Lead BI Specialist
Montréal, QC
Profession: Specialists

Work Location: Americas-Canada-Montreal



Welcome to SITA... We lead one of the most exciting and advanced industries on earth. Around the world, nearly every passenger flight relies on SITA technology, almost every airport and airline does business with us, and it’s our job to support their operations. As the world's leading air transport IT and communications specialist, we’re committed to meeting the demands of the air transport industry around the clock, every day.

Our Vision: Easy air travel every step of the way


With us there are no limits for people looking to explore the edges of possibility and beyond. Together, we Go.Far.

Challenge: Our people take on some of the biggest challenges in our industry. They aren't afraid to think bigger, work harder and deliver smarter solutions that are continuously transforming air travel.

Opportunity: Taking on these challenges opens up a world of opportunities for our people. We make sure they have the chance to develop their skills, explore new horizons and grow their careers on a global scale.

Benefits in the Canada

  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • RRSPs with company matching contributions
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Incentive based wellness program
  • Stand by Buddy Pass Travel
Note that these benefits can change and some of these benefits have ‘conditions’ and may not apply to all employees

Responsible for the design, evolution and appropriate use of the Business intelligence environment of SITAONAIR (mainly relying on Microsoft suite). The activity consists in a balanced business analysis, solution design and “hands on” implementation activities.

Contribute and/or lead BI projects in collaboration with the SITAONAIR business teams (product management, customer service and finance)

Design and secure the evolution of the Business intelligence suite of SITAONAIR and as the ''technical lead'' guides the BI developers in leveraging the appropriate solutions to secure a companywide consistency.

Work with the BigData infrastructure lead to mix appropriately the BI framework and the big data capabilities

Work with the infrastructure team to secure the evolution of the platform both in terms of scale and technologies

Participates in the development of coding practices guidelines and all technical processes

Work closely with the various SITAONAIR suppliers and development team


3-5 years’ experience in the business intelligence field with a practical development experience.

Demonstrate the ability to be the lead technical role

Demonstrate the ability to understand business requirements and convert them into a design

Demonstrate the ability to setup, configure and develop using the Microsoft Business Intelligence suite (MSSQL, SSIS, SSAS, OLAP)

Good knowledge of PowerBI (including embedded version)

Knowledge of the Microsoft Azure solutions appreciated

Solid knowledge of developing and designing code to interface to one or more RDBMS databases (MSSQL, Postgres, MySQL)

Thorough understanding of the software development cycle, associated project management techniques and tools (git, continuous integration, automated testing, devops, etc.).

Knowledge of the UNIX and open source world appreciated

Ability to work well both independently or as a member of a team.

Entrepreneur attitude

Accuracy/Attention to Detail

Agile Development

App. Design Architecture

Conceptual Thinking

Requirements Analysis

Results Orientation

Systems Thinking

Tech. Writing/Documentation



Avid to acquire experience and knowledge

Adhering to Principles & Values


Creating & Innovating


Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Sciences or Engineering.
SITA is an Employment Equity Employer and values a diverse workforce. In support of our Employment Equity Program, women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify in the application process.


Job Posting: Oct 4, 2019, 4:31:59 PM