Pleasant Solutions

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Data Analyst / Business Intelligence

Not your everyday data analyst position. Challenging and fast moving, yet friendly and supportive: a career you will look forward to every day. Work with intelligent people in an exciting environment where every analysis has something new.

Positions Available:

  • Data analyst, with a concentration on data from sales, marketing, advertising, among other sources.
  • Other Positions: We are also hiring for other positions (digital advertising specialist, SEO specialist, marketing project manager). You may apply for multiple positions separately. If you know someone in any of these areas, please do them a quick and friendly favour by letting them know about this posting.

Position Overview:

  • Full time and permanent
  • Flexible hours (for example: choose to start your day between 6am and 10am, work late some days and shorter on others).
  • The daily focus is on numbers and metrics, with detailed analysis of spreadsheet-like data.
  • Fast moving in terms of variety of tasks and expectations.
  • Gain valuable career experience with campaigns from mature departments to early stage start-up departments, and from patented disruptive products to more routine competitive sectors.
  • Audit results of various sales and marketing campaigns.
  • Design metrics for sales and marketing campaigns, to determine what the technical team should collect and what you will need during your audit.
  • Locate indicators that may suggest a false positive or negative.
  • Report results to executives, with unbiased and double-checked facts, about how each campaign did.
  • Report results back to the team, so they can iterate and improve on previous results.
  • Locate comparison metrics from industry or competition.
  • Administer A/B tests and enforce that controlled variables were consistent.
  • Role is integral to the team and very appreciated.
  • Use many techniques such as business intelligence platforms, statistical analysis, keyword analysis, competitive analysis, A/B testing, data crunching, and lots of iteration to optimize.
  • Occasionally provide brainstorming, feedback, or committee participation to other specialized roles related to demand generation marketing, such as SEO or email newsletter campaigns.
  • Learn about departments from stakeholders, extracting precise information from them.
  • Does not involve analyzing data in the same way every single time.
  • Does not involve low quality time-constrainted work.


  • Highly intelligent.
  • Great data analysis skills.
  • Good instincts for analyzing data to extract meaning, and distinguishing valuable metrics from irrelevant ones.
  • Takes pride in accurate and thorough work.
  • Able to quickly understand stages of sales and marketing pipelines and indicators along the way.
  • No specific requirements for formal education or industry experience. We evaluate each applicant based on merit and potential rather than formalities.

Nice To Have:

  • Experience with any marketing or sales pipeline metrics (CTR, CPC, etc).
  • Experience analyzing business financial information.

About The Work Environment:

  • Friendly, non-threatening, and non-political environment.
  • Mid-sized company but retaining the speed and flexibility of a smaller company.
  • We are a great environment for both outgoing people and those who are very shy and introverted (applicable to non-client facing positions).
  • We strive to have every employee sitting near a window for natural light and to have plenty of plants throughout the office; we care about employee health.
  • Free onsite massage therapy.
  • Private nap rooms for isolated thinking time or for taking a nap if you didn’t sleep well last night.
  • Atrium to enjoy the sun during lunch.
  • Social events worth remembering (fencing competitions, curling, video game or board game parties, coding competitions, commando combat training, robotics club coming soon, etc).
  • An example of our culture: Lunch together is in a very comfy sofa room, and even the quiet types are comfortable there.
  • Unlimited access to pillage our kitchens for caffeine, sugar, healthy snacks, soups, and more :)
  • Additional perks that are cost-shared like motorized sit-stand desks.
  • Task focused: everyone in the company heavily uses centralized to-do lists to stay organized, prioritize, and coordinate.
  • Fast paced
  • Consistent work/life balance: mandatory overtime is very rare.

About The Company:

  • Pleasant Solutions is a dynamic company headquartered in Edmonton, a large satellite office in Toronto and Vancouver, and small satellite offices across Canada (including in Calgary, Ottawa, etc).
  • Silicon Valley kind of excitement and growth potential.
  • Fast growth: One of the 200 fastest growing technology companies in North America with 955% growth over 5 years (based on growth rates in published rankings of the 2014 Profit 500 and 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500). Canadian Profit Guide ranked us #88 out of 500 for fast growth in Canada, announced in Sept 2015.
  • Stable and well diversified.
  • We also operate Western Canada's most advanced studio, which might also be the largest capacity video marketing studio in Western Canada except for television and news stations. The studio team has won multiple awards.
  • Full of smart and passionate people whom you can learn from.
  • Very low employee turn-over rate, attesting to the value of working here.
  • As of 2021, we are more focused on in-house product development than previous years which had a focus on consulting services. Currently, our lead focus is on Sheetcast, a tool that lets non-technical people build their own full-blown web applications using spreadsheets, and which is beginning explosive growth (see as well as privacy products as seen under We still do some software development services, electronics manufacturing, marketing services, and IT services. Other in-house products include the high-security Pleasant Password Server.
  • An innovative technology company with an aim of achieving results in creative ways.
  • We develop high quality software you will take pride in. Our company name says it all.
  • Socially conscious (for example, we pay for employees to sponsor hundreds of WorldVision children).
  • Achieved zero layoffs throughout Covid.



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