Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Location: Ottawa or Montreal

Shopify is looking for a Data Analyst. Have a look and get in touch if you think you're a fit.

Must Have's

  • 1-3 years of SQL experience in an analytical setting
  • You know how to program. Any scripting language will do, but Python, Ruby, Javascript, or CoffeeScript experience is a plus
  • Experience preparing data for statistics or data mining projects

Nice to Have's

  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving abilities;
  • Comfortable in a quickly-changing environment;
  • Experience solving real-world business problems with proven analytical techniques;
  • Experience with data modelling (Entity Relationship or other) in a business intelligence environment;
  • Knowledge of Hadoop, column store databases, or modern data analytics a plus.


  • Understand the data and reporting needs of the the business teams with whom you will be working;
  • Creating statistical models for experiment or prediction purposes;
  • Authoring of reports and other data visualizations for the business;
  • Deep dives into the data to provide insights into current business issues;
  • Define metrics and custom reports to assist with the operational and strategic success of the team;
  • Identify and integrate new sources of data into our data warehouse.

Ideally, you see yourself in one of the profiles below

  • You provide essential insights via analytics, helping your project or initiative succeed;
  • You enable your company to work more effectively with third parties via a strong emphasis on data;
  • You have a combination of technical and business education and experience, and a history of using of data to help both; answer and ask meaningful questions.

Please include examples of your data capabilities, such as with data mining, open source, academic, or other non-confidential projects. We're very visual people. Make your application stand out with some memorable examples.

Date Posted:
Apr 1, 2014 4:00 AM PDT

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Shopify is an Ottawa based commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at their retail location, and everywhere in between. Shopify offers a professional online storefront, a payment solution to accept credit cards, a point of sale system to power retail sales and a card reader to accept payments through a mobile phone. Shopify currently powers over 80,000 active online stores around the world,... more