Senior Analyst (BI & Data Science) at AKQA, London, 6 Months (December Start), £Freelance Rate

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  • London, UK
  • Nov 19, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Senior Analyst (BI & Data Science) - Freelance 6 months

Within AKQA, we believe that the skills of our Data & Analytics team are integral to delivering value for our clients and positive impact for their customers. As part of a multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving our team provide a wide range of capabilities including strategic data planning, tracking & performance measurement, data engineering and applied data science. Our clients are building the future of their business and, more than ever, data is at the heart of making this future a reality.

As a Senior Analyst at AKQA, you should be passionate about shaping and delivering solutions that make data available for reporting, dashboarding and ML application, allowing us to derive insights and provide optimization recommendations that create better connections between our client and their consumers. You will be responsible for defining and developing data automation processes that make quality data available  for analytics usage, as well as utilising this data to create advanced dashboarding suites to help drive business results for our clients.

At AKQA you will work in an environment which fosters a meritocratic culture, encourages ownership and proactivity within a supportive team structure, and you will be surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields.

Contract length: 6 months 

Start date: December 



  • Strong background in marketing data automation and data engineering, able to work to designed AWS infrastructures, build secure data connections and design processes (in SQL) to normalise and prepare analytics ready data
  • Expertise in best-practice dashboard development using Tableau (Datorama is a plus).
  • Knowledge and mastery of social listening tools (especially NetBase), CRM (Salesforce) or other 3rdparty sources.
  • Strong knowledge of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager or other analytics tools
  • Experience in campaign performance analytics and in delivering campaign reports and media insights at scale to actively optimize strategic marketing initiatives.
  • Experience in working on analytical solutions that monitor social media channels like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc. Hands-on experience in writing queries to fetch social media data from third-party tools is a plus.
  • Highly developed communication and story-telling skills, to be able to translate requirements into a clear technical/analysis plan that leads to clear action.



  • Experience in digital analytics, UX/funnel optimisation, A/B testing and creating optimisation roadmaps.
  • Experience defining tracking specifications, QA and data validations for websites, mobile and cross-channel campaigns.
  • Ability to connect a client’s business goals to a complete measurement plan that defines the metrics, systems, and methodologies needed to meet those objectives.
  • Data Science experience is a plus.



  • Data Automation; REST API, AWS Lambda
  • Data Storage/processing : AWS S3; SQL Server; PostgreSQL; Snowflake; Azure; LightSail, Terraform; Big Query
  • Data manipulation : SQL; Python (Jupyter notebook/pandas); Unix shell
  • Data Visualisation; Tableau; Datorama



  • Proactive mindset, able to execute a hypothesis-driven, data-first approach with light guidance from the team.
  • Confident practitioner, able to design solutions and challenge others appropriately when needed.
  • Skilled storyteller, able to effectively communicate analysis, identify key takeaways, and quantify opportunities.  
  • Team player, able to integrate into a project and team environment as a thought leader and practice lead, with excellent communication and client management skills.


AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.