Senior Data Analyst.

  • technology
  • permanent
  • Chiswick


£50,000-£65,000 DOE

Chiswick, London - Hybrid 3 days per week

My client are a market leading household name with a strong emphasis on embracing tech trends, and they are looking for a Senior Data Analyst to accelerate our growth and adoption of new cloud-based infrastructure (Azure) and a cutting-edge reporting suite.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and growing team that leverages the latest technologies to drive innovation and excellence. As part of the Business Analytics Team, which serves as the centre of excellence for analytics and process evolution, the Senior Data Analyst will play a key role in a variety of business intelligence and analytical projects. This role is crucial in extracting value from our data and presenting insights in a meaningful way to the business. It is a highly visible position, frequently requiring presentations to the executive team.

The Responsibilities

Technical Leadership in SQL:

  • Serve as the technical lead for the department in writing complex SQL queries from a transactional database.
  • Ensure high technical competency and meticulous attention to detail in SQL scripting.
  • Collaborate with data engineers to build the data warehouse and support ongoing analytical projects.
  • Transform SQL queries into actionable insights and outputs that drive business decisions.

Power BI Reporting and Visualisation:

  • Act as the technical expert in Power BI, leveraging advanced functionalities such as row-level security, calculation groups, and complex DAX measures.
  • Lead the creation of insightful and interactive Power BI reports and dashboards that present complex data clearly and actionably for stakeholders at all levels.
  • Develop the Power BI reporting environment, ensuring best practices and optimal performance.

Advanced Analytics Solutions:

  • Utilise statistical and analytical techniques to identify opportunities that can boost conversion and productivity within the organization.
  • Drive the development of advanced analytics solutions to derive actionable insights from data using statistical methods and machine learning models.
  • Apply knowledge of Python and machine learning modelling, leveraging environments such as ML Studio for machine learning and predictive modelling projects.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate advanced analytics into business processes and applications.
  • Bridge the gap between business and technology, using actionable insights to support business decisions and provide guidance on growth opportunities.

Performance Monitoring and Optimisation:

  • Establish metrics to evaluate the performance and impact of analytics solutions, making data-driven recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Proactively identify opportunities and insights to generate revenue or reduce costs across a range of business units, including sales, finance, and HR.

The Requirements

  • Proven experience (at least 5 years) in data analytics and business intelligence.
  • Proficiency in writing and optimizing complex SQL queries.
  • Proficiency in designing and developing Power BI reports and dashboards, with advanced technical knowledge in row-level security, calculation groups, and complex DAX measures.
  • Previous experience working with a cloud-based data platform such as Microsoft Azure/Synapse.
  • Expertise in data analysis and deriving insights from data, with the initiative to deep dive into data and present findings to stakeholders.
  • Comfortable presenting complex ideas to executive-level stakeholders.