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Sr. Data Analyst

Department name: Finance & Accounting
Business unit: Financial & Corp Development
Position ID: J0122-0522

A little about us

What we do at Shaw matters - in a world where being connected has never been more critical, we bring the best wireline and wireless technology and solutions together to create exceptional customer experiences. Every day we help millions of Canadians live their best-connected lives through the strength, capacity and combined power of our Fast LTE and Fibre+ networks.At Shaw we say we’re brighter together, and we believe it’s the diverse mix of brilliant people here that really makes us shine. When you join our team, you’ll see we are so much more than just a company. Shaw connects you with limitless opportunity, an incredible culture, career development and a great benefits package. We are a friendly, collaborative group, and we have a lot of fun finding new ways to delight our customers.Come dream bigger and brighter with Shaw.

The role

The Sr. Data Analyst will report to Manager Business Intelligence – Delivery, Finance, this individual will be comfortable working in a highly collaborative and fast paced environment, primarily responsible for delivering insightful information to the company. You will be responsible for translating business questions into requirements and developing reports to support these business needs.

As a Senior DA, you must be comfortable assisting, mentoring, and providing technical guidance to Junior and Intermediate Data Analysts. This position requires an energetic self-starter with a strong work ethic and willingness to learn and contribute to a fast paced and high-performance environment. The ideal candidate will possess strong business, analytical and critical thinking skills. Excellent communication skills in both technical and business terms and the ability to collaborate with others are essential.

A typical day

• Design and deliver automated report solutions that summarize and transform data from various data sources into understandable, actionable information.
• Develop and improve data mart structures and BI report development/delivery processes to improve efficiency, usability, consistency, reliability, and relevance of reports.
• Collect and converge requirements from end users; translate requirements into technical solutions.
• Collaborate with business partners to identify opportunities to apply BI insights to various areas of the organization.
• Support and troubleshoot technical problems within the BI Environment and suggest potential data fixes or data enhancements to improve data quality, data availability and relevance for business users.
• Understand and remain current on Shaw product offerings, promotions, and associated order entry / order management procedures.

Your skills/experience

• 10+ years and a solid understanding of SQL, and other DB constructs including stored procedures, functions, views and execution plans. Advanced knowledge of code optimization, including development/coding best practices.
• 10+ years creating automated reports, using advanced techniques with various systems and tools, and with emphasis on efficient, high quality code and identification/mitigation of data integrity problems.
• 8+ years of experience with a Data Warehouse and Data Modeling methodologies, demonstrating a deep knowledge of an Enterprise Data Warehouse and source data (transactional data).
• Strong Business Intelligence skills in data profiling, data analysis, critical thinking, and business acumen.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as desire to learn about the telecommunication industry.
• A track record of comprehensive data solutions that are forward thinking and translate complex requirements into quality solutions that enable stakeholders to better analyze and understand the data.
• In-depth knowledge of ETL, common data warehousing best practices and common data warehouse methodologies.
• Experience with services provided in cloud data platforms including Snowflake, AWS, Google Cloud etc.
• Evaluate, analyze, and recommend potential opportunities to enhance business direction and processes.
• Provide technical guidance and business intelligence know-how in addressing business needs.
• Ability to break down and decompose complex data sets and ambiguous problems and tell meaningful business stories from complex datasets.
• Willingness and a passion for “Wearing multiple hats” and doing what must be done to support the team
• Experience in the creation of Data Marts and experience in developing reports and architecture layer objects in MicroStrategy and Tableau are considered an asset.

Other details

•This position requires the successful completion of a criminal and credit background check
•As a condition of employment, all new employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination with a federally approved COVID-19 vaccine (or proof of a valid exemption)

Posting closing date: January 20, 2022

At Shaw, we believe diversity and inclusion are integral to the continued growth and success of our entire company. We believe diversity and inclusion enhances our Company’s culture and creates a sense of belonging where people feel comfortable bringing their true selves to work. This in turn promotes innovation through harnessing the variety of experiences, thoughts, and perspectives our employees have to offer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, age, or any other identifying characteristic.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.