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Apprentice - Data Analyst

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Date: Apr 18, 2019

Location: Hungerford, England, GB, RG17

Company: CDK

Job Description

Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology


We’re a global market leader in providing software and digital marketing solutions to the automotive industry. We’re innovating the way that automotive dealerships drive their customers’ car-buying experience from the moment they run a search online all the way through to bringing their car back in for a service. Join us and be a part of the evolution.


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organisation where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.



What is the purpose of the role?


You will collect, organise and study data to provide business insight, as a Data Analyst you will be involved with managing, cleansing, abstracting and aggregating data, conducting a range of analytical studies on that data. The role will work across a variety of areas and projects within CDK, providing technical data solutions to a range of stakeholders/customers issues. You will regularly document and report the results of data analysis activities making recommendations to improve business performance.


Daily you’ll;


• identify, collect and migrate data to/from a range of internal and external systems you will have a good understanding of data structures, database systems and procedures and the range of analytical tools used to undertake a range of different types of analyses.

• manipulate and link different data sets as required

• interpret and apply the organisations data and information security standards, policies and procedures to data management activities

• collect and compile data from different sources performing database queries across multiple tables to extract data for analysis

• perform routine statistical analyses and ad-hoc queries

• use a range of analytical techniques such as data mining, time series forecasting and modelling techniques to identify and predict trends and patterns in data

• assist production of performance dashboards and reports

• assist with data quality checking and cleansing

• apply the tools and techniques for data analysis, data visualisation and presentation

• assist with the production of a range of ad-hoc and standard data analysis reports; summarising and presenting the results of your analysis to a range of stakeholders making recommendations based on your findings.



 Technical Knowledge and skills you’ll need;


• Knowledge of a range of data protection and legal issues

• Understanding of the data life cycle and different types of data, including open and public data, administrative data, and research data.

• Understanding of the differences between structured and unstructured data, the fundamentals of data structures, database system design, implementation and maintenance

• Awareness of the importance of the domain context for data analytics and quality issues that can arise with data and how to avoid and/or resolve these.

• Knowledge of processes and tools used for data integration including the steps involved in carrying out routine data analysis tasks and how to use and apply industry standard tools and methods for data analysis.

• Logical and creative thinking skills

• Analytical and problem solving skills

• Ability to work independently and to take responsibility and use your own initiative to tackle problems

• A thorough and organised approach



Why a career with CDK Global?


We demand diversity. Our people may be spread across countries, continents and cultures, but we’re united by a passion and enthusiasm to drive our business forward. This means no matter where you work you’ll feel like part of our global team. Diverse backgrounds, ideas and experiences are the only way to deliver world-class service to our customers. Our differences are our strengths


Your benefits. To help us attract and retain the best, we pay people according to performance, not length of service. We will also help you grow your career, not only through focused investment in learning and development but also by enabling you to explore the exciting opportunities our global market has to offer.


The perfect opportunity awaits. Start your career with CDK Global.

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