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Data Architect (AI/ Machine Learning)

Req id:  22257

Waterloo, ON, CA Richmond Hill, ON, CA Virtual, CA Mississauga, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 




At OpenText and in IT, we believe in every employee having meaningful, purposeful work. By joining our team, you will join a community of supportive and collaborative peers focused on innovation, teamwork, and driving successful outcomes.  You’ll be expected to bring with you an ideation and “Yes, if” mindset.  And, as you build your network and demonstrate your professional excellence, you will have the opportunity to forge your own career path and professional growth.



The Opportunity:


OpenText is looking for a hands on, innovative and curious person to assist with establishing and evolving enterprise wide data standards, models and technical solutions with the aim of unlocking massive value from volumes of existing and new data. The Data Architect will work collaboratively with the rest of the AI and Analytics team to enable the business to make better decisions by optimizing for data quality, coverage, and volume. The data architect will assist with visualizing and (re)designing OpenText‘s enterprise data management framework. Candidates should be comfortable optimizing outcomes while taking into account ethical and regulatory considerations. The team is global and very collaborative.  We are a fast-paced organization and there are numerous projects in progress at any one time.


You are great at:


  • Assist with the design, development, implementation and maintenance of complex data systems and solutions both on premise as well as in the cloud using Azure / AWS/ Google
  • Understanding how data is used to drive business outcomes
  • Defining the data architecture framework, standards and principles, including modeling, metadata, security, master data such as clients, vendors, and product codes
  • Defining data flows capturing which parts of the organization generate data, which require data to function, how data flows are managed, and how data changes in transition
  • Migrate data from legacy systems to new technology solutions
  • Design conceptual and logical data models and flowcharts
  • Develop control structures to ensure the accuracy and quality of data as it flows from source systems to users
  • Finding and implementing creative solutions for data quality and coverage issues
  • Helping establish data governance programs that take into account data volume / coverage, data quality, tools, integration, acquisition of new sources, flows and pipelines, regulatory considerations
  • Partnering to identify and define key business terms, rules, quality requirements, critical data elements, KPI’s and encouraging consistency across the enterprise


What it takes to Excel:


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, business, finance or a related area of study
  • 9+ years’ experience as a Data Modeler/ Data Architect, in an integrated business and IT collaborative environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Good process mapping skills
  • Strong knowledge of data modelling, data quality & data governance best practices and tools
  • Experience with waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Ability to build a sense of trust and rapport with the team and partners
  • A self-starter attitude, a strong desire to learn as you go, and the belief that you can make a meaningful contribution to your immediate team, the business users that you serve, and to the organization




OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com).


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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