Sports Analytics Co-op

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Employer: 
Canadian Tire Corporate
Posted: 
2017-11-18
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Retail
Job Location: 
Toronto


Interested in being a part of a team that is leading the evolution of retail in Canada? Embracing and driving change is critical to Canadian Tires success. The complexity and rate at which the retail industry is transforming has increased exponentially in recent years and we are committed to being a leader in the industry. As such we are relentlessly focused on innovating at every level of our business, investing in new technologies and doubling down on the best talent to drive the company forward. It is an especially exciting time to join Canadian Tire.The Customer Insights & Analytics team is a diverse and dynamic team of analysts, data scientists, developers, and consumer researchers who deliver customer-focused analytical solutions and insights that enable lasting and meaningful customer relationships. Using the latest data technologies and advanced analytical techniques they demystify shopper behaviour and embed those insights deep within the fabric of the business.What Youll Do The Sports Analyst co-op will be paired with a full-time analyst to support national Sport organizations and Own the Podium with their analytical challenges. Tasks will include gathering historical performance data using automated collection tools, providing analytical support to lead analysts, building models to allow Sport organizations to make better data-driven decisions around athlete development, the development of interactive tools and reporting, and communicating these results and insights. Build and maintain large sport performance databases using automated data collection tools Use SAS to data mine large quantities of historical Olympic and senior-level performance data Create statistical models and performance metrics to evaluate future athlete potential Develop interactive tools/dashboards for Canadian Sport Organizations Who You AreWe are looking for talented individuals who: thrive solving problems and are able to balance and prioritize activities drive innovation with their think outside of the box mindset take initiative and are able to successfully manage projects build relationships easily, and are collaborative team players with strong communication skillsWhat Youve Done Working towards a University degree in an analytical field (e.g. Mathematics/Statistics/Economics) Demonstrated superior analytical, mathematical, and problem-solving skills Knowledge of statistics and statistical models Programming experience, data extraction/mining tools preferred (e.g. SAS/SQL) Good working knowledge of Excel (Excel VBA) Excellent attention to detail Good communication skillsWhy Us Canadian Tire is one of Canadas most iconic and diversified companies. Our culture and values uphold our pledge to sustainable practices, and commitment to our local communities through Jumpstart and Soldier On cannot be beat. Launch your career at Canadas most trusted and innovative retailer.

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