Description We are looking for a dedicated, self-motivated, highly skilled data professional to join our great team working on building high-
end, high quality applications in large scale low latency data environments (100TB+ in size).
Specifically, this role will focus on advancing the Data Science agenda within Paddy Power Betfair.
Working with senior business stakeholders from the Commercial organisation, the individual will drive delivery of cutting edge data solutions to drive automation, advanced analytics and business intelligence across the company.
The successful candidate will bridge the technical and business worlds across Paddy Power Betfair.
This role will collaborate with business units to translate business requirements into data solutions.
The Data Technical Analyst works with Data Modellers, Data Architects and the Data Delivery teams to formulate and provide data solutions to optimise the business value generated from our data assets.
Support the Senior Data Product Owner for BI & Data Science to champion data initiatives in the business and promote the art of the possible for leveraging data across PPB
Understand the business drivers underpinning data requirements that will drive prioritisation and investment decisions and articulate these to Delivery colleagues
Analyse data requirements to assess availability of data, feasibility to meet prioritised requirements and identify quick win’ opportunities
Perform data analysis, profiling & mapping of data available in the Data Lake to help business stakeholders understand what data is available for exploitation
Coach business stakeholders and proactively suggest new ways to leverage data available linked to business value, to generate demand for new data solutions
Proactively identify opportunities to improve and rationalise applications and processes across the whole data team, working in close collaboration with data leadership team and subject matter experts
Devise logical data models and mappings leveraging data available in the Data Warehouse & Data Lake to meet business data requirements and enable analytical processes
Work closely with Data Architects to guide Data Delivery activities to ensure data solutions delivered fully meet user expectations Key Strengths :
Data industry understanding and interest with exposure to big data solutions and dimensional modelling
Knowledge and experience of working with Scrum agile delivery methods
Experience in systems / technical analysis and design of data solutions and BI capabilities
Proven SQL skills required to analyse and profile large data sets
Good attention to detail, an ability to assimilate, sort and aggregate complex information quickly
Strong interpersonal skills, quick to build rapport
Creative thinking backed by strong analytical and problem solving skills in the data domain
Ability to influence without authority
Consulting and presentation skills
Self-driven with ability to work at pace in a dynamic organisation
Gambling industry understanding and interest