Information Architect

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Category: Architecture
City: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J0917-1706
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI currently has an exciting opportunity for an Information Architect in the Ottawa area. The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

Your future duties and responsibilities:

a) Lead or perform information/data modeling in support of business process re-engineering
(BPR) activities and in support of business requirements and nonfunctional requirements;
b) Provide technical assistance, guidance and direction in terms of structured and unstructured data analysis and modeling to team members;
c) Lead or participate in the development of data modeling, data quality and metadata policies and procedures;
d) Lead or provide advice in developing and integrating information models between business processes to eliminate information redundancies and assure data integrity;
e) Lead or provide advice in developing master data management aspects of the resulting
f) Work with the Solution Architect to ensure effective data integration within the resulting System;
g) Lead the strategy, plan and design required for data migration and reconciliation processes;
h) Produce source-target mapping specifications for use by the BI Developer for data integration and data migration processes;
i) Lead or provide advice to the BI Developer regarding data considerations for analytics and reports;
j) Participate in data analysis as a result of new/updated requirements;
k) Comply with corporate data architecture standards, strategies and frameworks, including enterprise data warehouse activities;
l) Provide input to refinement of legacy data architectures, as necessary to meet business and nonfunctional requirements;
m) Analyze and evaluate alternative information architecture solutions to meet business problems/requirements and incorporate into OSFI architecture;
n) Work closely with business stakeholders and information governance bodies to develop or
align to information standards;
o) Work with the Solution Architect to ensure the solution meets functional and nonfunctional data security requirements; and
p) Review organization and GC architecture strategies and directions, data requirements, and business information needs and devise data structures to support them.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

-The resource must provide two Customer Reference Projects which demonstrate that the proposed Information Architect resource developed the logical and physical architecture for an enterprise-wide Dynamics CRM version 2011 (or more recent) implementation

Project to be considered:

i. Modeled data entities included traceability back to documented requirements;
ii. The system development component of the overall Customer Reference Project budget must have been a minimum of $2,000,000. (Canadian including taxes); and
iii. The proposed Information Architect resource must have provided the architecture services to the Customer Reference Project for a minimum duration of twelve months within the six years preceding the issuance date of this TA

-Architect resource is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

-resource has experience, on up to two projects for a minimum duration of six months (per project or a total sum of 12 months experience for the two projects), within the six years preceding the issuance date of this TA, as an Information Architect conducting the following activities for a MS Dynamics CRM version 2011 (or more recent) project:

a. Design of a data integration architecture where the MS Dynamics CRM based solution required integration to at least one other business application outside the CRM platform;
b. Development of a data migration strategy and design of data migration processes where the data migration into the Dynamics CRM solution included structured data from at least one legacy business application where that data was deemed critical for the adoption of the new solution;
c. Design of data entities in the Dynamics CRM solution that maximize the platform’s inherent capabilities for querying, searching and reporting on data

What you can expect from us:

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.

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