Predictive Analytics Analyst

ISM Canada
Job Description
Working with ISM will work wonders for your career!
Working in technology today takes skill, expertise, a strategic mind and creativity. At ISM Canada, we believe in life-long learning, we value change leaders, and we are a dynamic business in a state of constant evolution. Technology is changing the world…come to ISM and get a front row seat!
ISM Canada is always looking for great people! If you’re interested in working with leading-edge technologies, passionate about customer excellence and coming up with innovative business solutions, then we may have the career for you!
The Predictive Analytics Analyst contributes to the deliverables of ISM’s Insight to Impact team. This team assists businesses from all sectors with using data to improve product development, customer service and outcomes, and to enhance business growth and development.
The Predictive Analytics Analyst provides a key role in the delivery of ISM Canada’s Analytics service(s). The position will provide thought leadership, will interface with customers and will work closely with other team members to ensure the delivery of internal and external analytical projects.
A Predictive Analytics Analyst will enhance/maintain business relationships with customers, typically by:
         Test hypotheses to validate or reject proposed solutions
         Use knowledge of business strategy/execution when working with customers; may work with experts in a business area to gather and validate customer business requirements
         Rank analytics models and findings in order of their applicability to the business goals
         Collaborate with the customer to select datasets for analysis
         Coordinate the secure transfer and storage of customer data
         Assess data quality and prepare data for analysis
         Use one or two analytics tools to design, develop and apply appropriate statistical and mathematical techniques on complex datasets to solve business problems and reveal new insights; in turn helping customers gain a progressive view of their business
         Learn new software, products, techniques, and practices
         Create reports and visual presentations of analytics results that tell the story of the data as it impacts the business
         Work with target users to deploy analytics solution and provide recommendations to clients as they relate to their data and business objectives
         Respect project timelines
         Adhere to strict privacy and security governance policies
         Educate and train clients and/or ISM employees on services, products, or analytical findings
         Collaborate with ISM Insight to Impact team members
•         Help develop and grow the new service area of Insight to Impact
         University Degree or diploma in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or related quantitative field with a strong emphasis on statistical and analytical methods; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
         Three or more years of professional-level experience with statistical analysis software, other data mining tools, databases, and computer programming
         Good knowledge of computer fundamentals including computer environments and operating systems; compile and execution functions; data structures, formats and storage media; and programming languages
         Good knowledge of structured analysis, design and programming techniques and demonstrated ability to follow structured design and analyst disciplines
         Good organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to set and achieve more than one concurrent objective reliably
         Good analytical and problem solving skills
         Good oral and written communication skills
         Ability and initiative to learn and use new techniques, products and systems
         Ability to work productively and demonstrate leadership in a team environment
         Good interpersonal skills including a mature and professional attitude demonstrated to clients and employees
Key Skills & Abilities:
         Investigative, curious, and creative
         High level of problem solving and reasoning
         Ability to present technical material to varied audiences
         Excited to learn new material and tackle new problems
         Solid Customer relationship management and interpersonal skills
         Strong organizational and time management abilities
         Self-driven and team oriented
         Experience with databases, programming, data analysis, data mining, descriptive statistics, text analytics, predictive analytics, predictive modelling, machine learning, prescriptive analytics, social media analytics, geo-analytics, big data, Watson, SPSS Statistics, SPSS Modeller, IBM BlueMix, R, Python, SAS, Spark, SQL, VBA, Excel, Tableau, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or Hadoop would all be considered assets
         Experience in design, development and implementation, collecting data and translating it for use in computer applications (i.e. for data warehousing, data conversions)would be considered an asset
         Experience in Data Warehouse concepts and skills would be considered an asset
         Experience with ETL Tools like DataStage, Informatica, Talend Open Studio and Business Objects Data Integratorv would be considered an asset
If you are interested in this position, please submit your application on the ISM Canada careers portal: before May 21, 2018
Job Code: SK18-098FT Predictive Analytics Analyst
Contact Information
Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce


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