Data Management Analyst Edinburgh, Jobs, 3990

Data Management Analyst - Edinburgh - Central Belt

Data Management Analyst - Edinburgh - Central Belt

£38,000 - £43,000

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Date Job Posted Tuesday 3 Dec 2019
Reference 3990
Category Data Analyst
Salary £38,000 - £43,000
Employment Type Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Data Management Analyst, based with an exciting financial services company in Edinburgh. The Data Management Analyst use technical expertise to analyse the definition, lineage and quality metrics of data. Support the development, implementation and management of processes aligned to policies and standards to ensure the strategic data platform has well understood, good quality data. Working with the business and technical stakeholders to ensure Critical Data is identified, defined, owned and quality is managed.

Job Details

  • Pro-active data discovery and documentation of metadata for data ingested by the Data Engineering team.
  • Collating and maintaining data related documentation such as definitions, metrics, dictionaries and relationships.
  • Building and maintaining data processes and reports.
  • Building and maintaining the data catalogue.
  • Building and maintaining the reporting of data catalogue KPIs.
  • Identification and reporting of data issues, facilitating resolution of data issues with data owners.
  • Supporting and providing process/guidance to enable data governance policies and standards to be implemented.
  • Support investigating and measuring the quality of data.
  • Support the DMT in identification & management of data risks and controls.
  • Promoting and facilitating the sharing of data knowledge across the bank and advising / supporting on change relevant to data.
  • Providing coaching and support to the business and supporting them based on operating responsibilities

Skills / Experiences

Data Governance

Data Definitions

  • Source or define common definitions for retail banking terms
  • Building and maintaining corporate data dictionaries
  • Ability to understand and document the meaning and purpose for business concepts including aggregated and derived elements
  • Ability to source and define reference data elements
  • Understanding of, and ability to document, metadata including e.g. concepts of format, length, classification, usage, value ranges, maximums and minimums, criticality


  • Ability to analyse and document data lineage back to sources

Data Profiling

  • Ability to define and execute data profiling scripts to enable the establishment of baselines for data quality, completeness and data characteristics

Data Quality

  • Understanding of data quality dimensions and sub dimensions around accuracy, completeness and timeliness
  • Ability to identify, document, codify, implement and maintain business rules and thresholds to test data quality
  • Ability to work with both end users and IT to develop and delivery dashboards and reporting around data quality
  • Experience defining and executing User Acceptance Test plans
  • Familiarity with data quality issues management processes including definition of issues, management of issues and coordinating with stakeholders to ensure resolutions
  • Ability to assist business users of data to understand and document the impacts and benefits associated with remediation of data quality issues

Business User Guide

  • Ability to build, maintain, communicate and evangelise on the benefits of a comprehensive and evolving user guide for end users of data services

Domain Knowledge

Retail Banking

  • Knowledge of the processes and fundamental components of managing Card, Loan, Overdraft and Current Account products
  • An appreciation for Retail Banking concepts


  • Understanding of the purpose and processes utilised within an analytics department
  • Understanding of industry practises associated with analytics within banking
  • Understanding of how analytical environments and IT environments typically interact
  • Understanding of the principles of business process design

Business Intelligence and Reporting

  • Understanding of how BI and reporting solutions are defined and delivered
  • Familiarity with the data constraints commonly associated with such activities

Data Governance

  • Knowledge of Data Governance concepts and principles
  • Experience of BCBS239 implementations

Technical Knowledge

Data Governance tools

  • Familiarity and experience using tooling for data dictionaries / glossaries, data lineage, data quality and data profiling

Data Modelling

  • Familiarity and understanding of the principles and benefits behind conceptual, logical and physical data modelling

System Architecture

  • An appreciation of typical systems architecture within a retail banking environment
  • Ability to converse with technical staff on the identification of data sources, the workings of ETL layers, database designs and

Cloud Technology

  • Knowledge and experience of delivery within a Cloud environment


  • Experience using either SAS tooling or developing SQL based queries
  • Ability to understand and decipher analytical code and derivations

Please apply online for immediate consideration.

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