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Employer: 
LoyaltyOne
Posted: 
2017-09-21
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: 
Financial Services
Retail
Tourism
Travel
Job Location: 
Toronto

Do you love data as much as we do?



 



Precima is a fast-growing company that acts and feels like a start-up, doing some of the most innovative analytics work in the country. Our smart, creative, hard-working teams serve some of the world's leading retailers. And we always make time for fun.





The opportunity



At Precima, we’re always on the lookout for talented, analytics people to join our team. Are you looking for your next challenge to lead BI technical associates, enable embedded application visualizations, integrate with big data services, develop analytic applications, and support business development?  If these areas sound interesting and you have a passion for BI we are looking for you to join our technical leadership team.  



Precima’s BI team manages initial assessment of all client reporting requests through product development and deployment of visualization applications.  On the creative development front, we work with designers and web development teams to integrate visualizations into product development plans for implementation. We’re constantly updating and upgrading the Precima solution suite and we work closely with our technology partners on how to optimize performance for web reports.



As industry-leading tools and reporting are a key part of what we offer, this critical role gives you the opportunity to use your innovative mind alongside your BI Visualization and Architecture expertise to deliver best-in-class service. If this sounds like you, then you’ll fit right in.



What you’ll do



 




  • Be the technical Subject-Matter Expert (SME) to oversee client/capability development projects, including: assessing feasibility and sizing, providing technical advice and guidance to developers, conducting technical architecture design and code reviews, and identifying gaps and risks

  • Lead all aspects of optimal BI report creation and integration into SaaS cloud platform, including new industry-leading API integration, functions, extensions, and application deployments across cloud infrastructure

  • Design and develop web-based data visualizations using BI tools (Qlik Sense) and open-source data visualization libraries (D3)

  • Work with other BI/web technical leads/architects to ensure most innovative technologies and methodologies are being incorporated into client applications

  • Collaborate with data sciences, analytic developers, and data & technology teams and make data recommendations to support optimal BI performance

  • Work together with Precima’s technology leaders to make recommendations regarding infrastructure and architecture

  • Mentor and provide knowledge training to support BI architecture walkthrough, report design best practices, coding standards, etc.

  • Participate in client project kick-off and scope meetings, and act as lead solution architect/SME

  • Research alternate BI platforms, open-source data visualization libraries, best practices, technologies, latest versions of commercial platforms, proposes innovation, and reviews for feasibility

  • Provide support in issue investigation and resolution when necessary


Qualifications




Who you are




  • You have earned a Master Degree or Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Science

  • You have a passion to learn new technology and methods around business intelligence, embedded analytics, data modeling, data integration, programming, project management, AWS, and DevOps.

  • You have a crisp architectural mind

  • You have a minimum of 5 years of directly related work experience in business intelligence development and deployment

  • You have good understanding of open source libraries for building data visualizations using HTML, SVG, CSS, and JavaScript including but not limit to D3

  • You consider yourself a master on 1+ industry leading BI tools such as Qlik Sense, Qlikview, PowerBI, Sisense, Tableau, etc.  Experience with embedded BI platform is preferred.

  • You have a minimum of 1-2 years of supervisory experience





About Precima



Precima is a global retail strategy and analytics company that provides tailored, data-driven solutions that drive sales, boost profitability and build customer loyalty. Leveraging our deep analytics expertise, Precima helps organizations improve their competitive position across all facets of planning and operations from assortment optimization, price optimization, promotional optimization, targeted marketing, and supplier collaboration. Precima’s credentials include solutions for Fortune 1000 brands and grocery retailers, including global market leaders. Together with LoyaltyOne, LoyaltyOne Consulting, BrandLoyalty, AIR MILES, and IceMobile, Precima is a part of Alliance Dataa Fortune 500 Company and the global leader in data-driven loyalty solutions. Precima's head office is located in Toronto, Canada, with global offices in Den Bosch, The Netherlands, Chicago, USA, and London, UK. Precima is a LoyaltyOne company. http://www.precima.com/



Alliance Data is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Accordingly, we will make reasonable accommodations to respond to the needs of people with disabilities in accordance with legislation.



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