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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Software & Information Technology
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 19,2022
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    Data Analyst

    Company Description

    Wood Mackenzie is the global leader in data, analysis and consulting across the energy, chemicals, metals, mining, power and renewables sectors.

    Founded in 1973, our success has always been underpinned by the simple principle of providing trusted research and advice that makes a difference to our customers. Today we have over 2,000 customers ranging from the largest global energy companies and financial institutions to governments as well as smaller market specialists.

    Our teams are located around the world. This enables us to stay closely connected with customers and the markets and sectors we cover. Collectively this allows us to offer a compelling combination of global commodity analysis with detailed local market knowledge.

    We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We are committed to creating a workplace that works for you and encourage everyone to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join.

    Hear what our team has to say about working with us:

    We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!

    At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

    Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

    But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

    It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.

    At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

    At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

    Job Description

    This role reports to the Data Manager who oversees the proprietary content for the short-term power products. The successful candidate will be a crucial member of the Data team, at the forefront of our Energy Transition data business.

    The Data Analyst will work with a team of cross-functional experts and support how Wood Mackenzie’s ingestion and republication of renewable and energy transition data. The role holder will manage, monitor and execute the delivery of industry leading data that will underpin our client offerings. This role will be a 12 month FTC Maternity Cover.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Liaise between product owners and developers on product requests
    • Create collection specification requirements unique to each data set, allowing the development team to create automated collection scripts
    • Collaborate with product owners to understand the most important data to collect, and identify their priority
    • Follow existing processes to manage each collection request from start to finish
    • Execute data management tasks on collected data sets
    • Maintaining the existing data streams and minimizing downtime due to source changes
    • Research data sources for announced publication changes
    • Identify and respond to issues in data sources, such as new URLs, new or missing data, or changes to publication terms & conditions
    • Create and maintain mappings between original source and internal systems
    • Perform analysis and quality control on data sets, including cleansing and backfill operations
    • Research and stay updated on power grid infrastructure changes
    • Create and maintain documentation for all data collections
    • Respond to queries and concerns from external clients, providing basic customer support



    You will be a self-starter, energized by a challenge, passionate about maintaining a high standard of quality to support an equally high-quality product. You can adapt to new ways of working – and enjoy collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders. You will ideally have experience in working in the energy sector - preferably in power and renewables generation, power trading, or consulting.

    Knowledge & experience

    • Fluency in English
    • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a STEM field
    • Ability to design and write SQL statements
    • Experience working with large data sets
    • Ability to both work solo to complete tasks and to collaborate in a team of peers
    • Experience in research and documentation

    Additional Information

    Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

    All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

    Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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