Job Description :
Data Architect/Modeller - Level 3 Toronto, ON Contract Role: This resource will undertake the development of a data management/governance program for the ministries HR area. There are number of deliverables including, data catalog, governance structure, etc. The resource will also be supporting the overall team with the broader modernization project with the HR suite and working with a large range of stakeholders on the business side bringing together people from different parts and explaining what data governance is and get them to work on these elements. Skills (See Matrix for full evaluation criteria): 3-5+ years of recent past experience setting up data governance programs in large organizations Experience with data architecture and modeling Knowledge of best practices within the data governance field Thorough understanding of different frameworks Recent cloud and big data environments NOT looking for someone that is overly technical or academic. Looking for someone that can engage with the business units clearly and articulate requirements The Data Management/ Governance Specialist will work as part of a core project team comprised of Government Services Integration IT Cluster, Pay and Benefits Services Division, HR Service Delivery Division and HR Policy and Planning resources, with the following responsibilities: o Complete a comprehensive HR data catalogue, a business-focused conceptual data model for HR, which will identify important HR concepts, entities and their relationships, data sources/ systems of record, business owners, and the data needs of users. o Develop and execute the HR data strategy and roadmap by working closely with business partners across MGCS, TBS and other ministries. o Provide expertise on data governance frameworks, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data through modifications to policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools and data architecture. o Collaborate across the enterprise to identify new opportunities pertaining to the use of information assets to achieve efficiency and effectiveness; promote data management, ownership and governance. o Act as expert on latest technology trends and products in the space of data, analytics and business intelligence. Ensure data strategy is contemplated during the architecture of new technologies within the Ontario Public Service HR and payroll domain. o Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance, tools and processes and ensure clear accountability for stewardship of the enterprise's principal information assets. Responsible for ensuring consistent, accurate, complete, accessible and timely data. o Serve as a liaison between business and functional areas and IT to ensure that data related business requirements for protecting sensitive data are clearly defined, communicated and well understood and considered as part of operational prioritization and planning. o Define indicators of performance and data quality metrics and ensure compliance with data-related policies, processes, standards, roles and responsibilities, and adoption requirements. Developing recommendations and frameworks to track success and continuously improve services moving forward. o Maintain strategic alignment and compliance with data security and privacy policies by collaborating with Cyber Security, Privacy, Legal, Audit and business and technology leaders. Develop recommendations and contributing to a security framework and program.