Senior Data Analyst

Location: London

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The Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS) works with the House of Commons, the House of Lords, and Parliament staff on their IT and digital needs.

At the Parliamentary Digital Service, we’re transforming the way Parliament does digital. We’re responsible for the digital output of all parliamentary services. We think it’s important that everyone can access and understand what’s going on in Parliament. Our goal is to bring together the public, Parliament Members, and Parliamentary staff to inform, engage, support, and communicate through one, unified digital core – PDS.


The Data and Search team consists of data analysts and data engineers who focus on understanding data, providing insights on data, and transformation of data to effectively deliver services to stakeholders within Parliament. This involves supporting the master data sets, integrations between systems, supporting the implementation of new systems, improving the quality of data and providing analytics and reporting.

The post holder will be part of the data and search team with links to the Transforming Digital (TD) program. TD is a large and wide ranging program delivering new technology, changes to processes and governance, service transformation, people and capability development and organisational redesign (and much more).

Job Information

As a Senior Data Analyst you will collect, organise and analyse data to provide business insight and support decision making. Core to the role is the assessment of data for its intended use, particularly in the context of consuming and supplying data (data integration, data migration) for the purpose of providing effective services and developing data models for reporting.

This role will help support the Transforming Digital project and the Master Data Management Project, a project the Data and Search Team are delivering. Project work will include supporting the migration of data for systems that are being replaced, providing input into new data models, analysing data quality, and supporting the data integration between systems.

Your skills and experience

  • Your experience of assessing a variety of dimensions of data according to business criteria in
    order to determine its suitability for the intended will have led to you successfully contributing to
    the identification, impact assessment and resolution of problems with data
  • Your experience of capturing, reviewing and making recommendations on requirements about
    data, from a variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders, will have led to effective decision
    making on whether a proposed solution will meet requirements or not, showing your ability to
    adapt your working style to accommodate the needs of others in a diverse environment
  • Your experience of extracting and manipulating data will have led to you developing data models
    and datasets that are efficient to use and effective in their intended use, demonstrated by their
    successful use in organisation reporting or processes
  • Your experience of using SQL, and other querying, statistical or scripting languages, will mean
    you are able to effectively create queries from databases, link data in different systems and
    assess the extent that data matches. You’ll be experienced at making recommendations on data
    cleaning for the purpose of data migration, integration or mastering based on your findings
  • Your experience of working in a diverse teams and/or with diverse stakeholders will mean you
    form effective working relationships, adapting your working style and communication to
    accommodate the needs of others

We’re an open, transparent, collaborative team at the heart of Westminster, who work innovatively and flexibly to facilitate a work/life balance. We pride ourselves in building people’s careers, investing in them and providing great opportunities for career progression.

Successful candidates will be required to complete pre-employment checks. This includes security vetting to Counter Terrorism Clearance (CTC) level unless otherwise specified. All successful candidates are required to pass these checks before an offer can be confirmed.

Applicants should be aware that if they have resided outside of the UK for a total of more than two of the last five years they are not eligible for vetting.

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