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Data Analyst Apprentice - Northern Space & Security Ltd

Northern Space & Security Ltd, Cawledge Business Park, Alnwick, NE66 2GD
£10,004.80 to £19,760.00 annually
Closing date
28 May 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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What will the apprentice be doing?

In this apprenticeship, you will develop the skills to collect, organise and study data to provide business insights to specifically support the company's outer space sustainability operations. You will be involved with managing, cleansing, abstracting and aggregating data, and conducting a range of analytical studies on data sets.

Duties will include:
  • Data analysis
  • Report writing
  • Developing database systems and analytical tools

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This is a Level 4 Higher Data Analyst Apprenticeship with a Foundation Degree is Business Computing. Training will be provided one day a week at New College Durham. The role itself can be based either from our Head Office in Alnwick, Northumberland or our Orbit Office at NETPark, Sedgefield.

The opportunity to carry out additional training in areas such as programming languages will also be made available.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship has the potential to lead onto a Orbital Analyst role within the company. We aim to provide a creative further training and education programme to further develop the apprentice. This may include sponosorship for a Astrophysics degree at Durham University, or Space Law and Policy at Northumbria University. Additionally, the apprenticeship has the potential for some travel in the UK and abroad.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Understanding of Mathematics, Data analytic skills, Time management, Independent working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 or A*-C (or equivalent)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 or A*-C (or equivalent)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C or above) Essential

Things to consider

We are looking for a candidate with sound academic qualifications, enthusiasm (especially for all things to do with outer space operations and exploration) and a willingness to learn and be hard working and flexible.
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