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Analytics Engineer

What is our mission? We are on an exciting mission to revolutionise corporate treasury management through innovative multi-currency payment accounts and digital assets offerings. Our company sits at the frontier of digital assets (crypto assets) and traditional (fiat) finance and is leading the way to bridging those two worlds for corporate clients globally. We believe crypto assets are here to stay, and we want to be the first to bring a combined offering of payment services and digital assets under one exciting platform. Learn more about our team and company story here.  What is the purpose of this role in the delivery of our mission? As a Senior Data Analyst, you will bring a curious mindset, a thirst for knowledge and a hunger for fearless experimentation in new and interesting ways to meet our most pressing business intelligence and data analytics challenges. You are a self-starter and effective communicator who can build a high performing data analyst team to fulfil Orbital’s business intelligence and analytics requirements, as well as champion a data driven culture when defining business priorities and making management decisions. You will empower fellow colleagues with the ability to self-serve in utilising Orbital’s data though intuitive data analytics tools.
About the role
London, United Kingdom
Seniority level
Employment type
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What the role involves
What are the key responsibilities / activities of the role:
  • Own the business intelligence platform Metabase and any other analytics tools to ensure user access and the integrity and quality of data accessible via these tools 
  • Implement metrics and reports to monitor data quality and address issues identified 
  • Develop and oversee a modern tech stack to analyse and query databases
  • Set requirements for Orbital’s enterprise data infrastructure and data quality, and work with the Data Infrastructure team to establish robust data import/replication into tools that support Data Analytics operations
  • Build and manage a team to effectively create, analyse and draw insights from Orbital data to support management decision making
  • Oversee the Data Analytics team’s agile delivery and way of working, and set up processes and systems to improve delivery efficiency
  • Lead and upskill Data Analysts on technical and Orbital product domain knowledge
  • Establish a way of working (such as business partner model) that deploys data analyst resources effectively to support Orbital departments with their reporting and data analysis requirements
  • Proactively drive analytics initiatives and production of insights to drive sales, increase revenue, optimise costs, improve operations and product performance and generate value for Orbital 
  • Communicate insights to senior management to facilitate data led decision making
  • Liaise with stakeholders across the business to build production grade, high quality reporting as per business requirements
  • Provide information support for business priorities by producing the required reporting and data visualisation solutions to support these priorities
  • Research, share and implement new methods to empower the usage of data, and unlock the value of data at Orbital
Must have experience
What is the scope of accountability for the role?
  • Leading and upskilling a team of data analysts to drive value across Orbital’s functions from information assets
  • Liaising with stakeholders across the business to understand business problems and priorities, and implement reporting and dashboards to meet requirements
  • Ensuring the delivery of high quality, trustworthy information products, tools and reporting
Why Join Orbital?
What are the essential skills, qualifications and experience required for the role?
  • Experience managing a team
  • Experience within an Agile environment/Atlassian tools
  • Professional experience with SQL required. Python desirable (but not mandatory)
  • Experience and understanding of logical data modelling
  • You have experience with Kimball
  • A background in accounting with understanding of accounting principles and reporting
  • A strong attention to detail and quality, especially as it applies to data
  • You are a clear and confident communicator
  • Demonstrate ability to manage stakeholder expectations
  • Have passion working in a dynamic and growing start-up environment that is tight-knit, challenging and fun
  • You have strong analytical, organisational, and prioritisation skills, with a belief in writing documentation for processes and code
  • Excellent in change management
  • Passionate about developing people
  • Champion for driving a data centric culture/approach in decision making across the business

Orbital is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or disability status.



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