents data and conclusions in the most appropriate format for users. You help our organisation adopt a wide range of analysis and synthesis techniques and continually assure, improve, and innovate practices to generate clear and valuable findings. You use the most appropriate medium to visualise data to tell compelling and actionable stories relevant for business goals. You can present, communicate, and disseminate data appropriately and with high impact.
You have a deep understanding of relevant data sources, tools, and systems. You can use appropriate approaches for verifying and validating data and analysis. You know how to influence senior stakeholders in data approaches. You can coach and mentor others.
5+ years of experience in a Data Analyst role
Qualified to undergraduate degree level in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, or another quantitative field.
Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
Experience building and optimising ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures, and data sets.
Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency, and workload management.
A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large, disconnected datasets.
Certified Data Analyst/Engineer or Certified Professional
Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.
Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc.
Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift
Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc.
Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc. Experience/knowledge of Jira Service Management Proficient Business Systems knowledge (i.e., Jira, Linux, Apache Tomcat, MySQL)
We want to hear from you if:
You are an experienced data analyst who collects, organises and studies data to provide business insight.
You can support our software developers, database architects and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects.
You have experience expanding and optimizing data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams.
You apply tools and techniques for data analysis and data visualisation (including the use of business information tools).
You identify, collect, and migrate data to and from a range of systems.
You manage, clean, abstract, and aggregate data alongside a range of analytical studies on that data.
You manipulate and link different data sets.
You summarise and present data and conclusions in the most appropriate format for users.