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ANALYTICS DATA ARCHITECT (C1993)
Deadline: January 21, 2021
This position represents an indeterminate full-time contract position.
Reporting to the Director Architecture and Innovation, the incumbent acts as a technical leader in analytics and data architecture, who is responsible for the architecture, implementation and support 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.
- Develop, implement and maintain an institutional data space framework including architecture principles, practices and patterns to ensure an institutional approach and usage in alignment with the enterprise architecture.
- Architect and implement data protection / confidentiality mechanisms as assigned by the information security team and or guidelines.
- Develop and maintain high level data model of the data lake and the data warehouse.
- Support policies and procedures enforced by the data governance committee to ensure best practices of data architecture including accountability, governance, and requirements.
- Collaborate with project teams to determine project requirements and capabilities, and strategize development and validate deployment.
- Develop architectural strategies for data modelling, architecture and implementation to meet stated requirements for metadata management, data stores and Extract Transform Load environments.
- Review data architectures proposed by projects to determine overall effectiveness and compliance with original objectives and framework.
- Develop comprehensive strategies for improving or replacing underperforming areas.
- Research new technologies, data modelling methods and information management systems to determine which ones should be incorporated into company data architectures, and develop implementation timelines and milestones.
- Contribute with the institutional data space solution architect in the evolution and the management of the platforms including strategies to optimize the service costs.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant field with a minimum of five years' experience in a similar role.
- Advanced analytics / data scientist tools and environments knowledge is an asset.
- Familiar with the higher education landscape in Canada and Quebec desirable.
- Strong and proven experience with analytics platforms (data lake, data warehouse, data marts, ETL, data modelling, governance, etc.)
- Leadership skills as well as the ability to work well with other professionals
- Excellent organizational and analytical abilities.
- 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.
- Experience with cloud based analytics services.
- Experience with Power BI and Tableau.
$ 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.
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