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Aquila Insight - Insight Analyst

Insight Analyst

At Merkle Aquila we have built a world-class team to deliver outstanding results for our clients. A strong ethos and values that drive sustainable growth are essential to how we do business. When faced with difficult decisions and new challenges, it means our people won’t just go after the money. We stick to our own high standards, and do business in a way that makes Aquila Insight a great place to work.

Due to a series of client wins, we are expanding our Analytics team. We are looking for Analytical Consultants who are able to engage with clients to understand their challenges. The successful candidates will be able to suggest and deliver innovative customer analytics that help shape our clients’ business. In this role the successful candidate will undertake analysis project work and reporting using a variety of software/languages including SAS, SQL and R. They will also engage with our Clients on a daily basis working as part of their team to help achieve clients strategic and tactical objectives. Clients of Merkle Aquila include some of the biggest brand name companies in the world.

As an Insight Analyst your duties will be:

  • Client facing, working with an embedded team across our offices.
  • Confident with day to day interactions with clients, expressing professional views
  • Work with clients to define brief, objectives and timescales
  • Complete analysis and present back clear commercially focused results and findings
  • Identify commercial analysis opportunities within client’s business
  • Keep abreast of new developments and applications of statistics in our and our client’s industries
  • Identify personal training, career growth, development needs and opportunities in collaboration with internal stakeholders.
  • Work on code optimisation and suggest improvements to existing solutions as well as manipulate and preparation of data for analytical purposes

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • SAS, R and R-Studio
  • Good understanding of Hadoop and AWS
  • Significant experience with Teradata
  • Ability to write well-structured, reusable and modular SQL code
  • Statistical Analysis or Propensity Modelling or Segmentation
  • Microsoft office
  • Maths, Stats, Operational Research Degree (or relevant experience)
  • Recent FS experience
  • Previous experience in analytical role
  • Significant consultancy experience, confidence interacting with clients (including senior management) across different sectors/industries

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • MSc in numerical subject
  • Knowledge of Python and Tableau


This role is full-time and located in Edinburgh. Salary for the role will be up to £35,000, dependent on experience

Please send a CV and cover letter with your salary expectations by the closing date: Friday 26th October 2017.

Reference: InsightAnalyst0917

We look for people who demonstrate Merkle Aquila’s values:

Deliver brilliantly

Push when others hesitate, find the problem and fix it. Look ahead, anticipating barriers and share your solutions to be our client’s 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 client’s hidden advantage.

As a member of Merkle Aquila, you will benefit from:

  • Competitive salary;
  • 28 day’s 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 here.

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