EATDS-1976-Data-Specialist

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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
DescriptionOur Client is seeking a Data Analytics Specialist to support multiple projects. 
SkillsSAS/Python, SSRS, Data Analytics, RDMS, Hadoop, SQL 
TypeContract 
Project Description 
Experience Required/ Mandatory Skills
  • Minimum combined years of relevant education and experience in a role similar to this. Experience must be applicable to this role. Acceptable education includes degrees, diplomas and certificates. (7+ years)
  • Experience working in a data warehouse/Business Intelligence or relevant data environment; in either a development or support role. (2+ years)
  • Experience in Data Analytics or Data Science. (5+ years)
  • Experience with relational database modeling techniques. (5+ years)
  • Experience with dimensional modeling techniques. (5+ years)
  • Experience coding with R programming language or SAS (Statistical Analysis System) or Python. (5+ years)
  • Experience using Hadoop, SQL or Unstructured data. Must have background with unstructured data. (5+ years)
  • Experience dealing with clients and explaining complex data principles in a thoughtful manner. (5+ years)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group.
 
Nice To Have Skills
  • Experience with and understanding of the application of statistical methods such as regression, significance testing, and other methods to address key business issues. (5+ years)
  • Experience in building analytical and quantitative analysis models. (5+ years)
  • Experience with professional Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodologies. (4+ years)
  • Experience working with business clients, understanding business processes and operations and experience working with technology tools. (4+ years)
  • Written presentation experience; presenting insights in plain language and images. (4+ years)
  • Experience in web-based analytics. (Google Analytics, Compete, Parse.ly, Clicky, Chartbeat, Optimizely) (4+ years)
  • Experience in spatial analytics. (ArcGIS, EOS Landviewer, MapViewer, MATSim) (4+ years)
  • Experience in predictive analytics. (Microsoft R Open, Azure Machine Learning Studio, SAS Advanced Analytics) (4+ years)
  • Experience in understanding complex businesses questions and framing the right analytical question to solve a business problem.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group.
  • Solid understanding of statistics.
  • The ability to learn quickly, problem solve/troubleshoot, work independently and in a team.
  • The ability to manage conflict.
  • Experience with change management. (4+ years)
  • Experience in facilitating business workshops. (5+ years)
  • Experience promoting a business intelligence, analytics, and reporting vision and driving / empowering teams and the broader business to action. (1+ year)
  • Experience delivering commercially beneficial insights and analytics strategies to large businesses and / or governments. (1+ year)
  • Experience providing leadership and hands-on support to orientate analytics around delivering value back to the business.
  • Experience working on multiple projects at one time. (4+ years)
 
LocationEdmonton 
Work Environment2 years with possibility of one 6-month extension 
Hourly RateNegotiable