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Data Analyst - Technology Operations

Hatfield, UK

Data Analyst | Technology Operations | Hatfield | Hybrid (2 days office) 

(Please note this a mid-level position, ideally with the candidate having 2-5 years of commercial experience) 

About us:

Ocado Technology is powering the future of online retail across the globe through disruptive innovation and automation. Join us to create world-class systems at the intersection of robotics and IoT, cloud platforms, big data, machine learning, software development, and beyond.

We're constantly reinventing ourselves, learning fast, evolving our craftsmanship and taking risks as we strive to fulfil our mission to change the way the world shops. We enable some of the world’s most forward-thinking retailers to do grocery online profitably, scalably and sustainably. 

Over the past two decades, we have developed a wide technology estate that includes robotics, AI and machine learning, simulation, forecasting and edge intelligence which all form part of our game changing ‘Ocado Smart Platform’ product.  

We champion a value-led culture to get our teams working at their very best and to help create a collaborative working environment that our people love. Core values of Trust, Autonomy, Craftsmanship, Collaboration and Learn Fast help drive our innovative culture.

About the role: 

This Data Analyst role will be focusing on the operational reporting and analysis needs, which will report into the Data Analyst Team Leader. What will you be doing?

  • You’ll be championing a data-driven culture and the formation of compelling analysis, while remaining confident in questioning a proposed strategy or approach to analysis.
  • You’ll have a deep understanding of the commercial problems the business is aiming to solve and a systemic appreciation of the impact you and your team’s technical solutions can play in solving them.
  • You’ll deliver at pace and take pride in your work, have brilliant attention to detail, and enjoy presenting findings - translating complex concepts into easily digestible stories to inspire action.
  • You’ll be commercially minded and always conscious of delivering and driving value through data.
  • You will embrace our Core values of Trust, Autonomy, Craftsmanship, Collaboration and Learn Fast.

What we’re looking for:

  • Technical skills in the manipulation, analysis and visualisation of quantitative and/or qualitative data to “tell a story”. E.g. SQL, G-Suite, Looker. 
  • A proven track record of identifying and delivering actionable insight and demonstrable business change through the application of analytics with a product mindset
  • A critical thinker, with the curiosity to be constantly on the lookout for opportunities and the confidence to challenge and push back
  • Comfortable in operating autonomously in ambiguous environments


  • Experience with experimentation and hypothesis testing
  • Python, Java Script  (or other scripting language)
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • First class or 2.1 degree with a demonstrable highly numerate or social science content (such as maths, economics, statistics, operational research, data science, psychology)

What do I get in return:

  • 30 Day ‘work from anywhere’ policy + 
  • Remote working for the month of August
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 27 days after 5 years service (plus optional holiday purchase)
  • Pension scheme (various options available including employer contribution matching up to 7%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 22 weeks paid maternity leave and 6 weeks paid paternity leave (once relevant service requirements complete)
  • Train Ticket loan (interest-free)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Opportunity to participate in Share save and Buy as You Earn share schemes
  • 15% discount on and free delivery for all employees
  • Income Protection(can be up to 50% of salary for 3 years) and Life Assurance(3 x annual salary)



About Ocado Group

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry also means transforming the way we do business.   As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the Everyday Pioneers to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

Changing the way the world shops, for good.

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