Dealer-FX Group

Data Scientist

Job Locations CA-ON-Markham
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/24/2018 10:14 AM)
ID
2018-1275
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations

Overview

As part of the Data Analytics and Reporting team, you will be responsible for processing large amounts of data to get business insights that will drive the consulting aspect of Dealer-FX’s business and ultimately generate positive results to our clients. You will expertly develop reports and visualization dashboards based on your insights. You will create predictive models and implement machine learning engines to take our Business Intelligence to the next level. 

 

The Data Scientist will be providing business insights in a fast paced environment. Your experience involves using a variety of tools (QlikSense, SQL, Excel) to gather, process and organize data. You will perform ad-hoc analyses to test hypotheses and determine metrics that should be part of Dealer-FX’s methodology. You will also use your experience summarizing results to create automated dashboards and reports that will communicate the proven metrics to the end consumers, both internal and external to the company. You will work closely with the Business Intelligence team to develop clean, maintainable and tested ETL processes for the extraction and transformation of data from various OLTP applications for loading into a data warehouse and later process using your own QlikSense applications.


We want you to be part of our team and grow professionally. Here’s why you’d want to join us:

  • Our people work with the latest web based technologies in a cross functional, multi-faceted organization that operates at the pace of a jackrabbit.
  • You’ll get a challenging and rewarding environment, the opportunity to work with leading brands, collaboration with some of the brightest people in the industry, and to share in our mutual success.
  • Our Agile environment gives you the chance to be part of an ever changing and evolving process. (We want to get better and you can help us get there.)
  • We have a great culture, work environment and potential for professional growth.
  • A company that is an industry disrupting Automotive Mobile Data & Analytics powerhouse in their space.
  • And we’re really a fun group too!

Responsibilities

  • Creation and maintenance of analytical models and tools, including predictive models and machine learning
  • Defining and testing business hypotheses
  • Data processing, migration, manipulation
  • Fault finding and error tracing
  • Automation and streamlining of processes and procedures
  • Metrics and exception reporting
  • Data structures and reorganization
  • Analysis and solution delivery
  • Machine learning engine development and implementation
  • Participate in Business Intelligence (BI) solution and data architecture design discussions
  • Contribute to data management and data improvement processes
  • Participate in review and planning sessions in an Agile environment, working closely with our reporting analysts and stakeholders, making sure we are always building the best user experience possible!
  • Pro-actively put forward ideas that speak to project objectives (e.g. development, testing solutions, tools)

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in data analysis, data modeling, database design, database implementation, capacity planning, and tuning.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Commerce, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science or Economics is an asset.
  • Experience with MS SQL Integration Services and QlikSense is highly desired
  • Experience with statistical and visualization software to support ad hoc analyses and reporting
  • Proven ability to work with dynamic priorities and to develop effective working relationships with internal and external users/customers and stakeholders
  • Ability to interpret data and formulate decision alternatives substantiated by data findings
  • Ability to pro-actively identify, troubleshoot and resolve live database systems issues
  • Strong ability to manipulate and analyze data using various software tools (e.g. MS Excel VBA and SAS)
  • Strong business acumen. Automotive experience is an asset.
  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, customer oriented and able to work independently as well as within a team
  • Ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills

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