Atom Bank • Durham Hybrid

Data Analyst(Metadata)

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £35,000 – £45,000 per annum

3 days/week at home

4-day week

A little flex time

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Job Description

We’re Atom…

The bank that’s leading the fintech charge!

We’re not like the rest. We’re true innovators, and we’re redefining what a bank should be. Ours is a bank for today and the future, a mobile-first bank. Forget the stuffy branches, with Atom you can bank whenever, wherever, faster, and simpler.

Could you be the next innovator to join us?

What’s it all about?

Insight and Intelligence drives Atom. The Insight and Intelligence team leverage Big Data technologies to maximise the returns from our data assets, by providing MI, exploratory analysis and predictive models which shape and deliver strategies in pricing, direct marketing, product optimisation, credit risk, fraud; help Atom Bank demonstrate that it is meeting its regulatory requirements and providing direct assistance to customers in their day-to-day banking activities.

As a Data Analyst(Metadata) at Atom, you’ll play a pivotal role in ensuring the integrity, discoverability, and quality of Atom’s data assets. You will oversee the collection, storage, and management of metadata within our data platform, as well as creating and maintaining lineage within our data catalogue, ensuring that data consumers can easily trace the origins and transformations of data throughout our data pipelines.

What will your ‘typical’ day look like…. (Different that’s for sure):

  • Develop and implement strategies for collecting, storing, and managing metadata within our data catalogue.
  • Collaborate with data engineers, data scientists, and business users to implement data governance policies and procedures.
  • Monitor data quality metrics and proactively identifying and addressing data quality issues.
  • Contribute to the documentation of our data catalogue and data governance processes.
  • Develop and implement data quality dashboards and reports to provide insights into data quality trends.
  • Contribute to the monitoring and observability of data quality, ensuring that our data remains accurate, consistent, and reliable.

What do we need from you?

  • Experience working within data management, data science engineering, data governance or data quality.
  • Knowledge of modern metadata capture concepts e.g. “shifting left”.
  • Experience of implementing and using, managing & promoting a Data Cataloguing solution.
  • Knowledge of data lineage tools & methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong understanding of data catalogue technologies and principles.
  • Proficiency in SQL and familiarity with data warehousing concepts desirable.

What’s in it for you?

  • 4 Day Working Week
  • Flexible hybrid & remote working
  • Annual Share Option – Company performance related
  • Incredibly generous company pension scheme (maximum of 13% of Atom input – candidate can put in more)
  • ‘All About Me’ fund: £200 per year to spend on personal development
  • 22.5 days holidays + 8 statutory days (rising by half a day with every 2 years in the company)
  • Private Medical Insurance for you and full family
  • Health Cash Plan – expenses paid on Optical/Dental/other appointments/treatments
  • Enhanced Parental Leave

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
4-day week
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
22.5 days annual leave + bank holidays
Teambuilding days
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Atom Bank

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Durham & London

Funding levels


Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023

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