This is a 10 month contract located in Toronto, Ontario.
REQUIRED SKILLS :
1.) SAS / SQL 5 years
2.) Python / PySpark 3 years
NICE TO HAVE SKILLS
1.) Autosys, Talend, Oozie - scheduling
3.) Hive, HQL
4.) JIRA / CONFLUENCE / Bitbucket
Provide business technical leadership across a broad range of information management functions to support the various areas of data and analytics.
Works independently as a senior lead and may manage and direct activities related to analysis, design and support of business data management solutions on various projects ranging up to larger projects.
Analyze and understand business and data requirements to develop complete business solutions, including data models (entity relationship diagrams, dimensional data models) and business rules, data lifecycle management, governance, lineage, metadata and reporting elements.
Apply automation and innovation on data platforms and on-going on any new development projects / initiatives aligned to business or organizational strategies
Design and implement complex business data information management frameworks to provide a solution that meets business requirements
Collaborate with technology and business partners to resolve issues and ensure requirements and established SLAs
Work closely with various technology / project teams to understand business data and provide analysis and requirements to ensure the data design / development initiatives are in line with the planned design and standards
Work with other various partners / stakeholders to ensure project success
Develop business requirements by researching / analyzing and documenting business data requirements
Implement processes aligned to data information management standards and ensure data quality and requirements are developed
Develop and maintain knowledge of data available from upstream sources and data within various platforms
May be responsible to understand and utilize business information management data deliverables
Perform data profiling using tooling and ad hoc system query languages to validate data analysis
Provide support throughout data lifecycle to resolve data issues and support user community by helping users interpret the data
Identify and / or define knowledge transfer and data expertise activities to support business teams using the information management solutions.
Adhere to enterprise frameworks or methodologies that relate to data activities for business area
Ensure business operations are in compliance with applicable internal and external requirements (e.g. financial controls, segregation of duties, transaction approvals and physical control of assets)
Participate in cross-functional / enterprise / initiatives as a subject matter expert helping to identify risk / provide guidance for complex situations
Conduct meaningful analysis at the functional or enterprise level using results to draw conclusions, make recommendations, assess the effectiveness of programs / policies / practices
Keep abreast of emerging issues, trends, and evolving regulatory requirements and assess potential impacts
Maintain a culture of risk management and control, supported by effective processes in alignment with risk appetite
Employee / Team :
Participate fully as a member of the team, support a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork and ensure timely communication of issues / points of interest
Provide industry knowledge for own area of expertise and participate in knowledge transfer within the team and business unit
Keep current on emerging trends / developments and grow knowledge of the business, related tools and techniques
Participate in personal performance management and development activities, including cross training within own team
Keep others informed and up-to-date about the status / progress of projects and / or all relevant or useful information related to day-to-day activities
Contribute to team development of skills and capabilities through mentorship of others, by sharing knowledge and experiences and leveraging best practices.
Lead, motivate and develop relationships with internal and external business partners / stakeholders to develop productive working relationships.
Contribute to a fair, positive and equitable environment that supports a diverse workforce
Act as a brand ambassador for your business area / function and the bank, both internally and / or externally
Breadth & Depth :
Expert level professional role considered subject matter expert with in depth knowledge / expertise in own domain / field of specialty and working knowledge of broader related areas
Requires expert level conceptual and practical knowledge for own area of specialty and knowledge of broader related areas
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills and fluent in one or two programming language
Works autonomously on a range of tasks and may be relied upon to coach / educate others
Lead projects of moderately to complex risk and resource requirements; may lead end-to-end processes or functional programs
In-depth experience working with very large datasets and familiarity with big data technologies
Keep abreast of rapid business and technology innovation within business information management field
Familiar with visualization tools
Generally, reports to a Senior / Manager role
Experience / Education :
Undergraduate degree or Technical Certificate and / or 5+ years of relevant experience from a business administration, statistical, mathematical, scientific or financial background
Hive, HQL, Hadoop, Python, PySpark, SAS Enterprise Guide, PC SAS, SQL, Unix, Linux, MS Office, JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket
Proficient knowledge of various data sources, tools and technologies used in preparing summaries and reports
Analytical and problem-solving skills are required to interpret data and draw conclusions
Knowledge of current and emerging competitor and market trends
Skill in using analytical software tools, data analysis methods and reporting techniques
Skill in mentoring / coaching others
Skill in using computer applications including MS Office
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form
Ability to work collaboratively and build relationships
Ability to work successfully as a member of a team and independently
Ability to exercise sound judgement in making decisions
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
Please note - This is a 7.5 hour work day.
All successful candidates will be subject to a mandatory credit AND criminal check as per the client.