What we’re about
IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience, so it’s not surprising that IMAX employees and their careers go beyond the ordinary.
Our employees share a passion for quality in everything they do. Our Hollywood people are movie business insiders with years of production experience.
Our technology experts are unashamedly geeky people who can talk for hours, and be riveting, about color gamut and lasers.
Our business people are consummate sales and marketing professionals who are spreading the IMAX word around the world.
We offer all the benefits you’d expect from a company with over 50 years of history. Yet, beyond this, we know everyone works differently and is motivated by different things.
That’s why we offer competitive pay and a wide assortment of benefits to help you make the most of your life at work and away from it.
As the world’s leading entertainment technology company, IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies. Specializing in immersive motion picture technologies, our employees are driven by a passion to take audiences around the world to places they’ve only dreamed of.
Come explore IMAX where innovation, creativity and passion come together.
The Team Lead will interface with business areas, senior management and system users to define, design, and implement business reporting and dashboard solutions.
This position will focus on designing and leading the creation of reports and dashboards that are effective for all-levels of management from operational to executive levels.
This person will also be guiding the effective modelling and creation of relevant dimensions and cubes for business reporting to drive business-level insights.
They will manage a team of analysts and developers who facilitate business intelligence processes and procedures development and implementation.
Identifies, researches, and resolves complex technical problems. Manages our offshore support team to maintain a stable and highly available service.
What you’ll be doing :
Business Consultation & Requirements Generation (15%)
Work closely with the business to analyze requirements to produce reports that are beneficial and valuable for analytics
Understand the Enterprise Data Model effectively to interact with business users and recommend meaningful approaches to visualize the information they are looking for
Provide leadership in projects to ensure business is aware of data quality and availability to generate the reports and dashboard they need to manage their line of business
Collect business-level questions and propose approaches to address business needs and provide data insights
Expand documentation and knowledge of business processes relative to available data to provide contextual guidance for operation / project reporting and insights generation
BI & Data Warehouse Design and Development Oversight (45%)
Work with Project Managers to effectively deliver large Business Intelligence or Data Warehouse initiatives
Work with Director of BI / DW to research and develop an Enterprise wide Strategy and Architecture
Provide guidance to business and BI report developers on how to best design reports and dashboards for end-user consumption
Establish best practices and standards for reporting and dashboard creation at IMAX
Conduct design review sessions and periodic audits of production visualizations to standardize applications
Validate information generated within reports and dashboards that are developed by the BI team
Ensure integrity of information is maintained post-implementation by periodic audits of reports in production
Mentorship and Training (25%)
Provide training to the business users related to general use of the Reporting and Visualizations tools
Ensure self-service capabilities are known by end-users and monitor adoption by business
Develop and maintain a training program; manage new trainers for new functionalities
Help develop skills training programs for BI members in the domain of visualization & dashboarding
Oversight of offshore support team for SAP BI / BW support for technical issues and interpretation of report, dashboard and query content
Identify, document, resolve and escalate issues as required
What we’re looking for :
Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Analytics, Computer Science, related field, or have equivalent experience
7+ years of experience implementing and designing large data repos, structured and unstructured, supporting numerous data sources and data consumers
Continuing education / certification may be preferred (Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse management, Data Management etc.)
Experienced in both Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse / Lake platform Development / Management
Experienced leading a team of BI & Data Warehouse analyst and developers (Team lead or Manager)
Proficient in translating business requirements into technical report or extract deliverables
Experienced working with support teams to resolve challenges
Financial and accounting knowledge / experience an asset
Excellent verbal communication skills
Experience with Data Modelling and Data Catalogue management
Experience in cloud ETL / ELT and Data Warehouse platforms is a must
Experience with visualization layers such as SAP Bobj, Tableau or Looker
Experience with Data Warehouse Technology’s, such as SAP BW, Snowflake or Redshift
Experienced in Data Warehouse / Lake best practices for structure and unstructured data
The ideal candidate will have :
Communication Listens and interprets verbal and non-verbal inputs in order to ensure thoughts and ideas are understood.
Organizes a response based on an awareness of content and intent
Business Acumen Understands the factors influencing our business and can integrate the various competing needs to ensure success for their group.
Approach problems from a business perspective
Adaptability Recognizes the highly dynamic nature of our business, is flexible in changing circumstances (team, environment, workload).
Adjusts methods and approaches to effectively carry out tasks in situation of ambiguity and uncertainty.
Analytical Thinking ability to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. Approaches a complex task or problem by breaking it down into its component parts and considering each part in detail.
Weighs the costs, benefits, risks, and chances for success, in making a decision.
Client / Customer focused Build excellent relationships with clients (including internal), displays a broad understanding of IMAX's bu
Creativity Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively.
Detail and quality focus Attentive to detail and accuracy committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, Monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns / acts on quality
Coaching Provide timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge / skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
Problem solver Ability to propose solutions to problems.
Teamwork / Collaboration Desire to work cooperatively with others on a team; as a team leader / manager, the ability to demonstrate interest, skill, and success in getting groups to learn to work together.
Technical / Professional Knowledge Strong level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas;
keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.