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AIMCo is one of Canada’s largest and most diversified investment managers, with approximately $100 billion of assets under management for 32 clients, a diverse group of Alberta public sector pension plans, endowment funds, and government accounts representing all Albertans. Our culture is defined by our core values: Excellence, Transparency, Humility, Integrity, and Collaboration.

Our success as an organization is as dependent on the growth of our people as it is our investments. We provide opportunity to our employees, embrace talent with new ideas and are committed to a culture of continuous learning.


Job Details
Data Analyst (007522)
Job Number: 007522
Job Title: Data Analyst
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Regular
Job Schedule: Full Time
Job Category: Investment Management
Minimum Level of Education: Degree
Years of Relatable Experience: 3
Application Deadline: 2018/05/31
Position Summary

Data Analyst provides support in completing a variety of functions relating to the day to day activities of key data applications including data validation and maintenance of investment related data. This includes performing data maintenance and all processing activities related to OTC derivatives to meet all daily workflow expectations and operational control requirements in our systems in a consistent, timely and accurate manner. This role requires active engagement in activities to identify and resolve errors, problems and inconsistencies and will provide oversight for complex administrative and operational control functions. The analyst also participates in the development, implementation and facilitation of data quality processes and data quality metrics. Other responsibilities include:

  • Support validation and data maintenance of security master, Reference and Market data to meet all daily operational control requirement including new setups. 
  • Complete data enrichment as required to ensure complete and accurate data for dissemination to downstream systems including investigation and research of market data source information. 
  • Coordinate resolution of data flow issues in cooperation with application support teams and drive continuous improvements. 
  • Proactively measure, monitor, prioritize and develop data quality assessment and cleansing specifications in support of assigned duties
  • Ensures all scheduling, processing and job execution requirements within Operations meet workflow expectations and all system inputs areprocessed in a timely and accurate fashion that preserves data integrity
  • Address and resolve user queries, requests and problems on a timely basis often involving cross departmental efforts and dependencies. 
  • Provide backup support within the group when required
  • Participate in ongoing assessment of operational procedures and methods within the section and recommend changes with a view to improving accuracy, efficiency and productivity 
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Mathematics or related fields
  • Experience in the investment industry, knowledge of financial markets, market data or trading life cycle is an asset
  • Understanding of relational databases, interdependencies between systems and data attributes
  • Proficiency in SQL, C++, Python, Java, Power BI and MS Suite; Excel, Access, Visio is desired
  • Ability to function with high degree of autonomy and to effectively seek guidance when issues of critical or strategic importance arise
  • Resolve issues and make decisions under strict timelines
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis involving detail-oriented, analytical problem solving and research skills being able to identify inconsistencie
  • Superior organizational skills with attention to detail to handle high volumes while maintaining efficiency and complying with stated controls
  • Independent learner with ability to think beyond basic concepts, resolve issues in a fast paced environment
Application Instructions

NOTE: Candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening, which includes a credit bureau and a criminal record investigation, the results of which must be acceptable to AIMCo.

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We thank all applicants in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

For more information and to apply, visit the careers section of AIMCo's website at www.aimco.alberta.ca