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Data Governance Specialist

Apply now Job ID 18777609184 Date posted 11/24/2021

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

Your role

  • Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Partner with Business Stakeholders and IT to drive continuous improvement of our data management capabilities, practices, and outcomes to enhance both business performance and compliance levels over time through achievement of target information maturity model milestones.
  • Contribute to the construction and maintenance of the data stewardship network.
  • Help establish best practice and ownership of the corporate taxonomy and ontology and develop rules for their use.
  • Develop standards, policies and procedures to support the creation and provide technical assurance for the on-going implementation of the data governance policy within the business.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Data Governance Framework.
  • Elaborate business glossary with business Data Stewards and SMEs; determine data criticality in the context of identified business processes; Assess general data quality and identifies data issues.
  • Determine root causes and business impacts of data quality issues; Assess existing data rules & responsibilities; Determine and prioritize data related risks with business Data Stewards and SMEs.
  • Develop process improvements to enhance overall data quality.
  • Develop rules and process to control the integrity (accuracy, thoroughness, process compliance) of all data within Data Warehouse and Big Data environment
  • Recommend which data rules, responsibilities & data management processes should be implemented or changed.
  • Support and contribute to project management activities by participating in the scoping and estimating of project efforts, risks identification and mitigation measures recommendation, communicating activity status and providing timely notification and escalation of possible issues/problems to the Project Manager.

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or a related study, or equivalent related project experience.
  • 5+ years experience in architecture and implementation of complex technology systems
  • Sound Data Governance and Data Quality concepts knowledge
  • Strong ability to work in undiscovered, unstructured territories and to formalize processes that are currently not formalized
  • Strong ability to link technical element (i.e. Data Models) to business elements (i.e. Business process mapping)
  • Experience in business requirements gathering
  • The role requires sound communication skills to influence and orient business and technical audience toward a common goal that is satisfying all stakeholders
  • Strong ability to manage different stakeholder perspectives and resistance to change
  • Knowledge of SQL (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS) and ETL Data Warehouse experience for Business Intelligence.
  • Ability to deliver mandate with great autonomy – self-driven
  • Ability at taking decisions by understanding and explaining trade-offs between business enablement and economics impacts


  • Familiarity with Data Governance tools such AXON, Colibra, Datum etc
  • Knowledge of airline or transportation industry
  • Knowledge of best practices and latest trends in data management

Your benefits

Upon hiring, you will be eligible for a wide range of benefits. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer attractive benefits for you and your family:

  • Health and wellness program, including many benefits
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Preferred banking services
  • Volunteer program
  • Telemedicine
  • Virtual sleep clinic

These are just a few of the many benefits we offer. We've rolled out a number of additional measures to ensure your health, safety and wellbeing during the pandemic. 

We're putting people first

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives.

Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us,  and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodations, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us.

We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Ready to live your ambitions?


JobField: Business Intelligence and Data

Unposting Date: 2021-12-08

Job Number: BUS000LK

Posting Date: 2021-11-24

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