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Posted on: December 23, 2020
Deadline: January 21, 2021
Grade: N/A
Campus: SGW


This position represents an indeterminate full-time contract position.


Reporting to the Director Architecture and Innovation, the incumbent acts as a technical leader for the architecture, design, maintenance and evolution of the institutional data space supporting Concordia University’s business intelligence and analytics requirements. He/she serves as an expert in his or her field and a reference in terms of expertise for other team members.

Primary responsibilities

  • Lead the architecture, design and maintenance of the institutional data space.
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date solution architecture documentation and support related development activities (IT and non-IT).
  • Ensure the alignment of the institutional data space solution with enterprise architecture guidelines.
  • Develop and maintain an evolution roadmap aligned with the stakeholders’ vision.
  • Actively contribute to business case and projects by assessing impacts and evaluate evolution on the institutional data space.
  • Ensure that the institutional data space meet the quality criteria (availability, performance, cost, etc.).
  • Keep up to date with the underlying technologies and best practices used to implement the institutional data space.
  • Participate in the various committees including Centre of Excellence and data governance.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant field with a minimum of seven years' experience in a similar role including resource coordination.
  • Higher education / public sector experience is an asset.
  • Knowledge of an architecture framework (ex. Togaf, Zachman, 4+1 View, etc.) desirable.
  • Knowledge of cloud-based analytics services desirable.
  • Experience in designing and implementing BI Analytics solutions.
  • Experience with cloud environments.
  • Leadership skills as well as the ability to work well with other professionals.
  • Interest in strategic thinking/discussions and ability to consider the holistic context of the solution.
  • Capacity to make decisions with high-level information.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English; basic knowledge (Level 3) of spoken and written French.
  • Creative problem-solver with strong communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and customer service focus.
  • Works on multiple initiatives simultaneously and managing conflicting priorities.


$ 86,225.00- $ 102,989.00 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by January 21, 2021. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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