Director, Enterprise Data Architecture

Sun Life

You might be as distinctive as your background, expertise and standpoint. Right here, you’ll be inspired, empowered and challenged to be your finest self. You may work with dynamic colleagues – consultants of their fields – who’re wanting to share their information with you. Your leaders will encourage and enable you attain your potential and soar to new heights. On daily basis, you will have new and thrilling alternatives to make life brighter for our Shoppers – who’re on the coronary heart of all the things we do. Uncover how one can make a distinction within the lives of people, households and communities all over the world.

Job Description:

We search an skilled and high-performing particular person to affix our Enterprise Knowledge structure group as a Director, Enterprise Knowledge Structure. This management function is chargeable for designing essential enterprise information 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 information and analytic methods. This function will instantly report into the Head (AVP) of Knowledge Structure.

On this function you’ll lead the design and implementation of superior information architectures akin to occasion streaming, and Knowledge 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 information.

What’s going to you do?  

  • You’ll interact and lead the info technique engagements with consumer executives, and outline information architectures for enterprise engagements.
  • Develop information structure patterns, outline playbooks and applied sciences 
  • Set up and supply governance on enterprise information structure and expertise requirements.
  • Create and current instruments/tech proposals and evaluations at EA Governance councils
  • Analyze structural and enterprise information structure necessities to finest allow new software program and purposes
  • Construct and lead a small group of area information architects utilizing Agile strategy.
  • Apply and implement enterprise information structure finest practices to all resolution structure, design areas, together with AWS, on-prem, or hybrid cloud. This consists of areas akin to Operational Excellence, Safety, Reliability, Efficiency Effectivity, and Value Optimization.
  • Collaborate with all areas on numerous supply initiatives.
  • Additionally, you will roll-up your sleeves and assist the mission groups with their advanced technical points.
  • Accomplice with the Knowledge and Analytics groups to guide expertise POCs and pilots within the information and analytics area.
  • Present enterprise information structure management and steering on the design of end-to-end options for constructing information & analytics purposes on cloud and on-premise platforms 
  • Coordinate with information life cycle administration program in all points of the supply 
  • Coordinate with the Knowledge Science division to determine future wants and necessities 
  • Mentor and handle different information methods designers (Knowledge Architects), each inside your group and inside different Digital Enterprise and Expertise Providers, or different Enterprise models, to be able to assist resolution growth and utility of finest practices. 
  • Present enterprise information structure steering to the options design group to drive information & analytics technique throughout the enterprise  
  • Offers structure session for the analysis of advanced information and software program methods. 
  • Prior hands-on expertise in designing and delivering information analytics options with confirmed enterprise worth.


What do you’ll want to succeed?  

  • Strategic enterprise information structure engagement abilities with government stage stakeholders.
  • 3+ years with cloud-based information structure in a contemporary AWS surroundings.
  • Roughly 15+ years of construct/design expertise associated to information service design, constructing information structure, with prior expertise main finish to finish implementations.
  • Robust information on MDM (Grasp Knowledge Administration), RDM, Knowledge Modeling strategies, Knowledge structure patterns  
  • Background of working with Knowledge governance and its utility 
  • Expertise in Machine Studying/AI methodologies and occasion streaming is most popular.
  • Expertise with applied sciences akin to Kafka, Glue, Lambda, Redshift and/or Snowflake, and Informatica IICS.
  • Expertise with information analytics and visualization utilizing any fashionable age instruments akin to AWS Sagemaker, R Studio, Tableau .
  • Extraordinarily robust communication, essential considering, conceptual and analytical abilities.
  • Wonderful collaboration and management abilities, a confirmed potential 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® listing 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 for those who choose. #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 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 creating the following biggest digital enterprise expertise.
  • Aggressive salary and bonus construction influenced by market vary information
  • A standard sense costume code, the place you determine the way you costume primarily based in your day
  • The chance to maneuver alongside quite a lot of profession paths with wonderful 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 elements.  Along with Base Pay, eligible Solar Life workers take part in numerous incentive plans, cost below 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 at all times been on the core of our values at Solar Life. A various workforce with extensive views and artistic concepts advantages our purchasers, 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 could 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 finest work. A number of versatile work choices can be found and will be mentioned all through the choice course of relying on the function necessities and particular person wants.

We thank all candidates for displaying 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 – Software Growth

Posting Finish Date:


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