Lixar is looking for a
Data Team Lead

Data Team Lead
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

It’s an exciting time to be working with data. Organizations everywhere are beginning to accept that data needs to be a huge part of their business. At Lixar, we have the privilege to help them get there.

We get to solve complex and challenging data problems every day. We get to work on projects that directly apply knowledge in Machine Learning, Big Data processing, and Cloud-based application development to build intelligent software for world class clients.

More and more companies are looking to Lixar for their data experience, so our practice is expanding.

What you will be doing:

We’re looking for a Technical Team Lead with a passion for Data to join our practice. You’ll be leading brilliant people through challenging projects, mentoring and coaching your team to success and participating in an extremely vibrant and engaging data community.

You’ll work with clients and help them define and achieve their data roadmap. You’ll work closely with team members from Data Science, Data Engineering and Data Visualization to bring data to life.

You will have:

  • 6+ years of experience in a technical field with increasing responsibilities
  • 2+ years of experience leading technical teams
  • Passion for data
  • Curiosity and a love for digging in to the details
  • Knowledge of at least a few major relational DBs
  • Exceptional communication skills with management, peers, and clients
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Git, and Confluence
  • Bonus Points for Any of the Following…
  • Programming skills in languages like Python, Scala and R
  • Experience in Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services
  • Experience in Hadoop and Spark for distributed workloads
  • Experience with Power BI or Tableau

You will have the following attributes:

  • A sense of humour
  • Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Have exceptional communication skills
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers
  • 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.
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