Visual Analytics Developer (YUSA-11445)

  • York University
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Oct 10, 2018
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

Visual Analytics Developer (YUSA-11445)

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world's most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university - our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for a Visual Analytics Developer to work with the Department of Information Services and Technology at the Schulich School of Business for this exciting opportunity.

Are you a professional within the field of Information Technology? Do you possess experience in Data Management and Research Methodologies? Do you possess at least 2 years' experience creating custom dashboards and reports? Do you possess advanced knowledge of web based tools and operating systems? Do you take pride in your ability to effectively interpret and explain technical information? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will perform tasks to support data analyses and data visualization functions (including data quality tasks) for various departments within Schulich School of Business (SSB). You will operate in a proactive manner and work with IS&T team members to identify client data needs and translate those needs into visually representative "stories" of the data/information, using various tools and applications. You will extract data from a variety of sources, including spreadsheets, relational and non-relational databases, and the University Data Warehouse; and transforms the data into such formats as can be used by in-house data visualization toolsets.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A University Degree in Computer Science, or Mathematics (with emphasis on data management and with both theoretical and practical applications of statistics and research methodologies). In addition, we are seeking candidates who have 2 years' of experience working directly with TIBCO Spotfire and Google Analytics, as well as working with other data extraction and data visualization tools combined with direct experience working with data processing and data integrity standards. The successful incumbent will possess experience performing business analysis, application development, and producing documentation, within a fast-paced and progressive IT-focused, Office/365, environment.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities.

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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