Senior Data Engineer

Requisition ID:  171408 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Data & Integration 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia; Alberta; British Columbia; Ontario  

City: Stellarton / Calgary / Vancouver / Mississauga

Location: Foord St. Office, Calgary Office, Tahoe Office, Dartmouth Office, Vancouver Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


Our family of 134,000 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.

Ready to make an impact?


We’re expanding our digital team and in search of exceptional talent in Data, IT and Innovation.

You are a builder, influencer and change agent

In this exciting role, you will help design and build solutions for our data governance and data quality initiatives.  You will identify, design and implement the internal processes to support data-driven decision making across the organization as well as mentor junior data engineers on the team

What you will get to do


As a team player

You will work closely with the data architects, your business unit internal clients, and product teams. You know how to collaborate, support, and communicate in a large cross-functional environment. We are on a journey to completely transform how we do business, and we offer a hybrid work model with the opportunity for additional flexibility.

Join Us And You’ll Be Working With

  • Leading tools and systems within our Data Management Products team
  • A data-driven culture led by a strong Enterprise Data Office
  • Strong, success-focused team of energetic and experienced digital expert



What you bring to the table


  • Ability to create and maintain optimal data quality & governance solutions
  • An innovative approach to building and nurturing data flow processes
  • Skills to assess business requests and provide response and direction quickly
  • Knowledge to support and mentor cross-function team members
  • Own and support data products lifecycle from inception to product delivery
  • Both big-picture strategic and in-the-trenches tactical approach to data management


What you have to offer

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related discipline. A minimum of 5 years experience as a Data Engineer or Software Engineer professional
  • Senior level experience with Informatica Data Quality (IDQ), including development & sustainment of IDQ mappings, rules, profiles, and scorecards
  • Experience with Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) and Axon would be a great asset
  • Coding skills and deep proficiency with SQL 
  • Competent with general scripting/software development 
  • Experience with reporting tools (e.g. Power BI, Tableau)
  • Experience with mentoring junior team members/Data Engineers is an asset
  • Experience with cloud platforms (Azure preferably), strong knowledge of data modeling, data architecture and data structures 
  • Excellent listening, communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills

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.



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