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Senior Data Analyst

London, United Kingdom, £500 - £550 , Contract

Posted: 12 hours ago


Senior Data Analyst required to work for a Government department. This is an initial 6-month contract, paying £550 a day, inside IR35, remote working (London based office).

Ideally you will be SC Cleared, or eligible for SC Clearance.

As a Senior Data Analyst, you will work across a broad range of areas, understanding, manipulating and accurately analysing data. You will apply tools and techniques for data analysis and data visualisation (including the use of BI tools). You will provide insight, briefing internal and external audiences in ways that make complex data easy to understand, particularly for non-specialist audiences.

You may work on projects of high political exposure, value or complexity and you will engage with senior stakeholders, championing the value of data science.

You will be engaged with, and actively contribute to, the Data Science community and be comfortable with managing and mentoring junior staff.

Key Responsibilities:

*Identifying, collecting and migrating complex data to/from a range of systems, and delegating to their team where required.
*Managing, cleaning, abstracting and aggregating data alongside a range of analytical studies on that data.
*Summarising and presenting the results of data analysis to a range of senior customers, making recommendations.
*Using a range of analytical techniques such as data mining, time series, forecasting and modelling techniques to identify and predict trends in a variety of complex data types.
*Working with stakeholders to gather requirements and deliver findings, with oversight from lead data analysts.
*Building capability and continually developing programming and analysis skills of self and others through line managing Data Analysts.
*Leading on data quality checking and cleaning.
*Developing knowledge of cutting-edge techniques and sharing knowledge of data analysis across the organisation.
*Working with Data Engineers to map, produce, transform and test new data feeds for data owners and consumers, advising on the most appropriate tools and techniques.
*Leading ad hoc data exploration in a wide variety of data serialisation and storage formats, from across the business, for data consumers.
*Designing, coding, testing, correcting and documenting moderate to complex programmes and scripts from agreed specifications and subsequent iterations, using agreed standards and tools.
*Proactively exploring areas of innovation in both government and industry.
*Manipulating and linking different data sets as required.
*Interpreting and applying relevant data information security standards, policies and procedures to data.
*Performing routine statistical analysis and ad-hoc queries which may include the production of reports.

Essential Experience:

*Helping teams apply a range of techniques (e.g. network analysis, data matching, information retrieval, text analytics) to analyse data and provide insight.
*Understanding data sources, data organisations and storage.
*Understanding conceptual, logical and physical data modelling, developing knowledge of data cleansing and standardisation.
*Presenting analysis and visualisations in a clear way to communicate complex messages that inform decisions to technical and non-technical audiences.
*Leading a team to develop and deliver analytics products.
*Identifying the business value for innovation within an organisation.
*Using tools such as SQL, python.

Desirable Skills:

*Presenting technical/analytical work to senior customers.
*Applying analytical techniques to present a solution.
*Conducting data quality assurance, validation and storage.


*A degree (minimum 2:2) in a numerical, IT or computing discipline.
*Proven IT and mathematical skills demonstrated through relevant qualifications or work experience.
*Postgraduate level training and/or experience working at a senior level in a Data Analysis role is desirable.
*ITIL v3 or v4 Foundation is desirable.

Please apply should you meet the above criteria.

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Job Details

London, United Kingdom
£500 - £550