SAP BI Architect

Montreal, Quebec

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Public Sector Job Number: 7908

Job Description

Our client based in downtown Montreal is looking for a full-time permanent SAP BI Architect.

Key Skills:  Leadership, ability to influence, political acumen, teamwork, customer sense, planning, innovation and creativity and effective written and verbal communication.

Functions:

As an information technology authority in the company, plans and designs all physical and logical IT solutions. They act as head of business implementation, quality assurance, planning and corporate technology watch. They are also responsible for project management and external representation. More specifically:

Corporate authority on the direction of solutions:

  • Advises the entire company on directions, strategies, opportunities and technology solutions. 
  • Provides feasibility and implementation studies related to its field of expertise;

Design of a technological solution: 

  • Orders, designs, selects and implements technology solutions, procedures, standards and programs in accordance with the chosen directions, the strategic business plan, business sector priorities, and IT strategic vision;
  • Ensures the definition and implementation of IT requirements, principles, standards and guidance, in line with recognized methodologies;
  • Develops architecture and integrates solutions, systems and applications related to its field by using state-of-the-art technologies and taking into account the impacts on all of the company's systems.
  • Can take on the role of integrative architect (applications, infrastructure, security and data) within a project whose solution mainly affects its field of activity;
  • Ensures the quality of IT architecture deliverables within projects, as well as meeting budgets and timelines for this batch of activities;

IT Planning: 

  • Involved in the development of the overall vision and strategic planning of technologies, as well as the development of transition plans and the identification of priorities and budgets;
  • Has an integrated view of solutions planning and technologies related to its sector, in sync with the directions;
  • Acts as a reference and leader in the planning, development, implementation and management of all activities inherent in risk management and IT security;

Sector responsibility and functional governance: 

  • Manages and oversees activities related to its sector orientations:  selection, standardization, planning, architecture and integration.
  • Performs functional governance with employees under its field of expertise;

Project Management:

  • Manages and carries out large-scale projects: plans, coordinates, supervises, delivers and deploys the projects assigned to him taking into account the impacts on all the company's technological projects and issues;
  • Plans, coordinates and supervises the activities and the quality of the deliverables for which they are responsible;

Watch and technology opportunities: 

  • Ensures a watchdog role in its industry, acts as a vehicle for improvement and innovation, and anticipates market trends in IT, methodologies and best practices.
  • Constantly keep track of IT orientations to keep his knowledge up to date;
  • Provides leadership in the field; disseminates and transmits knowledge;
  • Responsible of opportunity studies in its field of expertise in relation with the watch in his field;
  • Represents the client to external bodies;
  • Performs all other related tasks.

Requirements:

· Master's degree in computer science;
· Have 5 years of relevant experience in:
o SAP-BI (BW et BOBJ).
o Data extraction, transfer and loading (ETL).
o Modeling, development and administration of SAP/BI data warehouses.
o Design, development, deployment and administration of reports, dashboards and management indicators.

· Any combination of training and experience will be considered in accordance with the Accessibility to Employment Guide, a combination of appropriate requirements could be used.

Job specifications - work environment

  • Identifies potential technological solutions and recommends the best ones for the enterprise
  • Involved in drafting the necessary documents to be presented to the Architectual Review Committee
  • Consolidates and approves the deliverables produced by domain architects
  • Ensures the implementation of technological principles and postionnings in addition to mentoring and supporting Domain Architects in the realization or their respective deliverables

Knowledge and additional training

  • Framework and Enterprise Architecture Methodology (TOGAF, Zachman, SABSA, etc.)
  • Technology Project Development Methodology (Macroscope P+)

Our client based in downtown Montreal is looking for a full-time permanent SAP BI Architect.

Key Skills:  Leadership, ability to influence, political acumen, teamwork, customer sense, planning, innovation and creativity and effective written and verbal communication.

Functions:

As an information technology authority in the company, plans and designs all physical and logical IT solutions. They act as head of business implementation, quality assurance, planning and corporate technology watch. They are also responsible for project management and external representation. More specifically:

Corporate authority on the direction of solutions:

  • Advises the entire company on directions, strategies, opportunities and technology solutions. 
  • Provides feasibility and implementation studies related to its field of expertise;

Design of a technological solution: 

  • Orders, designs, selects and implements technology solutions, procedures, standards and programs in accordance with the chosen directions, the strategic business plan, business sector priorities, and IT strategic vision;
  • Ensures the definition and implementation of IT requirements, principles, standards and guidance, in line with recognized methodologies;
  • Develops architecture and integrates solutions, systems and applications related to its field by using state-of-the-art technologies and taking into account the impacts on all of the company's systems.
  • Can take on the role of integrative architect (applications, infrastructure, security and data) within a project whose solution mainly affects its field of activity;
  • Ensures the quality of IT architecture deliverables within projects, as well as meeting budgets and timelines for this batch of activities;

IT Planning: 

  • Involved in the development of the overall vision and strategic planning of technologies, as well as the development of transition plans and the identification of priorities and budgets;
  • Has an integrated view of solutions planning and technologies related to its sector, in sync with the directions;
  • Acts as a reference and leader in the planning, development, implementation and management of all activities inherent in risk management and IT security;

Sector responsibility and functional governance: 

  • Manages and oversees activities related to its sector orientations:  selection, standardization, planning, architecture and integration.
  • Performs functional governance with employees under its field of expertise;

Project Management:

  • Manages and carries out large-scale projects: plans, coordinates, supervises, delivers and deploys the projects assigned to him taking into account the impacts on all the company's technological projects and issues;
  • Plans, coordinates and supervises the activities and the quality of the deliverables for which he is responsible;

Watch and technology opportunities: 

  • Ensures a watchdog role in its industry, acts as a vehicle for improvement and innovation, and anticipates market trends in IT, methodologies and best practices.
  • Constantly keep track of IT orientations to keep his knowledge up to date;
  • Provides leadership in the field; disseminates and transmits knowledge;
  • Responsible of opportunity studies in its field of expertise in relation with the watch in his field;
  • Represents the client to external bodies;
  • Performs all other related tasks.

Requirements:

· Master's degree in computer science;
· Have 5 years of relevant experience in:
o SAP-BI (BW et BOBJ).
o Data extraction, transfer and loading (ETL).
o Modeling, development and administration of SAP/BI data warehouses.
o Design, development, deployment and administration of reports, dashboards and management indicators.

· Any combination of training and experience will be considered in accordance with the Accessibility to Employment Guide, a combination of appropriate requirements could be used.

Job specifications - work environment

  • Identifies potential technological solutions and recommends the best ones for the enterprise
  • Involved in drafting the necessary documents to be presented to the Architectual Review Committee
  • Consolidates and approves the deliverables produced by domain architects
  • Ensures the implementation of technological principles and postionnings in addition to mentoring and supporting Domain Architects in the realization or their respective deliverables

Knowledge and additional training

  • Framework and Enterprise Architecture Methodology (TOGAF, Zachman, SABSA, etc.)
  • Technology Project Development Methodology (Macroscope P+)

Must have Work Authorization for Canada.

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