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Senior Data Analyst

Date: 04-May-2022

Location: Oxford, GB, OX4 4DQ

Company: Nominet

NEVER HEARD OF NOMINET? 

Our name may not be familiar, but you probably use our services every single day – ever visited a website ending in a .uk?

We’ve been running the national internet namespace for a quarter of a century, sitting proudly at the heart of the UK's critical digital infrastructure.  

Such a responsibility requires world-leading cyber security and we’re gaining a reputation for our innovative new security solutions, protecting our own systems and beyond. 

But we’re also a Public Benefit business. We invest in making a positive impact of the lives that are being most disrupted in our digital age: young people. We’re known as one of the UK’s leading ‘tech for good’ funders and the commitment to building a connected, secure and inclusive digital future drives everything we do. It’s not just rhetoric – ask our staff. 
  

THE BEST BITS 

At Nominet you can expect a competitive salary (depending on experience of course), plus excellent benefits including 30 days holidays, Healthcare, Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Wellbeing allowance, Remote Working,  Flex benefits and much much more.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

 

Are you passionate about data and how it can be used to drive insights? Would you like to work for a purpose driven company operating at the heart of the internet infrastructure? Do you have a natural curiosity and a passion for finding innovative solutions?

Then this could be the role for you!

 

We’re looking for a Senior Data Analyst the Insights team at Nominet. The team are responsible for putting a broad range of data and insights in the hands of the business spanning technical monitoring data, finance, and customer data to name a few. You’ll love data (goes without saying) and happy rolling up your sleeves to be hands on, but this role will also give you an opportunity to make a real impact as we deliver our strategy for the future of data and insights at Nominet.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

 

No two days are likely to be the same as we are currently evolving what we do and how we do things through the delivery of our Insights Transformation strategy, but you can expect to be involved in the following:

 

  • Responsibility for implementing BI and Dashboarding tools in the Insights team
  • Re-designing data layers
  • Helping the business to self-serve data by developing dashboards and supporting business users with how to make best use of them
  • Creating regular reports for internal and external stakeholders
  • Using statistical techniques to do in depth analysis of a specific business problem
  • Working with the business to understand their data and insights needs working together to develop the optimal solution
  • Working on ad-hoc requests for data and information to support specific operational questions with short turn-around times
  • Being evolved in shaping delivering longer term projects to bring new data, tools of functionality into Nominet shaping and delivering solutions

 

WHO YOU ARE

 

You’ll need the right technical skills to be successful in this role but we’re just as interested in what you are passionate about and how you work. We’re looking for someone with these skills and attributes:

 

  • Experience or involvement in implementing BI  / Dashboarding tools in the business
  • Demonstrable experience of generating insights from data
  • Proven experience of using data analysis tools – we use SQL and python but you might have used tools like R, SPSS, Stata or SAS
  • Experience creating dashboards for business users using tools like Power BI, Tableau or Qlik
  • The ability to work with business areas to really understand what problem they are trying to solve with data – getting to the nub of the issue and challenging where required
  • A mindset of continuous improvement- it’s not just about getting the task done it’s about making things simpler and easier in the future.
  • A love of learning – you’ll like to maintain a good knowledge of technologies and techniques in a field that is constantly evolving
  • Curiosity and creativity – constantly wanting to find out more about a problem and look at it from different angles to help you find a great solution


It would be great if you also had the following

  • Experience with applied statistics (e.g. significance testing, regression, clustering
  • Experience working in a technology company


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