JOB: BCLC Senior Data Analyst

Senior Data Analyst

BCLC · Vancouver, BC  4 days ago  · 68 applicants
    On-site  Full-time  Mid-Senior level
    501-1,000 employees · Gambling Facilities and Casinos
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Jonathen Strebchuk 
Capability Manager, Data Services
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About the job

Employment Information

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary Range: $70,177.00 - $87,722.00 - $109,652.00

Expected Salary: Our typical hiring range will be +/- 10% of the midpoint listed above. Factors influencing this decision include qualifications and market conditions for the role.


BCLC’s two offices are located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam Indian Band), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Peoples in Vancouver and the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc territory, situated within the Secwépemc Nation in Kamloops. We honour and respect the people, the territory, and the land we are part of.

Joining the Business Technology team at BCLC means you’ll be working with cutting-edge technology to help build a world-class entertainment company. This is an engaged, innovative, capable group of talented individuals working in digital enablement, product delivery services, technology platform enablement, enterprise services, integrity and operations. This enables us to execute the purchase and validation of lottery tickets at over 3500 lottery retailers, manage a complex network of 12,000 slot machines and electronic table games across the province and provide the backbone for BCLC’s eGaming platform, and much more.

We have offices in Kamloops and Vancouver and can also support 100% remote (from within British Columbia) for this position.

Job Summary

The Senior Data Analyst maintains current data workloads on-premises and be integral to transitioning data workloads to the cloud. This role has a dedicated focus in supporting business needs for accurate, quality, timely data delivery. This role is responsible for the development and implementation of Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and Business Intelligence (BI) software solutions. The Senior Data Analyst will proactively resolve complex technical issues and use innovative thinking in delivery of Data delivery solutions; including making recommendations for new approaches to technical work and issue resolution.

This role acts as a consultative partner by providing expertise, analysis and advice to internal and external stakeholders of BCLC. This role ensures data integrity, security and performance in order for the business to provide products and services to its customers.

  • Produces Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence solutions including: requirements review and translation, detailed technical specifications, input into overall architecture considerations, data modeling, development of required data warehouse & OLAP objects, consultation to QA activities, and implementation.
  • Gathers business requirements and artifacts and directs product development by monitoring and collecting feedback from users and liaising with vendors and stakeholders to provide detailed specifications and solutions to meet business needs.
  • Assists in defining guidelines and metrics for all data parameters, including collaboration with the BI and Data Governance teams to build and maintain a strong data governance framework, guidelines and best practices.
  • Conducts research and analysis to develop creative ideas and processes for issues resolution and innovative ways to improve the performance, functionality and integrity of BCLC’s analytics and gaming systems.
  • Performs capacity planning, ongoing maintenance and tuning to ensure sustained availability of BCLC’s products and services.
  • Communicates system maintenance and upgrades to all stakeholders and executes these activities with minimal system downtime/business impact, following procedures that are in line with the business for projects and operational activities.
  • Builds operational and tactical relationships with other product teams and capabilities to promote cross-skilling (T-skills) in data intelligence and delivery.
  • Evaluates and promotes the adoption of new technologies and methods to deploy services.
  • Establishes and maintains vendor relationships with technical products supported and maintained within the data services capability.


Education and Experience
  • University degree in an appropriate discipline or college diploma in a computer program, supplemented by industry recognized professional courses;
  • Certification in one of the following or similar professional certifications disciplines:
  • 3 to 5 years demonstrated experience in a business oriented data processing role which includes designing, application development, managing and administering servers and their databases;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Minimum Technical Requirements
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with all facets of data and analytics from Data Warehousing to Business Intelligence;
  • Experience developing Data Pipelines and ETL solutions;
  • Experience with SQL and the ability to create complex queries and joins;
  • Strong data analysis and data modeling skills;
  • Demonstrated ability and experience relational and optionally NoSQL databases;
  • Experience dealing with large data sets;
  • Experience with one or more SQL/PLSQL/T-SQL, Python, Spark, Windows scripting and Linux shell scripting skills;
  • Experience with Linux or Windows system administration;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation.
Preferred Technical Requirements
  • Experience developing software solutions using the IBM Cognos suite and InfoSphere, ETL software offerings such as Data Stage and Data Manager;
  • Familiarity with database platform such as Microsoft SQL, Oracle and MySQL;
  • Data warehousing technical skills and abilities including: multi-dimensional modeling, report development;
  • Experience with cloud services such as: S3, Kinesis, AppFlow, API Gateway, Transfer Family, Migration Services, Glue, Glue DataBrew, Lamdba, Athena and SageMaker are considered an asset;
  • Automation, DevOps, DataOps experience considered an asset;
  • DBaaS experience and exposure in AWS or Azure considered an asset;
  • Technical skills utilizing Big Data and Data Lake considered an asset;
  • Experience with Microsoft SSRS and SSIS;
  • Experience working in an Agile or cross-functional team environment considered an asset;
  • ITIL V3 Foundations.
Working Conditions
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and provide after-hours support as needed.
Additional Information
  • To build a rich diverse workforce representing the communities which we serve, we welcome applications from people of all colours and cultures, persons with diverse abilities, and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.
  • BCLC values work life balance and offers remote work options for its employees.
  • Relocation assistance is available for successful job candidates.
  • If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance at any step of your application, please send an email with your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • For over more than a decade, we have been recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers – and we are constantly seeking ways to improve our employee and player experience. To learn more about BCLC, please visit:
Please Note

This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be 19 years of age to work at BCLC.

Posted on Oct 21, 2023.


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About the company

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For 35 years, BCLC has been delivering exceptional entertainment to British Columbians by managing casino, lottery, bingo and sports betting. Thanks to our players, we’ve generated $28 billion for the Province of B.C. to support essential services such as healthcare, education and community programs.

Our employees are in on the action too! Overall, BCLC staff spent more than 3,830 hours volunteering for local charities. Our employee-giving committees continue to organize events, silent auctions and draws to fundraise for important local causes selected by our people.

We want everyone to enjoy gambling—and that means understanding how to play in a healthy way. We provide educational resources on how gambling works, and we help find support for those who need it.



Diversity, equity, and inclusion

​BCLC is committed to continuously strengthening a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel welcomed, valued and bring their authentic self to work. We continue to build on our inclusive policies, processes, and structures to encourage behaviours that foster a culture of inclusion and support the growth and development of all employees. In 2021, we launched a new DI&B Policy which supports our values of respect, integrity and community and reaffirms our commitments to equity, inclusion and anti-racism. Additionally, our four-pillared diversity and inclusion strategy includes inclusive culture and leadership, employee experience, bias-free systems and processes, and community engagement and influence. We recognize that this will be an ongoing journey and that we have a lot of work ahead of us – and we are passionate and committed to doing our part.

Environmental sustainability

At BCLC, we are committed to reducing our environmental impact and supporting CleanBC targets and commitments. Learn more about our actions as we continue to seek ways to integrate our social purpose—to generate win-win for the greater good—into all that we do.


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