Data Governance Senior Specialist



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, October 7, 2023

Data Governance Senior Specialist

At Interac, we design and deliver products and solutions that give Canadians control over their money so they can get more out of life. But that’s not all. Whether we’re leading real-time money movement, driving innovative commerce solutions like open payments for transit systems, or making advancements in new areas like verification and open banking, we are playing a key role in shaping the future of the digital economy in Canada.

Want to make a lasting impact amongst a community of creative thinkers, problem solvers, technical gurus and high-performance application developers? We want to hear from you.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Develops metrics and KPIs to monitor data governance compliance as well as reporting to gauge the health and maturity of the data governance program

  • In collaboration with subject matter experts and data stewards, defines and implements data governance policies, standards and to ensure enterprise data is accurate, complete, secure, and reliable.

  • Supports metadata management activities for data and models (AI/ML) ensuring that critical data and models are identified, classified and recorded in the Enterprise Metadata Management Tool (Alation)

  • Supports the maintenance of data lineage, data dictionary and data catalog for the Analytics Environment

  • Improves data quality management through collaboration with key stakeholders (data stewards, technical custodians) and expediting the resolution of data quality issues through the appropriate choice of error detection and correction, process control and improvement, or process design strategies.

  • Supports data retention activities and ensures that legal and reputational risks are mitigated through appropriate controls

  • Supports data management and model risk management activities ensuring that frameworks and roadmaps are implemented and executed

  • Effectively manages change and communication including data governance principles and processes to data community

You bring:

  • University Degree (preferred in Business Administration, Engineering or Information Management)

  • Must be eligible to work for Interac Corp. in Canada in a Full Time Capacity

  • 3-5 years of formal Data Management, Data Governance, Risk or Compliance experience

  • Experience in using a data management tool like Alation, Informatica, Collibra

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel and MS Office

  • Strong analytical skills and well-developed critical thinking

  • Ability to adapt to change and to detect and respond to evolving business needs

  • Quick learner with curiosity and motivation for continues learning

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate technical issues clearly and concisely to a non-technical audience

  • Proactive and result-oriented approach with the ability to initiate change and take ownership

  • Must be detail oriented and highly organized

  • Understands the factors influencing our business and can integrate the various competing needs to ensure success for their group. Approach problems from a business perspective

  • Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively

  • Ability to work in teams and independently, influence others and manage conflict

Interac requires employees to complete a background check that is completed by one of our service providers. We use this service to complete the following checks:

  • 5-year employment verification;
  • Canadian criminal record check;
  • Education verification;
  • Canadian ID cross-check;
  • Public safety verification; and
  • Credit inquiry

How we work
We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:

Connection: You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.

Core Values: They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.

Compensation & Benefits: Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.

Education: To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you