Senior Data Engineer / Analyst

1 July 2024
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£85000 - £158000 / year

Job Description

Everyone at OANDA is focused on our vision to transform how our customers can meet all their currency needs. We are revolutionising the world of currency trading by providing innovative trading experiences, currency data and analytics solutions. Dare to be open, bold, focused – own it and apply! The future is now! 

Join us and: 

  • Work on an award-winning platform that processes billions of dollars every day.

  • Be on a team that’s responsible for company-wide top priority projects.

  • Contribute innovative ideas to improve the daily trading experience of thousands of customers.

  • Improve yourself and your team through education and continuous learning.

How do we work?

Translate the work of the Analytics function into findings for application by the broader business, including for use in strategic decision making and planning. Implement analytical approaches and methodologies and assist in the interpretation of results. Drive conversations with the business on data best practices, set up control groups and educate on structured analysis ensuring maximum value can be extracted from any tests being run by the business. 

In this role, you will: 

  • Partner with a cross-section of the company including Strategy, Product, Customer Service, Marketing, Sales, Trading, Finance and Compliance, to answer high-level business questions and gain insights from the data you help to collect and manage

  • Perform advanced data analysis and modeling, create reporting and visualizations and educate the company on your findings
    Influence the company’s strategic direction

  • Identify and apply statistical and advanced analytical methods with customer teams  enabling action-orientated results

  • Participate in planning sessions with key stakeholders, working with them to understand the business need and then developing actionable insights 

  • Make recommendations to improve data and analytics systems and platforms

  • Leverage Big Data to answer strategic questions posed by the business

What skillset you need, to be successful in this role:

  • Experience enables job holder to deal with the majority of situations and to advise others (minimum 4 years of commercial experience) 

  • Be able to translate complicated business requests into actionable and understandable data insights.

  • Have significant experience working in both SQL (advanced) and Python (intermediate) 

  • Have experience working within Finance or FinTech industries.

  • Have worked in, and with, Google Cloud/BigQuery/BigData or other cloud technology. 

  • Have worked with enterprise business intelligences platforms such as Tableau, Domo or MicroStrategy, with Domo as an asset.

  • University degree in numerate discipline (desirable) or compensating work experience

OANDA Global Corporation is a diverse and global team with offices around the world. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to OANDA. We are committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

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