Data Analyst (DV Cleared)

Ref No. EMP460712
Salary £40 - £47/hour
Location Reading, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract ()
Job Status Applicants Required


A leading defence organisation is requiring a DV Cleared Data/Systems Analyst to join them on a contract basis on site in Reading.


Data, Metadata

The Job

A leading defence organisation is requiring a DV Cleared Data/Systems Analyst to join them on a contract basis on site in Reading.

Essential -

  • A Level educated (or equivalent) or experience relevant to role
  • Demonstrable experience of working in an IS environment as a data or systems analyst
  • Must have active DV Clearance
  • Must be willing and able to work on Site

Job Purpose:

Working within the Digitisation Programme team to take responsibility for the analysis and definition of metadata fields that will enable users from different departments across the business to access and exploit the digitised records.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Working with the Digitisation Supervisors, Lead Analyst and Digitisation Metadata Staff to help identify key metadata fields that require capturing at point of Digitisation.
  • Analysing, understanding, standardising and documenting the metadata used across different departments within the business
  • Defining, updating and maintaining core standards, thesauri and metadata keyword lists
  • Specifying data cleansing activities and programs of work for ingestion of legacy systems

Key Responsibilities:

  • Writing and maintaining procedures, work instructions and technical specifications.
  • Creating and maintaining metadata templates (flippies)
  • Liaising with different departments within the business and standardising metadata for the Digitisation programme
  • Providing expertise and knowledge to the Digitisation team on metadata at a business wide level
  • Ensuring that the core standard IS220 and keyword lists are maintained as required to support Digitisation
  • Understanding the end to end Digitisation process in relation to metadata
  • Liaising between the Digitisation SME metadata escalation staff and the wider business
  • Organising and chairing meetings with business SMEs, to understand and verify metadata
  • Representing the Digitisation programme at enterprise metadata working groups
  • Assist in defining the subject thesauri list to assist with searching and record identification
  • Specifying the metadata data cleansing activities required to extract data from legacy systems to assist the Digitisation process
  • Analyse and define the metadata items required for Digitisation, including creation of the metadata schema
  • Mapping knowledge management paths through digitised data to enable users' easier access to information
  • Other duties as reasonably required by line and task management

Contract for 18 months paying up to £47 per hour LTD, based on a 8 hour day, outside of IR35.

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