Lead Data Analyst


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At Stantec ....

We put people first

The development of digital technology solutions brings together collaborative teams of engineers, modellers, statisticians, operations specialists and programmers. This is an exciting, fast-moving and innovative workspace that provides our people with a way to put environment and community first by utilising the latest digital technologies.

We do what is right

Stantec provides professional consulting services in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics for infrastructure and facilities projects. We benefit our clients by utilising digital project delivery tools and digital technology to help them meet the challenge of building, operating and maintaining assets. Our analytical services enable us to help our clients to manage risks, driving insights from big data that enables proactive management of their assets and more informed investment planning.

We are driven to achieve

We develop digital technology and analytics solutions for our clients. Our investment in this capability generates growth and enables us to diversify into supplying services across our client organisations. We have the best technical engineering specialists in the industry, and we create the best digitized version of that expertise to increase the level of access that our clients have to our specialist knowledge.

We are better together

To develop digital services with global, multi-sector relevance, we work within networks of multi-disciplinary teams. Our teams are collaborative, engaging, innovative development environments that attract the best experts working in the field of environmental and engineering technology solutions.

Role Description

As a Lead Data Analyst, your role is important to the delivery of innovative digital solutions for our internal business and our clients operating in the fields of water/wastewater, energy and resources, transportation and environmental management. You will work within a specialist Data Analytics team providing expert technology and programming support to the team and projects. You will also input to the data analytics solutions being developed by analysts in our wider engineering consultancy business and provide support as an expert with high levels of data management and programming knowledge. You will be part of our global team, developing new services to budget within our quality and risk management framework.

We are looking for someone that is innovative in nature and likes to ask questions, but also have the business acumen to focus your skills on developing solutions and processes that represent a good business case for development. You will become a key member of our Data Analytics community providing timely, reliable guidance to less experienced members of staff.

Lead Data Analyst



The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience with confirmation of other adequate experience accepted. The ideal candidate will have proven experience developing and reporting analytics insights and have a range of skills including:
• Programming. Python, Ruby, C#
• Data Management, including enterprise-scale databases (SQL Server, open-source dbs) progressing towards Big Data and cloud environments
• Web visualisation skills, including JavaScript, CSS, HTML5
• Business intelligence, including Microsoft Power BI (or equivalent, such as Tableau, Qlik, etc.) and ESRI ArcGIS.

Experience of engineering or environmental data science related analytics would be an advantage but our ideal candidate might also have experience of other industries where advanced analytics are prevalent (e.g. financial services, energy, retail, etc.). It is essential that the candidate can demonstrate a flair for translating an end user's needs into a technology solution as well as blue sky, technology first innovation.


The following evidence of competency would strengthen a candidate's application:

  • Relevant degree or post graduate qualifications (e.g. mathematics, statistics)
  • Working towards / obtain technical specialist certification (i.e. Chartered Engineer / IT professional (Chartered Institute for IT))
  • Certifications for IT professionals, e.g.:

o Professional Certificate in Data Analysis

o Artificial Intelligence certifications

o Big Data Certifications


We would require the successful candidate to be located with one of our Data Analytics teams in either Leeds, Cardiff, Redditch or High Wycombe.

Please be prepared for some remote working and travel within this role, with an emphasis on extensive tele-commuting as well to reduce our carbon footprint where practical.

We are an equal opportunities employer

Job Category:

Computer Other, Engineering Other, Modeller, Technical Support

About Stantec:

We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec we always design with community in mind. We believe growing a great design company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus creativity, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring projects to life. Our work as architects, engineers, and consultants from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a solid history of success. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work. Redefine your personal best. Join us!

Location :

UK-Buckinghamshire-High Wycombe, UK-Flexible, UK-Wales-Cardiff, UK-West Yorkshire- Leeds, UK-Worcestershire-Redditch

United Kingdom



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