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Business Intelligence Professional

Job ID : 5917
Category : Finance
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Regular
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Vancouver, Canada

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Definity includes some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. With strong roots that date back to 1871, we’ve grown to become a digital leader in the insurance industry. We’re proud to help our clients and communities adapt and thrive in a world of constant change.

Our promise to you: It’s better here. Why? Because we CARE, and we provide an employee experience that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative P&C insurers. Come be a part of our journey, and love what you do.

Starting in September, Definity employees move to a hybrid work model so we can collaborate, build mentoring relationships, and solve complex or cross-functional business opportunities together. Our teams work in whichever environment best supports what they're working on and who they're working with. We're actively reinventing our offices as welcoming workspaces that optimize collaboration and empower leaders to use our space to strengthen team dynamics. Our tools and processes seamlessly connect employees from multiple locations, and our culture encourages respectful engagement and flexibility. Leaders work with their teams to determine the right balance of on-site and remote work that best meets the needs of their team, cross-functional engagement, responsibilities and timelines, plus those of our customers, our broker partners, and the company culture.

Reporting to the Manager, Business Intelligence, the Business Intelligence Professional will work with like-minded professionals and our business partners to generate strategic insights in smarter and innovative ways. They will be responsible for executing on business intelligence projects – including design, analysis, and development. 

Apply for this position if: 

  • You are creative, curious, and analytical, and want to initiate innovation and positive change in everything you do at Definity by thinking big, challenging assumptions, and identifying threats and opportunities.  
  • You are a go-getter with an agile mindset when tackling obstacles. 
  • You are a people-person who works well in teams with diverse skillsets. 

Role Location: Hybrid (Toronto, Waterloo, Vancouver, Montreal) – expectation of 20%-40% of time in office 

What can you expect in this role? 

  • Partner with internal business teams to understand their business problems and brainstorm meaningful & creative solutions 
  • Deliver on ad-hoc reports to serve different stakeholder groups 
  • Design, develop and deliver reports, dashboards, and data insights that provide value to our business partners 
  • Maintain and support existing reports, dashboards and other processes owned by the team. 
  • Implement BI best practices throughout the project lifecycle 
  • Participate in strategic discussions to enhance their business knowledge and skillsets 

What do you bring to the role? 

  • University or college degree in Computer Science, Business with Computer Science minor, Actuarial Science or a related discipline 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a business intelligence role, with P&C insurance industry experience preferred. 
  • Experience using big data databases, like Impala or Hive. 
  • Hands-on experience developing reports and dashboards through visualization platforms (e.g., Tableau) data exploration & analysis tool (e.g., SQL, R, SAS) 
  • Working knowledge of project management methodologies (including agile development) preferred. 
  • Analytical ability to generate insights & present effective data-driven business recommendations to various stakeholder groups. 
  • “Can-do” attitude to solving business problems. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 


We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.

Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it, and we’ve got it: 

  • Hybrid work schedule for most roles
  • Company share ownership program
  • Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions
  • Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations
  • Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams
  • Focus on inclusion with employee groups, support for gender affirmation surgery, access to BIPOC counsellors, access to programs for working parents
  • Wellness and recognition programs
  • Discounts on products and services

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: [email protected]

Background checks
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).


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