Senior Development Analyst

    West Midlands

    The Curve Group

    Job Title: Senior Development Analyst

    Location: Solihull

    Hours: Full time, Permanent

    A bit about us:

    We’re part of a global bank and are proud to be a Top Employer UK, providing a great place to work in an open and inclusive environment.

    We’re here to provide simple and straightforward consumer finance solutions and we work with many well-known retailers and brands to help their customers finance their purchases in a responsible way.

    We care about making a positive impact for our colleagues, customers, partners, and the wider community. That’s why we live by our values of we’re positive, we’re brave, and we own it.

    The Role:

    We are looking for Senior Development Analyst with good SAS and SQL skills to join our Data Team, who can support us with the development of new business reporting, data-related processes & activities, refactoring of existing code, data analysis & visualisation, in line with best practice data & coding standards as defined by Data Office.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • You will Develop new data extraction and reporting processes, ensuing that for each piece of work.
    • You will undertake a review and subsequently (where needed) redevelop, refactor & rationalise the legacy data and extraction & reporting jobs, code, and processes.
    • You will standardise routine processes for greater consistency, efficiency, and control to deliver quality.
    • You will act as mentor/coach to more junior members of Data Office team. (No direct line management)
    • You will take ownership of your own personal development plan; working with your direct line manage to ensure your development goals and set, monitored and the appropriate training & development put in place.
    • You will be a Technical Champion for data, SAS, SQL, Excel, and all technical data & information related processes.
    • You will manage your own workloads & deadlines as well as those of the team. Being proactive in managing workload & holidays in conjunction with the business partner’s priorities to ensure all deliverables & SLAs are met.
    • You will maintain a short to medium plan (3-6 month) for project work including project details, timings, resource required, deliverables, overlaps, follow up, analysis.

    Skills & Attributes:

    • Experienced user in SAS and SQL
    • Advanced skills in Data Visualisation, PowerBI, Tableau and Qlik Sense
    • Highly numerate with strong Excel skills
    • Project Management exposure
    • Database skills in either Hadoop, Oracle, or Teradata
    • Web Development in Data- PHP and JavaScript would be a nice to have.

    Could this be you?

    We believe it’s a positive attitude and passion to make things happen that matters most.

    Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we’ll let you in on a secret: there’s no such thing as a ‘perfect’ candidate. If you feel you meet 75% of the requirements for this role, we would love to hear from you. Also, if you are considering a career move or a sector-jump, please get in touch, we welcome applications from people with transferable skills.

    What’s in it for you?

    As well as working for a Top Employer UK 2024 and being part of a team that changes customer’s lives, there are some excellent benefits too. We offer a competitive salary, a contributory pension scheme, and our Health Cash plan scheme. You also receive access to our multi-award-winning flexible benefits platform designed to provide you with the best range of benefits available to suit your lifestyle including life insurance and private medical insurance. There are also perks which give you fantastic discounts off eating out, cinema tickets, days out and much more, as well as monthly awards with plenty of opportunities to win vouchers and prizes.

    Equal Opportunities Disclaimer

    We promote equality of opportunity and is committed to ensure that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.