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Analyst, Data Analytics

Date: Apr 30, 2021

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you a professional compelled by the use of your analytical skills and big data to drive decision making and process improvement? An essential part of our evolution is creating value through data and becoming a data-informed enterprise where employees can apply their knowledge, draw insights and make the best possible decisions.


In this role, you will perform data wrangling, exploratory data analysis and using visualizations to assist in value creation, risk mitigation and provide operational insight.  In addition, you will be responsible for developing creative dashboards that will provide decision support capabilities. Working with your colleagues in Enterprise Risk and Audit, you will be called upon to provide your expertise to assist with the execution of audits and assessments.


You will use your expertise to:


  • Lead and execute on a range of data analytics initiatives across Enterprise Risk & Audit
  • Collaborate with client groups to collect business requirements and establish data initiative goals and objectives
  • Educate clients on data analytics approaches, methods and visualizations to support data driven decision making
  • Independently perform data wrangling activities to clean, structure and enrich raw data for analysis
  • Independently perform exploratory data analysis and develop visualizations and graphs to highlight trends and patterns
  • Interpret data and present insights to stakeholders and leadership to support decision making
  • Identify, design, and implement process improvements through the automation, optimization of data delivery, and process re-design for greater scalability
  • On a reoccurring basis (e.g. monthly/quarterly/yearly), perform timely maintenance of reports and stewardships including availability and accuracy
  • Stay abreast with changing technology and digital opportunities

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):


  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Analytics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Statistics/Mathematics or a related technical discipline
  • 1-3 years of experience with data analytics, data visualization and business intelligence tools
  • Experience with relational databases, data modeling and writing SQL, R, Python code and DAX
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Power BI, Tableau or other dashboarding and reporting tools
  • Strong critical thinking skills with the ability to look at numbers, trends, and data and come to conclusions based on the findings
  • Strong utilization of visual aids and superior storytelling skills with the ability to translate complex analysis and detailed concepts to stakeholders and leadership
  • Ability to quickly grasp business processes and identify priorities and challenges
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity


Preference for:

  • Software knowledge including SAP, BW, Alteryx, ACL and MS Azure cloud services
  • Data analytics experience with a focus on audit, risk management and finance
  • Knowledge in statistical inference, regression, probabilistic modeling and optimization is an asset
  • Experience in oil and gas


Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:


  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 – 6th Ave S.W.
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation
  • Suncor encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals