Senior Data Analyst - Permanent
Rail Delivery Group
London, GB
4d ago

What is the purpose of this job?

Working as part of the Data & Analytics team, you will bring your analytical skills and problem-solving abilities to drive forward and support the Rail Retail Strategy.

We work with our members to determine the strategy the rail industry will pursue across both product and fulfilment methods.

Your analysis will support the evaluation of existing strategies and help shape future strategies and decisions. As a result, you will help deliver real world positive change across the rail network impacting both new and existing customers.

The D&A team works across different projects and programmes to support the business and train operating companies (TOCs) to gain maximum value from data.

You’ll receive career coaching and line management support from the D&A team, with day-to-day direction being given by the Retail Strategy team.

What can I expect to do in this job?

  • Analyse and identify digital take up across the network, highlighting areas of opportunity and growth.
  • Conduct analysis to identify how customers purchase and travel on barcode tickets vs paper tickets.
  • Support the expansion of digital retailing across the network.
  • Conduct analysis to identify, track and report potentially fraudulent retailing activity.
  • Produce self-service dashboards which enable less technical stakeholders to explore and understand your results.
  • Provide adhoc analysis in support of retail data requests.
  • Present recommendations and analysis to internal colleagues & external stakeholders using appropriate presentation methods.
  • What experience, skills and knowledge do I need?

    The candidate should have advanced SQL knowledge (ideally in AWS Redshift) & data visualization skills (ideally in Tableau).

    In addition, they should also have working knowledge with agile development tools such as Jira, Confluence and GitHub. They should have proven experience working and querying large, complex, and messy data sets with excellent organisation and proven ability to work on several simultaneous projects.

    Being an excellent communicator is essential for the role. The way you deliver and communicate your findings will influence how your recommendations and findings are adopted by the industry.

    We would expect the candidate to be confident and articulate and able to adapt communication styles to their audience.

    Understanding of Data Engineering concepts (ETL processes / Automation) and hands on experience with AWS tools such as EC2 and S3 are desirable but not essential.

    A full job description is available on request.

    Closing Date - 22nd October 2021

    At RDG we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals. We want to attract candidates from every background irrespective of culture or belief, instilling camaraderie in the workplace, whereby the integration of individual thoughts and values are encouraged.

    We strive to avoid and challenge discrimination against individuals with regard to gender, race, colour, religious beliefs, national origin, age, disability, sexual or relationship orientation.

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