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Data Visualization Analyst (Developer)

Date: Feb 19, 2021

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

We are living in an era of transformation – as a company, as an industry and as a global community. Suncor is evolving and technology and digital solutions are a big part of this. Unleashing the full potential of our people is what will get us where we need to be.
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. Hiring specialists like yourself will help us implement our Advanced Analytics strategy and transform our business. It’s all about strengthening our future through digital technology, unleashing the full potential of our people, and creating an engaging and productive workplace. 
By joining our Advanced Analytics team, you will have the opportunity to apply your graphical development expertise to design, build, translate and communicate statistical data insights into easily understandable visualizations useful for both subject matter experts and business users. You will collect business requirements and establish the need, scope, goal, key stakeholders and success criteria by facilitating visualization workshops and requirements gathering sessions with multiple attendees

You will use your expertise to:

  • Assist in setting data visualization goals and deliverables based on the established success criteria and metrics defined for the solution’s success
  • Educate clients on data visualization methods and techniques to enhance business decision-making capability
  • Develop User Interface (UI) to receive information input from business users into a relational database and non-relational management systems
  • Apply information architecture, interactive visual design, quantitative analysis and qualitative user research to create UI for an informed User Experience (UX)
  • Design and execute performance tests of front-end applications in a big data context
  • Monitor, develop and operate (DevOps) the visualization(s) for existing analytic products
  • Collaborate with ecosystem partners to provide the best fit technologies while expanding knowledge of current data analytics and visualization trends
  • Research, establish guidance and maintain documentation on data visualization tools and best practices to ensure design consistency for the best UX across the enterprise
  • Mentor and coach less-experienced team members and clients on data visualization methods and techniques to enhance business decision-making capability.
  • Manage a database/library of visuals and designs library built across analytical products

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 5 years of progressive experience in a data visualization/development role
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics or Mathematics, Information Management or a related technical discipline and equivalent work experience
  • Full stack (front-end user interface and application back-end) development experience
  • The ability to establish and apply data visualization best practices and graphical design principles
  • Experience in UI/UX design and development
  • Strong organizational skills; able to manage multiple stakeholders and track execution of all details of a program
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Experience with one or more data visualization libraries, frameworks and tools
  • Experience with one or more programming/web development language
  • Experience with dashboard/reporting tools
  • Experience in relational databases and writing SQL code

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 are so invested in building advanced analytics skills within our organization that we've created the Analytics Academy to provide training to employees through instructor-led courses, e-learning, communities of practice, etc.

Why Suncor?

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

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