Descartes Unites the People and Technology that Move the World
The need for efficient, secure, and agile supply chains and logistics operations has become ever more critical and complex.  By combining innovative technology, powerful trade intelligence and the reach of our network, Descartes helps get goods, information, transportation assets, and people where they’re needed, when they’re needed. 

We’re one of the most broadly deployed logistics and supply chain technology companies in the world. More than 22,000 customers around the globe use our cloud-based solutions to transform the way they move inventory and information to enhance productivity, better serve customers, thrive competitively, keep pace with evolving regulations, and respond to rapidly changing market conditions. Descartes is publicly traded (Nasdaq:DSGX, TSX:DSG) with headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and offices and partners around the world. With record financial performance for more than 16 years, we lead the industry in innovation investment. Every day, logistics service providers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and other logistics-intensive businesses of all sizes rely on our scale, stability, and comprehensive solution footprint to move what’s most important to them. Learn more at 
We’re growing fast and invite you to join our amazing team. 

As a member of the IT team the Technical Data Analyst will play a key role in operationalizing and maintaining company-wide business performance and analysis data.  This is an opportunity to collaborate with teams across all levels and departments within the organization to analyze, design, develop, deliver, and maintain world class data management solutions. 

The ideal candidate will thrive managing competing priorities and constantly evolving business needs to deliver BI solutions using leading edge Microsoft data management technologies to enable high value data insights and decision support. 



  • Provide BI insights, analytics, and data management subject matter expertise  
  • Maintain BI data sources, metrics, reports, and dashboards 
  • Create impactful, high value, scalable and secure BI solutions 
  • Monitor and maintain day-to-day BI data infrastructure and operations 
  • Champion business data model standardization and normalization 
  • Review and align across-system data sources, reports, dashboards, views and lists 
  • Establish and maintain BI data import/export processes and controls 
  • Proactively identify opportunities to monitor and improve BI data validity and reliability 
  • Lead BI delivery projects as needed 



  • Broad design, development, delivery and support of Microsoft Data Management technologies 
  • Hands-on complex business intelligence development for large global software organizations 
  • Previous experience in supporting large globally distributed sales, marketing, prod, dev, services, and IT organizations 
  • Familiarity with global information security & privacy compliance programs 
  • Have a strong grasp of complex CRM and ERP workflows, systems, processes, and data 
  • Implemented Account Based attribution and performance metrics, reports, and dashboards 
  • Dynamics 365, Dataverse, SharePoint, Teams, and Excel integration and development 
  • Power App, Power BI, and Power Automate development  
  • Data mart, data warehouse, data staging, data backup, data storage optimization, ETL, SSRS 



  • 3+ yrs intermediate to advanced Power BI development  
  • 3+ yrs advanced Microsoft Excel development  
  • 3+ yrs intermediate to advanced SQL development for business intelligence 
  • Professional business communication skills  
  • Relevant post-secondary degrees in Information Management, or Business Intelligence 
  • Microsoft Power BI, Data Management certifications are a plus 
  • Relevant industry professional certifications are a plus 


Location: This is a remote opportunity, open to applicants authorized to work in Canada or the United States. 

Join Us 
As we scale, we’re looking for new doers, collaborators and innovators to join Descartes in uniting the people and technology that move the world as the Global Leader in Logistics and Supply Chain Technology. We’re entrepreneurial, hardworking, geeky-in-a-good way problem solvers. Guided by our values, we nurture a TEAM focused culture that invests in people and creates opportunities for advancement across a broad spectrum of career paths. We prioritize work-life balance and foster an environment with the space to take ownership, to be heard, and to carve a path for your individual accomplishments to help drive our success. At Descartes, everyone has a voice and the best argument wins, regardless of who makes it. We offer competitive compensation, great benefits, remote and flexible work hours, and the opportunity to join a company on an awesome mission with a great existing team and trajectory. 


Descartes also has a deep sense of environmental responsibility. Learn more about how we helped our customers save over 552,000 metric tons of CO2 in 2020 by reducing fuel and paper consumption:  Join a team that’s committed to working with customers to conserve resources and enhance sustainability. 

If you feel you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, and Descartes sounds like the team and the mission you want to be part of, apply now. We can’t promise it will be a fit, but we do promise to consider your experience. 


Through COVID-19, we implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview and onboard candidates by video using Microsoft TEAMS. We record interviews and use them strictly for quality assurance, training and general record keeping purposes. Should you have any questions about this process, please connect with our hiring team in advance of scheduled interviews. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. 

We are an Equal Employment employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please review our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics at  


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