Data Analyst, UK

Purpose of Job Role

A Data Analyst will bring structure to our raw data, connect the data points between our external-facing and internal ERP systems and legacy platforms, resulting in clear and concise analytics and reports to support the day to day and long-term strategy of our business.

Job Title – Data Analyst
Job Focus – Software
Reports To – Product Manager
Location – Purfleet, Essex
Region of Work – Technical Team

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and manage efficient ETL (Extract/Transform/Load) processes
  • Manage existing data sources and investigate and develop new sources
  • Cleaning and collating of data from our MarketPlace platform
  • Produce Analytics for our products, services and MarketPlace platform. Connecting the dots between relevant platforms and data feeds
  • Automation of alerts and reporting to support the day to day business, presenting our biggest risks and weakness trends
  • Investigate tools and best practices to store, structure and analyse data for MarketPlace
  • Actively share knowledge and document defined processes
  • Provide an overall increased level of automation within data systems and software platform
  • Develop and support the implementation of data quality improvement efforts


  • Advanced analytical knowledge of data
  • Proficiency in statistics, data analysis, and research methods
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant programming languages (SQL, Python, R etc)
  • Experience working in Power BI and or other data visualisation tools (desirable)experience with cloud platforms – Azure
  • Experience in interfacing with APIs
  • Microsoft office platform including Power BI
  • Understanding of or experience with machine learning


  • Advanced analytical knowledge of data
  • .NET experience.
  • Telecoms Industry background

What does Shields give you?

  • Salary circa £27,000
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company Phantom Share Scheme
  • 25 days holiday, bank holidays and your birthday off
  • Monday – Friday 8.30am-5pm
  • On-site parking

We are committed to building an inclusive culture of belonging that not only embraces the diversity of our people but also reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work and the customers we serve. We know that the happiest and highest performing teams include people with diverse perspectives and ways of solving problems so we strive to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds and create workplaces where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

Shields is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable national or local law.

Since 1979, Shields Environmental has partnered with the world’s leading telecommunications companies to provide innovative multi-vendor spares management solutions (incl. Repair), specialist logistics and Field services, reuse, extended life and recycling solutions within a fully integrated environmental and compliance risk management program.

Shields works hard to build a reputation for entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, unparalleled knowledge of the industry, environmental excellence and customer service. The core of this service is our talented employees.

If you’re interested in this role, then please apply by emailing George Stone at [email protected]