Data Analytics Engineer

Data Analytics Engineer

About Maple

Founded in 2015, Maple is a fast-growing health tech company with a vision to power the future of healthcare by building a connected and superior experience for patients, doctors, and other types of health providers.

We offer virtual care services across multiple distribution channels, including Direct-to-Consumer ("D2C"), Employers and Private Insurers ("B2B"), Government Funded Entities ("B2G"), and through clinical software licensing ("Licensing"). With a growing network of 1,600+ healthcare providers and more than 3 million Canadians with access to our services, Maple is one of Canada’s fastest-growing virtual care companies.

We have established an entrepreneurial culture centered around our mission to "build a connected healthcare experience." We attribute our success to our employees, who have helped us achieve numerous noteworthy awards including: Globe and Mail's #6 Top Growing Companies in Canada in 2021, #2 in Deloitte Canada’s Technology Fast 50 2021, LinkedIn's Top 10 Startups in Canada 2020, and Bay Street Bull’s The Power 50: Canada’s Most Impactful Companies 2021.

About the Role 

As an Analytics Engineer, you will help Maple's team members and partners make better decisions by providing accurate, trustworthy data. You will enable company-wide self-serve analytics with robust, well-design data models, and provide necessary educational content and support to help end-users be successful. You sit at the intersection of business, data analytics, and data engineering, and are responsible for bringing robust, efficient, and integrated data assets and products to life. You are someone who is able to blend business acumen with technical expertise and transition between business strategy and data development.


You will:

  • Help manage data integration tools to ingest source data reliably
  • Design, build and document accurate, meaningful data models for various end-users
  • Use dbt to clean, validate, and transform raw source data from multiple sources
  • Create and maintain tests to ensure data quality and repeatability
  • Create and update Looker dashboards, views, and Explores using LookML
  • Provide reporting and analysis support to one or more business departments
  • Respond to ad-hoc questions and educate business users to use self-serve analytics
  • Maintain data privacy and security and promote data-driven decision making
  • Help to define and improve our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale data infrastructure

Required Skills 

  • 3+ years of experience as an analytics/data engineer, data analyst, or data scientist
  • Expert SQL skills
  • Experience with dbt
  • Strong communication skills; regularly achieve consensus amongst technical and business teams
  • Experience with a cloud-based data warehouse system such as Redshift (preferred), Snowflake, or BigQuery
  • Experience with ETL/ELT services such as Stitch, Fivetran, etc.
  • Experience with data analysis and Kimball dimensional modeling.
  • Experience visualizing data in a BI tool such as Looker (preferred), Tableau, Mode Analytics, etc.
  • Experience building and maintaining reporting processes for digital marketing, finance, sales, product, or operations teams
  • Experience reviewing code and providing feedback to peers
  • Experience with Python and pandas for data analysis
  • Proficiency with Jira, GitHub, and/or Airflow is considered an asset

Key Capabilities

In addition to the skills described above, you are:

  • Mission-driven — we are a small and passionate team challenging the status quo of the healthcare industry. You need to be passionate about playing an integral part in helping us accomplish our mission and vision.
  • Execution-oriented — you have a strong ability and desire to execute to the highest standard. You care deeply about the quality of your work and don’t cut corners.
  • Highly organized and planful — you have the ability to manage multiple projects with strong attention to detail and prioritization skills. 
  • A strong communicator — you speak plainly and truthfully. You communicate complex ideas in a clear and easy-to-understand way.
  • Highly collaborative — you have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a cross-functional team 

Other Role Information

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Reporting Manager: Director, Data & Analytics
  • Location: Toronto or Remote within Canada
  • Start Date: June/July 2022
  • Paid Vacation: 3 weeks

Working at Maple

We want you to love working at Maple. We want you to feel challenged and supported, cared for, and driven. Just as we’re driven to grow, to improve, to iterate our products and services, we want you to take the same mindset as you work towards achieving your personal best. We can all learn, we can all develop, and we can all power the future of healthcare. But we can only do it together. At Maple, we are a team first and foremost. Your success is our success.

In order to support your wellbeing, we offer an evolving set of benefits and perks, including:

  • Flexible schedule: Core hours to ensure collaboration with team and flexibility on regular hours. Ability to work remotely from anywhere within Canada.
  • Health benefits:  Comprehensive health and dental benefits and insurance from day one as well as unlimited online consultations with a General Practitioner on the Maple platform, access to Mind by Maple — our mental health offering — plus lots more. 
  • Maternity & parental leave benefits: Up to $8,000 supplemental unemployment benefit. 
  • Additional time off: In addition to vacation, you’ll receive 10 paid mental and physical health days plus additional paid and unpaid time off for significant life events.
  • Learning & development: Up to $1,000 professional development budget per fiscal year, continuous feedback culture and annual performance reviews. 
  • Snack programs: Healthy snacks in the office and DoorDash DashPass for those who are remote.
  • Team socials: Quarterly team socials, such as virtual escape rooms, art classes, trivia nights and more.
  • Dollars for doers: If you volunteer regularly with a cause, we’ll make a donation in your name to recognize your commitment.

We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Check out our first Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) scorecard here.

Please note that any offer of employment may be subject to verification of employment and education background checks, including a criminal record check.

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