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Senior Data Analyst - SQL

Date: 27-Jan-2023

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 Senior Role in our Insights team. As a tech company running .uk domains we have a fascinating and varied dataset. You will join the team as we embark on an 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.  


What will you be doing? 



As Our data analytics team includes Data Engineers and Data Scientists so your focus as a Senior Data analyst will on how we can make best use of our data to deliver value to the business and future proof the data we deliver to ensure its longevity. You will be leading on the following activities: 


  • Shaping delivery of longer-term projects to bring new data into our data architecture in an optimal way to meet emerging needs 

  • creating consolidated data sets and dashboards that meet these needs of different stakeholders across the business, ensuring big picture thinking 

  • Creating a self-serve mentality by working closely with the business to understand the insight they need and delivering visually appealing and easy to use dashboards in PowerBI 

  • Developing regular reports that support operations in python and SQL 

  • In depth analysis of a specific business problems which might involve techniques such as hypothesis testing or regression analysis.  


Who are you? 


It’s essential that you have a strong background in analytics to be successful in this role along with the technical skills that support this. We use PowerBI, Python and SQL and whilst extensive SQL experience is a must we’re more interested in your ability to work with the business to understand the insight that is needed and to tell a compelling story than exactly which tools you have used in the past.  


  • Your coding experience might be in SQL, Python, R, SAS, Stata or another analysis tool 

  • You will be able to create visualisations that give insight into what the data tells you either in a tool like PowerBI, or tableau, or in a visualisation package like seaborn in python 

Whatever your tool of choice you will have extensive experience of data analytics understanding how to manipulate data as needed, use it to understand how it relates to what going on in the business and deliver powerful insights 

  • 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 


What’s in it for you?  

  • This is a chance to join the team at a point where we are transforming what we dso and really be a part of shaping what that look like 

  • We’re a team that is focused on creating a learning environment both through individual training and by creating opportunities for our data analysts, data engineers and data scientists to learn from each other  

  • The size of the organisation means we are big enough to have a multi-disciplined data team but small enough to look after data from the across the organisation spanning technical systems data, customer data and core business transactions 

  • 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 Tech scheme


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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