Data Engineer- Hadoop/ Tableau

  • Date Posted Aug 17, 2021
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 12898

Integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork , do you hold them all? Do you have ideas and ideals? Are you a great advisor and a coordinator? Are you a versatile self-starter who can adapt quickly to new environments? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of our top financial clients, this role calls for a Data Engineer- Hadoop/ Tableau who is responsible for providing thought leadership for our business through advanced analytics, standardized reporting, self-serve data and actionable insights to help drive meaningful business decisions and results. The ideal candidate will provide a holistic lens for revenue growth, sales, performance management/coaching, risk and investment compliance, and product delivering quantitative models, timely, accurate, consistent, useful and actionable information to support our businesses and leaders.The individual will be accountable for delivering timely, meaningful business performance reporting and analytics that drive measurable business value across our business lines.


  • Work closely with business stakeholders to provide thought-leadership and facilitate data-driven fact-based decisions
  • Understand business processes, identify opportunities and develop analytical solutions, and actively contribute in each phase of the development and delivery of the solution
  • Support the design and execution of suitable analytical solutions in a timely fashion to support business decisions
  • Enhance reporting and business insights generating capability by developing a “best-in-class” reporting function that delivers timely, meaningful business performance reporting & insights that drive measurable business value
  • Help make reporting/business insights a competitive advantage
  • Responsible for identification and development of advanced analytics use cases that drive business value
  • Provide proactive “value-added” insights (both verbal and written) in the form of analysis, interpretation and advice to highlight further business opportunities
  • Prepare and distribute of sales, performance (dashboards and scorecards) and business management reporting, as required
  • Liaise with business stakeholders to ensure timely and accurate deliverables
  • Continuously review existing reporting requirements and processes, proactively providing thought leadership and hands-on development and execution for future reporting needs and metrics

Desired Skill Set:

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in analytics, reporting, analysis and insights, or business strategy functions in the Financial Services industry
  • 3+ years of experience in mining, analyzing and visualizing large amounts of data and programming skills (e.g., PYTHON, R, SQL, Hive, HQL, PySpark, Tableau)
  • 3-10+ years experience as a Business intelligence (Data engineer, developer, analyst)
  • A proven track record using the Apache Hadoop ecosystem (Spark, Data Lake, Hive, HDFS, Impala) to tackle "big data" problems
  • Strong analytically-anchored problem solving skills, solid background working with data and conducting analysis or planning complex data flows and processes
  • Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details
  • Excellent skills to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to build relationships, effectively interact, influence and motivate individuals at all levels of the organization to make an impact
  • Superior communication skills with proven ability to communicate quantitative/ qualitative information and key messages in a clear and compelling way
  • Detail oriented with excellent organization skills and ability to effectively manage work under tight timelines and changing priorities
  • Disciplined with a proven track record of delivering results and executing with excellence
  • Experience in working with bank's proprietary systems, processes and applications and/or a business analysis/reporting function would be considered an asset
  • Experience working on Hadoop, Spark, or other equivalent big data technologies
  • Knowledge of data modelling, data warehousing, ETL processes, and business intelligence reporting tools
  • Familiarity with agile tooling to efficiently build as a team: git, Jira, Confluence, BitBucket, etc.
  • Experience with creating complex Tableau dashboards considered an asset
  • Advanced university degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics or other analytically based discipline
  • Technical skills – Hadoop, Hive, SQL
  • Analyzing and visualizing data
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Able to prioritize and work within timelines

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Tableau, python, and spark
  • Experience in a Financial Industry
  • Knowledge of data modelling, data warehousing, ETL processes, and business intelligence reporting tools
  • Familiarity with agile tooling to efficiently build as a team: git, Jira, Confluence, BitBucket, etc.

BeachHead is an equal opportunity agency and employer. We advocate for you and welcome anyone regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

Privacy Policy


Attach a resume file. Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT.
Attach an additional file, if applicable. Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT.

We are uploading your application. It may take a few moments to read your resume. Please wait!

Back to Top