Performance Data Analyst

Performance Data Analyst

Bluedrop Training & Simulation in Halifax, NS

  • Research and propose techniques for measuring individual and collective training and performance in the Aerospace and Defence sectors
  • Interview Bluedrop customers and partners to document performance and training data collection and analytics requirements
  • Develop training and performance data collection artifacts (e.g., surveys; evaluations; checklists)
  • Travel to customer sites to plan, coordinate and/or oversee data capture during simulator exercises and/or live exercises
  • Ensure data is collected and managed according to relevant research ethics guidelines and standards
  • Identify appropriate statistical techniques for analysing collected data
  • Perform statistical or data analysis, using various tools, to identify patterns or statistically significant correlations
  • Identify the statistical methods for the software development team to implement in Bluedrop’s IMPACTS software
  • Collaborate with software development team to design instructor interfaces for training metrics and feedback
  • Collaborate with the Bluedrop IMPACTS product development team
  • If candidate has the expertise, evaluate, and propose deep learning and machine learning algorithms for data analysis


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field is preferred, such as data analytics, statistics, mathematics
  • Previous experience in training development and/or performance/training evaluation, is a definite asset
  • Previous experience designing and executing training/performance evaluations, surveys, and analytics
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with a statistical software package (e.g., MATLAB, SPSS)
  • Previous military experience is a definite asset
  • Software development experience an asset, particularly in areas of statistics and/or deep learning
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills: troubleshooting; root cause analysis; find solutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail, keeping to timelines and expectations
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cross functionally
  • Comfortable travelling to customer sites in both a data capture/analysis and a customer-facing role
  • Must be able to obtain a Government of Canada security clearance.

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