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Senior Business Analyst

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit cpkcr.com to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Senior Business Analyst (Sr. BA) will join the Business and Data Analytics team. The team is responsible for building and supporting – reporting and data warehouse related solutions. This data comprises of real-time sensor data, transactional data, master data, and aggregated data. The Sr. BA will work with our business analysts, business partners, architects, and developers to understand the requirements; help build and support data related solutions that align with the overall company strategic goals. The Sr. BA will share experience, know-how, and assist teams for training and development for analysts in Business & Data Analytics team by working with various stakeholders.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Understand and share how data could and will be used for modelling and reporting
  • Lead a discussion to Innovate new ways of managing, transforming, and validating data
  • Suggest and create new data sources and clean existing data sources
  • Help standardize and automate reporting
  • Build tools and processes to improve data governance.
  • Define opportunities and develop an understanding of existing business Intelligence solutions
  • Develop and deliver presentations positioning content and objectives appropriately
  • Act as a liaison between technical and business architecture
  • Proactive stakeholder engagement, including stakeholder relationship management, effective communication plan, and managing conflicting priorities
  • Analyze information to establish recommendations for improvements and ways to implement the change to provide business effectiveness and efficiency
  • An ability to work independently and develop an approach/plan based on work assigned in terms of objectives, relative priorities and critical areas of focus

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • 6+ years of proven expertise in Analysis and Problem Solving
  • 6+ years of data management, data mining, data visualization, and process development
  • 6+ years of experience on working with databases and SQL
  • Must possess a University Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or an equivalent experience
  • 1 to 2 years of leadership experience with an ability to progress deliverables and drive business requirement decisions with various stakeholders
  • Experience over 3+ years with the ability to analyze, collect, organize, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • An ability to effectively tell a story through data and clearly communicate findings for a non-technical audience
  • Familiarity with data flows and ETL processes

 

WHAT CPKC HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

 

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:       

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check

 

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

 

CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)”.

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