Data Architect, Burlington – Cogeco

Our culture lifts you up—there is no ego in the way. Our common purpose? We all want to win for our customers. We aim to always be evolving, dynamic, and ambitious. We believe in the power of genuine connections. Each employee is a part of what makes us unique on the market: agile, dedicated, problem solvers.

Job Description :
You’ll benefit from:
Flexibility: yes, we think that what you do matters. At work and at home.
Fun: we laugh a lot, it makes every day brighter.
Discounted services: we provide amazing services to our clients, and you’ll get them at home, because you deserve them.
Rewarding Pay: let’s be honest, everybody likes to make a good salary. We offer attractive compensation packages, and it comes with a great culture.
Benefits: we’ve got you covered.
Career Evolution: join us and we will give you the tools to achieve your career goals!
Technology: you have a passion for technology? Excellent, we do too. Here, you will manage, influence, play, create, fix, and shape the industry.
POSITION SUMMARY :
The data architect plays a key role in the governance of information used by Cogeco. The data architect is responsible for setting standards and modelling operational and analytical data; structured and unstructured data; data in motion and data at reset. The data architect plays a data stewardship role, and is a key participant in Information Lifecycle Management. The data architect is expected to assess new technologies and techniques that can drive improvements in reliability, agility, business performance or reduce total cost of ownership. The data architect will work closely with the Enterprise Architects to help translate business requirements into technical requirements.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop, manage and maintain an information enterprise reference architecture based on industry standards.
Creating and maintaining canonical models and facilitating integration between systems.
Work with the development teams to guide them through the actualization of the data architecture.
Ensure that compliance and security standards are reflected in the development of data architecture assets.
Providing governance through standard processes Facilitating the establishment of data standards.
Establishing taxonomy to manage unstructured data Developing strategies to analyse unstructured data.
Assessing new industry and technology trends and making recommendations on technology direction.
Support solution architects in the application of data models and standards to ongoing projects.
Work with DBA to instantiate physical data models and optimize data performance.
Participation in hands-on “proof-of-concept” activities e.g. tooling assessment, SQL coding.
Perform other duties as assigned Incumbents must be constantly aware that the execution of their work supports the ultimate goal of providing excellent service to the Company’s current and potential customers, including internal customers.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
ACADEMIC TRAINING
Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline is required.
WORK EXPERIENCE
Minimum 10 years experience in Information Technology preferably in all phases of the systems development lifecycle is required.
Minimum 7 years experience as a data architect.
Working use of data management and modelling tool.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in hands-on SQL.
SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Proven track record as a data architect.
Strategic thinking and analytical skills.
Exposure to Big Data.
Bilingual English/French an asset.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
Effective analytical and planning skills.
Location : Burlington, ON

Diversity is an essential asset to our organization’s performance. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all qualified individuals wishing to join our company, regardless of cultural and individual differences. We strive to build teams which reflect the diverse profiles and backgrounds of both the customers and communities we serve, firmly believing that this distinguishes Cogeco from competitors and contributes to our signature of excellence.

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