Job: Data Architect – Montreal

Title Data Architect – Montreal
Categories Contract
Salary $80 per hour
Start Date 2017-09-18
End Date 2018-03-16
Location Montréal QC
Job Information

Job Description

We are looking for a Data Architect that will be working on strategic projects as a member of the Client’ Enterprise Architecture Team that includes Enterprise Architecture and Solution Architecture. The Data Architect will need to work also with Application Architects, Infrastructure Architects, Database Developers and DBAs as well as Business Analysts and Business Sponsors to realize enterprise objectives across multiple business domains.


  • Participate in various projects as a Data Architect which involves:
    • Requirements Analysis
    • OO and Relational Data Modelling
    • Data Mapping
    • Data Models Documentation
    • Implementation Guidance
    • Implementation Support
  • Participate in defining data related standards & patterns, in governance processes and in roadmaps & strategies working closely with peer Enterprise Architects
  • Participate in product selection processes


  • A team player, able to mentor, open to suggestions & recommendations from peers
  • An excellent bilingual communicator, at ease with presentations, able to adapt presentations to target audience
  • Ability to consider and provide alternate solutions that fit project time, budget & scope considerations
  • Aptitude for designing data models that increase value & agility across projects/domains
  • Follow & execute on guiding principles & strategic direction while providing feedback & ideas
  • Multitasking, multiple projects/initiatives in parallel
  • Keep up with architecture trends, approaches & strategies.
  • Open to training/certifications
  • Comfortable working across lines of business & domains (Policy, Claims, Billing etc.)
  • Open to travel between Montreal, St-Hyacinthe & Anjou. Toronto on occasion


  • University degree (or equivalent experience) in computer science or engineering
  • Very good knowledge & proven experience (3+ years) with:
    • OO and Relational Data analysis and modelling, ideally in a service oriented architecture (SOA) context – Knowledge of Power Designer a plus
    • Enterprise Canonical Data Model development – Must be able to develop the canonical model to support enterprise-wide business functions such as Marketing, HR, and Finance…etc.
    • Data migration – tools knowledge and practice
    • Data integration
    • Data Physical modelling and database design
  • Knowledge & experience applying data architecture design patterns
  • Experienced & comfortable in complex heterogeneous environments
  • DBA experience is a plus
  • Experience with ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) commercial software products is a plus
  • Experience with architecture frameworks (TOGAF) & architecture certifications a plus
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