Reporting & Analytics Engineer

Location:
Bristol
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Department:
Information Management
About The Role

We have a new opportunity to join DAS UK Group as a Reporting and Analytics Engineer. Working as part of the Reporting and Analytics Team this position will support the MI and Operational Reporting Manager with the design and development of the BI (Business Intelligence) platform and advanced analytics for UK and Canada, ensuring that it is:

  • Trusted and fit for purpose;
  • Scalable and performant;
  • Leverages contemporary advanced analytics capabilities and visualisations;
  • Provides simple and efficient BI self-service reporting;
  • Supports a single analytical view of our data and information;
  • Uses agreed and defined metrics;
  • Built in line with our information management strategy and guiding principles;
  • Delivers business value through action oriented insights; and
  • Ensures “explainability” fit for audit in a regulatory controlled environment.

As a Reporting and Analytics Engineer, you will work in close collaboration with the data engineering team and business areas to take responsibility and accountability for collaborative design and build of end-user visualisations, reports and ad hoc analysis ensuring all documentation is complete prior to release, and that all standard and best practices are adhered to. As such, we’re looking for applicants who have good communication, team working and collaborative skills.

In addition to taking the lead in driving the progression of advanced analytics capabilities and visualisations in step with technology changes and business needs, you will also support the reporting & analytics team through technical peer reviews and also the end-user community.

You can expect to work with the project management and business analyst communities to ensure all stages of feasibility, design, and delivery are captured and estimated with agreed milestones. In addition, you’ll support the MI Manager and test/support resource with test and release management activities where required, participating in re-planning activities, and contributing to the continuous evolution of the Reporting & Analytics roadmap.

About You

If you are passionate about data and information with a good understanding of data architecture principles and information “story telling”, we’d like to hear from you.

In addition, we are looking for applicants who can demonstrate:

  • An ability to adapt with agility as we evolve our information estate and technology stack towards contemporary technologies which may comprise tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, Cognos 11, Qlik, and cloud based services within Amazon AWS and/or Microsoft Azure;
  • Knowledge of IBM Cognos including framework manager and all reporting and analysis studios;
  • An understanding of advanced analytics, including predictive, with supporting capabilities such as ‘R’, Python;
  • Good problem solving and planning skills with a “can do” attitude to manage and mitigate risks to maintain delivery commitments;
  • Knowledge of Kimball methodologies, MI standards and best practices and standards;
  • Good business acumen (including good understanding of internal and external markets and best practice);
  • Good all round and hands on BI knowledge and skills; and

Whilst this is a full time permanent position based at our head office in central Bristol, we support flexible working and would be happy to discuss flexible working options with you.

 

About The Company
As a market leader in the Legal Expenses Insurance market we have undergone rapid growth in recent years.

Thousands of businesses, motorists and individuals defend or pursue legal action each year safe in the knowledge that DAS are paying their legal bills. We have always been aware that it is the people that really make it happen; the quality of our people defines the quality of the company and the standard of service we offer.

DAS are owned by the ERGO Insurance Group, one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe and are dedicated to the development of the best staff in the industry. At DAS, we don’t simply talk about our values they are at the heart of everything we do. They guide us with the way that we work and provide the framework for how we do business. ‘Doing the right thing’ is central to our behaviour – from building  trust, being accountable, putting our customer at the heart of everything that we do which we believe drives performance

We believe it is an exciting time to join DAS. You can expect an organisation that will challenge and develop you to progress your career.  

By giving you every opportunity to develop yourself professionally and personally, we also pride ourselves on having an open, inclusive and high energy culture that encourages a fun working environment and places our customers at the very heart of everything we do.

If you are keen to become part of our exciting future then we would love to hear from you. In addition to the very genuine development opportunities we provide we also offer an extremely generous reward and benefits package.