Senior Data Analyst

Location: Saskatoon, SK

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As a Senior Data Analyst at Vendasta you will ask questions and discover meaningful answers that drive Vendasta’s growth and success.

The Senior Data Analyst will work closely with leadership teams in sales, success, product, and more to develop robust research questions and contribute to all steps of the data analysis process, including hypothesis generation, exploring and cleaning data, modelling/interpreting/communicating results, and measuring their implementation. Finally, they will leverage the interdepartmental analyst group to review, develop, and share information or analyses that help one another learn and grow in data & business intelligence, as well as help the company grow and evolve. The selected candidate must enjoy coordinating with interdisciplinary teams, learn quickly, and be comfortable working independently!


  • Respond to ad hoc requests from various stakeholders
  • Follow Vendasta’s analysis workflow
    • Hypothesis Generation: Work with stakeholders to refine and transform questions into hypotheses
    • Exploratory Data Analysis: Gather, clean, and explore large data sets
    • Model Building: Create a visual and/or mathematical representation of the real world
    • Interpret Results: Understand the conclusions that can be reached and know the implications
    • Communicate Results: Deliver findings to stakeholders
    • Follow-up: Ensure that the data was effectively implemented and measure results
  • Build, maintain & monitor internal dashboards for each department to track productivity, revenue, quality, staffing patterns, expenses, efficiency metrics and more
  • Provide prompt reports on monthly, quarterly, and yearly information
  • Provide analytical support and identify business trends that require action
  • Review and critique other’s analysis
  • Develop and foster a working relationship with other analysts, software developers, product managers, sales, marketing, and executive
  • Become the expert in multiple data sources and create/implement innovative and sustainable solutions
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives and assist in automating processes currently requiring manual efforts

Skills & Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in data analysis or science
  • Demonstrated expertise with databases and various querying techniques (SQL, NoSQL, API)
  • Strong understanding of statistical inference and descriptive statistics
  • Demonstrated ability to retrieve and clean data by whatever means is necessary
  • Proven ability to analyze and report information
  • Well developed communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously while working in a dynamic environment subject to impromptu changes in schedules and priorities
  • Strong initiative—establish goals and take responsibility for meeting them within defined timelines

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