Job Posting Details

Data Engineer, CONEXUS Credit Union

Location:Regina, Saskatchewan
Posting Date:June 10, 2019
Closing Date:June 24, 2019
Employment Type:Full-time

We’re not a bank, and it shows in our culture. We’re fierce advocates for each of our members, and we’re experts in financial performance and providing innovative solutions because we know there isn’t a one-size fits all approach to managing finances. We care, like actually care, about our members, and take the time to get to know them in order to do what’s best for them.

Not only are we committed to helping our members, we’re also passionate about helping each other to succeed. This genuine interest in the well-being of others is at the very heart of who we are, and what motivates us to work hard every single day.

At Conexus, we’re authentic, bold, creative, and responsible. Our employees are the reason we consistently deliver outstanding member experiences. They’re more than members of a team, they’re members of the Conexus family. 

The bigger picture

Delivering world-class member service requires a data infrastructure and data solutions continuously evolve. As one of our Data Engineers, you will be responsible for creating and improving an optimal data architecture. You will work collaboratively with stakeholders across the organization to support their individual data and analytics needs, and assist with data-related technical issues or opportunities that may arise. In addition, you will ensure that all systems meet the organizational business requirements and best industry practices.

The daily duties

You will be responsible for development and maintenance of highly scalable data management solutions that ingest and integrate large volumes of data both structured and unstructured from a variety of different sources. Reporting to the Manager, Data Development, you will help build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and cloud platform technologies. Your skills will allow you to implement predictive or prescriptive analytics models in an operational setting at scale. You will also be responsible for creating reusable and operational data tools for team members and analysts across the organization, helping them to optimize service to our valued members. You will be responsible for researching opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data, create custom software components and analytics applications, and recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality. This position is a collaborative one; you will be required to work with Analytics Studio team members in order to reach individual project goals. You will also provide ongoing support to team members and provide them with the developmental and technical guidance required to enhance their knowledge, help them grow, and support their ongoing personal development.

 The way people describe you

  • You a natural-born problem solver who is committed to achieving project goals.
  • You are agile and adaptable.
  • You are highly motivated and work well both in team settings and on your own.
  • You are comfortable working with a variety of different personality types.
  • You display strong technical abilities.
  • You have a strong mathematical and statistical aptitude.
  • You enjoy helping others and consistently display patience.
  • You act with integrity and honesty in everything you do.
  • You are organized and able to effectively multi-task.
  • You are credible and trustworthy.

 The experience you bring

  • 5 years’ work experience in data engineering, data development, or BI development role
  • Experience building and optimizing data pipelines, architectures, and data sets
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large disconnected datasets
  • Exposure to big data and cloud technologies is preferred
  • General experience in financial services, insurance, or retail industries is an asset
  • Today we are primarily a Microsoft BI development team but we’ll expand or change when we have to

 The rewards we share

Our team works tirelessly to ensure the financial success of each of our members. We think such dedication deserves recognition. That’s why we’re proud to offer some of the most competitive job perks of any employer around. Come, join our crew, and find out just how sweet the rewards can be:

Awards & Recognition – Reward and recognize others! Appreciation lives deep within all of us; we recognize greatness through peer-to-peer social recognition that allows you to collect points to purchase merchandise, travel, and more! Once a year, we pull out the red carpet and take the opportunity to celebrate individuals who have gone above and beyond to help members, each other and our community in different categories like Rookie of the Year, Ambassador of the Year and Be Bold & Creative.

Networking & Mentorship Opportunities – At Conexus, we take personal growth and development seriously. That’s why we’ve pioneered some truly progressive organizational-wide mentorship programs. Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a CEO? At Conexus, you can test drive being a CEO and shadow our CEO and engage in executive meetings. The CEO’s salary for this day is donated to a charity of choice!

Learning & Development – We believe in continual growth, and support this philosophy by giving our employees paid time off for personal development initiatives (we also pay for the courses!).

Work/Life Fit – For those times when life happens, Conexus offers you Y-time (10 days per year!). This time is accessible in smaller periods to disconnect from work sporadically throughout the year.  This flexibility creates a fit for work and life that meets your needs.

Wellness & Benefits – We understand the need for and value a group benefits, wellness and pension plan for our employees. It’s important that our employees and their families have protection and coverage for retirement, life and health-related matters.

Employee Advantage Program – We offer exceptional value to all Conexus employees like: reduced employee rate on loans and mortgages and bonuses on investments to name a few. Making the choice to bring your business to Conexus as an employee improves your financial well-being!

 Interested? Apply online before June 24. Questions? Contact Becki Ollinger at