Data Analyst at Wejo, Remote, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Sep 09, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Data Analyst Contract



Wejo is a leader in the connected car market and is shaping the future of mobility. The connected car space is one of the fastest growing sectors in the internet of things industry. Car manufacturers are looking to extend traditional infotainment systems, insurers are seeking a better understanding of risk, users are demanding more feedback and firms are generating increasing amounts of data and require support in understanding its applications and value. We specialise in creating new services and products to help clients make the most of their data and realise its value

We bring together the brightest minds and industry experts with award-winning platform technology and advanced privacy and security to revolutionise the way we live, work and travel using connected car data, insights and analytics.

At Wejo our values drive our culture, shape our interactions and help us to achieve our goals. These values are turned into meaningful behaviours and embody our employees. We are bold, collaborative and responsible.


Key Responsibilities – what I do mostly  

  • Review new external data sets and open data sources to understand potential usage 
  • Take business requirements and build into queries and pipelines 
  • Ad-hoc analysis of CVD – volume in areas, behaviour of sensors etc 
  • Build and maintain visual reports for self serve (Tableau and Databricks) 
  • Perform research into techniques for extracting valuable insights from connected car data 
  • Evaluate usefulness of data sources and analyses for increasing understanding of Wejo data holdings 
  • Socialise learnings from research and assist other members of the Data Function to incorporate candidate technologies  
  • Propose new data structures and methodologies for manipulation of connected car data 
  • Participate in establishing and implementing processes and best practices around development standards, version control, quality control, deployment, maintenance, and change management 


Essential Skills / Knowledge & Experience – what I need to do the job 

  • Ideally 2 years working as a Data Analyst
  • Strong experience in the field of big data analysis 
  • big data analytics platforms such as Hadoop and Spark using Python, Scala or related tools 
  • Proven experience of building data pipelines for own and others’ analytics use cases 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to analyse large, complex, multi-dimensional datasets using SQL, R and / or python 
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages/visualization tools
  • Experience of storytelling with data 
  • Experience of working with Tableau/Power Bi 


Desirable Skills / Knowledge & Experience – what would help me to do the job 

  • Experience working with an Agile environment 
  • Experience in working with geospatial data and understanding of appropriate analytical tools and techniques 
  • Experience Managing Data ingestion and processing operations