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Data Visualization Developer

Date: Sep 24, 2021

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Suncor is on a journey to transform into a data-informed enterprise, where our people are empowered to make data-driven decisions.

We are building our Enterprise Data team and have several exciting opportunities! By joining us in the early stages of our journey, you can help shape what Enterprise Data looks like at Suncor. Help us achieve our goal of transforming data into a strategic enterprise asset that is shared, accessible, trusted, stewarded and secure. With your experience in industry leading data management practices, you will be a great fit for our team! Using your continuous improvement experience and understanding of how data can be a critical business asset, you will work with partners across Suncor to ensure our data management and governance standards/policies are adopted as we support Suncor’s transformation.

You will help us to evolve our self-serve data delivery model by leveraging your strong business partnerships to foster data literacy within our organization. By providing governance and support to help people learn how to find their data and develop meaningful insights through data visualization tools, you will directly support and positively impact our data transformation goals. You will collaborate with business areas to understand their data needs, driving data value and ensuring data availability.

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
  • Interface with other technology teams to extract, transform, and load data from a wide variety of data sources using multiple technologies

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five 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
  • Experience and exposure to business data analysis for various domains, including the  ability to rapid prototype visualizations and communicate them to the client
  • Strong experience in Data Modeling, ELT/ETL Development, and Data Warehousing
  • 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:

  • Exposure to Full stack (front-end user interface and application back-end) development experience
  • 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

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 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

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JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals