Careers at Able Sense

Configuration Analyst
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


We are hiring a Configuration Analyst with 3-5 years experience to support Shopify implementation projects for our clients in North America. If this sounds like the next step for you, please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

This is a salaried full-time position. Digital agency experience, and experience working with Shopify is required, but other ecommerce experience is also valued. We will consider candidates interested in relocating to Halifax, Nova Scotia – and remote work within Canada.


Able Sense is full service ecommerce agency helping merchants grow with Shopify Plus.

We are a fully-integrated team offering:

  • Ecommerce strategy and action plans
  • Multi-channel Shopify implementations
  • Brand strategy and execution
  • Email marketing
  • Custom Shopify app development
  • Training
  • Web design and development for Shopify ecommerce
  • Copywriting and editing for the web
  • Photography and video production
  • Shopify POS setup
  • Analytics


  • 15 vacation days plus 13 stat holidays
  • 4 extra-long weekends
  • Employer sponsored life, disability, health, and dental plan
  • Fun, challenging projects for interesting clients focused on growth
  • An inspiring, comfortable and social office in Halifax
  • A team of smart, hard-working people who know how to have fun too
  • Quarterly Shopify meetups where you will have an opportunity to present
  • Free coffee and tea
  • We invest in our team and aim to provide anything you need to expand and nurture your skills including training and equipment. We also reward talent and leadership skills, with a clear promotion path for those who excel.

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Job Responsibilities

  • Collecting, analyzing, and reformatting product information from disparate sources, to prepare for loading into Shopify
  • Setup and configuration of all aspects of Shopify stores to support new builds and ongoing support
  • Develop and document workflows to improve efficiency of setup and configuration after each project, to benefit future projects
  • Establishes and grows expert level knowledge of ecommerce, data processing, and industry trends
  • Documents all ongoing job process intelligence for future reference
  • Creates regular content for our internal and client-facing knowledge base

For new projects

  • Gathers business object sources (Products, Customers, Orders, Images) and analyzes quality and options for mapping
  • Creates migration brief and relationship between data and content management in the theme (name-spaced tags, collections, meta fields and other capabilities in Shopify as needed)
  • Setup and configuration of Shopify dev store with merchant specific settings
  • Works with Project Manager to document all meeting interactions, follow through with summary to client, and project team
  • Manages data migration and testing tasks independently and reports back to project team with progress and issues
  • Plans an assists in transition from initial data migration to ongoing data updates and maintenance (ex: seasonal product catalogues)

For success & support engagements

  • Configuration changes and new feature activation
  • Data migration and clean up (ex: seasonal product catalogues)

Required Skills

  • Expert level in spreadsheets, particularly Google Sheets, but Excel is also fine
  • Text processing programs used in *nix scripts, like: sed, awk, grep, tr
  • Scripting languages like Ruby, Python, or PERL
  • Relational databases and SQL (MySQL, SQLite, PostgreSQL)
  • Requirements gathering and scoping professional services work
  • Communication with clients and internal team
  • Planning and running data migrations
  • Managing scope and solution design of data migrations
  • Experience with Shopify is an asset
  • Documenting solution designs and briefs for data migrations

Extras in your favour

  • Experience migrating an online-store from one platform to another
  • Knowledge of multiple online e-commerce platforms
  • Understanding of development processes and languages (HTML, SCSS, JS, Liquid, Ruby on Rails)

Know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!