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Data Engineer

Groupe CGI

This is a Contract position in Barrie, ON posted May 29, 2021.

Position Description: Data engineers implement methods to improve data reliability and quality.

They combine raw information from different sources to create consistent and machine-readable formats.

They also develop and test architectures that enable data extraction and transformation for predictive or prescriptive modeling.

Your future duties and responsibilities: This is a client-facing, billable role.

Key Responsibilities
• Oversee all relevant technical architecture and design activities for the Analytics team
• Analyzing raw data
• Developing and maintaining datasets
• Improving data quality and efficiency
• Design, recommend and be responsible for end-to-end technical solutions of the Analytics data model
• Provide creative alternatives and recommendations in a business context, working closely with business development team
• There are variations within this discipline and specialty areas may include business intelligence, data warehousing, data management, document management and information management Objectives & Targets Know-How
• Performs data analysis and profiling
• Works with metadata repositories
• Develops dimensional data models
• Experience with data modelling tools Service Delivery (Consulting and Project Management)
• Works closely with clients, project managers, business analysts, and software developers in order to develop effective and high-quality solutions People Management
• Leads team members in the operational delivery of work within a prescribed work mandate.

This includes work allocation amongst team members, review and tracking of the achievement of deliverables, and coaching and development of members to support the achievement of deliverables Strategy and Business Management
• Understands customer needs by: accurately gathering project requirements; involving customer in planning stages and demonstrating appropriate sense of urgency with customer’s priorities and concerns
• Identifies patterns in customer needs and expectations as well as industry trends, bringing these forward to CGI account managers Business Development
• Contributes to theme and strategy development meetings for assigned bids
• Participates in proposal development process and ensures consistency and quality of deliverables Knowledge Management
• Actively participates in knowledge sharing sessions
– within account/project team/business unit Required qualifications to be successful in this role: Key Skills Technical
• Minimum of 5 years with demonstrated experience in all aspects of data management
• 3 years of experience as an architect or technical lead within a large to mid-sized architecture landscape
• Hands-on implementation experience working with a variety of technologies
• 3 years of Python experience, 3 years SQL server and store procedures Consulting
• Good communication skills to deal with various data providers and facilitate data modelling discussions Industry
• Monitor industry trends to ensure that solutions fit with government and industry directions for technology Interpersonal
• Good presentation and communications skills to make both strategic and tactical recommendations and effectively communicate with program/domain partners and service partners Project Management
• Produces high quality deliverables through effective client engagement and appropriate utilization of CGI team resources and capabilities.

• Demonstrated capability in managing timelines (deliverables) Certifications
• University/College degree or diploma in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a related discipline, or equivalent combination of experience and education
• Certifications in technical and/or architecture areas such as Microsoft, IASA, TOGAF, ITAC, ITIL, PMP, etc.

• CGI Developed Content
• Art of Consulting Skills: SQL Server MicroStrategy Python What you can expect from us: Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business.

As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals.

As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership.

All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

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.