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Analytics Engineer (Financial Services)



Accounting & Finance, Data Science
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Lightspeed Capital is growing quickly and we are looking for a talented and passionate Analytics Engineer to join our Capital Data team. This is a great opportunity to be a part of an early team and help define the data landscape for a very fast growing, global, Financial Services product.

If you have worked on data pipelines, have great communication skills, are familiar with data modelling and have helped teams to gather both predictive and historical insights, you might be a great fit for this role!

This role also involves collaborating with multiple functions across Lightspeed, including Application Engineering, Product, Operations, Risk and Finance among others.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Cleanse and transform raw data into business logic to help stakeholders build reports and data models
  • Ensure the right data gets to the right people at the right time
  • Collaborate with a Central Data Team to build data pipelines following shared best practices and design, and feed proper data models for usage
  • Act as a champion for data quality and usability across the Financial Services organization
  • Ensure availability, quality and searchability of data and documentation
  • Write, clean and maintainable queries and scripts that are highly performing, well structured and easy to understand and extend
  • Automate testing of data models and add appropriate validations to ensure quality
  • Help define and improve our internal standards for data models and infrastructure
  • Contribute to the roadmap for a new and fast-growing product

What you will bring to the team:

  • Experience with SQL and Python (or equivalent language)
  • Experience with MPP data warehouse (we use BigQuery)
  • Experience in performing data profiling, data mapping and data quality validation
  • Experience with data orchestrator
  • Understanding of industry standards for data warehousing and data modelling
  • Knowledge of data environments (we use GCP) as well as containerization solutions
  • Experience in source control, CI/CD and automated testing
  • A security mindset with the ability to work with compliance protocols (SOX, GDPR)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Self motivated and great at taking initiative

Some additional things that would be a bonus:

  • Experience in the Payments or Financial Services domain
  • Experience in working with SaaS solutions
  • Solid knowledge of cloud services (AWS and GCP in particular)

What’s in it for you:

  • Join a growing team and help us move to the next level
  • Amazing benefits & perks, including equity for all Lightspeeders
  • Constant development of both your skill-set and business acumen with limitless growth opportunities
  • Lots of autonomy, flexible work culture
  • Innovation time to explore and learn at work
  • Shaping the company by joining cultural & technical committees
  • Tons of growth opportunities into technical or people management roles
  • Opportunity to join a fast-paced, high-growth company
  • Opportunity to learn, expand your skill set, forge wonderful relationships and make your mark within the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family, a true Canadian tech success story

…. And enjoy a range of benefits that will keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry.

  • Lightspeed equity scheme (we are all owners).
  • Flexible paid time off and remote work policies.
  • Health insurance.
  • Contributions to your pension plan - RRSP.
  • Health and wellness benefit of $500 per year.
  • Paid leave and assistance for new parents.
  • Mental health online platform and counselling & coaching services.
  • Training opportunities to grow your skills and career
  • Volunteer day.
  • Fully stacked kitchen (hot and cold beverages, meals served)
  • Happy hours to build your relationships with colleagues after work

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Lightspeed is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. Lightspeed welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
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