Why is this role important?
Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s largest food distributor and a leading provider of general merchandise products, drugstore and financial products and services.
The company is known for the quality, innovation and value of its food offering.
Loblaw Companies Limited is currently seeking a Data Ingestion resource to support the Analytical Platforms & Services department within Loblaw Technology.
The successful candidate will meet the following criteria :
Working with the Analytical Platforms & Services team, you will be part of a senior level team responsible for the strategy in design of our enterprise data repository ETL processes (ingest, transform and store.
You will support the implementation of complex data models and structures ready for business use while working both as a team and independently on medium to complex data problems.
The Data Management lead will collaborate with business teams and understand how data needs to be structured for consumption.
The Data Analyst has an applied knowledge of technology and industry trends pertaining to the data architecture of a specific Line of Business (LOB) or cross-LOB Shared Service.
Duties and Responsibilities :
Experience working with Apache Kafka / Attunity, Informatica instance running in productionFamiliarity with the wider Apache Kafka ecosystem (Streaming, KSQL, Connect Platform)Working knowledge of native Cloud integration tools (Dataflow, Azure Data Factory)Hands on experience with Big Data tools such as Hadoop, Spark, Hive,Hands on experience of obtaining and importing dataExperience in automation, with use of scripting such as Python, R, UnixTeradata experience and or other large SQL instancesManaging data pipelines and working with data lakesIdentify, design, and implement internal process improvements : automating manual processes, optimizing data deliveryYou clearly document and communicate standard methods and practices
Skills and Qualifications :
possesses an ability to convert abstract, complex information into concrete material and ideas that can be easily understood