Data Analyst

Department: Science and Innovation
Location: Portland Place, London
Salary: Up to 27,481
Job Advert Description:

Due to growth in the team, we are seeking a Data Analyst to join us at the Institute of Physics in the Science and Innovation Office.

The role

This is an exciting role working with IOP’s Data Insights Manager on a new programme of work, Physics2020 – mapping the physics landscape in the UK.

The post holder will maintain a knowledge base, analyse data and support the development of maps to visualise trends and make data accessible to the physics community and wider stakeholders. Key responsibilities will include building and managing the infrastructure to extract, transform and load complex data types ready to be analysed and visualised.


Responsibilities include:

  • Research opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data
  • Maintain data management systems, making sure they meet business requirements and user needs
  • Integrating new data management technologies and software engineering tools into existing structures
  • Delivering services that are automated, reliable and secure and maintaining MySQL database in AWS RDS
  • Supporting the development of reports and other content and recommending ways to improve data efficiency and reliability.


The Person

We are looking for a professional data analyst with experience working with multiple data sources and analytics software. You must be able to demonstrate having designed and implemented systems for data analysis and the ability to interpret and present data for reporting.

You will be highly competent in using data storage and management tools, will have a proven track record in database applications with knowledge of SQL / Sequel, and common scripting languages Alteryx, Python, R and you will be able to develop secure APIs to populate online data visualisation tools.

In addition, you will have excellent communication skills, and you will be a team player with the ability to work co-operatively with others to achieve common goals.

Why work with us?

We are a charitable membership organisation with a worldwide membership from enthusiastic amateurs to those at the top of their sector in academia, business, education and government.

Our purpose is to gather, inspire, guide, represent and celebrate all who share a passion for physics. And, in our role as a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.

This is an exciting time to join the team in our central London office.  As we move into the next phase of our five-year strategy, which will include our move to the heart of the redevelopment in King’s Cross, close to partners such as Wellcome and Google, we are seeking new talent to help us create a contemporary organisation that is fit for the future.

In addition to a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous annual leave. We also offer a range of other benefits including childcare vouchers, gym membership and interest free season ticket loans.

For further information on this role and to apply please visit the IOP Jobs website.

Hours: 35 Hours
Salary: Up to £27,481
Grade: C

Closing date for applications: 01 July 2018
Interview date: 11 July 2018

The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer. We request no contact from agencies or media sales.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 1 July 2018 Interviews to be held: Wednesday 11 July 2018

Further Information

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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