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Data Analyst

Date: 12-Sep-2022

Location: Oxford/ Hybrid, GB

Company: Nominet

We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry. For over 25 years, we’ve been operating at the heart of internet infrastructure. While we're best known for running .UK domains, we also help protect public services from cyber threat.

Our aim is to create a world which is more connected, inclusive and secure. We know that technology has the power to transform lives by creating opportunities and providing support where it’s needed most.

As a public benefit company, our work funds the ability to make a positive impact on society. We’ve donated millions to projects that use technology to improve peoples’ lives and have committed to delivering £60m worth of support over the next three years.

We understand the impact the Internet has on the environment and are committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050. We’re already a Carbon Neutral company through offsetting our emissions and will continue to work on reducing our footprint.


About the role
This is a chance to join our Insights Team as a Data Analyst with the opportunity to have a real impact as we undertake an insights transformation programme which will create a step change in Nominet’s ability to gain insights from data. You will put data and insights in the hands of the business driving decision making and having a real impact on how things are done. 


The Insights team sits at the heart of the business, meaning you will be working with a real variety of data that could about registered domains, customers, finance or technical performance to name a few. You will work with data engineers and data scientists and use your analytical skills to deliver insights that can be leveraged by the business.  
The essential bits 

You will create and deliver BI dashboards which put data in the hands of the business bringing data driven insights to daily decision making; visualising data in imaginative ways to tell stories about what's going on in our business and what action we should take.

Modernise, automate and streamline processes to ensure reports and dashboards can be delivered in a seamless way.

Within the Insights team you will liaise with Data Engineers to ensure the insight function has data which is accurate and fit for purpose. You will also utilise machine learning algorithms delivered by Data Scientists and develop your own statistical models to utilise advanced analytics to answer business problems.
About you and your experience 

With experience as a Data Analyst, you will have a true passion for creating insight and value add analytics. You’ll have an inquisitive and analytical mind, with the capability to think laterally and look beyond the obvious. Problem solving will be second nature to you, and you’ll enjoy using your technical skills along with your flair to visualise information in a way that brings data to life. 

In addition, we are looking for someone who has experience creating business dashboards with a tool like Tableau, Qliksense or Power BI. You will have used SQL to query and manipulate data for analysis, as well as a language like Python, R or SAS to manipulate and analyse data. The ability to present complex information in a clear way to business stakeholders and tell a story using data is absolutely vital in this role.

What’s in it for you

The Nominet way of working empowers our people to flex between home and the office. We operate on a Hybrid basis. This empowers everyone to take ownership day to day, balancing the needs of our people and business. You will be required to come into the Oxford office for key activities to ensure we have a collaborative and connected working environment.

Pension match to 7%, performance related bonus scheme, private medical insurance, 30 days annual leave, reward portal, support to buy tech equipment tax free, holiday buy scheme, discounted shopping, on-site gym and shower facilities, Medi-cash (claiming cash back on things like optical, dental, inoculations and prescriptions), Employee Assistance Program, Dental Insurance, Health Assessments, Cycle2Work scheme, free- on site car parking, broad range of tools and resources to support your personal and professional development, Nominet Give Hub. We also have an active Social Committee.


Data protection

If you choose to explore an opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Nominet, these details will be held by Nominet for 12 months in accordance with our Privacy Policy and used by our recruitment team and hiring managers in the process to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at Nominet.  If you would like Nominet to delete or update your details at any time, please follow the steps set out in the Privacy Policy describing your individual rights.  If you have any questions about Nominet’s data protection practices, please email:

Equal opportunities

Cybersecurity is a community effort. That’s why we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone – unless they’re a cybercriminal, of course.

We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background.

We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application.

We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

Security checks

All roles working for Nominet will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Some roles due to the nature of their work, will require additional security clearance.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with us.

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