Lixar is looking for a
Data Visualization Analyst

Data Visualization Analyst
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar is looking for an innovative data visualisation enthusiast; who can turn complex concepts and data into intuitive, insightful and functional visualization. We work closely with our clients, delivering both big data and AI/ML solutions, and visualizing these outcomes and systems. This is a critical process in development and is delivering value back to the business and deciphering the mystery of Machine Learning.

We work with a wide breadth of businesses, from Finance through to Major Sports, where you will gain exposure to cutting-edge solutions and technology advancement, whilst pushing the limits of visualisation.

As an experienced Data Visualization Analyst, you have:

  • Experience in any tool visualizing interactive data for briefing management audiences. For example: PowerBI, Tableau, D3.js, Spotfire, SSRS
  • Strong communication and “requirements gathering” skills
  • Methodical and rounded approach to development: actionable | creative | accurate | understandable | flexible
  • A self-starter mentality and seeking ownership of deliverables
  • Well rounded understanding of analytical functions, financials and business logic
  • An eye for automation opportunities
  • Very high data quality standards
  • Intermediate SQL or other relational database stores
  • A passion for dashboards and infographics; or telling stories with data

Preferably, you also have:

  • Prior experience with Power BI or Tableau
  • Intermediate SQL Server, Postgres, AWS RDS or Redshift experience
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies and platforms, such as Azure or AWS
  • Experience consulting on or teaching workshops on data, data visualization or analysis
  • Graphic design skills applicable to data visualization (or some creative flare)
  • Experience developing vision and strategy for reporting and analysis
  • An understanding of DataWarehouse (DW) applications, star-schemas, and DW design

What you will be doing:

  • Working with stakeholders to determine the KPIs and insights, understand the business purpose and business logic, and develop measures.
  • Working with Data Scientists to present the output of a model to business executives
  • Working with Data Engineers to improve the performance and usefulness of data at the source, including contributions to design or calculations
  • Proving concepts and features to potential clients by quickly turning around prototype reports
  • Translating model and pipeline outputs into interpretable, clear and concise analytics

As the ideal candidate, you:

  • Understand the purpose of Business Intelligence
  • Know that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Communicate exceptionally well with management, peers, and clients
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Don’t blame others for your mistakes
  • Have a strong desire for learning something new everyday
  • 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.