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BI and Analytics Professional

Capital Power

Job Overview

  • Experience Level Associate

A little about Capital Power

Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is dedicated to powering a sustainable future for people and planet. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, we’re a growth oriented North American power producer that creates innovative electricity solutions to electrify the world reliably and affordably while protecting the planet for future generations. We’re passionate about our employees and place their entire wellbeing at the center of our people strategy.  We are proud to foster a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion; recognizing this is paramount to help grow our company and reach our net carbon neutral by 2050 goal. We’re proud to foster an inclusive environment where employees are empowered to be their best, make meaningful contributions and go home safe every day.

Your Opportunity

One Permanent Full Time Position.   

Capital Power Corporation is currently seeking an innovative and results-oriented individual to join our Information Services team.

Reporting to the Manager, Business Intelligence the Business Intelligence (BI) Professional is accountable for the design, technical support and maintenance of BI solutions supporting all business processes within Capital Power.  This includes ensuring the BI solutions are well implemented, maintained, and supported, and are achieving the required outcomes.

You will contribute to our team by

  • Providing BI development and data engineering services for both operations and project initiatives.

  • Understanding and following professional IT practices within the Systems Delivery Life Cycle.  Such practices include programming to a commercial standard of quality and responsiveness, testing, documentation, and source code management.

  • Supporting highly complex and diverse set of BI, analytical, and decision support solutions across the enterprise.

  • Providing expert technical advice to business stakeholders, senior manager, and peers in support of business and strategic goals relevant to the duties of the position.  Close alignment with our business is critical to the success of this role.

  • Providing highly responsive and customer-focused BI and analytic solutions for business groups that are part of all enterprise business processes.

  • Monitoring performance and ensuring high availability and performance levels are achieved.

  • Leading and participating in the resolution of technical problems.

  • With the highly diverse set of decision support tools, providing an overarching solution instead of one-off problem resolution.

  • Collaborating with other people leaders within IS and business groups to increase collaboration and enhancing the offering provided by the BI and Analytics Team.

What you will bring to the role  

Education:

  • Diploma or Degree in Computing Science, Computer Engineering, or Management Information Systems.  Degree in Business with extensive related experience.

Experience:

  • Understanding of advanced analytics & data engineering & data science techniques to solve business challenges.

  • Expertise delivering advanced analytics solutions on Microsoft Azure Data Platform.

  • 5+ years’ experience with design, development, maintenance and support of enterprise scale BI and analytics solutions.

  • In-depth understanding of business intelligence and advanced analytics platform technologies and capabilities.

  • In-depth understanding of all aspects of modern analytics delivery process

  • Understanding of Power, Natural Gas and Emissions commodity markets throughout North America is an asset.

Technical Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of BI and analytics technologies with the focus on the following:

    • Modern data warehouse approaches (data lakes, cloud data warehouses, Snowflake).

    • Analytics environments (Data Bricks, Apache Spark, Delta Lake).

    • Data engineering, pipelines, transforms and in-memory modeling (MS SSIS, Azure Data Factory, Azure Analysis Services).

    • Data Visualization (PowerBI, MS SSRS).

  • A solid understanding of current analytic delivery methodologies (e.g. data automation, data engineering, analytic pipelines).

  • Strong knowledge of the Systems Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) including custom-build and commercial off the shelf (COTS) implementation frameworks.

  • Fluent in at least one programming language (but not limited to): C#, SQL, Python, Dax)

  • Experience using various components within the MS Azure advanced analytics ecosystem.

  • Expertise in current analytic technologies such as “big data” with data lakes, Data Bricks, in-memory processing, Power BI and other cloud based BI solutions.

Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid Office/Work from home position.

  • Minimal travel required to meet business users at the plants, or to other Capital Power offices.

  • Out of business hours and overtime may be required. As required, participation in the on-call rotation schedule.

Additional Details

In order to be considered for this role you must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

The successful candidate for this position will undergo an education verification, reference checks and criminal record check.         

Capital Power requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with the only exception being those people having verified medical or religious exemption as per applicable human rights law.

Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status, or proof of a valid exemption pursuant to applicable human rights law.

We offer a highly flexible benefits and wellbeing program, comprehensive onboarding and training, and various development opportunities to support your success and personal growth.

How To Apply and Next Steps

Capital Power only accepts resumes via online application at www.capitalpower.com/careers. If you choose to submit your resume by any other means, we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered for vacancies.

Applicants with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation to complete their application can request accessible formats, communication support, or other accessibility assistance by contacting [email protected].

Capital Power is committed to providing a fair and transparent hiring process. We recognize and embrace the value of diversity and hire employees with the appropriate skills, experience and knowledge for each position.

Thank you for taking the time to apply and expressing interest in powering a sustainable future with Capital Power! We wish that we could personally respond to everyone who applies; however, it is our practice to contact only those individuals selected for interviews.

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