Senior Data Analyst (Inside IR35) at Dept of Health and Social Care, Stockton-on-Tees, 4 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Stockton-on-Tees, UK
  • Jul 01, 2020
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

We are currently creating a pipeline for Senior Data Analyst roles that we will be recruiting for across several Government Organisations and Contracting Authorities in the coming weeks / months.

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As a Senior Data Analyst, you will: 

  • Support the provision of a robust data warehouse using internationally recognised tools and techniques to load and transform data
  • Co-ordinate the receipt, loading and validation of complex data sets from partner organisation in line with strict timetables, identifying potential and actual data problems, proposing and implementing solutions, to support the provision of the NECS data warehouse(s)
  • Automate highly complex data processing tasks including the importing and exporting of data from the NECS data warehouse(s) and associated reporting tools
  • Design and develop databases to hold highly complex data collected for a particular purpose whilst maintaining the integrity of the data at all times
  • Undertake routine data extractions from NHS systems (e.g. SUS)
  • To utilise pseudonymisation routines within the NECS data warehouse(s) and associated processes
  • Develop aggregate data views and cubes for use by the information services team for information analysis
  • Maintain and run an automated invoice validation system ensuring all activity data is correctly costed and charged to the correct commissioner

You’ll have:

  • Professional qualification at degree level in an information related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Highly developed knowledge of enterprise level database software including Microsoft SQL Server, Reporting and Analytical Services
  • Expert knowledge of data manipulation tools and techniques including SSIS and DTS
  • Knowledge and experience of developing information reporting flows between systems and organisations
  • Proficient in the use of SQL to manipulate and transform large and complex relational datasets
  • Understanding of multidimensional data stores and data modelling
  • Knowledge of information governance standards for data security and confidentiality and an understanding of their application in practice
  • In-depth knowledge of NHS data dictionary, Commissioning datasets, Payment by Results and NHS Information Systems (e.g. SUS)

It would be great to also have:

  • Microsoft Certified Specialist
  • Knowledge and understanding of systems and coding within primary care
  • Skilled and experienced in a .Net programming language