Data Analyst

Job Title Data Analyst
Sector IT
Location Edinburgh, Stirling
Type Contract
Salary £32000-£36000
  • Data Analyst
  • Edinburgh
  • £36,000

A fantastic opportunity has just become available for a Data Analyst in Edinburgh for a well-respected public sector client who are looking to hire this Data Analyst to join a vital team within the organisation. This role will support a key internal system and will ensure there are no data inconsistencies through analysis techniques and data profiling.

The main objective of the role is to ensure that data flows without issue between key systems.

The key responsibilities will be:

  • Support wider team with all data profiling and data investigation exercises
  • Maintenance and ongoing development of the organisation's in-house sales recording package (SRP - Oracle Database), dependant applications and business processes.
  • Engage with internal and external customers / stakeholders to deliver solutions for business improvement and efficiency gains
  • Assist with the development of training materials and support system training on all sale applications and processes
  • Develop plans to correct discovered inconsistencies ensuring all affected parties are engaged in the process

The key skills required are:

  • Proven experience of data profiling and data quality analysis techniques across the full data lifecycle.
  • Enjoy and be productive in a small team with the ability to use initiative when required.
  • Must have a passion for producing quality data and identifying data quality issues
  • Experience of a data profiling tool - TOAD or Trillium would be highly desirable
  • Demonstrable ability to understand business requirements and translate these into technical deliverables.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and solid relationship building experience
  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable liaising with all levels of the business

Technical Competencies

  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of using SQL at an advanced level
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of text and XML based data exchange
  • It would be extremely advantageous if you have Demonstrable knowledge and experience of using Business Objects, including Universe design or demonstrable knowledge and experience of working with Wordpress.


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