Flexible hours
Various work from home options
Dog friendly
Employment type
Full time
Level
Graduate
Industry
Tech
Competitive Salary

The purpose of the Comma Academy Trainee role is to prepare for a consultancy role with Comma in one or more of the following specialist areas: Master Data Management (MDM) business consultancy; MDM application/technical consultancy; MDM solution architecture, Data Migration, Data Quality and Data Governance.

The purpose of the Comma Academy Trainee role is to prepare for a consultancy role with Comma in one or more of the following specialist areas: Master Data Management (MDM) business consultancy; MDM application/technical consultancy; MDM solution architecture, Data Migration, Data Quality and Data Governance. Trainees will undertake a programme of work that involves both technical and non-technical training alongside immersion in Comma projects and client support via a series of placements.

Comma Academy Trainee

Location of role:

Home-based and Comma office-based, with frequent travel required.

Who we are:

Comma Group is a technology-agnostic information management consultancy dedicated to delivering high-quality data solutions and with a focus on Master Data Management, Data Governance and Integration. Comma specializes in sustainable business solutions where technology acts as the enabler.

Comma recognizes the strategic importance that data plays within any enterprise. Organisations today are realizing that data is a valuable asset and that effectively managing data can harness its value and lead to tangible business benefit. Furthermore, the rapid and exponential increase in data volumes means that good data management is becoming an increasingly essential part of ensuring competitive advantage to organisations.

Comma are not just another system integrator, but instead are a strategic partner invested in delivering data solutions that align to your business objectives.

Comma has headquarters in Warwick UK and works with enterprise clients throughout Northern Europe.

The focus of your role:

The purpose of the Comma Academy Trainee role is to prepare for a consultancy role with Comma in one or more of the following specialist areas: Master Data Management (MDM) business consultancy; MDM application/technical consultancy; MDM solution architecture, Data Migration, Data Quality and Data Governance. Trainees will undertake a programme of work that involves both technical and non-technical training alongside immersion in Comma projects and client support via a series of placements.

In order to be successful, you will build your knowledge and experience across a breadth of areas, spend time shadowing and learning from experienced consultants in a project environment and provide remote support to Comma clients and projects. In doing so you will build valuable relationships with clients and Comma consultants, with a view to becoming a ‘fully-fledged’ consultant in one or more of the above specialisms at the end of 1 year.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake training in some or all of the following areas:
  • Master Data Management (MDM) Business Consultancy
  • Introduction to MDM
  • Business Analysis and Process design
  • Building logical data models
  • Working with MDM/PIM technologies (e.g. Stibo Systems, Tibco, inRiver, Semarchy)
  • Configuration & build of MDM technologies (as mentioned above), gaining appropriate certifications where applicable
  • MDM Solution architecture
  • Data Quality Management
  • Working with Data Quality Management, Data Preparation and Data Integration Technologies (e.g. Talend, Alteryx, Cluedin, Experian)
  • Data Governance and Metadata Management
  • Working with Metadata Management Technologies (e.g. Collibra, Alex, Alation, Comma Data Governance platform)
  • Data Migration design and execution
  • Business Change
  • Project Management
  • Shadow experienced Comma consultants on in-flight client projects, developing experience in consulting in a client environment (via placement)
  • Take ownership of specific deliverables within the above projects as directed by the project team
  • Shadow Comma support analysts in the Comma support organisation, developing experience in providing high-quality support to valued clients (via placement)
  • Take ownership of specific support incidents and issues as directed by the support team
  • Contribute to internal Comma projects and/or research as directed by Comma management (via placement)

Reporting line

  • You will report to our Head of Learning & Development.
  • You will be required to contribute to the development and maintenance of your personal development plan under the guidance of our Head of Learning & Development.

What you’ll bring:

  • You’ll be graduate calibre, ideally with experience of working in data or data management
  • You will have an understanding of data modelling, data analysis and data technologies
  • You’ll be a confident communicator, who is comfortable working in a client-facing, consulting environment
  • You will have the ability to multi-task and prioritise a high-volume workload as appropriate
  • Ability to work independently and manage own time effectively without supervision
  • A self-starter, proactive, resilient with a positive, “can-do” and “roll-up-the-sleeves” mentality to get the job done
  • Experience working in a project delivery environment

What we will offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 3% matched pension
  • Vitality private healthcare and life insurance
  • Distributed team with accommodating environment
  • No tie culture
  • Company away days
  • Accelerated career progression
  • Strong opportunities for formal development

At Comma we know that our people are our biggest asset, therefore we are committed to hiring individuals who can embrace and embody our relaxed, family feel culture. We are conscious of creating a diverse and inclusive team and want to hire people into Comma who we can empower and progress. We are aware that you may not meet every single requirement on the advert, but we would encourage you to apply or reach out to one of the team as a lot of us did not begin our careers’ at Comma as experts.

All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom.

Comma Group
Data
Information Management
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Flexible hours
Various work from home options
Dog friendly