Insight Analyst

Tech Nation
United Kingdom
12 Oct 2018
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We’re looking for an Insights Analyst to join the team to deliver Insights work at Tech Nation - taking the lead on data focused components of projects to ensure their delivery makes an impact. Your primary focus will be delivering these projects - making key contributions through the application of data analytics, which may include the use of web, official and open data. Alongside this work you will be required to develop of new insights work, projects and contribute to commercial opportunities.

Focus of the role:

*An expert and a leader in data analysis- data analysis on official data, working in the ONS Secure Data Lab and with other statistics authority stakeholders to procure and conduct robust interrogation of data

*Providing expertise, data support and advice on technical and non-technical issues associated with data analysis, methods and use - working knowledge and implementation of Agile/ Kanban methods a plus

*A data pioneer - looking for ways that you can work with the organisation through everyday activities to increase the robustness and authority with which data is used in Tech Nation, and specifically Insights projects

*Implement processes and good practice related to of data collection, storage, sharing, modelling, analysis, visualisation and management

As well as sharing our ambitions and values, you will be:

*Entrepreneurial, highly analytical, a team player, and only satisfied when your work has a deep, meaningful impact.
You will have a desire to break new ground and experiment. This role will enable you to do this, through offering opportunities to develop and be part of a range of innovative insights projects.

The skills and experience you’ll likely have are:

*Excellent problem solving skills - you thrive when it comes to identifying problems and coming up with creative solutions

*Enjoy building something with other people, and love to see how your analysis and insights has a real-world impact

*Highly Statistically able - experience and ability to work with a range of data from official statistics, to web data (and everything in between)

*Highly developed understanding of statistical methods, Appreciation of the economic, social and cultural contexts of work on the tech industry &Curious about broader economic trends, and the impact that this has on skills, firms and government

*A working knowledge of data standards - implementing, documenting and replicating the ways that data is described and recorded - is a plus

*Expert in Excel, and a good working understanding of packages such as R, SQL, SPSS, Stata and MatLab

*Experience in statistical modelling or machine learning is a plus

*Knowledge about the UK tech sector, key challenges and ecosystem stakeholders

Additional Information about the role. You will:

Report into the Insights Lead at Tech Nation
Be based in Tech Nation’s London office in Old Street
Work in a friendly and collaborative team, with hard working and supportive colleagues

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