Corporate Data Analyst Degree Apprentice AMAZON UK SERVICES LTD.

Are you an analytically minded, problem solver with a keen interest in how data can be used to help businesses? Do you enjoy working with large data sets and information with a great eye for detail, complete accuracy and the ability to prioritise tasks under pressure? If so and you have a passion to learn, this is a fantastic opportunity for you.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £33,592.00

  • Working week

    Apprentices will work a 40-hour working week Mon to Fri, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000217611

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Where you start with Amazon doesn’t determine the course of your career, so many of our apprentices develop themselves beyond their wildest imaginations and we truly value early talent and your thoughts, ideas and contributions.  Within your role you’ll be encouraged to, and inspired to, make an impact developing skills for life throughout.

As a Data Analyst, your role is to ascertain how data can be used in order to answer questions and solve problems. You will be responsible for requirement-gathering, inspecting, cleansing, transforming and modelling data with the goal of discovering useful information, informing conclusions and supporting decision-making. You will need to have strong communication skills as you will be liaising and sharing your work with different stakeholders. You will also need a good eye for details as you will be working with a lot of data and information that requires accuracy when handling the workload.

As you progress through your apprenticeship you will become competent in the following:

  • Analysing and interpreting data to provide actionable insights for your organization.
  • Designing data models and managing databases to ensure efficient data storage and retrieval.
  • Ensuring data security and compliance with legal and ethical standards, protecting sensitive information.
  • Collaborating with professionals from various departments to understand their data needs and provide relevant solutions.
  • Staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in data and technology to remain at the forefront of your field.
  • Creating reports and data presentations to communicate findings and recommendations to key stakeholders.
  • Implement the stages of the data analysis lifecycle
  • Apply principles of data classification within data analysis activity
  • Analyse data sets taking account of different data structures and database designs
  • Assess the impact on user experience and domain context on data analysis activity
  • Identify data sources and the risks and challenges to combination within data analysis activity
  • Select and apply the most appropriate data tools to achieve the optimum outcome

 

You'll need to have a bias for action, the ambition to deliver results and collaborate and build trust, with an overarching passion to learn and be curious. To be a success, you will need to be committed to your own development and be prepared to make the most of the opportunities, practical experience and qualifications given to you. In return we provide first class on the job coaching, specialist partner training and unparalleled experiences working within a diverse, innovative environment where you will be challenged to excel and positively contribute.

At Amazon we strive to be the Earth’s most customer-centric company, we put our customers first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. We have a passion for invention, drive a commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Working here means being entrepreneurial, being customer obsessed, thinking big and challenging the status quo, whilst working collaboratively to make the impossible a reality. Trust and empowerment are paramount to the way we work – it’s what allows us to do things differently as well as be bold and creative.


We’re passionate about our vision and values-lead culture which is governed by our leadership principles and we are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all our colleagues have the chance to make a real difference.

The training you will be getting

As well as learning key skills, you will be working towards the Level 6 Data Analyst Apprenticeship standard. Training will be delivered in a mix of remote and face-to-face sessions. Each week Apprentices will be allocated time away from their day to day roles to work on their Apprenticeship studies. You will spend approximately 80% of your working week learning from skilled members of the team whilst supporting learning on the job.

The apprenticeship will run for 36 months plus end point assessment which is usually 6 months, at the end of which you will be eligible to apply for higher roles in relevant teams within Amazon or anywhere in the industry. This is the ideal opportunity to get valuable work-experience at Amazon, as well as gaining a relevant qualification funded by Amazon.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Throughout the apprenticeship, you will work alongside the team, supporting with day to day tasks learning how Amazon works and delivers for its customers.  As your knowledge and skills increase over the duration of the scheme you will have opportunities to be part of and lead projects, making a difference for customers.  The on the job experience will help you build a portfolio of evidence towards your apprenticeship.  You will be given dedicated time to focus on your studies to help you stay on track and work towards successfully completing your qualification(s).  Once you have successfully completed your Data Analyst Apprenticeship you will be able to apply for relevant roles across the business.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9 (A-C) or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Level in at least 1 or more STEM subject (Grade 4-10 (A-D) or above) Essential

Things to consider

This position will be based in a Corporate Office.

About the employer

Amazon offers a range of opportunities to suit candidates with different backgrounds, qualifications and career aspirations. That is why we believe it is the perfect place to learn new skills. We believe that building a culture that is welcoming and inclusive is integral to people doing their best work and is essential to what we can achieve as a company. We take steps to ensure our colleagues have a sense of belonging, value, and opportunity.

Employer

AMAZON UK SERVICES LTD.

Address

1 Station Square

CB1 2GA

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Training

Training provider

QA LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Digital and technology solutions professional

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Feb 2024