Data Analyst


Posted 10 months ago

We are looking for a Data Analyst! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Data Analyst
Term: 12 months contract with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid once or twice a week on-site
Job ID number: C1259


Brief Description of Duties:


  • Work directly with data engineers, business data analysts, data scientists and clients in Canadian Operations throughout the entire engagement life cycle including technical analysis, design, development, implementation and consulting efforts
  • Maintain best practice standards for analysis and reporting at all levels including data governance, documentation, testing and visualization techniques
  • Lead and drive projects and assignments to completion, including project planning and estimates
  • Lead consultants in the team on various analytics projects
  • Facilitate group meetings of various sizes for solution design, decision making, problem-solving and solution implementation.
  • Turn complex data into easy to understand visual insights that are aligned to business objectives
  • Enable visual storytelling through Tableau and visual analytics tools
  • Perform quality assurance and testing according to risk assessment guidelines to minimize operational, reputation, and legal risk.
  • Act as principal designer and reviewer for new data models, make data architectural decision, and provide coaching on data modeling and process design
  • Expand and grow data existing platform capabilities to solve new data problems and challenges
  • Ensure all automated processes preserve data integrity by managing the alignment of data availability and integration processes
  • Support quantitative analysts and data scientists with data discovery and rapid assembly of large data sets from disparate sources
  • Act as Tier-2/3 support to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues with production data models and services

Education and Experience:


  • Minimum undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent

5+ years of experience in:

  • SQL and other languages used in data manipulation
  • Tableau or other BI development experience and designing dashboards / decision enablement tools
  • Data warehousing principles and experience in design and/or development using dimensional modeling principles
  • Developing rich portfolio of design uses cases demonstrating excellent user experience
  • Experience leading analytics projects with stakeholders
  • Good Understanding of ELT/ETL processes and Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services or equivalent technologies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with experience in relating complex concepts to non-technical users, including presentation and storytelling with data
  • Visual design expertise with a solid understand of the best practices around dashboard and visual perception.
  • End-to-End development experience and ability to create complex calculations including Level of Detail (LOD) expressions, action filters, user filters and implement advanced dashboard practices in Tableau
  • Solid understanding of how to consolidate and transform data to meaningful and actionable information
  • Ability to draw out meaningful business insights by synthesizing information from multiple sources
  • Demonstrated experience in development of analytics applications or data analysis, including insights development and communication to senior leadership
  • Must be eligible to obtain “Reliability status” security clearance

Good to Have: 


  • Experience with AWS Data Lake
  • Experience with Amazon Connect data
  • Experience with R, Python, AWS Sage Maker
  • Experience with Agile or design-driven development of analytics applications
  • PMP and/or Scrum Master certification
  • Experience with optimization and tuning of large data extracts for Tableau
  • Tableau desktop and server certification
  • Knowledge of Insurance or Financial Services industry


Main Responsibilities: 


  • Consult with WFM experts to build tools to automate/streamline their work
  • Work with data engineers to test new data sources and ensure accuracy
  • Investigate issues/data discrepancies and work with a wide variety of stakeholders to fix
  • SQL
  • Tableau
  • Excel including VBA

Nice to Have: 


  • Amazon Connect

Job Features

Job CategoryData analyst

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