Data Architect


Posted 6 months ago

We are looking for a Data Architect! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Data Architect
Term: Contract – 6 – 12 months with extension
Location: Toronto / Winnipeg – Hybrid – three days a week
Job ID number: C1354


Brief Description on Duties


  • Support our WDC Exit– 50%
  • Support internal Data Office infrastructure architecture activities creating a DR solution for IGM’s Data Platform in GCP – 50%
  • Deliverables would include documenting using our Blueprint templates, filling in Architectural Decision Requestions, working with our various Engineering, Security, Operations and Data Platform Support teams.
  • Report to VP for the content and quality of the deliverables and into our delivery organization for time, scope, and budget aspects
  • Work with engineering, platform and application teams to ensure that we have properly sized, configured and shifted the applications over without breaking things or causing any significant performance delays.
  • Supporting the IGM Data Office as part of a legacy modernization project that will re-platform our book of record system that manages our Advisor Channel with SuccessFactors. A significant part of our Data Platform is wired to this solution, and we have to ensure that the Data Platform components are identified, documented and appropriate changes made. The Architect would be responsible to identifying and driving work in this initiative.


Must Haves:

  • Extensive Data Architect experience
  • 5 years Software Architecture
  • 5 years Infrastructure Architecture
  • Oracle and Ab Initio – need understanding in licensing agreements
  • backup/recovery
  • SIEM integration
  • Antivirus
  • on prem to cloud migration knowledge would be a great benefit
  • SAP HANA/SAP Data Services
  • Ability to create diagrams that describe infrastructure and enterprise software running on the infrastructure
  • Ability to create diagrams that describe data solutions
  • Experience designing/architecting data driven solutions
  • Extensive data modeling experience and use with data modeling tools such as Powerdesigner, ERWIN, etc
  • Data center migration to cloud experience (GCP)
  • Strong ETL skills and data analysis experience
  • Excellent communication
  • Legacy modernization project experience


Nice to Haves: 

  • Python and Reporting infrastructure and platform concerns
  • SAP Successfactors
  • GCP BigQuery
  • Sybase IQ

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