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Manager, Informatica Data Services

 

  • Req ID: 100430
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 10-20%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External

 

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The IS team provides data warehousing capabilities for all reporting and analytics within CP. This data comprises of real-time sensor data, transactional data, master data, and aggregated data.  The Data Services team is responsible for supporting, designing, and developing the ETL/ELT workflows and related data warehouses that provide this data to the rest of the BI group, the IS team, and all reporting and analytics end-users at CP. 

 

This position will provide hands-on functional manager support for the Data Services team. . 

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

  • Responsible for leading a team with the below functions:
    • Data integration using in Informatica PowerCenter (PWC), Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services (IICS) Cloud Data Integration and IICS Cloud Application Integration.
    • Data replication and change data capture (CDC) using Informatica Power Exchange.
    • Maintaining and supporting the application and related data processes in a production environment.
    • Design and develop Informatica workflows following standards set by and for the team, including promotion standards, naming standards, data flow standards, documentation standards, and code repository standards.
  • Collaborates closely with project teams, including Business Analysts, Solution Architects, Project Managers, Application Developers, and BI Developers.
  • Collaborates closely with operational teams, including DBAs, Service Operations Center, BI developers, and SAP developers.
  • Capacity planning for the Data Services team to manage resources across sustainment and capital projects
  • Identify key areas for process improvement by using scheduling, incident, and problem management tools, including ServiceNow and Control-M scheduling.
  • Lead the team for incident resolution process including but not limited to:
    • Immediate incident resolution of data problems, performance problems, and integration problems.
    • Incident follow-up with root cause analysis
    • Incident change release and dev/acceptance reconciliation
  • Recommends and influences the team on middleware improvements and understands the ETL landscape.
  • Manage escalations for the Informatica team for 24/7 on-call support.
  • Understands the importance of secure data and maintains the confidentiality of CP data.
  • Understands the importance of quality data management methods to reduce duplication, maintain data integrity, and apply records management processes (as appropriate).
  • Maintains an awareness of upcoming trends in data management and ETL.

 

 POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 years’ experience as a functional manager or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience.
    • Strong experience in ETL development in Informatica
  • Leading the design and development of system integration using APIs, MQ, FTP, and other integration software.

 

NICE TO HAVE

  • Recent experience in leading teams with many database systems and patterns, including:
    • Oracle, SQL Server, SAP eHana – advanced querying methods, performance tuning, and data virtualization;
    • Big data patterns – including event-driven, IoT, and data lake;
    • Data modelling – Star, Snowflake, and Relational;
    • NoSQL familiarity.

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER: 

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 

As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

 

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:    

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check

 

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").

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