Working at CBC:
At the CBC, we all have a story to tell. What’s yours?
If you share our passion for Canadian storytelling and you wish to help us engage with individuals and communities across our various digital platforms, this is where you’ll want to be!
Every day, you will have an opportunity to shape the way in which Canadians see themselves reflected in our digital services. Your work will have a direct impact on how millions of Canadians from various communities connect with our products, with one another, and with the diverse voices that make our country so unique.
You will have the opportunity to play a part in enlightening and entertaining Canadians through our innovative work in building the mediums that deliver our content. We are an innovative hub, where the talented professionals we work with are respected and valued for their contributions. Our product teams are vibrant and our work culture strives to achieve the highest standards of diversity and inclusion. We believe that hiring people with different career paths and backgrounds is fundamental in our shared success and in building healthy and highly performant teams. When you join our mission, you are not only shaping the vision of the CBC, but the future of our country.
We know that commitment to equity, inclusion and diversity is essential to creating content that mirrors and resonates with the rich and evolving makeup of our country. We’re also committed to reaching out and connecting with our audience on multiple platforms this includes creating virtual places where communities can come together.
Why is this role important?
The Senior Data Analyst drives strong partnerships between Data Audience Activation, business clients and other analytics team partners. You will enable data driven decision making for various business groups by crafting scalable business solutions that retrieve and aggregate data from multiple sources and presenting it in a digestible and actionable format.
Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for data analysis, a bias for action, deep dive, attention to details, ownership and customer-obsession. We are looking for a data storyteller who can identify and interpret trends from a variety of sources, and give meaning to the numbers. A successful candidate needs excellent critical thinking skills, a fine eye for detail, practical experience as a data analyst, and solid understanding of popular data analysis tools and databases. The Data Analyst works in concert with our data audience activation and BI teams in a fast-paced environment with the goal of making data insights accessible to all. You will directly see the difference you make on customer engagement and business growth.
Here’s why we should work together:
Our digital teams’ values - collaboration, learning, and continuous improvement - embody who we are as a people-focused, digital-forward employer. We follow lean startup principles and use an Agile approach.
Here at CBC Digital Strategy & Products, we want you to be happy and feel good at work. It is essential that work be a safe space where our employees are able to share their authentic selves with one another and to push each other to challenge conventions.
Perks you can look forward to:
Flexible work schedules, allowing you to prioritize yourself, your family and your work;
Work from home opportunities;
Competitive total rewards package;
20% of time for innovation, learning and development; wherever your interests lie;
Opportunities to work with cutting edge technology;
Opportunities for continued learning and professional development;
Opportunities to become a member of our Employee Resource Groups;
A creative and dynamic work environment, where your ideas and contributions can be heard, valued and respected;
A supportive management team committed to upholding the highest standards of diversity and inclusivity;
An environment which favours experimentation and an iterative approach in order to achieve the highest form of technical innovation.
How you’ll make an impact:
Collect and understand reporting requirements from various stakeholder groups. Develop goals and KPIs in conjunction with each group.
Create and maintain rich data visualizations using Excel, Google Analytics, Power BI and other reporting tools, with a focus on translating data for stakeholders.
Compile and analyze large and diverse data sets, identifying relationships, trends, and opportunities.
Support engagement activities to analyze business environments, gather business requirements and create data visualizations in support of products.
Partnering with constituents to define ongoing analytics and reporting needs, ensuring that needs are documented and prioritized appropriately, and that a mid to long-term solutions delivery schedule is established.
Proactively analyze data to answer key questions from stakeholders or out of self-initiated curiosity, with an eye for what drives performance. Know your data and what it's telling you.
Data cleaning, quality control and maintenance with attention to accuracy.
QA of the reporting database environment and reports.
Support the data warehouse in identifying and revising reporting requirements, and to implement, modify, and maintain processes for automation.
Document data cleaning, reporting, and analysis processes, and identify issues and solutions where needed.
Follow established guidelines for data stewardship, report visual standards, and general best practices.
Support initiatives for data integrity and normalization.
Serve as liaison between business constituents and internal/global IT teams to provide support of existing systems and collaborate on strategic roadmaps to align business initiatives and product development.
Clearly communicate your results to different audiences at appropriate levels
Are comfortable using diverse platforms, data stores, and analysis tools
Have energy for learning new things, and for sharing what is learned
Work collaboratively and creatively
Who you are:
Possess 5 years of related experience in business analytics, business intelligence and data analysis in various BI technologies, patterns and practices.
Possess an undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics, or related work experience.
Have a proven ability to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives in a fast-paced environment.
Have practical experience in SAS, SQL and Python, Databricks, Cloud Computing Platforms (Google BigQuery etc.) with the ability to write queries to perform data analysis and understand data models.
Have working experience driving insights from customer data (transactional, behavioural).
Have experience with analytics suites like Amplitude, Adobe Analytics (Omniture) or any other digital analytics tool, and with visualization tools like Power BI or Tableau.
Are familiar with different analytical methods such as modelling and forecasting.
Have strong data auditing skills.
Have the ability to manage multiple priorities, ad hoc demands, and meet tight deadlines without compromising data quality and accuracy.
Have strong verbal and written communication skills, able to effectively present results and recommendations to business stakeholders.
Have a proven success rate in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
At the CBC, we recognize that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. We value diversity of thought and of experience, and we are excited to hear from you! Hands-on experience, intelligence, innovation, a passion for learning, and a team-focused approach can combine to form the best set of qualifications. If you feel you meet most of the qualifications and you are excited by the possibility of adding to the rich culture of the CBC, take a chance and express your interest by applying now!
If you’re interested in reading more about the various backgrounds of the talented people that make up our teams, our exciting new projects, and what we’re currently working on, check out our Digital Labs blog on Medium!
CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.