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Data Analysts

We are seeking Data Analysts to join our growing team of analysts and consultants at our site in Farnborough, working with our clients across government and industry to support key business decisions.

As a Data Analyst for BAE Systems CORDA, you will be responsible for developing and delivering analytical and business intelligence solutions for both our internal and external customers. You will work closely alongside our customers to ensure that effective solutions are developed and delivered to enable them to make robust, evidence based decisions.

This role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to apply your analytical skills to inform business decisions at all levels.

At BAE Systems CORDA, we combine technical capabilities in modelling and analysis with client-facing consultancy skills, to ensure we deliver high-impact advice based on robust evidence. We work across a range of sectors, including defence, transport, security and policing, as well as functions including Human Resources and Finance.

We are in a period of growth, so require exceptional candidates to join our team of dynamic analysts and consultants. We welcome applications from candidates with different levels of experience, whether you are very early in your career or have many years’ experience as a Data Analyst. The grade and salary associated with the role will be commensurate with your experience

Your main responsibilities as Data Analysts will involve:

Working within or leading project teams to gather and interpret customer requirements to design and create analytical solutions

Undertaking detailed analysis which will drive meaningful results

Using analytical tools and software packages to provide insights to senior stakeholders

Growing and driving the organisations data analytics strategy

Developing and implementing tools and processes that inform business decisions

Communicating and presenting your findings to clients

Supporting the transfer of analytical and modelling capability into the clients’ organisation

Building client relationships and identifying opportunities to win new business

Your skills and qualifications as Data Analysts:

Knowledge and practical experience of data analytics tools (such as Alteryx, Tableau Desktop and Server, SQL) and programming languages (such as VBA, R, Python)

Delivery of analysis/consultancy projects

Proven analytical skills with high attention to detail

Ability to communicate technical solutions to a non-technical audience

A degree, masters or PhD in a numerate subject, or relevant experience to offset

For more senior positions, we expect your experience to include some or all of the following:

Identifying and winning new work

Managing projects to agreed budgets and timescales

Leading analytical teams and supporting/coaching more junior team members

Strong domain knowledge or experience of delivering analytics

What we're looking for in you:

You will have a proven track record in stakeholder engagement, being confident to work directly with clients and stakeholders.You must have good communication and interpersonal skills towards clients and internal project team.You should have the ability to effectively prioritise, demonstrate good time management, etc.

Location: Farnborough

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Shared Services

BAE Systems is home to the engineering expertise, technical skill and ingenious people that keep the UK at the forefront of defence and security capability. We manage some of today’s toughest challenges, delivering the most complex programmes, which generate critical export growth whilst supporting thousands of advanced manufacturing jobs distributed throughout the UK.

Now we want even more great people to join us.

To support such a uniquely complex range of operations, our Shared Services people are likewise hugely diverse. About half of our 1000 employees are at 32 UK locations, in customer-facing roles, adding benefit and value to BAE Systems operations, people and property. We are home to experts who thrive on mental challenge - often specialists who are leaders in their fields.

Whatever the area you work in, the focus is always on delivering the highest quality solutions at the lowest possible cost. We welcome people with diverse skills and experience who bring a real passion for customer focus.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.