Senior Specialist Data Platforms– Analytical Platforms and Services
Loblaw Companies Limited
Brampton, CA
4d ago

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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.

Overview :

We are currently seeking an Senior Specialist Data Platforms to support the Analytical Platforms & Services team within Loblaw Technology.

The specialist will act as a data platform expert, to solve complex challenges by providing guidance and designing large scale solutions with the Platform Engineering team.

The will help with the business assessment and advise on Data Strategy to overcome current challenges and / or unlock business opportunities.

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria.

Duties and Responsibilities :

Management of analytics tools and programming languages (R, Python, SAS, Databricks, BigQuery, HDInsights,Teradata, SQL Server)Ability to work with ambiguity, translate high-level direction to specific deliverables and effectively plan self-assigned tasks efficiently in complex work streams.

Experience with Hadoop (Hive, Spark)Experience with hybrid cloud environments (On premise, Azure, GCP)Strong Focus on Automation and dev ops integrationStrong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications and Other Required Attributes

  • Post-Secondary Education, in Engineering, computer science or a technical fieldPossesses solid understanding on the Enterprise Architecture vision and directionRetail experience is an assetProven experience in cloud development and operationsA very strong analytical and conceptual thinker who is a high performing team memberDemonstrated initiative, to work independently in fast-paced energetic environment and effectively manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneouslyExcellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate ideas and results to a non-technical audienceIs a conceptual thinker;
  • possesses an ability to convert abstract, complex information into concrete material and ideas that can be easily understood

    Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

    Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.

    In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

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