Data Quality Intern

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Syngenta Group

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Company Description

Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.

Job Description

Through leading innovations, we help farmers around the world meet the challenge of feeding a growing population and taking care of our planet. As part of Syngenta Canada, the Data Quality Intern will be responsible for developing and monitoring data validation rules, conducting data quality assessments, and providing recommendations for data quality improvement. The role involves utilizing statistical analysis to identify anomalies, investigating data quality cases, and maintaining documentation for data quality processes and best practices. The ideal candidate should possess excellent technical skills in data analysis and data quality assessment, along with excellent analytical and communication abilities.

This position has a flexible work location and can be based in Guelph, ON, Calgary, AB, or remotely across Canada.


  • Develop validation rules and create data quality frameworks for ongoing data condition monitoring.
  • Utilize data profiling and statistical analysis to identify anomalies in datasets for OTG data.
  • Monitor data condition and report on data quality metrics regularly.
  • Conduct routine data quality assessments and produce exception reports.
  • Determine business impact levels for data quality issues and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Investigate and analyze data quality cases and inquiries, identifying root causes and developing effective resolutions.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for data quality processes, procedures, and best practices.


  • Educational background in a quantitative related field (e.g.: Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering) or equivalent practical experience.
  • Proficiency in data profiling, data querying and statistical analysis tools, such as SQL, R, Python.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, logical formulas, pivot table in MS Excel.
  • Experience with data analysis, data validation, data reconciliation, or a related field.
  • Experience with visualization, and analytics tools such as Tableau, Salesforce Analytics, Qlik.
  • Excellent Ability to develop and maintain analytical processes, code, and reports.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to identify data patterns and discrepancies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, and organized approach to work.

Additional Information

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Syngenta Contact Information: 
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Syngenta Canada welcomes applications from all qualified candidates and can accommodate persons with disabilities.  For more information about accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process or if you would like more information on our accommodation policies, please contact

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Tags: Computer Science Data analysis Data quality Engineering Excel Python Qlik R Salesforce SQL Statistics Tableau

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: Canada

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