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BI Analyst



Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Company Description

Vention helps some of the most innovative manufacturing companies automate their production floor in just a few days. Vention's online-first manufacturing automation platform (MAP) enables its clients to design, automate, order, and deploy manufacturing equipment directly from their web browser.

Vention is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Berlin and Boston, and is used in over 3,000 factories on 5 continents. As one of Canada’s Most Admired Cultures and Great Place to Work, we are a performance driven culture that cares deeply about happiness. We like ambitious goals, facts & data, and constructive debates. But at the same time, we know that we can’t repeatedly push ourselves if we are not surrounded by an uplifting and caring work environment. Those two sides of our culture, feed each other and are safeguarded with the same level of attention. Our values & principles include:

  • We make our clients successful - we do what’s right for our customers, even when it makes our roles more challenging.
  • We execute and deliver - we set ambitious goals for ourselves and are energized about meeting them.
  • We debate, then commit - we challenge our own perspectives and ideas in pursuit of the best solutions.
  • We innovate to inspire - we value innovation in products, user experiences, and business practices.
  • We collaborate to achieve more - we work as one team to achieve more than we would on our own.
  • We empower our people to reach their full potential - we hold ourselves to high standards but know when to celebrate progress & achievements

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Analytics, the Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the integrity of BI solutions that are crucial in supporting data analysis and reporting. An important part of the BI Analyst’s role will also be to perform complex data analysis leveraging BI tools and visualizations to uncover actionable insights that help drive business decisions.

If you are passionate about implementing robust and scalable BI solutions, leveraging data to derive actionable business insights and being at the forefront of influencing operational decision making, then this is the opportunity for you.

Roles and responsibilities

Data Analysis Mastery

  • Develop and maintain BI reports and dashboards that provide stakeholders with actionable insights to drive business decisions.

  • Conduct thorough data analyses to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities for growth and business optimization.

  • Assist in developing statistical and predictive analytics models enhancing business performance (e.g. predict consumer behavior, marketing attribution, customer lifetime value, sales forecasts, etc.).

Robust BI Development

  • Develop and implement scalable BI solutions using tools such as Power BI and Looker.

  • Design and maintain ETL processes and data models to ensure efficient data flow and integrity.

Data Quality Assurance

  • Implement rigorous data quality checks and validation processes to uphold data integrity.

  • Proactively identify and resolve data discrepancies to ensure accurate reporting and analysis.

  • Document existing reports, their purposes, and monitor stakeholder utilization to limit report redundancy.

Strategic Stakeholder Engagement

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to business stakeholders, translating complex data analyses into actionable recommendations.

  • Collaborate effectively across teams to understand business needs and deliver tailored BI solutions.


  • 2+ years of relevant hands-on work experience as BI Analyst/Developer, Data Analyst, Data Scientist or related field performing data analysis, creating complex data models and gaining a strong understanding of BI solutions.

  • A degree in Business Intelligence, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics or other relevant field; Master’s degree an asset.

  • Proficiency in SQL, Python and Excel for data manipulation, querying and data analysis.

  • Expert in using BI tools such as Power BI, Looker or Tableau to create insightful visualizations.

  • Demonstrated ability to derive actionable insights from complex datasets.

  • Experience with data warehousing concepts, ETL processes, and data modelling techniques (i.e. Snowflake, Airbyte, AWS (S3, Redshift, Glue, Appflow)).

  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills with the ability to communicate complex concepts to cross functional stakeholders; Bilingual (English/French) a strong asset.

  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, dynamic, and fast-paced environment.

Additional Information

How We Take Care of You

  • Flexible paid time off and remote work policies
  • Complimentary beverages and snacks so that you are fueled and ready for your day
  • Global comprehensive health plans so you feel your best
  • Career growth opportunities. Your future matters.
  • Fun-filled social events curated based on diverse interests for our team to celebrate together. From sponsored sports teams to trivia nights
  • Time off to volunteer and give back to your community.

What to Expect in Your Interview

  • Initial Call
  • Meet the Team
  • Challenge
  • Decision & Offer

Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

Our culture is an uplifting environment for high achievers. The fast-paced, high-performance environment will give you the opportunity to build products, processes and strategies that will have a lasting impact.

When you join Vention, you join a team of professionals with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. Together, we strive to nurture a supportive and inclusive work environment for all. We push each other to achieve extraordinary results and forge long term relationships as a result of the intensity and passion.

We’re passionate about helping you do your best work. Claim your seat and find out what you can do!

If you're unsure if your experience perfectly matches our job posting, we encourage you to apply anyway! We are happy to chat and get to know you better while you can understand the role as well.