Data Analyst

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Information and Telecommunication Technology
  • Deadline:
    December 13, 2022

JOB DESCRIPTION

If you are looking for a career opportunity, want to give meaning to your professional achievements and contribute to making the world a better place by playing a part in international development, and are passionate about data analysis and data architecture, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is the place for you!

IDRC is home to people who share a passion for international development research. We look for employees who believe that knowledge and innovation can help solve the world’s most critical challenges.

Come join our team and help us build a more sustainable and inclusive world!

Our employment opportunity of the moment: Data Analyst

Location: Ottawa, Canada (Hybrid Mode*)

Take a minute to see if :

You have :

  • A University degree in computer science, data science, information science, business or other relevant degree, or an acceptable combination of education, experience, and training. Data analysis certification is an asset.
  • Proven English and French reading, writing, and speaking skills.
  • Substantive experience in eliciting and documenting data requirements in data models.
  • Enhanced knowledge with database languages such as SQL to run data queries.
  • Experience with transforming and transferring data between information systems.
  • Experience with machine learning and/or data mining concepts; experience in data reporting and/or business intelligence tools, experience in business analysis and information governance; are considered assets.
  • Knowledge of data warehousing concepts and data models are assets.

You are :

  • Someone who enjoys working with diverse teams to model their data lifecycle and challenges, as part of gaining an overall understanding of organizational information flow.
  • Passionate about data flows and architecture, and you stay informed of best practices and innovations in the field of data analytics.
  • Interested in exploring various aspects of AI, ML, NLP, etc. to unlock insight from key unstructured information, and in support of streamlined analysis, visualization, and reporting.
  • A skilled communicator with great interpersonal skills.

You are interested in:

  • Helping IDRC to leverage its data and information assets to enable evidence-based decision-making, as a strategic priority, by modeling and merging data from different sources, performing data transformation, as well as investigating and making recommendations about technological solutions.
  • Being part of a dynamic team – Digital Analytics and Governance – and working in collaborative and creative ways across the Centre to solve complex data problems, in support of real and sustainable change in our world.
  • Working in a stimulating and flexible work environment promoting innovation and exploration.
  • Joining an organization that values and models diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Then we are interested in your profile!

At IDRC, we support your professional development.

Additional Information:

As a result of this process, the Centre may establish a pool of pre-qualified candidates for future permanent and term opportunities.

*Hybrid Mode: Have the flexibility to work in hybrid mode (minimum 3 days out of 10 in the office).


We appreciate your interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The International Development Research Centre is committed to creating and fostering a respectful, diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people’s lives we impact and the Canadian community we work within, where everyone can truly be themselves. We welcome Indigenous peoples and persons from all races, ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, as well as persons with physical or mental disabilities to be part of our team.

We strive to ensure barrier-free selection processes. If you are contacted regarding a career opportunity, testing or interview, please advise the People and Corporate Culture Division representative of the accommodation measures that must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.


Who can apply? Canadian citizens and permanent residents.