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Data Science Analyst

Loblaw Companies Ltd Head Office

This is a Full-time position in Vancouver, BC posted May 29, 2021.

Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.

All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.

Location: 1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 5S5 The decision to join a company is a big one.

We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.

Why is this role important?

The Data, Insights & Analytics team at Loblaw is hiring a Data Science Analyst.

Reporting to the Senior Data Scientist, Data, Insights & Analytics, the incumbent will use advanced techniques in obtaining and analyzing data to drive insights and develop analytic capabilities to support business objectives in a time-efficient manner.

This role will have the opportunity to support various unique projects and enterprise-wide transformational analytical initiatives.

What You’ll Do: Collaborate with business stakeholders to solve business problems and identify new opportunities for data-driven insights.

Support the development and operations of data products such as dashboards and web applications.

Extract, review and prepare sales and customer behavior data for analysis using SQL.

Help stakeholders identify and locate data sources within the organization .

Design and build interactive and static data visualizations to provide insights and enable strategic business decisions.

Build statistical, descriptive and predictive models to support experimentation that are easily understood and replicated.

Conduct statistical analysis and hypothesis testing to improve forecasting, targeting and performance measurement.

Identify opportunities to improve process and data infrastructure.

Basic Qualifications : University Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Business, or other relevant field Programming skills with SQL Experience in utilizing advanced SQL data extraction and manipulation tools Data mining experience working with a large relational customer database Analyze and present reports/summaries with Excel Superb analytical and conceptual thinking skills; to not only manipulate but also derive meaningful interpretations from data Ability to take initiative, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment Capability to liaise with all levels across the enterprise on projects and ad-hoc requests Strong detail orientation is essential in this role A team player and self-starter Preferred Qualifications: Programming skills with SQL, Python, PySpark In-depth knowledge of predictive modelling, machine learning modelling Experience with cloud environment such as GCP, Azure, and Databricks preferred Retail analytics experience with a marketing focus preferred Marketing experience with a focus on using customer data, such as Direct Marketing, Database Marketing, Loyalty Marketing preferred What You Can Expect: We are a team of diverse and ambitious analytical likeminded individuals, who cultivate a friendly and inclusive work environment where you can be yourself.

Our employees’ development is at the core of our business, offering endless possibilities for growth, learning and mobility.

Let us help grow your skills through one of our many resources including the Loblaw Virtual Learning Centre, where you have access to hundreds of learning tools, or through casual coffee chats with our leaders who were once in your shoes.

Other perks of joining Loblaw: Competitive compensation and benefits package Office with incredible amenities including an on-site gym, volleyball court and basketball court (turned ice rink in the winter) A flexible work environment which values balance Colleague Discount Program Tuition reimbursement program Employee Share Ownership plan Pension Plan How You’ll Succeed: At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture.

We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

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.

Employment Type: Full time Type of Role: Regular 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 with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

Please Note: If you have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.