Lixar is looking for a
Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist

Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar is looking for a bright individual with a unique mix of creativity, software development, and data visualization experience. On our Data & Analytics team, you’ll work with subject matter Specialists in Data Science and Engineering to deliver data-driven features for a wide variety of different customers, platforms, and business domains.

The Data Analytics & Visualization Specialist is responsible for:

    • Working with external customers to understand their data and analytics needs

    • Collaborating with Specialists in machine learning and predictive analysis to gather data, explore and analyze the data, and develop solutions for the customer

  • Designing interactive data visualizations and software features that allow customers to interpret and explore their data in an intuitive manner
  • Providing guidance and expertise in information design best practices

As an experienced Data Analytics & Visualization Specialist, you have:

  • A naturally curious and creative personality and bring a fresh perspective and routinely contribute new ideas to discussions
  • A proven track record of helping companies define, develop, and deliver new data-driven features
  • A passion for hands-on work, but when necessary you have the confidence and experience to coordinate the work of others
  • The ability to absorb knowledge and get your bearings quickly in new domains
  • A positive approach to open-ended challenges such as “look at this data and tell me something I didn’t previously know about my business”
  • Experience with application/web/database development; you can roll up your sleeves and write database queries with the best of them
  • An eye for intuitive and visually-pleasing design
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau & SAS
  • Familiarity with visualization libraries and frameworks such as d3.js
  • A shudder when you see 3D pie charts or overhear the words “Excel” and “data visualization” used in the same sentence
  • Comfort with shifting gears and changing contexts quickly as priorities change

Preferably, you also have:

  • An undergraduate degree in a related field (Computer Science, Engineering)
  • 3+ years of experience and steadily increasing responsibility in an analytics and/or visualization function
  • Business acumen – understand business drivers and have a framework-driven process of analyzing business problems and developing solutions
  • Strong communication skills – an ability to build a narrative around data and reveal its value to customers

As the ideal candidate, you:

  • Have a sense of humour
  • Know that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Communicate exceptionally well with management, peers, and clients
  • Have “Attention to detail” as your middle name
  • Don’t blame others for your mistakes
  • Get things done!


Sound like you?
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Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.