EDABSB-2074-Senior BI / Data Engineer

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Vantix Systems Inc. is a dynamic and savvy organization based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We are looking for creative and talented professionals to join our team.

Job Opportunity

Our client is seeking contracting services for a Data Analyst to support the analytics initiatives prioritized by the BISC for 2024 and supplement other work required on the Data Management Program (DMP). 

 The scope of the work will include (but is not limited to): 

  1. Understand the business requirements to devise a technical solution that aligns with the business's objectives.

  2. Understand the nuances of the data and its relationships to build reputable results.

  3. Leverage the technology to build full-function, easy-to-use dashboards and solutions.

  4. Collect, transform and store data required for business intelligence and analytics (including internal and external data sources).

  5. Build, test, and maintain database pipeline architectures.

  6. Streamline data collection methods to create automated and easy-to-use routines.

  7. Perform cleansing, processing, and validating the data to be analyzed to ensure its quality.

  8. Explore and visualize data using Python and business intelligence tools.

  9. Document all data pipelines and transformations created.

  10. Follow standards for data analysis at APS to promote maintainability and testability.  Recommend improvements to practices where appropriate.

MUST reside in Alberta.

Skills Python SQL ML
Type Contract
Experience Required/Mandatory Skills
  • Very strong proficiency in Python and/or R.

  • Very strong proficiency with data architecture and best practices.

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets

  • Data wrangling.

  • Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Power BI, Incorta) and data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop).

  • Understanding of analytical models and how to structure data for model usage.

  • Experience doing feature engineering and topic modelling.

  • Experience doing the following types of analysis: text analysis, comparative analysis, trend analysis, sentiment analysis.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Strong multi-tasking skills, with an ability to adapt to and manage changing priorities.

  • Ability to work within a team environment or independently as needed.

  • Ability to manage your time efficiently and work with little supervision.

  • Ability to manage stress in an environment with high expectations, tight deadlines and changing priorities.

  • Understanding best practices, methods, and standards for business intelligence, analytics, and visualizations.

  • Agile Methodologies.

  • Team Foundation Server (TFS) - Code Management

Nice To Have Skills
  • SQL Server Experience.

  • Knowledge of SQL.

  • Experience analyzing and transforming survey data.

  • Machine Learning.

  • Predictive Analytics.

Location Edmonton/Remote
Work Environment 8 mo. plus option to extend
Hourly Rate Negotiable

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