Examination Data Technician - *Multiple Vacancies*

Location:Milton Keynes
Job Type:Full Time

About Network Rail

About us

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail - Europe's largest civil engineering project - to investment in extraordinary stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

This role sits in Route Services, a business area that has been created to supply services to our routes in the safest, most cost-efficient and effective way, enabling them to benefit from economies of scale and optimised national resources.

Brief Description

About the role

Can you help us deliver a better railway for a better Britain through using your data analysis skills?

As an Examination Data Technician, you will play an important role in improving the safety, effectiveness and efficiency of the railway by providing accurate asset-related data to internal stakeholders who rely on our insights to make informed business decisions across the rail network every day.

We have multiple vacancies available in the Asset Information Services team on a fixed term and permanent basis and are looking for people who are:

    Good communicators

      Able to consistently reach deadlines

        Capable of working with large data sets

          Analytical and able to take a systematic approach when reviewing information

          About the role

          Key Accountabilities

          What will you be doing?

          1.Delivering an efficient and effective data management service.

          2.Collating and monitoring the quality of data received against specified requirements; this will include liaising with data providers to resolve data and quality shortfalls.

          3.Maintaining and updating the data within appropriate core systems and libraries, in accordance with applicable standards and work instructions.

          4.Undertaking the provisioning of data as required by other corporate and third-party systems and processes; maintaining synchronisation between systems.

          5.Maintaining accurate records of data provision, data maintenance and other activities and assisting in the preparation of data assurance and other management information reports.

          6.Supporting the development and delivery of specific data improvement activities, and process and system enhancements.

          7.Liaising with managers, customers and stakeholders as required to undertake accountabilities.

          8.Assisting the team with general queries as and when required.

          Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

          Do you meet the following criteria?


          • GCSE grade C or above, or equivalent, in English and Maths

          • Good communication and analytical skills

          • Previous experience in data management activities

          • Proven ability to work systematically and meet deadlines


          • Knowledge of computer systems related to infrastructure asset data

          • Knowledge of infrastructure data relevant to the railway

          • Good knowledge of railway geography and operations

          • Knowledge of asset condition data processing methods and processes

          How to apply

          Safe behaviour is a requirement of working for Network Rail.Applicants should be able to demonstrate their awareness of our safety vision

          Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

          This is a Band 6 vacancy and is paying the following salary: £21,500 + benefits including: bonus, pension, generous annual leave allowance and flexible working opportunities

          Closing date: 3rd January 2020, late applications will not be accepted.

          Please clearly show in your application how your skills and experience match the requirements of this role.

          It is a requirement of the role to live within 75 minutes commuting time of The Quadrant: Milton Keynes.

          Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We are two ticks accredited and we continue to strive to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.