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Teck Resources

Principal Data Architect

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
Closing Date: April 19, 2024

The Principal Data Architect will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining Teck's enterprise data architecture to ensure data integrity, accessibility, and protection. The successful candidate must be an experienced professional who can internalize our various business needs and develop sound architectural solutions to deliver on our business objectives.

We are seeking for an individual with outstanding interpersonal skills, able to nurture and maintain positive relationship with external partners, with sophisticated knowledge of good architecture practices, and proficient experience using data technologies to improve decision making.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to play a meaningful role in shaping our organization's data strategy and data architecture, and join our team!

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Develop and maintain the enterprise-wide data architecture strategy, ensuring that the strategy supports delivery of both current and future business objectives
  • Monitor, assess, and improve the organization's data architecture, including for data models, data flows, data quality, and data integration processes
  • Manage a comprehensive roadmap of architecture change initiatives across the enterprise, detailing current and target states, leading data architecture governance forums, and ensuring stakeholders are briefed and aligned on improvement plans
  • Lead all aspects of the delivery of the data architecture target state through delivery of data standards, standard practices, guidelines, and technical direction
  • Provide technical expertise for change initiatives, working with solution architects, technical architects, and product owners
  • Provide technical oversight to Solution Architects, ensuring solutions adhere to the enterprise architecture and data governance standards, and ensuring that the standards are effective at supporting delivery of the desired business outcomes
  • Be an advocate of data security and protection principles and ensure appropriate practices are included in all technical solutions
  • Lead efforts to improve data quality, data lineage, and metadata management through improvements to data architecture
  • Stay ahead of with industry trends, new technologies, and standard processes in data architecture and management
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to various technical teams

  • A Bachelor's or higher degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • A minimum of ten years of experience in data architecture or data engineering, with significant experience designing and implementing sophisticated data solutions, preferably involving modernizing data architecture, and resolving data integration challenges
  • Demonstrable experience leading a team including Solution Architects and Subject Matter Experts
  • A comprehensive understanding of processes and supporting technologies for data warehousing, data transformation, data modeling, data visualization and analytics
  • Knowledge of data governance frameworks, data lineage, data loss prevention, data quality, and metadata management
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical external partners
  • Superb interpersonal skills, able to connect with individuals of a diverse set of backgrounds and technical levels

Why Join Us?

At Teck, we offer more than just a job - we provide a pathway to personal and professional enrichment. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn and grow, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic career adventure.

Teck employees receive access to our total rewards program and comprehensive benefits package that promote physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being. This includes but is not limited to:

• Annual Performance Bonus
• Profit Share Plan
• Health Spending Account
• Personal Spending Account
• Extended Health Care
• Dental and Vision Care
• Employer Paid Pension Plan
• Life Insurance and Disability Coverage
• Paid Sick Leave, Vacation and Holidays
• Virtual Telemedicine and additional support for overall well-being
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Salary Range: $130,000 - $160,000

The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate's relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity.

About Teck

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person's unique perspective and contribution. Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. Teck has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for seven consecutive years. Teck has also been named to the Forbes list of the World's Best Employers for the past two years and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People . Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

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