Job Title: Senior Data Analyst (SAS programmer) Permanent – Full time (initially 1 year fixed term contract) Permanent / Full-time Salary: £37,000 - £45,000 Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire THE COMPANY: Our client, an international exams group, designing and delivering assessments to over 8 million learners in over 170 countries. They are committed to ensuring that all our assessments are fair, have sound ethical underpinning, and operate according to the highest technical standards. THE ROLE: Senior Data Analyst (SAS programmer)- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire The role of the Senior Data Analyst is to lead on providing modelling and analytics support to the organisation. Such work will feed directly into policy discussions with the regulator (Ofqual) and other exam boards, and the grading of candidates. The role is a balance of data management, data analytics and SAS programming What you’ll be doing- Senior Data Analyst (SAS programmer)- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deliver data analysis services to support clients commitments to JCQ, liaising with colleagues in other exam boards as necessary.Providing data to specification at short notice for clients (e.g. OCR, JCQ, OFQUAL) to inform discussions at technical meetings with other boards, and the regulators.Lead on the design and development of a grade modelling service to help set grade boundaries.Providing technical advice and support to colleagues across OCR.
What we’re looking for: Senior Data Analyst (SAS programmer)- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire The ideal candidate will be an experienced SAS programmer, with experience of delivering business critical data analysis. We are looking for someone who is highly attentive to detail, a focus on accuracy, ability to work to tight deadlines, and good communication skills. Knowledge of the educational or assessment environment would be desirable, but training in this area will be provided. KEY CRITERIA- Senior Data Analyst (SAS programmer)- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Expert programming skills in SAS, and knowledge of other software such as SPSS and Excel.A good understanding of computer systems and data management.A good knowledge of statisticsExcellent interpersonal and communication skills dealing with colleagues at all levels both internally and externally, including key stakeholders and customers.Time management skillsAn excellent eye for detailSAS certification in any or all of SAS programming, SAS management, SAS data integration or SAS business intelligence an advantage but not essential.Knowledge of assessment, and in particular the technical issues in assessment an advantage but not essential.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits. Benefits: Senior Data Analyst (SAS programmer)- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire • Generous contributory pension • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)• Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 1,200 retailers • Cycle scheme • Subsidised canteens • Support for professional qualifications The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 November 2017 and interviews will be held on 21 November. As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.
IT & Telecoms, Systems/Network Admin, Systems/Support Analyst
£36,500 Per Annum
A market leading utilities company is seeking an Operational Systems Asset Analyst based in Bristol to join its expanding team for 12 months. In this role, you will be responsible for developing, preparing and testing asset related data systems. In return, you will receive an excellent hourly rate with enhanced benefits, free onsite parking and ongoing training and development within your role.
The company is a long standing electrical distributor with a footprint that covers a large geographical patch including the South West, South Wales and the Midlands. As a stable and successful electrical distributor, the company has over 7.8 million customers. It is an award-winning electricity distribution network which provides the highest quality of service and receives the Government’s Charter Mark scheme accolade every year.
As the Operational Systems Asset Analyst, your duties will include:
• Developing and testing new asset types and policies.• Preparing bespoke asset related data for RRP, CNAIM etc.• Developing data sharing protocols between in-house, bespoke systems.• Writing Oracle SQL queries to facilitate data management.
To be a successful Operational Systems Asset Analyst you will have the following skills and experience:
• Extensive experience in mainframe and personal computing tools.• Confidence in aspects of computer programming.• Excellent customer service skills.
This is a temporary role for a minimum of 12 months which has the potential to be extended.
In return, the Operational Systems Asset Analyst will receive a salary of £36,844 per annum.
The first stage of the application process is to apply online.