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Analyst, Data & Analytics - 34222

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 15, 2023
Posting End Date: Nov 17, 2023


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.

The Analyst, Data & Analytics (Data Engineering) will collaborate closely with other members of the enterprise Data & Analytics team in building the next generation of data management and ETL software to enable advanced analytics and data science across the company and our stakeholders. You are ready to be flexible and nimble in your work, from constructing Data Ingestion & ETL pipelines, building microservices and participating in exploratory data analysis with our Analytics team. 

This position will report to the Senior Manager, Data & Analytics.

Functional Accountabilities 

  • Design and develop processing pipelines that ingest data into a data lake. 
  • Design and develop ETL pipelines using multiple sources of data in various formats between data lake and data warehouse. 
  • Conduct metadata management, data cleansing and conforming. 
  • Use sound agile development practices (code reviews, testing, etc) to develop and deliver data pipelines. 
  • Provide day-to-day support and technical expertise to both technical and non-technical teams.
  • Work with other engineers to brainstorm solutions to problems and support others in their goals. 
  • Exhibit sound judgement, keen eye for details and tenacity for solving difficult problems. 
  • Use strong analytical skills and support use of data for sound decision making. 
  • Help build data engineering expertise and framework. 
  • Develop expertise around the data and it flows. 
  • Collaborate with programmers, data analyst, and organizational leaders to identify opportunities for process improvements. 
  • Translate business needs into technical requirements. 
  • Build monitoring and debugging tools to analyze the data pipelines. 


  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics/Statistics. 
  • 3+ years of IT technology or operations related experience in a large company. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Scala, Python, Java or Javascript. 
  • Experience with Big Data technologies (e.g Hadoop, Hive, HBase, Spark, Kafka, Storm, Cassandra, Columnar Databases or Graph Databases), and with ETL technologies (e.g SSIS, Informatica or Datastage). 
  • Track record working with data from multiple sources and willingness to dig-in and understand the data and to leverage creative thinking to deliver results. 
  • Proficiency with relational databases (Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, etc.) and SQL.  
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms (Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud or Snowflake) and with Data warehousing. 
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment. 
  • Knowledge of the tooling for deployment, monitoring and site reliability. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others on a team, and be able to effectively drive cross-team. solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements. 
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. 
  • API development experience is an asset.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.

Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.

Diversity and Inclusion

Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.