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Updated on 13 September 2018 Senior Data Analyst - Technical

Exactest is an independent Software Testing company who provide Software Test Services, Test Resourcing and Test Automation solutions to our clients in Ireland and the UK. Based in Dublin, we are currently Ireland's fastest growing provider of software test services. As a lean organization, delivering high quality services to our customers at competitive rates with key value add is our company's core objectives.

Senior Data Analyst required for our Financial Services client based in Dublin City Centre, contract day rate position. Working on a Data programme that will integrate the principles of Enterprise Data Governance, Data Privacy, Information Lifecycle Management, and IT Risk & Security, driven by both internal and external requirements. To be considered for this role, you must be a hands-on Data Analyst with technical experience in Data structure types, interrogation, relationships and databases.

Role Details

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Contractor Day Rate
  • €550 plus per day
  • 12 Months
  • Interviewing Now
  • Will consider 4 weeks notice period

Essential Requirements

  • Experience in the development and rollout of data inventory and frameworks
  • Experience with understanding, interpreting and analysing data sets
  • Subject matter expert of consumable published data assets, attributes, and capabilities, with a deep understanding of their relationships, specifications and structures
  • Experience in Data Modelling, Quality, Curation, Governance, Metadata, Lineage, SPI/APIs and Data Analysis Process
  • Must have worked in data governance, lineage, modelling, profiling, quality, discovery, classification, controls, protection and data governance frameworks
  • Perform in-depth analysis of large amounts of data to determine content, consistency, and quality
  • Testing of Data Sets and Data Quality
  • Demonstrated experience of stakeholder management in a cross functional environment
  • Articulate and comfortable chairing requirements workshops
  • Proactive, detail oriented and ability to work independently
  • Previous system deployments and integrations
  • Excellent analytical skills

Core Skills

Candidate must have extensive experience of project delivery with a minimum of five to seven years in Business Analysis and Data experience. This must be within a Financial Services environment and ideally with prior GDPR and/or regulatory domain experience. The candidate should also possess the following skills and experience and be able to demonstrate/substantiate them at interview:
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in development and rollout of data inventory and framework (must-have)
  • Experience with understanding, interpreting, analysing data (must-have)
  • Actively working on or already has Business Analysis certification
  • Experience with data quality, reporting and lineage tools: SQL, Alteryx, IMM, Collibra and Tableau
  • Strategic thinker with ability to review data, industry trends, and information to implement and drive change
  • Excellent all-round communication / interpersonal skills, in English language


  • Sound knowledge of financial markets
  • Working knowledge of GDPR principles
** Candidates must be eligible to live and work in Ireland.
** Agency assistance is not required at this time.