Senior Data Analyst

Lusona Consultancy Limited
15 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Data Analyst required for the Data & Decisioning team of this Glasgow based Financial Services company.

Reporting to Manager, you will be accountable for creating and maintaining Standards and Policies relating to the Data Management Framework and ensuring these are adhered to across the Organisation; promoting good practice around Data Management. You will support various Technology Functions and the wider business to create a better understanding of Data and the flow of that Data across systems.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading a small team of analysts on a data project - managing progress and deliverables, providing mentoring support
  • Transforming business requirements into system requirements
  • Analysis of information requirements on complex data-driven projects involving integration, data warehousing, business intelligence and master data management technologies
  • Analysis of source system data - quality, robustness, cardinality etc
  • Manage key project stakeholders - both IT and business SMEs
  • Production of logical data models
  • Source to target data mappings
  • Collation of metadata to develop a data dictionary
  • Delivery of analysis to industry best practise, leading user forums and driving agility
  • Management of project scope
  • Provision of support and consultancy across the project lifecycle (eg. Design, Build, Test)
  • Coordinate and support the production of project impact assessments
  • Leading continuous improvement initiatives to further strengthen the business analysis capability
  • Project status reporting

Key Experience / Skills:

You will be an experienced Senior Data Analyst with strong technical skills and have a passion for using Data to drive business decisions.

  • Strong data analysis and SQL skills
  • People supervision/management experience
  • Gathering/translating requirements into quality system requirements
  • Knowledge of logical data modelling and source to target data mapping
  • An understanding of dimensional modelling
  • A working knowledge of process modelling and use cases
  • A good understanding of data lifecycle management, metadata management and data quality
  • A knowledge of data profiling in support of projects
  • A good understanding of software delivery methodologies (eg. waterfall, agile etc.)
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in simple terms
  • Ability to support and influence key technical and business stakeholders
  • Ability to promote and champion change
  • Strong collaborative skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organisational, time-management and communication skills

Salary up to £45,000 + Group Benefits. For further information contact Stuart Ringland at Lusona

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