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Junior Business Analyst

  • Job reference: 920926
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: Up to GBP192 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Analysts, Supply Chain and Procurement
  • Date posted: 01/08/2018

Junior Business Analyst, Plymouth, To £24 per hour

Working for a defence company, our client urgently needs a junior Business Analyst for an initial 6 month contract.

Main Task

- Conduct Extract, Transform and Load processes on data from multiple sources into QlikView and Power BI
- Conduct historical data analysis to identify trends and areas for improvement.
- Create and maintain technical design documentation for continued development and reference where required
- Design and develop models and simulations to test business options and choices.
- Design and develop scripts which import data from source systems
- Employ methods to identify gaps in data accuracy, assurance and consistency to be able to drive improvement within the business
- Peer review colleagues work.
- Perform analysis of source systems and data for modelling and simulation.
- Perform analysis of source systems and data to model that data in QlikView and Power BI
- Perform coding to a high level which meets business requirements and standards.
- Provide input to requirement setting, proposing and selecting appropriate design alternatives and metrics to meet user requirements and provide effective decision support outputs
- Provide self-driven analysis on historic data to identify trends and areas for improvement
- Testing of both the developer's own work, as well as peer review of colleagues to create a collaborative and constructive development environment
- Work directly with business users to conduct requirement capture, prototype work and conduct user acceptance testing.

Technical Experience and Qualifications

- Experience in Business Intelligence (BI) applications and dashboard reporting
- Experience in calculating and reporting KPI, PI and balanced scorecards
- Experience in data analysis and reporting
- Experience of Extracting, Transforming and Loading (ETL) complex big data
- Experienced in creating and managing databases - Microsoft SQL and Oracle
- Scripting of ETL processes to automate extractions and transformations
- Understanding of business processes and identifying improvements

Experience of Extracting, Transforming and Loading (ETL) complex big data
Degree educated in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science.
Experience of designing and implementing hardware, software and system solutions
Understanding of business processes and identifying improvements

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.