Data Analyst

Vancouver, BC Full-time

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GSL Group includes a wide range of businesses including Real Estate Development, Holdings and Construction (Commercial, Industrial, Residential and Sports & Entertainment Facilities), E-Commerce, Online Gaming, Sports Betting, Fantasy Sports, Sports and Entertainment, Travel & Hospitality, Food & Beverage, and Agriculture.

We are looking for a full-time, experienced Data Analyst who will utilize their technology background and expertise to support our product, sales, marketing and leadership teams with insights gained from analyzing company and external data. Essentially you will help us organize our data, build the appropriate structure, provide insights, and link data from various sources that enable us to make quantified business and product decisions. 

While we are based in Vancouver, our team has the option to work from our head office in Vancouver or remotely anywhere in BC.

Have we got your attention yet? Good! Now let’s get into the details:

Day in the Life:

  • Collect, analyze, interpret and report on data to meet business needs 
  • Developing and implementing data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Generate ad-hoc business insights reports as needed by internal stakeholders
  • Automate the generation of recurring reports
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Filter and “clean” data to ensure consistency in analysis in reporting
  • Work with management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities
  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company and external data to drive business solutions
  • Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes

You Own This if You Have:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics or related field
  • 3+ years experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of data management and visualization techniques
  • A knack for statistical analysis and predictive modeling
  • Proven experience on deploying machine learning models into the cloud, preferably AWS
  • Expertise with Microsoft Excel and Power BI
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven working experience as a Data Analyst or Business Data Analyst
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques, and R analytics
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects etc), databases (SQL etc), programming (XML, Javascript, or ETL frameworks)
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods
  • Is comfortable with ambiguity and change; enjoys working in a self-directed entrepreneurial work environment Self-motivated, detail-oriented and results-driven
  • Positive outlook, curious, desire to learn and grow
  • Works with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Perks, Benefits, & Other Cool Stuff:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home available
  • Competitive salary
  • Employer paid dental & extended health coverage
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Front-of-the-Line Access to shows and concert tickets
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
  • New Hire referral bonuses
  • GSL Scholarship Program

GSL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We value diversity and are dedicated to providing a work environment that is free from harassment and discrimination.  All employment decisions are made based on qualifications, job requirements and business needs.  GSL is passionate about being known for an inclusive culture where talented people of all backgrounds want to work.

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