Insight Developer / Data Analyst Apprentice

Qbase Data Services Ltd
Bold Street Chambers 31-33, Bold Street, Warrington, WA1 1HL
£12,000.00 - £14,000.00 annually
15 Jun 2021
24 Jul 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Your duties will include:
  • Produce briefs and processing instructions, including Quality Control Checks
  • Designing and developing marketing databases
  • Designing, Developing, and utilising marketing systems such as FastStats for statistical analysis and reporting
  • Developing and managing processes linked to Faststats, SCVs, Data Warehouses and Preference Centre
  • Job/process automation
  • Developing solutions to solve client data problems
  • Improving current processes for efficiency gains
  • Providing a good level of customer service to clients of Qbase

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic skills in Microsoft SQL Server - Querying, aggregating, and transforming data using T-SQL
  • Ability to write complex SQL including joins, writing Stored procedures and Sub-queries would be advantageous
  • Data formatting and transformations would be advantageous
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills as the successful candidate will need to communicate with clients on a regular basis
  • Good presentational skills will be needed for hosting and delivering client meetings
  • Ability to work towards tight deadlines and delivering on-time
  • Positive attitude and flexible mind-set
  • An understanding of formal project controls and documentation.
  • Ability to learn new technologies, languages and platforms as needed
  • The ability to take non- technical instructions and convert to technical brief and deliver
  • Good Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Problem solving skills are essential alongside enthusiasm

Personal qualities

  • Experience using the Apteco Faststats Suite would be advantageous
  • Experience using large scale data integration software like SSIS or Talend would be advantageous

As part of a highly motivated dynamic team this role will be diverse and engaging.

Being able to think through problems methodically by assessing issues and potential risks will also be a key part of the role.

Desired qualifications

Entry requirements:
  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above and
  • 2x A Levels (1 including Maths, Economics or ICT), or
  • An International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in ICT, or
  • A Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject, or
  • A BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (180 credits, or

A minimum of 15 months of experience within the last 24 months or 18 months in the last 36 months in an IT role. Specific roles that are acceptable are:
  • Data Administrator
  • Business Analyst

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing theirapprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Important Information:

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