Director, Enterprise Data Architecture

Sun Life

You might be as distinctive as your background, expertise and perspective. Right here, you’ll be inspired, empowered and challenged to be your greatest self. You will work with dynamic colleagues – specialists of their fields – who’re desperate to share their information with you. Your leaders will encourage and show you how to attain your potential and soar to new heights. Daily, you may have new and thrilling alternatives to make life brighter for our Shoppers – who’re on the coronary heart of the whole lot we do. Uncover how one can make a distinction within the lives of people, households and communities world wide.

Job Description:

We search an skilled and high-performing particular person to affix our Enterprise Information structure workforce as a Director, Enterprise Information Structure. This management function is accountable for designing important enterprise knowledge technique in session with Solar Life’s enterprise and enterprise companions, together with the holistic alignment of applied sciences, requirements, and practices that allow Solar Life to ship world class knowledge and analytic techniques. This function will straight report into the Head (AVP) of Information Structure.

On this function you’ll lead the design and implementation of superior knowledge architectures akin to occasion streaming, and Information Material and Mesh on cloud. That is an innovation alternative to realize expertise with AI and ML initiatives on cloud for voice and textual content knowledge.

What’s going to you do?  

  • You’ll have interaction and lead the information technique engagements with consumer executives, and outline knowledge architectures for enterprise engagements.
  • Develop knowledge structure patterns, outline playbooks and applied sciences 
  • Set up and supply governance on enterprise knowledge structure and know-how requirements.
  • Create and current instruments/tech proposals and evaluations at EA Governance councils
  • Analyze structural and enterprise knowledge structure necessities to greatest allow new software program and purposes
  • Construct and lead a small workforce of area knowledge architects utilizing Agile method.
  • Apply and implement enterprise knowledge structure greatest practices to all answer structure, design areas, together with AWS, on-prem, or hybrid cloud. This contains areas akin to Operational Excellence, Safety, Reliability, Efficiency Effectivity, and Price Optimization.
  • Collaborate with all areas on varied supply tasks.
  • Additionally, you will roll-up your sleeves and assist the mission groups with their advanced technical points.
  • Companion with the Information and Analytics groups to guide know-how POCs and pilots within the knowledge and analytics area.
  • Present enterprise knowledge structure management and steerage on the design of end-to-end options for constructing knowledge & analytics purposes on cloud and on-premise platforms 
  • Coordinate with knowledge life cycle administration program in all points of the supply 
  • Coordinate with the Information Science division to determine future wants and necessities 
  • Mentor and handle different knowledge techniques designers (Information Architects), each inside your workforce and inside different Digital Enterprise and Expertise Companies, or different Enterprise items, to be able to assist answer improvement and utility of greatest practices. 
  • Present enterprise knowledge structure steerage to the options design workforce to drive knowledge & analytics technique throughout the enterprise  
  • Supplies structure session for the analysis of advanced knowledge and software program techniques. 
  • Prior hands-on expertise in designing and delivering knowledge analytics options with confirmed enterprise worth.


What do it is advisable succeed?  

  • Strategic enterprise knowledge structure engagement expertise with govt degree stakeholders.
  • 3+ years with cloud-based knowledge structure in a contemporary AWS atmosphere.
  • Roughly 15+ years of construct/design expertise associated to knowledge service design, constructing knowledge structure, with prior expertise main finish to finish implementations.
  • Sturdy information on MDM (Grasp Information Administration), RDM, Information Modeling strategies, Information structure patterns  
  • Background of working with Information governance and its utility 
  • Expertise in Machine Studying/AI methodologies and occasion streaming is most well-liked.
  • Expertise with applied sciences akin to Kafka, Glue, Lambda, Redshift and/or Snowflake, and Informatica IICS.
  • Expertise with knowledge analytics and visualization utilizing any fashionable age instruments akin to AWS Sagemaker, R Studio, Tableau .
  • Extraordinarily robust communication, important considering, conceptual and analytical expertise.
  • Wonderful collaboration and management expertise, a confirmed skill to adapt to challenges, and a robust curiosity in teaching and mentoring colleagues. 

What’s in it for you?

  • Nice Place to Work® Licensed in Canada and the US – 2022
  • Nice Place to Work® record for Greatest Workplaces for #HybridWork – 2022
  • Named “Greatest Locations to Work” by Glassdoor – 2021
  • Canada Award for Excellence for Psychological Well being at Work – 2021
  • Versatile hybrid work mannequin together with in-country work-from-home in the event you desire. #LI-Hybrid.
  • Pension, inventory and financial savings packages to assist construct and improve your future monetary safety
  • Work {and professional} improvement that’s united by our Objective: to assist Shoppers and Workers obtain lifetime monetary safety and stay more healthy lives
  • A pleasant, collaborative and inclusive tradition
  • Be a part of our steady enchancment journey in growing the subsequent biggest digital enterprise expertise.
  • Aggressive salary and bonus construction influenced by market vary knowledge
  • A standard sense gown code, the place you resolve the way you gown primarily based in your day
  • The chance to maneuver alongside a wide range of profession paths with superb networking potential

The Base Pay vary is for the first location for which the job is posted.  It could range relying on the work location of the profitable candidate or different components.  Along with Base Pay, eligible Solar Life staff take part in varied incentive plans, cost below which is discretionary and topic to particular person and firm efficiency.  Sure gross sales centered roles have gross sales incentive plans primarily based on particular person or group gross sales outcomes. 

Range and inclusion have all the time been on the core of our values at Solar Life. A various workforce with broad views and inventive concepts advantages our shoppers, the communities the place we function and all of us as colleagues. We welcome purposes from certified people from all backgrounds.

Individuals with disabilities who want lodging within the utility course of or these needing job postings in an alternate format might e-mail a request to [email protected].

At Solar Life we try to create a versatile work atmosphere the place our staff are empowered to do their greatest work. A number of versatile work choices can be found and might be mentioned all through the choice course of relying on the function necessities and particular person wants.

We thank all candidates for exhibiting an curiosity on this place. Solely these chosen for an interview shall be contacted.

Wage Vary:

110,000/110 000 – 180,000/180 000

Job Class:

IT – Utility Improvement

Posting Finish Date:


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