Data Analyst

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Thought Machine, one of the UK's leading Fin-tech companies, is undergoing a period of rapid expansion and is looking to hire a candidate in the role of Data Analyst.

Our mission is to cure one of the banking industry's primary problems: it's reliance on outdated IT infrastructure. Nearly every bank is stuck on a legacy IT platform, which cripples their ability to innovate and give their customers the type of service they deserve.

Our solution to this is Vault: a complete retail banking platform that is capable of being configured easily to suit the needs of any bank. We have built Vault from the ground up as a cloud native, microservice API architecture platform. Thought Machine has a deep culture of engineering excellence, and we believe it is this which delivers a solution compelling enough to engender a seismic shift in the banking industry.

Thought Machine is looking for highly talented individuals to help grow the company and achieve our ambitious goal. We pride ourselves on having an excellent internal culture, where we strive hard to create the best possible working environment; a healthy mix of great technical work, fast pace, supportive atmosphere, and of course our irreverent sense of fun.

Thought Machine hires team members of excellent calibre in every role. While a lot will be asked of you, you will benefit greatly from working in a world class team, with colleagues who excel. Working at Thought Machine is fast paced and team oriented with an emphasis in delivering the highest quality work in every role

Requirements

Your role will be to analyse information gathered to provide insights which will help shape decisions and set the future direction of the business. You will be responsible for:

  • Understanding stakeholders requirements and building analytical tools that provide regular and accurate outputs to meet these needs
  • Support stakeholders by providing ad-hoc analysis
  • Pro-active consulting with stakeholders to advise on improvements to ways of working / improving data capture
  • Communicate findings with the wider business
  • Growing domain expertise and championing data analysis


You will have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a STEM subject
  • Strong analytic abilities, with the demonstrable desire to identify insights from both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Ability to interact with senior stakeholders to gather requirements and answer the 'so what'
  • Hands-on experience in reporting - from the simple to the complex, metrics/KPIs, performance insights, business intelligence and data analysis
  • Working independently, managing your own projects, owning the process from start to finish
  • High attention to detail and flexibility in juggling different responsibilities
  • Proficient in with one or more of the following:
    • Microsoft Excel / PowerBI / Tableau
    • Python / R
    • Distributed cloud computing (AWS / Azure)
    • SQL, relational database and (structured/unstructured) data querying, data warehousing and data modelling
    • Ability to gather and process raw data at scale (including writing scripts, web scraping, working with APIs, writing SQL queries, etc.


Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Share options
  • Pension
  • Healthcare (including dental & optical)
  • Other perks like sports clubs, healthy (and sometimes not so healthy) snacks, breakfast and drinks
  • A talented & experienced team as your colleagues
  • An environment where you can learn and progress
  • Friday team wrap up with drinks and food!
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