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Data Quality Associate

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Date: Jan 14, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M6K 3E8

Company: Softchoice

Why you’ll love Softchoice:


At Softchoice, our purpose is to unleash the potential of people and technology. 


Our company was built around the idea that there is no success without team success. We foster a culture of inclusion and fairness, where diverse interests, experiences, and backgrounds are celebrated. We strive to empower and unleash the potential of everyone, to ensure that every employee has a path to success. We are in it together to make life better for each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities.


The impact you will have:
As a Data Quality Associate within the Master Data team, you will work directly with Softchoice leaders and business stakeholders to promote consistency, quality, integrity, and standardization of shared data throughout North America. You will engage the Data Stewards to define and build business data quality rules, document business data definitions, and recommend master data management process improvements.


What you’ll do:


•    Act as first point of call for Data Incidents.
•    Engage with Data Stewards and business stakeholders to document data quality rules.
•    Build/implement data load jobs and business data quality rules on Azure.
•    Develop data quality dashboards in PowerBI to report data quality metrics and trends.
•    Implement processes and systems to receive and respond to data quality incidents.
•    Investigate root causes of data integrity issues and recommend remediation approaches to Data Stewards.
•    Your focus will be to implement data quality monitoring processes and systems, develop business metadata management capabilities, and lead data defect investigation and resolution.
•    Develop and implement metadata management processes.
•    Coordinate and implement change management processes with data stakeholders to align on approved definitions for key business terms.
•    Use REST API to implement Metadata management processes.


What you’ll bring to the table:


•    Strong understanding of data quality monitoring procedures and data quality checks.
•    Experience building Azure Data Factory jobs and debugging job failures.
•    Strong development experience in PowerBI.
•    Experience writing complex SQL queries is a must. 
•    Solid knowledge of metadata management principles and writing data definitions.
•    Hands-on skillset with REST API’s.
•    3+ years of related experience in data governance, metadata and data quality management.
•    A post-secondary Degree or Diploma.


Some reasons why our employees love working here!


•    Softchoice has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 15 consecutive years.
•    Softchoice has been certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States for several years.
•    Meaningful work that drives professional development.
•    Ability to enter and grow within the technology industry. 
•    Being part of a winning, high performance team. 
•    Every employee has 2 paid volunteer days per year to give back to a cause of their choice.
•    We have raised over $3 Million through our staff-run charity Softchoice Cares. 
•    You have the opportunity to take an ownership position here at Softchoice.  
Inclusion & Equal opportunity employment:


Softchoice is an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Individuals seeking employment at Softchoice are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, diverse-ability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.


Require an accommodation? We are ready to help:


Softchoice is proud to provide interview & employment accommodation during the recruitment and hiring process. If you require accommodation to apply or interview for a position, please reach out directly to asktalentacquisition@softchoice.com. We are committed to work with you to best meet your needs.

Our commitment to your experience:


Softchoice is committed to the safety of our candidates and our employees. With that in mind, we have implemented virtual interviewing for all candidates. We understand that you may need to interview with distractions around you (such as children or furry friends) and we will most likely be doing the same! For those joining Orange Nation, we will be onboarding all new employees remotely. Rest assured, though, that offering a human and inspiring onboarding experience is our top priority.


Prior to commencing employment:


Completion of a satisfactory criminal record check, education verification and reference checks are required for employment.