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Advanced Analytics Analyst (Jr. Data Scientist)


  • Posted on: May 8, 2019

Reporting to the Director, Advanced Analytics, the Advanced Analytics Analyst (Jr. Data Scientist) is a key resource for the advancement of analytic fact-based decision making within the OLG. Pursuing innovative analytical techniques will be an everyday part of managing sensitive customer, operational, financial, digital and other non-financial data as a strategic resource. This position requires significant capacity to manage multiple competing objectives and a flair for communicating technical, often complex information in understandable terms to significantly different audiences.

What you will be doing:

  • Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model validation, and model implementation
  • Use machine learning, data mining and statistical techniques to create new scalable and predictive models
  • Participate in research into machine intelligence and machine learning applications
  • Responsible for supporting analytical initiatives, projects and deliverables across all OLG lines of business.
  • Proactively monitor customer and operational performance across the Enterprise and report on areas of opportunity.
  • Understand customer behaviour and assist in developing acquisition, augmentation and retention strategies.
  • Develop analytical models, reports and dashboards
  • Monitor published customer and operational data and take action/ownership to ensure accuracy, consistency, relevance and timeliness of the information.
  • Responsible for the creation of support documentation for analysis findings, presentations, reports, templates, etc.
  • Participate in the development of predictive modelling which identifies gaming market opportunity potential throughout Ontario, along with developing insight generation that aides with strategic business decision making. 
  • Works with key stakeholders to understand relevant business opportunities and propose analytics-based solutions to the business challenges, often working & collaborating closely with other teams across the organization.
  • Optimize data workflows to automate ETL processes and increase speed of delivery for analytical outputs.
  • Proactively collaborate across the enterprise with different business units to solve challenging data and modeling problems.
  • Communicate with key stakeholders at all levels to translate complex concepts into actionable insights.

What we’re looking for:

  • A University degree in statistics, computer science, economics, finance or mathematics.
  • Proficient in Python, SQL, Git
  • Knowledge of GIS platforms, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, SAS, R, Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI, GA 360, Excel
  • 2 or more years of experience in an advanced analytical role.
  • Experience working with Hadoop and related big data technologies.
  • Experience building, updating and explaining data analysis and advanced analytical modeling.
  • Experience wrangling, cleansing and automating disparate data sources to power analytical outputs.

 What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and ability to participate in the defined benefit pension plan provided by the Public Service Pension Plan
  • Generous leave plan
  • Extensive training and professional development programs
  • Exclusive employee perks
  • Flexible work environment
  • Get involved with Bet on Green Program to help reduce OLG’s environmental impact
  • Support OLG Charities including Federated Health Campaign, United Way Campaign and other fundraising efforts for local charities
  • Plus, you’ll contribute to the transformation of lottery and gaming in Ontario through OLG’s business transformation initiative. Visit our website for more information.

Please apply online by 5:00PM on May 22, 2019


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