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Job ID : 958 

Closing Date : 11/04/2021

Job Category : Corporate 

Location : NOVA Head Office, Corunna Site, Geismar Site, Joffre Administration, Manufacturing East Corporate Center, Pittsburgh Corporate Admin, Red Deer Executive Place 

  • Relocation will be considered for this position.
  • Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.


Who We Are:

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures plastic resins and other petrochemical products that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees take pride in our focus on safety and social responsibility by working together to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability, ESG, and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

NOVA Chemicals helps shape a world where products vital to our health and happiness are even better tomorrow than they are today. We are seeking talented and passionate people who enjoy working in a collaborative, innovative environment to join our dynamic team. 


We are seeking two enthusiastic and passionate professionals for a Senior and Intermediate Data Developer position who are experts in design and development of visual analysis tools, dashboards, and reportstransform data to actionable insights, leverage ML models to analyze data to deliver descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics in Azure and multi-cloud platforms. NOVA Chemicals data and analytics strategy is focused on innovation and leveraging cloud services to meet the rapidly evolving needs of our business. You will help the team evolve NOVA Chemicals enterprise data and analytics platform, leveraging data to solve business issues and support business decisions with business intelligence. 


You Will Use Your Expertise To:   


  • Working with Stakeholders to determine their KPIs and insights, understand the business purpose and business logic, and develop appropriate measures.  
  • Working with Data Scientists to present their model outputs to stakeholders.  
  • Working with Data Engineers to improve the performance and usefulness of data at the source, including contributions to data pipelines design, or data transformations.  
  • Quickly turning concepts and features into prototype dashboards which you’ll present to business stakeholders.  
  • Translating model and pipeline outputs into interpretable, clear, and concise analytics.  
  • Collaborating with UX, UI and Design team & project members.  
  • Gather, clarify, and consolidate business requirements for reporting and visualizations. 
  • Proactively identify creative solutions, visualizations, and analysis to help us become a trusted advisor. 
  • Deliver multi-source dashboards, data blending, table calculations, advanced calculated fields, customized visuals, etc. using PowerBI and Azure Analytics. 
  • Perform testing and data validation for newly developed dashboards and tools. 
  • Identify data quality issues and support overall data governance programs. 
  • Ensure technology standards, patterns and practices are understood and implemented by all teams and business partners. 


What We Are Looking For:   


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with a minimum of 10 years related experience and continued professional. 
  • Experience working as a Business Analyst, Data Analyst, or Data Engineer. 
  • Building interactive dashboards to help management make business decisions. 
  • At least 5 years of experience with developing PowerBI solutions. 
  • Experience in SAP suite of products (S4/HANA, BW, SAC, SAP Cloud) is an asset 
  • Expertise in Azure Data Platforms (SQL, ADLS, ADX, Synapse, AzureML). 
  • Familiar with Azure DevOps Scrum work management practices. 
  • Expertise in leveraging automation for testing and delivery. 
  • Drive to tell stories with data (actionable, creative, accurate, flexible). 
  • Strong business acumen, able to understand the linkages between your deliverables and business value. 
  • A safety minded individual to support and maintain a positive safety culture by following all safety policies and procedures and actively contributing to a safe working environment. 


You Can Stand Out If:   

  • You are passionate about driving a Fact Driven mindset and culture in a fast-paced, challenging environment where you get the opportunity to work with a spectrum of tools and technologies to drive forward “Data Insights”.  
  • You are responsibleby practicing Responsible Care® in your day-to-day work to ensure safety, health, and environmental stewardship, which is the cornerstone of NOVA Chemicals culture.  
  • You are innovative and eager to experiment with new ideas and technologies by measuring the impact of emerging technologies and recommend improvements.  
  • You are collaborative by aligning yourself on team goals and being deliberately inclusive to encourage every voice of the team. 


Additional Information:

  • This position may be located at any NOVA Chemicals location in Canada or the United States.
  • Relocation will be considered for this position.
  • A valid driver’s license is required for this position.
  • Travel to other NOVA Chemicals locations will be required.



Why NOVA Chemicals?

NOVA Chemicals’ flexible benefit programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees, because when it comes to benefits, everyone has different priorities. Our benefits offerings will vary based on your work location, and are an element of the “Total Rewards” package used to reward employees.


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  • Read more on our Responsible Care® and sustainability initiatives like Project STOP.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

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