Data Analyst (API Mapping)

Job Title: Data Analyst (API Mapping)
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Department: API Mapping
We are currently looking Data Analyst, within in the API Mapping team in the Cardiff Bay office. 
WHO ARE WE?
Privately owned and independently minded, Creditsafe prides itself on being pro-active and different.  Our journey began in Oslo, Norway in 1997, where we had a dream of using the ‘revolutionary’ internet to deliver instant access company credit reports to small and medium-sized businesses. Creditsafe realised this dream and changed the market for the better, for businesses of all sizes.
Our continued success has made us the most used business data provider in the world and one of the industry’s strongest growing business intelligence providers. Today Creditsafe has 25 offices across 3 continents serving 110,000 customers from SME’s to enterprise businesses. 
THE TEAM 
The team works alongside the API team to provide mapping documentation for Creditsafe and Partner countries, which are used to map data into our customer facing Connect API.  The team conducts data testing (of the mappings) and works with internal/external stakeholders, to identify any required transformation rules, to ensure data fits within our common API data template. A key skill is learning and understanding country specific terminology, which ensures the same data is identified handled consistently from country to country.
JOB PROFILE
As part of a team based at the HQ of Creditsafe, the successful candidate would be required to assist with the mapping of data into a global data services API solution. The primary responsibilities will involve the analysis of new/existing data sets, identifying common elements, data mapping, testing and dealing with data queries.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Mapping of data elements from various sources, including XML and JSON, into common structures and enumerations used in our reports and other products.
•    Maintaining mapping documentation and specifying rules and conditions for consistent data handling.
•    Updating data dictionary definitions, based on investigation and dissemination of partner documentation and products.
•    Data testing including comparing content between “raw” and “mapped” data services, and ensuring rules/transformations provide expected results.
•    Working with extended teams maintaining a working relationship with them.
•    Investigation and resolution of data queries from internal or external customers.
The responsibilities detailed above are not exhaustive and you may be requested to take on additional responsibilities deemed as reasonable by their direct line manager.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS    
•    MS Office or equivalent (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access etc.) 
•    Databases with an understanding of how they are updated and maintained. 
•    Data Analysis skills to query databases (e.g. SQL, Oracle) 
•    Communication software experience, e.g. E-mail, Slack, Skype, Zoom etc. 
•    Internet, Intranet, Share Point etc. 
•    A high level of mathematical ability
•    The ability to analyse, model and interpret data 
•    Problem-solving skills 
•    A methodical and logical approach 
•    The ability to plan work and meet deadlines 
•    Accuracy and attention to detail 
BENEFITS 
•    Competitive Salary.
•    Company Laptop supplied. 
•    Bonus Scheme.
•    25 Days Annual Leave (plus bank holidays).
•    Hybrid working model.
•    Healthcare & Company Pension.
•    Cycle to work and Wellbeing Programme.
•    Global Company gatherings and events.
•    E-learning and excellent career progression opportunities.
•    Plus more that can be found on the benefits section on the Careers page, https://careers.creditsafe.com/gb.
Creditsafe is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity. Please contact Creditsafe if there is any support you need with your application.