Data Analyst

Dovetail HRS
£35000 - £45000/annum
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
You will be working on the Research Team and the broader business's data pipeline. You will for instance be asked to source data and investigate a data sources such as a Websites, flat files, or APIs. You will learn as much as you can about business requirements and needs and then explore and profile the data using SQL, Excel, Python or whatever other tools fit the job.
*We need someone who is bright, articulate, who understands how to transform data and who is super eager to learn and work with data. You will need to be able to communicate complex material in layman's terms and educate people. The person in this job has a lot of different long term career paths in our company since we are small and everything we do depends on data. This is a highly visible, central, and critical role.
*Every day, you will be interacting with and learning from excellent project managers, business analysts, data scientists, software developers and QA engineers in a friendly, collegial environment.

*Collaborate with our Data Scientists, Product Owners, and Software Engineers to identify, collect and transform data for research and analysis including statistical modelling.
*Identify and diagnose data inconsistencies and errors.
Necessary Skills and Experience
*Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, or equivalent quantitative field.
*Python, SQL and Microsoft Excel.
*Experience manipulating and joining data in multiple different formats (for example, csv, json, xml, text).
*Experience integrating external APIs for data acquisition.
*Experience to data exploration, profiling, quality control, transformation, and visualization. Nice to Have Technical Skills
*Comfort with utilizing team collaboration software (issue tracking, project management, document sharing, etc.)
*Experience in feature engineering.
*Experience designing efficient and robust ETL/ELT workflows, schedulers, and event-based triggers
*Familiarity with the key concepts of Data Science including machine learning
*Knowledge of supervised and unsupervised classification techniques
*Ability to design rich data visualizations to communicate complex ideas to customers or company leaders
*Experience with AWS Soft Skills
*Outstanding client and internally-facing verbal and written communication, leadership, and negotiating skills
*Able to communicate complex concepts to all different types of audiences
*Assertiveness and resilience
*Self-motivation and eagerness to learn
*An honest, ego-less approach that inspires collaboration
*Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
*Creative and nimble with ability to overcome obstacles to solve the hardest problems
*Flexible and responsive with ability to adapt to rapid change in direction or business priority