Senior Solutions Analyst, Data Services

Location: Saskatoon SK Posted Date: August 10, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 2019-9646 Careermine Job Id: 1795308
Job Description

Location: CA-SK-Saskatoon
Load Term: Full Time
Employer ID: 2019-9646

Senior Solutions Analyst (Calgary, Alberta, or Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world's largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career while earning a competitive salary and great benefits.

As a recently merged organization, these are exciting times for Nutrien; full of opportunities to look at things with fresh eyes for a new organization that has high expectations for its data landscape. We're looking for a Senior Solutions Analyst, Data Services to join our team. In this role you'll be reporting directly to the Senior Manager, Data Services, working closely with the extended data services team, domain subject matter experts across multiple business areas, and external experts. You will be responsible for delivering innovative data-centric solutions to complex and ambitious problems as well as serving as the “go to person” for more junior analysts in our team.

What you will do:
  • Design and develop solutions that unlock the potential of data distributed across a complex information landscape
  • Translate business needs (known and anticipated) into long-term solutions
  • Coordinate and assist with solution testing
  • Turn high-level objectives and priorities into working plans and task lists and execute them
  • Develop training materials
  • Deliver training and ongoing onboarding support
  • Mentor others on the team and in similar roles throughout the department


What you will bring:
  • Post-secondary degree education at university level at a minimum
  • Business domain experience
  • 8+ years of combined experience delivering solutions and hands-on data roles in a large-scale, heterogeneous IT environment
  • Demonstrated aptitude to translate requirements into innovative solutions
  • Technical experience in multiple technology domains, and understanding of how that technology is used across multiple business functions, in multiple industries, to deliver business value
  • Prior work experience working with technologies like SAP HANA, other databases, Oracle EBS, and SAP
  • Understanding of Data Warehousing concepts and previous experience in DW environments
  • Ability to identify implicit requirements of an overall solution ecosystem including support, monitoring, maintenance, etc.
  • Demonstrated capacity for delivering results with diverse stakeholder groups
  • Business Analysis : You know the questions to ask to get to the heart of the matter. You leverage your relationships with multiple business areas and IT to develop compelling data solutions
  • Problem Solving : You don't stop until the problem gets solved, no matter how complex, and you find more than one way to solve it. You don't just test that it doesn't break, you test until it doesn't break. You love working with other people, presenting your viewpoint but ultimately working to-wards the best, most sustainable solution. You enjoy working on solutions that will be here for the long-term and have a transformational impact on the organization
  • Technical : You love technology and seeing it applied to solve real problems. In particular, you have a passion for technologies that improve visibility to data like Microsoft Power BI, Analysis for Office, Tableau, or Excel and you're not afraid to write some SQL code to crunch numbers if needed. You are comfortable with translating business requirements into technical specifications
  • Communication : You are a strong communicator, whether it is written, verbal, or presenting ideas. You also enjoy collaborating with people on different teams and continue to maintain high levels of visibility, efficiency, and collaboration. You possess tactful negotiation and persuasion skills to help build enterprise alignment on optimal data management and analytics practices at Nutrien. You are not afraid to provide guidance to mentees, peers, and leaders when appropriate

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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