Back to All Events

Merkle Aquila - Data Analyst


Data Analyst

At Merkle Aquila, we’re passionate about creating change through data. We have a world-class team of data analysts, analytical consultants and data scientists, all intent on delivering outstanding results for our clients.

We’re growing – fast – and we’re looking for smart, motivated data analysts in all three of our locations: London, Edinburgh and Derby. This is an excellent opportunity to work with some of the biggest names in the world, enabling them to harness the power of data to improve their businesses. You’ll get to work in areas such as retail and financial services, with exciting brands like Sony, Tesco Bank and British Airways.

To apply for one of our data analyst jobs, email us with your CV and a few lines explaining why you’re a good fit for us. Or why not send us a one-minute video, showing why your personality and skills match ours.

A collaborative environment

We’re different, and it’s our people who really set us apart. You’ll find a culture of teamwork and respect that comes from the top down, creating a supportive and dynamic workplace. Discover more about working with us

Data analysts who can really deliver

Our analytical consultants become trusted advisors to our clients. Obviously, you’ll be a technical guru, comfortable with a wide variety of software and languages including SAS or  SQL and R. But we’re looking for data analysts who go that step further: who can engage with clients; understand their challenges; and suggest and deliver innovative analytics that help shape their businesses. You’ll be an excellent communicator with a curious mind and creative analytical skills.

As a data analyst, you’ll:

  • Work with the wider Merkle Aquila team to provide actionable analysis to a variety of clients
  • Be confident leading day-to-day interactions with clients – using your excellent communication skills to understand what they need and helping them look like superstars to their internal stakeholders
  • Be able to translate business desire into analytical briefs, with clear objectives and timescales
  • Carry out analysis to produce commercially focused results, using a variety of analytical platforms and tools, and using data science approaches when appropriate
  • Translate outputs in business action to a wide range of clients – both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Identify commercial analysis opportunities within our clients’ businesses
  • Keep abreast of cutting-edge developments in data science and analysis that can be applied to our clients, and work with the wider Merkle Aquila team to help develop these into commercial offerings
  • Proactively upskill your fellow teammates through our ‘Aquila School sessions’

The essentials:

  • SAS or SQL and R
  • Experience with Teradata
  • Statistical analysis or propensity modelling or segmentation experience
  • Microsoft Office
  • Mathematics, statistics or operational research degree
  • Previous experience in analytical role

The desirables:

  • Financial services or retail experience desirable
  • Google Analytics or equivalent
  • Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Tableau or equivalent
  • Previous consultancy experience
  • MSc in a numerical subject

We look for people who demonstrate our values

Deliver brilliantly
Push when others hesitate, find the problem and fix it. Look ahead, anticipating barriers and share your solutions to be our clients’ secret weapon.

Be open
Consider opinions but voice your point of view, shoulder responsibility yet allow others to help. 

Take initiative
Keep searching for the next big thing, find new ways of working, lead the action and shape your future.

Be the difference
Take the desired outcome and create the best solution to be our clients’ hidden advantage.

As a Merkle Aquila data analyst, you’ll benefit from:

Competitive salary

  • 28 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • Your birthday off
  • Eligibility for company pension scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Company life assurance scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • Employee of the month reward scheme
  • Childcare vouchers and fruit to the office

Apply for our data analyst job today

If you’d like to join our team of data scientists and analytical consultants, email or hit the ‘apply’ button with your CV, salary expectations and a few lines explaining why you’re a good fit for us. Or you could send us a one-minute video, showing why your skills and personality would suit us down to the ground.

Merkle|Aquila does not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Earlier Event: May 29
Merkle Aquila - Project Manager
Later Event: May 30
Merkle Aquila - QA Engineer