Data Analyst

Data  Analyst

Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, or Waterloo

At Shopify, data runs throughout the entire organization and we've spent many months developing a new data warehouse that is capable of processing an enormous quantity of data. With these data, our Data Analytics Team provides reporting, monitoring, and strategic advice to all areas of Shopify. As a data analyst, you will work in a highly collaborative fashion as a core member of the Data Analytics Team to prioritize data collection, transformation, and advanced data analysis techniques. You will also work closely with the senior leadership of Shopify, pushing for data-driven decision making that will effectively transform how we work as an organization. You will help define and measure key metrics, promote new analytical techniques, question assumptions, and tell the story behind the numbers. You will develop a deep understanding of our data, tools, and processes.

You could work with the following organizations within Shopify:

Business Development - Shopify has developed an extensive network of third parties committed to the platform. These third parties provide services to our merchants, develop new apps and themes for our platform, and provide new avenues for potential customers to discover our services.

Customer Support - Shopify provides 24/7 customer support to hundreds of thousands of  merchants around the world. Communication between our merchants and our customer support gurus via email, phone, and live chat generates massive amounts of data. The support team is constantly looking for data-driven ways to improve our merchants’ experience.

Shopify Plus - Shopify Plus is is helping power commerce for companies like Tesla, RedBull, GE, L'Oreal, Mondelez, Kanye West, Subway, UPS and many more by making enterprise commerce simple. We give high growth, high volume merchants the scalability, reliability and flexibility they need.This is an incredible opportunity to make an impact on a group in hyper-growth mode.

You'll need to have:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a data analytics role
  • Experience with Tableau, QlikView, or similar data visualization tools
  • Experience with Google Analytics
  • Experience analyzing data with SQL
  • Basic knowledge of Python or other programming language
  • Great organizational and interpersonal skills, with proven success building relationships across all levels
  • App or front-end development experience a plus

Here's how to apply:

If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of commerce, click the “Apply now” button to submit your application. Please address your cover letter to Sarah Siu.

Please note: we are accepting applications for this role until Friday June 10, 2016 and will contact applicants after that date.

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your background is thisclose to what we’re looking for, please consider applying, even if you aren’t able to check every box above. We are dedicated to diversity and providing an inclusive workplace for all and especially encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply. 

Date Posted:
May 17, 2016 1:00 AM PDT

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Shopify is a leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants can use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. The platform also provides a merchant with a powerful back-office and a single... more