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Data Analyst (Contract)

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Data Analyst (Contract)

Team: Data
Location: UK Wide
Commitment: Contract
The Role

We're seeking an innovative data analyst / performance analyst who can help our major clients transform. You’ll use your strong technical skills to develop performance measuring frameworks to track goals, user needs or KPIs. As an Opencast data analyst, you’ll have an open mind and an enthusiasm for learning new technologies.

What you’ll do within our teams

  • Use various technologies and techniques to monitor and measure the performance of the client’s services or product to develop short- and long-term strategies.
  • Showcase your analysis through presentations and communication with technical and non-technical people.
  • Advise on the best technologies and frameworks to monitor performance for the teams' and client’s specific needs.
  • Help promote an environment of collaboration, where we treasure values like T-shaping.
  • If required, review your colleagues’ work in a constructive manner and mentor junior team members.
  • Act as an ambassador for Opencast. You’ll promote our approach to software development.
  • You’ll suit this role if you have:

  • knowledge of and experience working with data platforms such as Google Analytics, Splunk, Datadog, or similar
  • knowledge and experience of working with digital technology. You’ll understand what it involves and its impact
  • experience of designing and implementing a performance framework including KPIs for a service or product
  • analytical skills in identifying the right data sources. You then validate and understand how to interpret the results
  • experience of understanding and identifying who users are and what their needs are, based on evidence and putting their needs first
  • experience of collecting, collating, cleansing, and interpreting data to derive meaningful and actionable insights
  • an ability to use the most appropriate medium to visualise data to tell compelling and relevant actionable stories
  • an awareness of agile principles
  • an understanding of the stages of product delivery
  • Bonus nice-to-haves

  • Experience visualising data using Power BI, Tableau, QlikView, Power Query or similar.
  • Data processing experience using Excel, VBA, SQL, Python, R etc.
  • About Opencast 
    Opencast is an ambitious, successful, and growing technology consultancy. We pride ourselves in the qualities of our people. We're inclusive, creative, and collaborative. 
    It's an exciting time to join us on our journey as we grow and expand our services to help our clients tackle bigger, more complex challenges. We plan to treble the size of our team by 2025 — but we’re determined not to lose our unique culture. 
    What makes Opencast right for you? 
    You don’t have to tick every box to join us. We’re looking for those brave enough to ask the right questions and do the right thing. We value and empower our people, doing right by each other. We work flexibly and keep hierarchy to a minimum. 
    Inclusion at Opencast 
    Opencast is an equal opportunity employer and we’re committed to creating an environment where everyone thrives. We don’t discriminate based on age, disability, ethnicity, family status, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation. 
    If you’d like to be part of a team where your voice is heard and your involvement matters, please join us. We’re a better company because you’re with us. 
    Where you’ll work 
    At Opencast we trust our people to make the right decisions. You may work remotely from home or, depending on your project, you may be required to occasionally work at a client site or your nearest Opencast office. 
    Interview process 
    Interviews take place over Microsoft Teams. If that doesn’t work for you, we’ll do everything we can to support and make any necessary adjustments. We want to ensure everyone has the best possible interview experience. 
    Applicants from overseas 
    We accept applicants from overseas but once you’re appointed you need to work in the UK. 

    Want to find out more? 
    Visit our website to find out more about us, our work and the benefits of joining us. 

    If you’d like to talk directly about this role with the people leading our services, visit the Contact section of the website. We’re keen to chat. 
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    If you’d like to talk directly with our service leads, we’re keen to chat. You might have a question about how we work, tech that we’re using or want to run an idea past one of our specialists.

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