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Data Analyst

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Data and Analytics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Microsoft Power-Bi, Analyst, Bi Analyst, Microsoft Azure, Data Analyst, Developer

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    William Sutton

  • Contact email:

    william.sutton@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    78747_1662110545

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Data Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Moving and combining data residing in disparate systems providing a unified, consistent data view against our core technology stack

  • Working with SOAP and REST web services

  • Documenting design concepts for integration implementations to include encryption, security, logging, throttling, scalability, and clustering

  • Understanding and validation of integration requirements

  • Development of APIs and process flows on lo code / no code solutions

  • Providing support for deployment and post go-live implementations

  • Working with geographically dispersed teams and providing mentoring where required

  • Management of integrations across back end, front end and ssas platforms

  • Identification and understanding of our core data

  • Packaging data so it can be reused and shared, and providing rules and access guidelines for the data

  • Managing and communicating information policies and mechanisms for effective data usage

  • Liaise with functional stakeholders to understand existing operations: users, data, processes, outputs, current issues, and future requirements

  • Testing and implementation of new functionality/modules of existing applications

  • Work with 3rd party software provider, becoming a systems SME while collaborating with the vendors

  • Oversee the development of fixes to the systems and ensure that they are implemented correctly

  • Responsible for updating existing documentation and creating new documentation when new functionality or reporting is added

  • Training and knowledge transfer between the team members

Required experience:

  • Experience in business analysis

  • Data Integration tools and knowledge of the Microsoft BI Stack

  • Knowledge of c#, scripting languages, Azure Synapse & SQL, and an understanding of the SDLC

  • Should understand Web Services (RESTful and SOAP), API Data Definitions, Data Structures (JSON and XML) and ODATA.

  • Background in data warehouse design (e.g., dimensional modelling) and data mining

  • Understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework

  • Knowledge of SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

  • Ability to understand database schema of multiple systems and design best practice solutions for integrating in order to produce required reporting outcomes

  • Web services / API experience

  • Experience of Private Equity software, Investran, Data Exchange, ViewPoint, is preferable, but not essential.

  • Experience of formal change management, including requirements elicitation, specification documentation, project co-ordination & planning

Skills & Competencies Sought:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain technical solutions in plain language.

  • Strong interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients, and third-party supplies

  • Thirst for knowledge and desire to learn new systems

  • Interest in AI, ML and RPA

  • Highly organised

  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to problem solve

  • Team player and able to work across different offices (travel required) and time zones (vendors in North America)

  • the ability to work under pressure on multiple projects within your project timeframes

  • a passion for creating solutions with a positive attitude to change

  • excellent analytical skills and an informed, evidence-based approach

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