Job: Data Architect – Toronto

Title Data Architect – Toronto
Categories Contract
Salary $80 per hour
Start Date 2017-09-25
End Date 2018-03-23
Location Toronto, Ontario
Job Information

Position title: Data Architect

Mandate description: Data Architect

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 also work 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:
o    Requirements Analysis
o    OO and Relational Data Modelling
o    Data Mapping
o    Data Models Documentation
o    Implementation Guidance
o   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
·         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
·         Able to multitask, handling multiple projects/initiatives in parallel
·         Keep up with technology and architecture trends, approaches & strategies
·         Open to training/certifications
·         Comfortable working across lines of business & domains (Policy, Claims, Billing etc.)
·         Open to travel between Client’s locations Montreal, St-Hyacinthe & Anjou
·         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.
o    Data migration – tools knowledge and practice
o    Data integration
o    Data Physical modelling and database design
o    Big Data Ecosystems
·         Knowledge & experience applying Data Architecture design patterns
·         Knowledge of modern database technologies
·         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

Spoken and written languages: English

Level of experience: Senior

Years of experience: 5

Location: Toronto, downtown

Start date: 10/2/2017
Potential for Extension: Yes
Travel required: Yes
Required to travel to Montreal initially to work with peers to get up to speed.  Travel will be very limited thereafter.
Potential conversion to perm: Yes

Looking for candidates who would be interested in eventually becoming permanent employees.

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