Senior Data Analyst

Location: Warwick CV34

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About the Role

Asa Senior Data Analyst, you willanalyse and understand how data is used in Gas Transmissions (GT) systems and processes,providing analytical expertise in the manipulation, interpretation, updating and management of data. You will act as an expert in how datasets are used across all of GT's systems, owning and authoring the GT data model.

Your role will be to understand the data ownersobjectives and design and implement data update processes and controls to meet them. Leading in the analysis and profiling of datasets to inform data design, mitigation and change activities, you will also interpret data and meta-data using statistical analyses and profiling.

Working with stakeholders, you will work to continuously improve working practices, research and understand data issues to design appropriate solutions, whilst supporting activities to determine the most appropriate design to suit a data asset. You will design and author end-to-end data documentation to enable engagement and governance activities as well as implement data governance and data quality strategies with system implementation and business change.

Using tools such as T-SQL, Oracle, PL/SQL, VBA and Python, you will write code to develop automated processes. You will also perform process and transactional activities as required for the maintenance and testing of data and support quality audit activities to maintain the highest standards of output, including peer review.

About You

We are looking for someone who...

Can prioritise and organise -works to tight deadlines and has excellent attention to detail.

Is highly numerate and analytical -with the ability to work with large sets of data, managing and manipulating databases.

Demonstrates accuracy - whilst working in a fast-changing work environment without compromising quality of work.

Technical Skills:

  • Good knowledge of data quality and governance principles
  • Understanding of data structures, database design and GT asset data
  • Understanding of database and data warehousing methodology including normalisation/de-normalisation, entity relationships, primary key/foreign key relationships, star schemas and dimensional modelling
  • Good knowledge of how data is used in GT's systems and the processes it relates to
  • Proven ability and expertise across a range of data management disciplines
  • Highly proficient in Excel, Access, T-SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, VBA and Python

The ideal candidate will havea scientific or numerical based degree, numerate and data management/computer related further education and/or relevant experience.

What You'll Get

A competitive salary between £38,300-£48,000dependent on capability.

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

Further Information

Opportunity Type:Permanent


Closing Date:Wednesday 28th April 2021

We encourage you to submit your application as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date.National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.

About Us

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At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.

Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.

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