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Data Analyst (SQL, Netezza, Oracle, Sybase, DB2, Teradata)

  • Salary: £400 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 14/11/2016
  • Job reference: J358217A

Data Analyst (SQL, Netezza, Oracle, Sybase, DB2, Teradata)

Data Analyst (SQL, Netezza, Oracle, Sybase, DB2, Teradata) required to join a reputable insurance company based in South East London. This is a contract position which will last for an initial 12 months with a circa of £400-500 pay per day.

The Role


We are looking for someone with outstanding data management and manipulation skills. Primary responsibilities will be to understand business needs, and to specify, develop and manage technical processes for transforming and loading data into data models for use by Business Intelligence and reporting tools, and for statistical and predictive modelling.


Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the design of data models and architecture for use by Business Intelligence and reporting tools
  • Design and develop data transformation and loading processes for the population and ongoing management of the data models and architecture
  • Develop detailed knowledge of data structures and meanings from data sources across the company
  • Perform QC and verification of data according to specified criteria. Take the initiative in managing data problems / exceptions
  • Define and implement rules-based derived fields
  • Thoroughly document the data transformation processes used
  • Participate in cross-functional projects


Skills and Experience Required

  • Experience and in-depth understanding of relational database modelling and structures
  • Extensive experience working with very large data sets (preparing data and tables for presentation of analyses), independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience in handling data quality and integrity issues
  • Expert in SQL and database tools (e.g., Netezza, Oracle, Sybase, DB2, Teradata).
  • Experience with software development lifecycle including testing
  • Experience with business intelligence data modelling techniques and tools
  • Degree qualification in relevant discipline


Skills and Experience Desired

  • Direct experience in preparing datasets for use in statistical and predictive modelling
  • An interest in statistical and predictive modelling
  • Skills in other coding languages such as R, Python, C++
  • Experience in data warehousing, dimensional modelling, or NoSQL databases


Background

  • Our minimum criteria is the equivalent of an upper second or first class honours degree from a top 20 university

If this opportunity is of interest to you, please submit your CV in the first instance. For more information contact; James Brown - 0161 924 1425

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