Data Analyst

  • SSE Plc
  • Ireland
  • Jan 13, 2022

Job Description:

We're proud to have been a Principal Partner for COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, and are leading the way to provide the energy needed now, while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

To reach net zero by 2050, we're looking for people who can bring big ideas, new skills and innovative thinking to help us build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

So join us on our journey to net zero. Help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: Dublin

Salary: €35,000 - €52,600 + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

We’re looking for a Data Analyst who will:

- Liaise with key business stakeholders to gather and document key functional and non-functional requirements of identified analytics assets e.g. predictive models, dashboards, regulatory reports. This is to ensure that the assets built meet the business need/solve the business problem.

- Develop new, and maintain and enhance existing analyses, reports, dashboards and other insights delivered to the customer directly or through the Business Intelligence End User interface. These items will inform and support key business decisions and actions to deliver budget performance and incremental benefit.

- Explore new and improved ways to ensure data accuracy, progress automation of existing processes and reduce manual data processing within the analytics team, as well as within the broader business.

- Support knowledge transfer throughout the team through peer review of code, documenting process improvements, capturing/codifying knowledge e.g. knowledge of various systems across the business used by the analytics team to develop insights.

- Participation in projects within the analytics team to broaden your skills such as Data Management, Data Governance, data pipeline development and machine learning model development, maintenance and enhancement.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- a BSc or above in a quantitative field (Computer Science / Applied Science / Engineering / Maths) or equivalent experience

- a proven data analysis background where you have demonstrated stakeholder engagement, data gathering, data compilation, data quality checking, automating manual tasks and report delivery within deadlines

- a high attention to detail regarding analyses/output checking. Regulatory reporting experience would be an advantage.

- strong skills and a solid understanding in many of the following: SQL, BI visualisation tools, Bash scripting, R, Python, MS Teams/SharePoint, WinSCP. Experience of Oracle databases, Oracle Data Integrator, Oracle BI would be beneficial.

- knowledge of utility industry data entities (e.g. M/GPRN, fixed term contracts, market messages) and their relationship(s)

About our Business

SSE Airtricity is Ireland's second largest and fastest growing energy provider, supplying around 800,000 domestic and commercial gas, electricity and home energy services customers in the Republic and Northern Ireland. At SSE Airtricity we believe in making energy better. Around 40% of the electricity SSE Airtricity supplies to its customers on an island basis is generated from renewable sources - the greenest energy supply of any provider on the island and over three times the average on an all-island basis.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Andy on or 01738 340826.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.