Senior Manager, Data Analytics

Scotiabank   •  

Toronto, ON

Not Specified years

Posted 237 days ago

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Contributes to the overall success of Scotiabank Global Compliance teaam ensuring specific individual goals, plans and initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s transformation strategies and objectives.  Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.

The Manager, Data Analytics is responsible for solving complex problems through the use of analytical, statistical and visualization techniques.  The Manager works closely with internal stakeholders and data stewards to turn data into critical insights and knowledge that can be used to make sound organizational decisions in compliance.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Design, develop, implement and maintain new reporting functionality and analytic applications to support multiple business units utilizing analytical tools such as Tableau, Power BI, QlikView or Datameer to extract data from Enterprise Data Lake;
  • Develop executive dashboards by utilizing various data visualization tools and techniques;
  • Development of technical designs for new/enhanced reports and information extracts and ensuring that design is consistent with clients' requirements;
  • Conduct research and execute proof of concepts on various Business Intelligence products, services and standards utilizing Big Datatechnologies;
  • Prototyping and developing models in some or all of the following: SQL, Hadoop, Python, Spark, R or similar technologies.
  • Facilitate implementation of solutions and strategies for Business Intelligence projects based on Big Data, Hadoop and Enterprise Data Lake;
  • Support work environment that fosters a high-level employee satisfaction and engagement by sharing knowledge, collaborating, communicating and participating in team-oriented activities;
  • Implement, maintain and educate on new tools where applicable enable end users to enhance their output by properly utilizing these tools;
  • Identify data mining opportunities to facilitate new business insights;
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining accuracy and timeliness;
  • Constantly maintain and upgrade technical skills and business knowledge;

 Functional Competencies:

  • Possess a sound systems development expertise, particularly in the area of reporting, data mining and data dissemination. He/she must remain current with available technologies by researching tools (software and hardware) that can be used to improve and accelerate the production of report and data extracts;
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the Big Data methodology and standards, particularly with respect to the development of reporting, data mining and data dissemination technology solutions;
  • Results-oriented and highly motivated individual with strong programming & analytical skills and ability to apply this knowledge to resolve complex reporting, data mining and data extraction issues;
  • Constantly look for ways to improve internal team processes more efficient;
  • Ability to work independently and interact effectively as a part of a team;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal & negotiating skills;
  • Enthusiasm for making a positive impact to the Bank;

Skills and Educational Requirements:

  • University degree in computer science or a related discipline or relevant work experience;
  • Excellent knowledge of Hadoop (i.e., HIVE, Map Reduce, Tez, etc.);
  • Excellent knowledge of analytical programming (i.e. SAS, R, Tableau, Cognos, Python etc.);
  • Working experience with multidimensional databases and reporting and analysis tools (Cognos/Hyperion/SAS);
  • Hands on development and experience in HTML,XML, JavaScript, SQL/Store-procedure;
  • Experience in database administration and web master (SQL/OLAP, web reporting/portal administration);
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to work independently and interact effectively as a part of a team;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal & negotiating skills;

Requisition ID: 13456