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Data Analyst

Richmond Hill, Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client develops, among other things, a SaaS product which leads the market for full-service payments solutions. The company is consistently recognized by Deloitte as one of the fastest growing technology companies within North America and they are gearing up for their biggest year yet. This client provides an exciting, challenging, and stable workplace. They are looking for people who share their passion for outstanding performance, and who want to be part of a close-knit, energetic team.

The leading team of the company comes with deep industry experience (as will you) and is motivated to bring together a group of technical enthusiasts and innovative thinkers. With unprecedented client retention, and their customer base scaling faster and faster, they're in the market for a high caliber Data Analyst.

This is an opportunity to work with massive sets of data, analyze them, and help the team build up a next generation platform. There are millions of users that are constantly visiting our site and we want our Data Analyst/Engineers to decipher this data and make suggestions on what to do with it. As our company continues to scale at a blazing pace, we are presented with a very unique set of challenges which are closely related to data/capabilities and utilizing our abundant technologies to scale even higher.

We are here to solve problems of tomorrow using tomorrows technologies. These challenges require a lot fo creative thinking based on deep and broad understanding of how software works.

To ensure a successful “no hassle” implementation of client’s database with a focus on data quality and integrity of core configuration setup and data conversion. Work directly with Project Management and Clients as a consultant on database related issues. Provide Support to other departments with production and non-production database related tasks. Work with other Data Services team members to enhance and or optimize current processes

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Aptitude for analysis and interpretation of data
• Ensure all Data Services packages, stored procedures, scripts and functions are updated as business logics are upgraded to meet company standards.
• Provides technical assistance to implementation teams on subjects regarding the RDBMS and related environments.
• Work with application developers and other database administration staff to research, define, and correct application performance issues
• Work with QA to put together regression tests for all Data Services DTS Packages, scripts, stored Procedures etc.
• Ability to supplement data or information to support, enhance, or resolve information provided in other reporting
• Ability to investigate and analyze incident and/or problem related data issues, providing root cause analysis and recommended resolution
• Ability to provide in depth data analysis as requested by the Business to validate and support report/query results
• Work closely with the Business to understand the nature of the requirement, the end goal resulting from the request, and to validate results and obtain acceptance from Business
• Work closely with the development team to ensure smooth transition of deliverable as the request transitions from ad-hoc to recurring
• Ensure compliancy with the technical architecture and overall reporting framework
• Capable of multi-tasking and working with changing priorities and deadlines

Must Have Skills:

• A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in computer Science or comparable job-related experience is required.
• Must have extensive experience with relational databases and data model concepts (data mining, data analyst)
• Must have experience in data cleansing
• Must have experience with data modelling and documentation tools e.g. Erwin and Visio
• Work experience must include experience in application systems development utilizing database technology.
• Must have the ability to work effectively with client and IT management and staff.
• Must have strong requirements gathering, interpersonal and client facing skills.
• Extensive experience in SQL queries
• Working experience on web application products
• Experience in scripting

Nice to Have Skills:

Experience in the Payments industry
Experience with NoSql, Hadoop, Big Data Technologies

Starting: ASAP
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