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As a Data Analyst, you will work under the ambitious Business Intelligence and Analytics programme acting at the forefront of innovation.
You will be involved in areas such as Data Warehousing/Extract Transform Load processing, Visual Analytics and Predictive Analytics. As part of Business Intelligence (BI) and Management Information you will help develop and enable effective and efficient decision making across DE&S and deliver direct benefits to Defence.
Gather, analyse, explore and visualise the data to present the 'story' of the data in a meaningful way
Work with complex data sets and lead the development of advanced BI capability, through creating and deploying self-service reports and dashboards.
Debug, monitor, and troubleshoot BI and MI solutions.
Assist in the development and implementation of complex data models.
Be an active part of the MI BI & Data Analytics community, attend meetings and participate in working groups.
Work collaboratively with team members and actively grow your analytical and data handling knowledge.
Validate, store, process and protect data in order to make it reliable, highlighting any discrepancies and ensuring it is accessible to users in a secure authorised way.
Regularly use intellectual curiosity to explore data, models and software applications to support data mining and more efficient data manipulation and visualisation.
Use traits of curiosity and inquisitiveness to make effective BI and MI reports and root out technical errors.
Identify complex business problems whilst leveraging data value, use an evolving range of data analysis tools.
Develop reports which satisfy defined business requirements and send the desired message.
Identify patterns and trends to share insights with the team to inform business decisions.
What you will be assessed against To be successful with your application you must demonstrate that you meet the following essential criteria:
Experience using a data analytical tool to present information e.g. Data Warehousing experience
Experience with developing reports using modern intelligence tools such as Microsoft Power BI
It would benefit your application if you be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:
SQL server experience.
It would be desirable if you had data modelling experience.
Experience of Agile Continuous Improvement and collaborative ways of working.
In addition to the responsibilities above, the following technical competencies and behaviours will be assessed at interview:
Development and Implementation
Developing self and others
Seeing the big picture
What's in it for you? You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.
About your team Our mission is to both enable and drive DE&S towards its vision to become a world-class digital business. The IM&IT function employs professionals from information assurance and cyber security to management information and statisticians. We act as the 'digital partner' to DE&S, helping the whole organisation to embed new business processes, tools and technology.
Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
- UK nationals
- nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
- nationals of the Republic of Ireland
- nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with (or eligible for) status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
- relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
- relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
- certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals
Networkers acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Networkers and may assist with processing your application.