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Data Architect

Requisition ID:  160525 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Centres of Excellence 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time

 

Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Alberta; Nova Scotia; Québec  

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: L4W 0C7 

 

Our family of 127,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  

 

A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 

 

All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

 

The Opportunity

Our family of 127,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners, but we are all one extended family. 
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join us as an Enterprise Data Architect. Reporting to the Director, IT Centres of Excellence you will enable our digital transformation in support of critical business and innovation goals supporting a growing team of data professionals. 

 

As Enterprise Data Architect with Sobeys you will:

  • Define the data architecture framework and standards. Drive standardization in all matters related to data entry, storage, and retrieval. Provide guidance in creating the enterprise data structure, models, meta-data, quality standards and acceptable usage. Encourage and assist in operational use of data for business process functions.
  • Develop data-centric strategies and provide direction for data architecture best practices for the organization
  • Provides guidance to the broader architecture and delivery teams on data standards and best practices
  • Strong knowledge in conceptual and logical data models
  • Ensures information assets are identified, managed, and used across the organization
  • Provide and validate solutions that ensures data quality, secures Information, enables Self-serve Reporting & Analytics, enables Advanced Analytics & AI, etc.
  • In collaboration with the Enterprise Architecture team, define a data & analytics roadmap based on the enterprise strategy, business goals & market trends.
  • Provide architectural recommendations & guidance as well as executive-level presentations.
  • Participate in the Architecture review boards to ensure that data standards, policies, and practices are followed and that existing data assets are understood and utilized.
  • Collaborates with the Enterprise Data Office in the development of governance processes and strategies and ensure EDO standards and policies are enacted in IT delivery
  • Govern the implementation of the architecture during delivery

 

#Li-Post

Your experience and resume will demonstrate the following:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
  • 7+ years data architecture experience 
  • Strong knowledge of business intelligence systems, data lake, data warehousing, relational database management, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of data modelling, data quality & data governance tools
  • Knowledge about Azure data services (Databricks, Azure Data factory, data lake, synapse, etc.),
  • Knowledge about SQL Server, MySQL, Power BI, Tableau, Erwin, Business Objects, Informatica Data Quality, Axon, EDC.
  • Knowledge and Experience in architecture and data disciplines. Ex. TOGAF, DMBoK


This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus. If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application.  Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you’re the most qualified applicant for the role.
Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:

  • Growing organization
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Pension and Benefits
  • Profit Sharing Plan (based on company performance)
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)
     

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

 

 

While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

 

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.