Senior Data Analyst, Data Management

Location: Brampton, ON

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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?

Are you at the top of your game? Bring your expertise and knowledge to Canada’s largest retailer. We are looking for innovative, talented, and energetic people to help bring our Data Insights & Analytics game to the next level. This is an exciting time to join our team – we are changing the game in a big way! If you are looking to join a company that offers unlimited opportunity, excellent leadership, world-class training and makes a big impact on the community – this is the role you’ve been waiting for!

The Data Insights & Analytics team at Loblaw is seeking a Senior Data Analyst with background in big data, cloud and relational databases. We are currently in the process of modernizing the data infrastructure onto cloud technologies to unlock the value of our data and drive richer insights to our business partners.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Data Insight & Analytics , the incumbent will support large data initiatives by leveraging their expertise in obtaining, analyzing and manipulating data to identify insights and data patterns. He or she will be responsible for creating and maintaining data requirements, transformations and system documentation.

What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for the extraction and analysis of complex information from a variety of databases.
  • Provide support to Data Governance initiatives such as data quality, data lineage and metadata management.
  • Transform extracted data from large and disconnected datasets into insights suitable for presentation to various audiences.
  • Develop capabilities to identify areas of opportunity and improve business processes, data architecture and reporting efficiency.
  • Work collaboratively with business and analytics groups, on cross functional projects and data initiatives to solve business problems.
  • Extract, review and prepare data for analysis & reporting using SQL and/or Python.
  • Creation of UML diagrams including but not limited to sequence and data flow diagrams.
  • Strictly adhere to legal and compliance guidelines; regarding access and exposure to sensitive and confidential information.

What You'll Bring:

  • Mandatory: Advanced SQL querying for data mining, extraction and preparation.
  • University Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or Information Systems is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in utilizing advanced data extraction and manipulation tools (MS SQL, Teradata, etc.).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Data mining working with large relational databases.
  • Technical background with a solid understanding of database design is an asset.
  • Experience with Hadoop and understanding of its components (HDFS, HBase, Spark) is an asset.
  • Experience with Cloud technologies (GCP, Azure) is an asset.
  • Superb analytical and conceptual thinking skills; to not only manipulate but also derive meaningful interpretations from data.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the data management lifecycle, including experience with data quality and metadata management.
  • Experience in conducting business analysis to gather requirements from non-technical stakeholders.
  • A Team player and self-starter with the ability to take initiative, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

What You Can Expect:

We are a team of diverse and ambitious analysts, 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

If the above sounds like a great fit, then we would love to hear from you! Apply today, and get the process started. If you meet the above requirements, expect a call from one of our recruiters, followed by an in-person interview. Our recruitment process will allow you to meet and interact with colleagues at various levels of our business to give you a great perspective of life at Loblaw.

We thank all candidates for their interest but please note, those candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position will be contacted.

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:


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.

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