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Urban Science Analyst in Reading, United Kingdom

About the position:

This position supports the delivery of client services on an account team and will be responsible for data validation, data cleansing, data processing and for publishing the data in Urban Science proprietary software.

  • Creates and manages client databases, utilizing Urban Science proprietary software, ensuring accurate and high quality data.

  • Acquires and maintains a thorough understanding of client data for assigned projects in order to properly create client deliverables.

  • Tracks, processes, analyzes and verifies data in order to improve accuracy and quality.

  • Assumes responsibility for accurate and high quality data being utilized on assigned projects.

  • Use technical skills to accurately update and maintain Urban Science internal software systems.

  • Adheres to quality control standards for Urban Science and client organizations.

  • Coordinates with individuals or teams to complete analyses, tasks and projects on time and with high quality.

  • Attends project meetings and participates in presenting project status updates to client representatives or internal management to clearly communicate project status, conclusions and results.

  • Proactively communicates with management to provide updates and report issues in a timely manner.

  • Actively works with manager to understand and implement solutions to improve NPS (client satisfaction).

  • Partners with internal teams to ensure that software is properly installed, set up and functioning at established quality levels.

  • Works with manager to prioritize other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Database: Requires demonstrated knowledge of relational database management, including, creating and executing queries, creating scripts, importing/exporting data and manipulating data; knowledge and experience with SQL is require

  • Analytical Thinking: Requires the ability to understand a situation by breaking it apart into smaller pieces, and/or tracing the implications of a situation in a step-by-step causal way

  • Results Oriented: Requires the ability to strive for optimal results by taking responsibility for timeliness, commitment to task and adherence to performance standards

  • Teamwork & Cooperation: Requires the ability to work cooperatively with others and be part of a team

  • Flexibility/Adaptability: Requires the ability to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of situations, individuals or groups, as well as understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives

  • Math & Statistics: Requires knowledge of basic descriptive statistics and ability to execute simple statistical analyses, create scatter plots, bar charts and histograms; requires ability to select and apply the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem

  • MS Office: Requires demonstrated knowledge of MS Excel for charting and graphing of data, writing formulas and utilizing functions, and filtering, sorting and formatting of data; requires intermediate knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint and Access; knowledge and experience with Visio preferred

  • Time Management: Demonstrated ability to prioritize competing demands and manage multiple concurrent tasks is required

  • Project Management: Knowledge and understanding of project management principles and fundamentals is strongly preferred, including the ability to estimate work efforts


  • University degree required; technical degrees are strongly preferred (i.e., engineering, applied math, statistics, applied science, information systems, operations research, etc.) from an accredited college or university, or equivalent foreign institution. Non-technical degrees will be considered if candidate possesses appropriate level of analytical and technical knowledge required for the role

  • Minimum of 1 years related work experience required (6 years experience preferred)

  • This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is NOT an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified.

ID: 2022-4716

External Company Name: Urban Science Applications, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: The Blade, Abbey Square

Post End Date: 9/29/2022