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Data Integration Analyst

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £30,000 to £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 166472

NRG are working with an established organisation in the Education Sector to recruit an experienced Data Integration Analyst to support with various data integration solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement, maintain and support middleware applications for:

    • Data Integration platform (Data feeds, ETL, Web Services)

    • Database systems

    • Inter-institutional user authentication and authorization


  • Using data warehousing and database design techniques, design and maintain a reusable data platform for use by the Institutional Data Feed Service.

  • Provide advice and practical assistance to others on technical and architectural issues relating to systems integration and data architecture.

  • Analyse business processes and customer needs and be able to translate into documented, technical data integration solutions.

  • Structure and produce analysis of data for the purposes of business intelligence

  • Pro-active monitoring of services to satisfy availability, performance, capacity and licensing requirements.

  • Identify areas of service improvement and contribute to service improvement activities.

  • Scripting/programming to automate system processes to achieve efficient and reproducible delivery of services using standard tools as well as systems integration e.g. PHP, Java and Talend. PowerShell, Perl.

  • Liaison with and support for staff in other administrative units of the organisation, in particular providing documentation, advice, training and support on making effective use of the IT services.


Skills/Experience Required:

  • Significant Analyst experience of data integration and manipulation,

  • Experience with extract transform load (ETL) tools, data integration by web services (REST or SOAP) and developing data feeds between systems.

  • Experience of other relevant data integration and manipulation approaches

  • Experience of Data manipulation in databases (SQL)

  • Experience of Data access, transmission or storage protocols e.g. SQL, JSON, XML, Web Services, LDAP

  • Understanding of data management principles and practices.

  • Some experience of system or software development

  • Some experience in administering or developing Java based applications (Desirable)

  • Experience with Linux or UNIX (Desirable)

  • Experience of enterprise data integration services (Desirable)

  • Able to work on own initiative, prioritise work and meet deadlines

  • Commitment to providing high quality, highly available services

  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers at all levels to provide 2nd line support and consultation on requirements

  • A robust approach to planning, developing, testing, documenting and implementing IT systems.