Director, Enterprise Data Architecture (Health Data)

Sun Life

You’re 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 wanting to share their data with you. Your leaders will encourage and allow you to attain your potential and soar to new heights. Day by day, you will have new and thrilling alternatives to make life brighter for our Shoppers – who’re on the coronary heart of every thing we do. Uncover how one can make a distinction within the lives of people, households and communities around the globe.

Job Description:

* Present or earlier Well being Information Area expertise as a strategic enterprise knowledge architect is crucial to this place. Please take into account this standards earlier than making use of *

We search an skilled and high-performing particular person to hitch our Enterprise Information structure group as a Director, Enterprise Information Structure. This management function is accountable for designing crucial Well being knowledge methods 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 Well being knowledge and analytic methods. The Information Structure group is an evolving group main Solar Life within the software of modern options for Solar Life enterprise alternatives. This function will instantly report into the Chief Information Architect.

On this function you’ll lead the design and implementation of superior knowledge architectures resembling Information Material & Mesh on cloud. That is an innovation alternative to achieve expertise with AI and ML initiatives on cloud for voice and textual content knowledge within the Well being Information Area. Whereas we would favor this expertise, take into account the AI side of this function a profession growth and studying alternative!

What’s going to you do?  

  • You’ll lead the Well being Information technique engagements with consumer executives and outline knowledge architectures for enterprise stage engagements. Additionally, you will roll-up your sleeves to mentor and assist the mission group with advanced technical points 
  • Develop knowledge patterns, outline playbooks and applied sciences  
  • Analyze structural necessities for brand new software program and purposes within the Well being Information area.
  • Lead expertise POCs and pilots within the knowledge and analytics area in partnership with Information and analytics groups.  
  • Create and current Well being Information instruments/tech proposals and evaluations at EA Governance councils 
  • Present management on the design & end-to-end options for constructing knowledge & analytics purposes on cloud and on-premise platforms 
  • Coordinate with Information life cycle administration program in all points of the supply 
  • Coordinate with the Information Science division to establish future wants and necessities within the Well being Information area
  • Apply greatest practices to all answer structure, design areas, together with on-prem, Cloud/AWS, or a mix. This contains areas resembling Operational Excellence, Safety, Reliability, Efficiency Effectivity, and Value Optimization.
  • Mentor different knowledge methods designers (Information Architects), each inside your group and inside different enterprise companies or enterprise items, with the intention to assist answer growth and software of greatest practices. 
  • Translate detailed necessities into purposeful specs. 
  • Present excessive stage estimates for mission proposals and answer designs.  
  • Work with the options design group to drive knowledge & analytics technique throughout enterprise  
  • Supplies session for the analysis of advanced knowledge and software program methods. 
  • Robust hands-on expertise in delivering knowledge analytics answer with confirmed enterprise worth  
  • You’ll mentor, develop, and proactively assist apply capabilities together with recruiting and growth of leaders


Main accountability   

  • Drive Well being Information Structure technique with senior Enterprise and Technical stakeholders throughout the enterprise.
  • Information Information and Analytics supply companions from an enterprise knowledge structure PoV. 
  • Construct and lead a small group of enterprise knowledge architects
  • Arrange and supply governance on knowledge structure and expertise requirements.  

What do it’s worthwhile to succeed?  

  • 5+ years of expertise in managing Well being Information methods that entails total knowledge structure, design and analytics.
  • Roughly 15+ years of construct/design expertise associated to knowledge service design, constructing enterprise knowledge structure and imposing structure pointers throughout end-to-end implementations.
  • 3+ years with cloud primarily based knowledge structure in a latest and trendy AWS surroundings. Whereas we want sturdy AWS expertise, we can even take into account these candidates with sturdy well being knowledge structure expertise in different cloud environments resembling Azure or GCP.
  • Robust data on MDM (Grasp Information Administration), RDM, Information Modeling methods, Information structure patterns. Background of working with knowledge governance and its software.
  • Expertise in Machine Studying/AI methodologies and applied sciences is most well-liked.
  • Robust prior expertise in delivering initiatives in Large Information associated initiatives utilizing AWS cloud expertise, knowledge lake applied sciences, Kafka, Glue, EMR, Redshift, and Lambda (or related expertise stacks in Azure or GCP environments).
  • Prior Information analytics and visualization options utilizing any trendy age instruments (eg. AWS Sagemaker or related), R Studio, Tableau.
  • Extraordinarily sturdy communication, crucial pondering, and analytical abilities. This contains abilities resembling conceptual necessities interpretation, answer creation, and problem-solving talents. 
  • Wonderful collaboration and management abilities, a confirmed means to adapt to challenges, and a powerful curiosity in teaching and mentoring colleagues. 
  • Expertise with productionizing companies at scale and associated change administration. 
  • Confirmed expertise in designing enterprise options for ODS, knowledge warehouse system integrations 

What’s in it for you?

  • Nice Place to Work® Licensed in Canada and the US – 2022
  • Nice Place to Work® record for Finest Workplaces for #HybridWork – 2022
  • Nice Place to Work® record for Finest Workplaces for Skilled Improvement in Canada – 2022
  • Nice Place to Work® record for Finest Workplaces in Canada – 2022
  • Named “Finest Locations to Work” by Glassdoor – 2021 and 2023
  • Canada Award for Excellence for Psychological Well being at Work – 2021
  • Versatile hybrid work mannequin together with in-country (Canada) work-from-home in the event you want. #LI-Remote, or #LI-Hybrid.
  • Pension, inventory and financial savings applications to assist construct and improve your future monetary safety
  • Work {and professional} growth that’s united by our Function: to assist Shoppers and Staff obtain lifetime monetary safety and dwell more healthy lives
  • A pleasant, collaborative and inclusive tradition
  • Be a part of our steady enchancment journey in growing the subsequent best digital enterprise expertise.
  • Aggressive salary and bonus construction influenced by market vary knowledge
  • A typical 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 wonderful networking potential

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

Variety and inclusion have all the time been on the core of our values at Solar Life. A various workforce with huge views and artistic 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 software course of or these needing job postings in another format might e-mail a request to [email protected].

At Solar Life we try to create a versatile work surroundings the place our workers are empowered to do their greatest work. A number of versatile work choices can be found and could 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 can be contacted.

Wage Vary:

110,000/110 000 – 180,000/180 000

Job Class:

IT – Utility Improvement

Posting Finish Date:


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