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BI Senior Specialist



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, June 6, 2023

BI Senior Specialist

At Interac, we design and deliver products and solutions that give Canadians control over their money so they can get more out of life. But that’s not all. Whether we’re leading real-time money movement, driving innovative commerce solutions like open payments for transit systems, or making advancements in new areas like verification and open banking, we are playing a key role in shaping the future of the digital economy in Canada.

Want to make a lasting impact amongst a community of creative thinkers, problem solvers, technical gurus and high-performance application developers? We want to hear from you.

Reporting to the Data Strategy and Enablement Director, the BI Senior Specialist will scope, analyze, develop, automate, enhance, and validate BI reporting, analytics, and dashboard solutions in a timely and creative manner. They will take a holistic, high-level approach to collection and reporting of data for major projects and initiatives.

You're great at...

  • Analyzing business intelligence data to help the leadership team make informed business and product decisions.

  • Blending historical data from available industry reports, public information, field reports or purchased sources as input to analyses.

  • Identifying and analyzing industry/geographic trends and competitor market strategies and monitoring current/potential customer trends.

  • Defining visualization best practices, helping with dashboard optimization and exploring new sources of data representation to uncover new business opportunities at all levels of the business.

  • Partnering with other areas of the business to model the outcome of implementing potential business strategies.

  • Designing, building and deploying powerful BI solutions as per business requirements.

  • Building customer facing BI reports and dashboards with Row level security.

  • Conducting requirements analysis and translating data into informative reports, dashboards and KPIs.

  • Connecting to data sources, import data, and transform data for Business Intelligence.

  • Working with database schemas and referential integrity.

  • Produce specialized reporting packages, dashboards and scorecards for the business.

  • Crafting complex and comprehensive BI reporting packages and dashboards utilizing data infrastructure and external data sources.

  • Validating the quality and integrity of the data included in all reporting.

  • Developing substantial and insightful commentary/insights on new and existing reporting packages.

  • Understanding business drivers, definitions and metrics in order to interpret findings, take action and provide relevant direction.

  • Creating exploratory data analysis, reports, dashboards to surface data for different stakeholders.

Who are you?

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience as a BI Specialist with the ability to solve issues and coordinate across teams.

  • Must be eligible to work for Interac Corp. in Canada in a Full Time Capacity.

  • Proven work experience as a Tableau, Power BI Report designer & developer with a focus on front-end design.

  • Proven, demonstrable experience in data modeling and data visualizations for Power BI/Tableau; working with different data schemas and BI implementation methodologies.

  • Ability to write stored procedures, views, and SQL functions.

  • Strong data modelling and UI/UX design skills considered an asset.

  • Working knowledge of Python/R and how to integrate scripts in BI tools.

  • An understanding of using query plans for performance optimization.

  • Knowledge and experience in prototyping, designing, and requirement analysis.

  • Knowledge and skills for secondary tools such as Microsoft Azure, SQL data warehouse, Visual Studio, etc.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Power BI development, publishing, and scheduling reports.

  • Intermediate knowledge of Power Automate, Dynamics CRM, and Office 365.

  • Excellent organization, planning, and prioritizing skills with a proactive approach to resolving issues.

  • Ability to effectively communicate highly technical information to function, technical team members and management.

  • The ability to give meaning to data. You enjoy investigating complex problems and making sense of information.

  • Confidence in your ability to communicate detailed information in an impactful way.

  • Understanding that success is in the details. You notice things that others don't. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.

  • Proactive problem-solver with a demonstrated track record of driving continuous improvement initiatives.

Interac requires employees to complete a background check that is completed by one of our service providers. We use this service to complete the following checks:

  • 5-year employment verification;
  • Canadian criminal record check;
  • Education verification;
  • Canadian ID cross-check;
  • Public safety verification; and
  • Credit inquiry

How we work
We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:

Connection: You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.

Core Values: They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.

Compensation & Benefits: Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.

Education: To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you