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Vacancy

Insights Data Analyst

Vitali Sukoljukov

Posted: 17 January 2024

Reporting to Head of Data Insights

Purpose

You will play a key role in the development of analysis and services to support GeoPlace’s insights work. Working with key stakeholders across the Insights Group and wider business, design high quality analytical and technical solutions to complex problems. Through analytical work, data prototyping and process development you will provide evidence for strategic decision making, drive data solutions and provide increased value to our users.

Key Roles

The Data Analyst shall be responsible for

  • Support technical leads to deliver projects and programmes run by the Insights Group
  • Provide support to the Insights group for their projects around design and data engineering solutions
  • Collecting, analysing and interpreting large sets of complex data
  • Managing and maintaining large datasets and databases
  • Ensuring data is accurate, accessible and secure
  • Using data visualisation to present data in a way that is easy for non-technical stakeholders to understand
  • Assist with establishing new analysis techniques and processes to assist in improving core data quality
  • Provide data architecture and automation solutions for the Insights group and wider business
  • Injecting new ideas, innovation, and best practice in the field of data analysis and analytics into the business
  • Working to agreed briefs, timelines, and procedures
  • Ensuring all relevant documentation is up to date and complete in line with the company Quality Management System

Other responsibilities

In addition, the Data Analyst may be asked to:

  • provide subject matter specialist geospatial advice across the business
  • assist in the user acceptance testing of system, data, or process changes
  • represent Insights Team at internal and external meetings
  • provide technical, geospatial, and analytical advice to Insights team members

Skills

The Data Analyst shall have

  • an analytical mind with an aptitude for problem solving
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to clearly explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • good planning and organisation skills
  • a desire to provide exceptional levels of service
  • an open and transparent manner
  • an ability to build strong relationships built on mutual trust and respect
  • an ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively
  • the confidence to question and improve working practices and influence technical decisions

Knowledge

The Data Analyst shall be able to demonstrate

  • intermediate knowledge and proficiency in Python for data analysis and management
  • knowledge of web development
  • ability to interact with cloud services, APIs
  • Experience with data visualisation software such as tableau, PowerBI
  • knowledge of Docker for local development
  • knowledge of git for version control
  • knowledge of AI and machine learning
  • degree level familiarity (or equivalent with appropriate evidence) of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) including common concepts, algorithms, and data formats (including GML) and standards (OGC standards)
  • intermediate knowledge of relational databases and database query languages (including Oracle, Oracle Spatial, PL/SQL, PostgreSQL and PostGIS)
  • knowledge and understanding of graph databases (e.g. Neo4j)
  • an awareness of key national geographic datasets including Ordnance Survey’s MasterMap Topography Layer, OS Highways, Code-Point with Polygons, Boundary Line products and OS OpenLayers

Vision & Values:

We are:

  • Enthusiastic about our work
  • Rigorous in our delivery
  • Continuously thinking about improvement
  • Making a difference to society
  • Excelling at what we do best
  • Overall, we take pride in what we achieve together

The post holder will undertake other duties as appropriate to the post to support and contribute to the delivery of GeoPlace’s Vision, Mission and Objectives as described in the Business Plan.

Compliance: The post holder will conform to established Quality, Information Security, IT, Health and Safety, Equality and other GeoPlace policies and procedures as defined in the Company Handbook.

Employee Benefits

  • Ability to work in the central London office or work from home with some occasional office working
  • 25 days holiday (in addition to normal and public bank holidays) per year
  • 10% of your working week can be spent taking part in Learning and Development
  • Group Personal Pension (minimum employer contribution is 4%)
  • Employee subscription to Udemy training
  • Group Income Protection Scheme (on completion of probation)
  • Life Assurance Scheme – 3 x salary (on completion of probation)
  • Interest free season ticket loan (on completion of probation)
  • Cycle to Work scheme (on completion of probation)

How to apply

Interviews will be conducted via video technology and in person.

Please send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you would like to work for GeoPlace to [email protected]

Please ensure your eligibility to work in the UK before applying.

GeoPlace is an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, age, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, race, or pregnancy and maternity, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

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