Data Analyst (Hybrid)

Job description



We embarked a seven year global Business Transformation program enabled by SAP S/4HANA in January 2021. This is a greenfield implementation for Sandvik, a large Swedish multinational group. Ireland was chosen as the central hub location for this business digitalisation initiative which we call the “Seamless Flow Program”. A second phase of the Program is now starting, with ambition to extend the template to our Sales Units

We are looking for exceptional people to join our diverse and multi-cultural team. This is a fantastic opportunity to create the digital future for our organisation using the very latest SAP technologies, creating sustainable business benefits and supporting the execution of Divisional strategies.

As we are creating a new internal SAP competency, this presents a great opportunity for learning and career development in this full-time position.

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering Group with a strong commitment to enhancing customer productivity, profitability and sustainability. The Sandvik Group has been in operation since 1862 and today employs some 44,000 people, working in approximately 160 countries. Our diverse solutions delivered by our highly qualified and proficient employees enhance our customers’ productivity, safety and their profitability.

We are now recruiting for a Data Analyst (P2) permanent position in our Dublin Office.

Job Purpose

The Data Analyst will be responsible for supporting Sandvik’s S/4HANA transformation programme with design and technical execution of data migration ETL processes. The individual will be working in a team of Data Analysts responsible for securing efficiency and quality in data extraction routines from the source applications, conversion between data structures and secure data load into the SAP target application. The role will work closely with business analysts through testing cycles communicating error logs and supporting root cause analysis of load failures.

The role requires technical experience of working with large data sets and typical data management tools used to manage extraction, cleansing, transformation and loading of these data sets. Excellent communication (verbal and written), teamwork, and organizational skills will also be critical to executing the role successfully.

Main Responsibilities
  • Liaising with business users to get an understanding of how they use existing systems and hoe data flows across business processes.
  • Develop an understanding of the data and data structures in existing systems in order for you design routines for extracting this data so that it can be loaded into SAP.
  • Create technical specification documents by utilizing data migration experience and computer programming knowledge
  • Work with the SAP functional teams to scope and analyse the data migration requirements, including analysis of source system data structures and quality
  • Support the functional teams with the data reconciliation process Provide advisory services to the business to understand their data management issues and advising on appropriate data management strategies
  • Support the business in the cleansing of data in the source systems
  • Implement the data migration framework as per data migration architecture using SAP Data Services (Enterprise edition) and SAP Migration Cockpit
  • Design the Extract, Transform and Load routines maximizing the use of the technology to achieve a high degree of automation in a performant way
  • Build, test, execute and manage the data migration routines
  • Execute preload and post load data validation of migration results, handle error logs and advise on data cleansing requirements
  • Perform migration rehearsals, migration cutover tasks and post go-live support
  • Develop ongoing data quality monitoring procedures and reporting in S/4HANA utilising SAP Information Steward


Other tasks as required by your line manager
  • 3+ years in a similar role
  • Previous SAP R/3 or S/4HANA experience advantageous
  • Participation in a full ERP implementation lifecycle preferred
Education, Licences & Certifications
  • Bachelor in IT or an equivalent qualification preferable
What we offer:
  • 22 days annual leave
  • 4 Company Days
  • Defined Contribution Pension
  • VHI Health Insurance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Health & Wellbeing Initiatives – gym membership, wellbeing seminars, bike to work scheme
  • Hybrid Working, Flexible start & Finish times
  • New location in the IFSC from 1st May
Diversity, Inclusion & Sustainability

Sandvik has a developed belief in conducting our business in a sustainable and responsible manner, both for our employees and the environment; wherever in the world we operate.

Our high ethical standards determine our policy of putting Safety at a premium, acknowledging and respecting the communities and giving due consideration to the environment in the areas we operate.

These core values, to prioritise the safety and well-being of our employees, are the foundation of how we work today. We also recognise the importance on inter-personal relationships and how those based on honesty, respect and trust, enhance our working lives and help each other’s growth and career development.

Equality of opportunity is fully supported and endorsed as an employer by Sandvik, while also welcoming the additional strength that diversity brings, by providing a work environment where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.

Location: Dublin, Ireland, with exceptions for EMEA based on internal resources with required skillsets(Current office address - Dockline, Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1)

Reporting to: Data Management Lead

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunnelling and quarrying. In 2021, sales were approximately 41 billion SEK with about 15,500 employees within continuing operations.

A glimpse of our culture

At Sandvik, we’re tech driven, innovative and entrepreneurial! For us, success is a team effort - we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where people can be themselves and reach their full potential. So, we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our differences. We also give you the freedom to find that perfect mix between work, family life and interests. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn or Facebook to get to know us further.

How to apply? Interested in the challenge? Please apply directly via the Workday Employee Self Service with the reference [O/S]. For further information regarding the recruitment process contact Read more about Sandvik and apply at

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The closing date for applications is 30th September 2022

Applicants must be eligible to work in the EU or hold a valid permit to work in the EU

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