Data Analyst

Date: 7 Nov 2023

Location: Oxford, GB, OX4 4DQ

Company: Nominet

This role is for a 9 month FTC and will be based on-site at our Oxford office 1-2 times per week.


About the role:   


This is a data analyst role for a 9 months fixed term contract in our Insights team. As a tech company running .uk domains we have a fascinating and varied dataset that includes data about customers, finance, use of registry systems and the registry itself. You will join the team as we deliver our insights transformation programme to take Nominet on the next stage of our analytics journey and make a step change in how we deliver insight to the business. If you have a natural curiosity, a passion for data and want to work for a purpose driven company this could be the role for you.   


You will be working in a small, close-knit team which includes data analysts, data engineers and a data scientist. You will work closely with the business on how we can make best use of our data to deliver value. You can expect to work on activities like:  


  • Answering key operational and strategic business questions using the data - this will involve providing ad-hoc data and analysis as well as developing regular reports that support operations in python and SQL 

  • You will work with the business to understand the insight they need and then use your technical skills to understand where to find that data, understand the data quality and define data requirements for our data engineers 

  • You will work with the business on how best to surface and visualise data in reports and dashboards to give them easy access to the data that they need day to day and bring data driven insights to daily decision making  


About you and your experience  


You’ll need previous experience as a data analyst to be successful in this role along with the technical skills that support this. We use Python, SQL and PowerBI but we’re also interested in your ability to work with the business to understand the insight that is needed.   


  • A good working knowledge of SQL is a must – we are looking you to have demonstrable experience of using SQL in a commercial role to query and manipulate data to deliver business insights 

  • We also need you to have experience of Python or R in a commercial setting – you will be comfortable reading in, manipulating an visualising data as well as using python to create specific reports 

  • You will have demonstrable experience of data manipulation and data cleansing   

  • You’ll be great at working with different business areas to really understand what they need from the data asking challenging questions to truly understand the problem and proposing solutions which are simple and powerful  

  • We’re looking for someone who is curious and creative you’re someone who is constantly wanting to find out more about a problem and look at it from different angles to help you find a great solution 

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