Senior Data Analyst

Location Battersea
Discipline: The Built Environment, Technology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Paul Withers

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Published: 3 months ago

Job Title: Senior Data Analyst

Reporting to Head of Information Systems

Location: Battersea SW London

As one of the leading architects in the UK and a company at the forefront of its industry, Foster and Partners have over 50 years of project data. With over 300 active projects globally, this puts us in a unique position to build a bespoke and powerful data structure to serve the company. The successful Senior Data Architect will be able to effectively combine long-term strategic vision with hands-on, solution architecture in the design responsible for security and management of the data as well as providing business analysis and insight.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Managing end to end data processing from initial acquisition through to analytical storage.

  • Provision of all data linkage between front-end Analytics solution and back-end analytical data structures.

  • Lead a small team to gather and understand the company’s data requirements, deliver appropriate solutions including setting up data exports, building and improving data warehouses and developing reports.

  • Taking responsibility for the training and nurturing of our junior people on-the-job. Ensuring that they are getting the skills needed and are a useful and active participant in projects.

  • Talking to users about what we can do as a team, listening to client problems and coming up with solutions and plans for implementation. Pricing and resourcing those solutions.

  • Prepare solution design, policy and process documentation as required.

  • Continue to assess the companies changing needs using the latest technology.

Qualities and skills required:

  • Database technologies, ideally SQL. Querying, designing and building.

  • Working with ERP / CRM (or other business systems) to find and extract data.

  • Designing / building ETL pipelines (really any technology but we use SSIS / Azure Data Factory).

  • Microsoft Azure data platform especially Azure Data factory, Azure Data Lake, Data Bricks, Azure SQL/DW.

  • Multi-dimensional and tabular data modelling.

  • Visualisation and data mining tools (Power BI mainly)

  • Experience of master data management, data governance and data strategies.

In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, company pension and DIS.

If you would like to be considered for the position please apply with an up to date CV

To apply or for further details please contact

*Please note due to the high number of applications we receive if you haven't had a response within 5 days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.