Data Analyst

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services

Job Description

lastminute.com is looking for a Data Analyst for its Data & Analytics department team based in Chiasso.

The candidate will act within Data & Analytics department perimeters supporting, inspiring and delivering data integrations, data models, analysis, reports and dashboards to help the  business look data in a comprehensive way, take proper decisions and steer directions of the units.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand stakeholders business areas and take ownership of their data need, collect/support business requirement definition - be able to influence and partner with them leveraging on an in-depth cross-functional data knowledge
  • Performing analysis with the aim of providing insights and summaries to direct manager, the rest of the team and other functions
  • Data model creation, design of ETL activities and use of data exploration and reporting tools to create report, analysis and tests
  • Writing documents for mapping of data flows according to business rules

 

Qualifications

Essential

  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar role in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis techniques
  • Demonstrable ability to work creatively and analytically with a strong attitude for problem solving
  • Strong knowledge in SQL like languages
  • Fluent in English both written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Good knowledge of Google Work Suite

Desirable

  • Bachelor or master degree in Statistics, Mathematics,, Engineering or Physics or Physics
  • Expertise with BI tools (e.g:. Tibco Spotfire, QlikView, Business Objects, Tableau, Power BI, Cognos Analytics, SAS Visual Analytics)
  • Expertise with workflow management tools (e.g.: Talend, Data Stage, Informatica, Rundeck)
  • Expertise with analytical databases (e.g.: Vertica) and NoSQL DBs
  • Good knowledge in analytics and web analytics techniques, enabling to support the business, guiding company growth efforts and key business outcomes
  • Knowledge and application of a programming language (e.g: Python, R, JAVA)
  • Previous experience in the travel industry

Abilities/qualities 

  • Analytical and data driven mindset: improve the business providing insights coming from data
  • Passionate about digital world, ambitious and motivated  with a can-do attitude
  • Open minded and proactiveness in problem solving
  • Strong communication skills with willingness to challenge existing processes and applications
  • Strong team player and excellent communicator

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