Job Order #2962

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Posted Date: 3/15/2018
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Position Title: Data Analyst/Data Modeler
Salary Range: Hourly Rate
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Desired Skills:
Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Data Analyst / Data Modeler will contribute to the design, development and maintenance of strategic, high-profile executive-level dashboards/reports and will play a key role in the collection, analysis, selection, cleansing, modeling, storage and maintenance of data used in the dashboards/reports.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

• Work with the project team to define and document the business’ reporting requirements and the underlying data requirements.
• Research, collect and review potential data sources and assess data quality. Make recommendations for enhancements to systems of record to improve accuracy of source data.
• Define data acquisition and data transformation processes to satisfy reporting requirements.
• Proactively seek opportunities to automate the most time and resource intensive processes related to data collection, validation, transformation, etc. to optimize the production and delivery of dashboards/reports.
• Design, build and maintain conceptual, logical and physical data models to support reporting requirements.
• Define, document and maintain data standards, definitions, and models (e.g. data dictionary, data models).
• Incorporate data governance and access control into database design and data models.
• Serve as a subject matter expert relating to data analysis and data management. Help investigate and diagnose data-related issues and ensure problems and defects are resolved in a timely manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Minimum 5 years of data analysis, data modeling and data architecture experience particularly in Business Intelligence (BI) / Data Warehouse (DW) implementation projects.
• Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience with data modeling, Business Intelligence (BI) and Extract, Transform & Load (ETL) tools.
• Experience with Microsoft’s BI stack (SSIS, SSRS, and Power BI) is a plus.
• Must be detail-oriented with a solid reputation of producing high quality deliverables.
• Advanced data manipulation skills using Excel is mandatory.
• Comprehensive knowledge of relational and dimensional data modeling practices and implementation techniques.
• Advanced knowledge and experience with SQL. Experience designing and developing database objects (tables, views, stored procedures).
• Strong understanding of IT service management processes and frameworks (e.g., ITIL). Experience with IT service management tools such as ServiceNow is an asset.
• Experience with Cloud technologies (e.g., Microsoft Azure) is an asset.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a self-directed manner and also as part of a project team.
• Ability to effectively handle ambiguous, ad hoc tasks and changes in direction and priorities in response to unexpected events and circumstances.

EDUCATION AND ACCREDITATIONS:

• A recognized undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent



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