Job description

Data and Business Analyst for government client, downtown Toronto.

Marberg Job Number: 1727.

Job Type: Temporary.

Initial Term: ASAP for up to 9 months.

Compensation: $41.32 per hour.

Recommended Application Date: Immediately - please note that we are screening and shortlisting Candidates immediately and qualified applications may be contacted same day as date of application.

Regular Work Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm not including unpaid 1 hour lunch break, to be worked during regular business hours, Monday to Friday (35 work hours per week).

Work Location: Remote-based, with occasional onsite meetings at Client's downtown Toronto office, on PATH and TTC line.

Responsibilities Summary:

To provide technical support and data cleansing, modelling, analysis and visualization services, to deliver insights and support evidence-based decisions and proposals. Foster relationships with key business users and decision makers to understand business analytics needs.

  • Set up data queries; build Extract, Transform and Load (ETLs) processes and data pipelines; automate recurring analyses; and build reusable scripts to speed up future analyses.
  • Connect business data with location information, and analyze accordingly.
  • Implement changes to existing data measures based on analysis of historical data. Produce data visualization on a range of different data sources, including structured, unstructured, real-time and geospatial.
  • Use statistical techniques to ensure high quality analysis. Identify errors and perform data cleansing to ensure accuracy and statistical significance.
  • Track and maintain major Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Update KPI decks to outline impactful system changes. Troubleshoot and resolve any data interpretation or reporting issues.
  • Research and advise on best practices related to data analysis and data visualization.
  • Compile statistical reports based on data analysis, including formatting for aesthetics and structure. Contribute to development of corporate analytical models, dashboards and databases.
  • Train team members and other stakeholders on foundational analytics capabilities; guide stakeholders to understand analytics tools and automated dashboards in support of decision making.
  • Give presentations at relevant learning networks, meetings and events related to findings and data science.
  • Maintain and store data and records in accordance with Information Management best practices and guidelines.
  • Additional data and business analysis responsibilities as required.


Education: Post secondary Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent discipline.

Preferred Work Experience: At least 5+ years of progressive, related work experience in data analytics.

Preferred Sector Experience: Public sector project experience in data and business analysis preferred.

Technical and Language Skills Requirements:

  • Experience with data analysis and remediation tools including SAP Data Services; SAP Information Steward; SAP Analytics Cloud; Power BI; SQL.
  • Proficient English communication skills, both written and verbal, including strong business writing and technical/business-process writing skills and experience.

Task -Based Qualifications and Additional Attributes:

  • Sound knowledge of data mining, data evaluation, data analysis and data visualization methodologies.
  • Sound knowledge of theory, principles and concepts of data structures, database design, information retrieval, and data architecture.
  • Sound knowledge of theory, principles and methodologies of statistical analysis and research, and of quality assurance methodologies, techniques and practices.
  • Sound knowledge of multivariate inferential statistics, i.e. hierarchical linear modelling and data reduction techniques.
  • Sound knowledge of information management and data warehousing best practices and processes.
  • Project management experience to plan and coordinate the design, development and implementation of systems, databases, and procedures of large-scale assessments.
  • Presentation skills to disseminate technical, research, and other reports.
  • Demonstrated record of professional conduct and character. Responsible and reliable.
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills; ability to motivate and engage with a wide group of internal and external stakeholders, at all levels of seniority.
  • Proven ability to respond to sensitive and confidential matters with tact, discretion, and excellent judgement in the interpretation and application of instructions and organization policy.
  • Advanced organizational, coordinative and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize work effectively for self and others, meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Strong relationship management skills including client and vendor relations management, business networking, negotiation, change management and consulting/advisory skills. Excellent listening skills, and the ability to provide and receive effective feedback.
  • Demonstrated successful experience of prioritizing work, making decisions and communicating with others within a values framework of respect, equity, anti-racism, diversity and inclusivity.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada, providing satisfactory documentation upon request.
  • Ability to provide 3 qualified employment references promptly upon request, for our client to speak with directly. Please note your references will not be contacted without your express permission and introduction.
  • Ability to work both remotely and onsite as required, abiding by organization health and safety policies.
  • Ability to declare personal Non-Conflict of Interest in execution of assignment responsibilities.
  • Provision of certification of AODA and OHSA online training course completion prior to assignment start.
  • Additional satisfactory Background Checks, Technical Skills Evaluations, and Employment References as required.

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Marberg is committed to supporting workplace diversity and inclusivity, to reflect the demographic profile of all Ontarians. Applications are encouraged from equity seeking groups including people of colour, Indigenous people, individuals with disabilities, and people from the LGBTQ2S community.

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