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Senior Business Intelligence Developer

D2L is a cloud company that is modernizing education and building the Future of Work. The old models of teaching and learning are in the midst of the largest transformation in history, and D2L is at the heart of that fundamental shift. 

New models of teaching and learning enable a personalized, student-centric experience – and deliver improved retention, engagement, satisfaction, and results for learners of all ages – in schools, campuses, and companies.

D2L is disrupting the way the world learns, by providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire learners. And most importantly, by giving customers a platform that is easy, flexible, and smart. No other company provides a solution as robust and innovative as D2L.

D2L has had a singular mission for 20 years and is dedicated to that same mission in the years ahead: to transform the way the world learns – and by doing so, we will help improve human potential globally.

A member of our Talent Acquisition team reviews ALL of our applications - yes a real person reviews resumes! They are excited to read more about what amazing things you could add to D2L. 

Every day, our software is used by millions of people around the world, and we are looking for individuals who share in our excitement and passion for transforming the way the world learns. At D2L, we believe that learning should be accessible and engaging. Our goal is to create easy, flexible, and smart software that ignites the desire to learn in everyone. To do this, we need to give talented, enthusiastic, and passionate people opportunities to create, develop, and collaborate on projects that revolutionize the learning environment.

General Description (Job Summary):

Good business decisions are based on quality data and insight. Join us - help us build, grow, and optimize that data foundation.

In Business Intelligence we strive to help D2L understand how millions of users use our applications every day.   We’re looking for developers to analyze and extract data from a variety of systems, aggregate that data in interesting ways, and help ensure all levels of the organization are able to make data driven decisions.

Major Responsibilities (How Will You Make an Impact?):

You already possess keen analytical and problem-solving skills and a passion for working with data.  You’ll be part of a small Business Intelligence team, where you’ll see the work you do get put to good use.

As a Senior Business Intelligence Developer, you will work with various internal teams to understand what questions they want to answer using data.  You’ll build data extractions and tools for processing and storing that data.  You’ll help maintain the corresponding infrastructure as well as developing, deploying and maintaining BI reports. 

You enjoy learning and you’ll strive to continually improve and expand our data offerings, considering new technologies, data quality, and optimization.

Competencies (What you’ll bring to the role):

  • An analytical mind, problem-solving aptitude and desire for continual improvement
  • Experience in BI development, data engineering or similar
  • Familiarity with BI technologies (e.g. Tableau)
  • Hands-on experience with database design, queries and reporting
  • Experience in AWS as well as ETL systems (SSIS, Glue, or similar) is considered a bonus
  • Education in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant experience

Education Recommendations:

  • Education in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant experience

Don’t meet every single requirement? We strongly encourage you to still apply! At D2L, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage your application even if you don't believe you meet every single qualification outlined, because we love to help our people grow and develop!

Why we're awesome:

At D2L, we are dedicated to providing you with the tools to do the best work of your life. While some of our perks and benefits may vary depending on location or employment type, we are proud to provide employees with the following;

  • Impactful work transforming the way the world learns
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Learning and Growth opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $4,000 CAD for continuing education through our Catch the Wave Program
  • 2 Paid Days off for Catch the Wave related activities like exams or final assignments
  • Employee wellbeing (Access to mental health services, EFAP program, financial planning and more)
  • Retirement planning
  • 2 Paid Volunteer Days
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Home Internet Reimbursements
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Employee Recognition
  • Social Events
  • Dog Friendly Offices at our HQ in Kitchener, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Melbourne.

D2L is committed to a fair and inclusive work environment. We are an equal opportunity employer that hires and attracts talent regardless of age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, status as a protected veteran or any other legally protected grounds and will not discriminate on these bases. We draw on diversity of thought and experience to reflect the rich array of cultures representing our broad customer base and we seek talent with diversity of life experiences and perspectives from around the world. If you have special accessibility requirements that need to be considered during the recruitment process, please let us know by emailing us at [email protected] and a member of our HR team will get back to you. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially. D2L maintains a drug-free workplace.

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