Data Analyst

Data Analyst

About Oculys

Oculys Health Informatics is a Canadian Ontario-based software healthcare company specializing in developing real-time and predictive software to solve bottlenecks and streamline efficiency – we are the most innovative, affordable, real-time visual management system no-one thought was possible. We deliver innovative solutions to healthcare executives and clinicians in real-time to help hospitals run more efficiently and transparently.

Our technology is currently implemented in 30+ hospital sites throughout Ontario and Manitoba, including the public-facing real-time Emergency Department wait time web site.  This was launched by Kitchener’s St. Mary’s General (http://www.smgh.ca/ed-wait-times/).

You will be joining an award-winning, successful and growing company. Oculys recently won 3rd place in a global healthcare technology competition, the Interface Healthcare Challenge 2017.  This annual competition invites companies across the globe to compete and find the world’s most innovative digital health start-ups.  Oculys was also selected as 1 of 10 of Canada’s most promising emerging technology companies to participate in Lazaridis inaugural Canadian Scale-Up Program. Oculys was recently awarded the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce 2018 Innovation Award, and named OMERS 100 HealthTech companies worth watching in Canada.

If you want to make a real-time difference and work in healthcare with an innovative team, then we’d like to meet you to find out how you can contribute directly to our success.

Our office is located in Waterloo, Ontario and more information about the company can be found at: http://oculys.com/

About the role 

This position will report directly to VP, Data Science. We are looking for an individual with a graduate degree who has analytical and programming skills to turn data into information, information into insight, and insight into business decisions.  

Job Responsibilities

This role is responsible for:

ü  Conducting research and devising study plans to answer questions that are of business interest

ü  Collecting, preparing and organizing data that come from various sources

ü  Conducting analysis on the data including building models, and feature engineering

ü  Interpreting and presenting results to various stakeholders

ü  Collaborating with other team members to design and prototype new products based on the findings

 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

ü  1-3 years of experience working directly with data analytics or industry experience

ü  1-3 years of experience with machine learning or artificial intelligence

ü  Must possess the ability to not only work with data but also to build systems around it

ü  Strong data analytical skills and experience with working with large datasets

ü  Strong programming experience with statistics packages, such as R, Python, etc.

ü  Strong general programming fundamentals

ü  Experience in web, mobile application development is a strong asset and preferred for this position

ü  Ability to write reports and present findings with great communication skills

ü  Ability to work under pressure with a strong time management skill to get work done on time

ü  BS degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Software Engineer, Operations Research or equivalent is required. Graduate degree will be given preference.

 

Let us know if you also have:

ü  Health care industry experience

ü  Knowledge of hospital operations is desired but not strictly required for this role

ü  Experience with data warehouse, ETL processes and similar

ü  Familiar with Microsoft tech stack (.Net/C#/Azure)

 

Working at Oculys goes beyond the resume, because the work we perform makes a true difference in people’s lives. We build innovative healthcare technology for hospitals, their employees, and their patients. We believe work is so much more meaningful when you’re doing it with a higher purpose.