Junior Data Analyst- SAS/SQL

  • Date Posted Nov 16, 2021
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 13415

If you share a passion for performance, a growth mindset with versatile skills, and approach everything with the highest integrity, then here's an opportunity for you!

Working with one of our top financial clients, this role calls for a Junior Data Analyst – SAS/SQL who will be responsible for supporting the sales team, running a daily report for the sales team, and working on developing new visualization for sales of the teams. The ideal candidate possesses excellent communication and problem-solving skills, is detail-oriented, and is a team player.


  • Perform scheduled and ad-hoc analysis, translate data into information and answer business questions.
  • Work with business teams to gather the demand for analytics and work with IT partners and data management/governance teams to obtain the data required to support business needs.
  • Act as a bridge to translate business requirements to analytics and reporting needs.
  • Provide business explanations for anomalies/outliers identified during analysis.
  • Communicate generated insights to stakeholders in a manner that is easy to understand.
  • Develop visualizations to bridge the gap between analytics outputs and business insights.
  • Use Tableau Desktop software to create and maintain dashboards that present data both numerically and in graphic form as interactive charts, heat maps, geographic area maps, and other visualizations.
  • Create highly customized data extracts by leveraging systems maintained by Technology teams or from external data sources.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of data structures in use by the group. Effectively apply segmentation techniques and summarize data in a way meaningful to decision-makers.
  • Assist staff in various stages of the machine learning lifecycle, particularly in feature engineering.
  • Participate in projects as a contributor.
  • Participate in data analysis and modeling support for company projects.
  • State results of the analysis in a concise manner, both verbally and in writing, and be comfortable working as part of the team.

Desired Skill Set:

  • Undergraduate degree or technical certificate in a quantitative field.
  • Experience working with programming.
  • Experience working with SQL.
  • Experience working with SAS, PC SAS, SAS Enterprise Guide, Python, and PySpark.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience working with Visualization software development, Tableau Desktop preferred.
  • Experience working with Structured Query Language (SQL) and relational database concepts.
  • Experience working with Machine Learning, Hadoop analytics tools, and Azure.


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