Lixar is looking for a
Data Specialist

Data Specialist
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar is looking for a Software Developer – Data Specialist to join our team. As a key contributor, you will be you will be part of a team working on leading edge projects. The ideal candidate will be a software developer with a passion for all things data. They will be a committed individual who has a strong sense of self and strives for perfection.

As a Software Developer – Data Specialist, you will have:

  • A mastery of all things SQL (and NoSQL)
  • Demonstrated ability to write DDL and DML queries, procedures, etc
  • A sound knowledge of relational database principles and relational data modeling
  • Excellent problem recognition and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical solutions to various levels of the organization
  • A good understanding of cloud based services on AWS or Azure or a strong desire to learn
  • 3+ years of programming experience in Java, C#, Scala or Python
  • Proven experience using RESTful Web Services, JSON
  • Ability to prioritize technology decisions based on business value and impact
  • A history of technical leadership and advocating use of improved tools/frameworks
  • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively
  • Ability to work in small teams and with minimal supervision

The following would be considered an asset:

  • Experience with MySQL 5.6+ and Microsoft SQL Server 2016+
  • Knowledge of source control and bug tracking systems like Git and Jira
  • Data Visualization experience in Power BI, Tableau, or similar products
  • Experience applying data warehousing principles and technologies
  • Working knowledge of ETL tools and practices, especially Microsoft SSIS ETL packages
  • Understanding of object oriented programming principles
  • Understanding of abstraction concepts and integration with application code
  • Post-secondary education in computer science
  • Familiar with Agile/Scrum frameworks

With these attributes:

  • A sense of humour
  • Know that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Able to communicate effectively within a development team and with clients
  • Have high attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Not 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.