Job description

Northland Properties is recognized throughout Canada as one of the most trusted names in hotels, restaurants, sports, and construction. We are the force behind such brands as Sandman Hotel Group, The Sutton Place Hotels, Moxie's Grill & Bar, Chop Steakhouse & Bar, Denny's Restaurants, The Dallas Stars, and Northland Asset Management Company. Proud to be 100% Canadian-owned and operated, with over 150 outlets nationwide, we have home offices in both Vancouver and Calgary and employ over 10,000 talented individuals across the nation.

Business Challenge

As Northland continues to rapidly expand their business across Canada the US and UK, the company is investing in cutting edge technology to build a more customized and localized experience for their target markets. Technology and Marketing teams are spearheading initiatives such as a new eCommerce platform, Data Lake, CRM & ERP along with other future focused Hotel and Restaurant technologies.

Opportunity

Northland is looking for a Data Scientist to extract meaning and interpret data utilizing statistical and machine learning methods as well as simply understanding the business as a human. To do well in this role you need to be able to find patterns, build models and algorithms, and have a deep understanding of the popular data analysis tools and databases. You'll be assisting other resources within the Data Delivery team to collect, clean, and troubleshoot data issues. Creating data visualizations and reports that clearly and easily communicate data discoveries will be key in this role. Northland's vast business footprint and limited historical data analysis provides ample opportunity for the right individual to make a huge impact to the business.

This position is based in Vancouver, Canada, and will work under the IT department but will liaise with all other departments to assess, refine, and identify technical solutions that will deliver positive results for the business. This position will be reporting to the Director, Project Delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the creation, update, extension, and deletion of the master data sets for all the business units.
  • Implement transformative rulesets and data cleansing techniques to improve the quality, accuracy, uniformity, and integrity of existing data
  • Devising and applying models and algorithms to mine the stores of big data
  • Analyzing data to identify patterns and trends and convert that into solutions and opportunities
  • Processing confidential data and information according to data governance guidelines.
  • Works closely with other data consumers within the business to gather and populate data warehouse table structure
  • Managing, designing, and developing reports and the reporting environment, including data sources, security, and metadata.
  • Assist the Data Engineers with creation ETL processes and data identification and support
  • Providing technical expertise in data storage structures, data mining, and data cleansing
  • Provide guidance and best practice for data visualization and report generation specifically with visual data modelling tools such as Power BI
  • Provide documentation and training to end-users on new reports and dashboards.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in the field of Data Science and/or Data Analysis
  • Strong capabilities around dimensional modelling, data mining and data visualization preferably with tools such as Power BI
  • Expert ability to draft, analyse and debug SQL queries and be proficient in scripting languages such as Java, Python, C Sharp, Perl, and others.
  • Creative thinker with excellent analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy with strong analytical skills
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Deep passion for data analytic technologies as well as analytical and dimensional modeling.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present information to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience with Google Big Query or Snowflake an asset
  • Experience in hospitality and/or travel industry preferred

SUMMATION:

Submission of resume does not guarantee an interview or an actual transfer. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, provided they meet the minimal requirements of the applicable skills required.

You must be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply as the employer does not have a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) that would support a foreign worker.

**Applications will not be accepted via email or in person.

**We thank all applicants for their interest in Career opportunities, however, only those applicants we wish to interview will receive a reply to their application.**

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