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Lead Data Analyst - Edinburgh/Midlothian

£ Competitive - Technology - IT- Management
Ref: 3682 Date Posted: Monday 07 Nov 2016
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Nine Twenty Technology are recruiting a Lead Data Analyst on behalf of our Edinburgh based Client. As Lead Data Analyst you will be will be responsible for working with our Investment colleagues, turning their business requirements into functional need that can then be translated into solution design forming the important link between technology provision and business value add.  

The Role:

Our Client is seeking highly talented, business aware individuals to join our Enterprise Information Delivery Team within the Technology department. The team is focussed on providing data and information provisioning solutions which support our strategic business goals. This is a great opportunity to be part of a core central team which is aligned to the strategic data objectives of the business and its information provisioning needs.  You will be required to:

  • Work with our customers to elicit and document their business requirements 
  • Be highly effective and motivated
  • Be dedicated to exploiting the data proposition and supporting technologies in order to add business value
  • Have an understanding and awareness of the technologies, methods and tools used in the organisation to maximise both use and evolution
  • Analyse business requirements and devise technical solutions within the business context
  • Share specialist knowledge with colleagues
  • Look for opportunities to create business value from optimal use of existing technologies, data or use of new or innovative technologies
  • Use industry awareness, industry contacts and the insight of peers and colleagues to influence the business’s technology direction
  • Sustain long-term relationships (both consumers and stakeholders)
  • Provide support and guidance to other team members within Technology Services
  • Focus on customer needs ensuring value driven results

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Have fluent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to plan & monitor own work activities meeting time and quality targets
  • Have a talent for rapid absorption of new information and can apply it effectively
  • Thrive in a team environment
  • Build and maintain excellent work relationships
  • Understand and can apply the project life-cycle and governance
  • Have an interest in workplace collaboration/interaction tools
  • Can use analysis tools and techniques such as database querying, function modelling or database modelling
  • Approach problem solving in an analytical and systematic way
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle both variety and priority

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience of working in an Investment/Asset Management environment.
  • Understanding of databases technologies
  • Awareness of Database Design or Data Warehouse structures
  • Experience in reporting financial information, dealing with complex data
  • Possess an excellent understanding of business requirements and IT strategies

If you think you have the relevant skills for this role please submit your CV for the attention of Nine Twenty Technology.