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Data Services Lead, Woodbridge Ontario HQ

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About the Company

Our client, in the medical industry is currently embarking on a technology, business and operational transformation. If successful, you will play a vital role in the integration of several key systems and applications, as well as the upgrade and roll out of the organizations key client platform! Our client is on a massive trajectory of growth and profitability. Don't miss out!

About the Opportunity

  • Build framework on how to get to common data schema, modernization, etc.
  • Meet with each office or acquisition and ensure that ALL data requirements are met for the conversion
  • Be the technical authority accountable for working with 3rd party practice management vendors to support the PMS conversion program in ensuring data extraction occurs within the project timelines while performing data mapping and validation
  • Will be expected to fulfil many of the tasks traditionally covered by a DBA role in a cloud infrastructure environment
  • The client primarily relies on Microsoft products, so experience of Microsoft SQL server and its variants in Azure will be central to the role
  • Acting as a data extraction liaison, the subject matter expert will be the technical authority accountable for working with 3rd party practice management vendors to support the PMS conversion program in ensuring data extraction occurs within the project timelines while performing data mapping and validation
  • Ensure that you have worked with all sorts of data models, databases, servers, etc.
  • Will be a hands-on operational role working with various internal teams and external vendors to ensure data extraction, mapping and validation occurs as it relates to the PMS conversion program
  • Should also expect to spend time acting ‘hands on’ and will be expert at applying the technologies set out in the over-arching strategy
  • As part of the wider technology team, the Data Engineer is expected to provide technical guidance to teams working with data extraction, storage, normalization, and neighboring technologies, most notably Microsoft’s Power Platform and Azure infrastructure

About You

  • The administration of database systems, primarily Microsoft SQL Server but, additionally, MongoDB, MariaDB
  • Relevant technologies in Microsoft Azure, such as SQL Managed Instance, SQL Managed Database, Azure Data Factory, etc.
  • The use of REST APIs, JSON and ETL technologies/protocols for moving data between systems
  • Some exposure to business intelligence tools, such as Microsoft PowerBI, would be helpful
  • Scripting tools and experience with programming/development in Visual Studio/C#
  • Adept in the use of enterprise architecture and data modelling frameworks to develop artefacts that represent and support the management of a complex, divergent, data environment
  • Experienced in setting and driving delivery of a data strategy, considering business goals, technical merit and commercial impacts
  • Confident in delivering through Agile/Scrum as well as traditional waterfall frameworks
  • Experienced in championing the use of architecture and code repositories to ensure consistent working practice across all teams
  • Cognizant of, and responsive to, requirements to develop in line with information security best practice
  • Capable of interfacing the IT Infrastructure team to ensure non-functional requirements, such as performance, scalability, resilience and identity/access management, are effectively delivered in the end-to-end solution
  • Familiar with ITIL (change, incident and problem management) and comfortable with delivering in that framework
  • Comfortable with being the face of IT – working directly with Finance, Marketing and other business units – for the systems and services in scope
  • Ready to think internationally; is sensitive and responsive to the needs of business units across multiple jurisdictions, often with local issues and priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to tune style and approach to create effective relationships with a diverse range of technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Has natural technical gravitas; speaks with authority on complex issues and is regarded as a natural ‘thought leader’ by their peers
  • Is curious, with an open, questioning style with the confidence to challenge assumptions and ask “why?” constructively
  • Confident in dealing with uncertainty; can analyze and pick apart a disorganized environment, using risk and reward-based approaches to determining a strategic direction
  • Interested in and an active contributor to automation and continuous improvement, recognizing that small changes as well as big-ticket projects create a real business benefit
  • Meticulous and accurate, maintaining documentation to a high standard
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage a demanding portfolio of projects
  • A self-starter, decisive and able to work at pace, confident to prioritise, take ownership and make appropriate decisions to drive topics forward – commits and delivers

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote # 340063.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.


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