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Data Analyst/Business Analyst

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Eagle is assisting our client who is seeking three (3) Data Analyst/Business Analyst. This a great opportunity to work with one of Canada’s leading financial institutions for a twelve (12) month contract position to begin immediately in downtown Toronto.

Resource Responsibilities:

Individuals will be working alongside 1 more senior DA/BA, as well as 3 FTE resources to build curated datasets for model development, model monitoring, and model execution. This will be based on a Hadoop infrastructure and consumed through multiple technologies, mainly SAS and open source software. This team will be sitting between a team of model developers and the implementation team 

  • Support Technology Business Analyst to elicit and document data, reporting and control requirements;
  • Support design process to ensure proper data is sourced, confirmed and transformed as well as a sustainable operational process is developed;
  • Understanding the consumption layer of the curated data, ie. Model development/monitoring/implementation. Understanding model constructs and different model frameworks;
  • Develop UAT test cases and scripts (SAS/SQL). Knowledge of Python/Spark might be needed in the later phases of the project;
  • Execute test scripts and summarize test results for review with Subject Matter Experts and other stakeholders;
  • Define and test Data Quality rules on Critical Data Elements as well as Operational controls checks in the data lake;
  • Document Operational Procedures for turnover to the production team;
  • Creation of training material;
  • Ad-hoc data analysis and queries to support questions and process migration;
  • Prototype source data migration in established processes and production codes;
  • Help manage the day to day tasks of the project;
  • Help ensure the deliverables are high quality and up to the team’s standards; and,
  • Work with project PMs to optimize the delivery and communicate issues accordingly.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of data analysis experience (data sourcing, transformation, mapping, etc.);
  • Expert level experience developing UAT cases and scripts, as well as designing test strategies and scenarios;
  • Expert level experience with SAS and SQL, specifically using them to develop UAT;
  • Strong knowledge of Python or Spark;
  • Strong experience implementing requirements and reporting on the investigation of models;
  • Strong knowledge of Model Development, monitoring, and implementation;
  • Strong experience developing curated datasets in Hadoop- note that they will not be coding with Big Data, they will be required to understand how Big Data works;
  • Extensive experience working alongside model developers, reading model documentation and model code;
  • Previous banking/finance experience would be a nice plus;
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to meet tight deadlines;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Data-driven mentality and background; and,
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, statistics, mathematics or a related field.

Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request; We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted; Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

JOB ID# 58136

  • Posted On: November 08, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 58136
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON