Adastra Corporation

Principal MDM Consultant

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
Position Type


Adastra is seeking a Principal Master Data Management Consultant, a leader with deep experience in designing and implementing MDM platforms. You will have the opportunity to work on dynamic projects in various industries.


Location: GTA, Ontario

Status: Full Time, Permanent


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead end-to-end technical development and deployment of MDM programs, including solution architecture, technology selection, MDM strategy development, road-mapping, costing, and implementation
  • Deliver the hands-on implementation of the above, and thought and team leadership on client projects
  • Utilize strong communication and presentation skills to lead senior business and technical stakeholder engagement, communications, strategizing, and approval requests for MDM programs and their operationalization
  • Fulfill technology leadership roles within Data Management/Data Governance Centers of Excellence
  • Think strategically and execute tactically, including the willingness to roll up your sleeves to get the job done
  • Use strong technical writing skills to write required MDM program artifacts, including strategy and implementation recommendations, processes, and policies
  • Provide necessary training to others in technologies, processes, or methodologies


Required Skills, Knowledge, Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Management, or extensive experience within Data Management Function
  • 3+ years experience and a demonstrated track record in leading design and deployment of MDM solutions and programs
  • A minimum of 3 years in a role that involved several processes throughout the SDLC such as
    • Data discovery, profiling, inventories
    • Master data modelling
    • Data Quality rule creation
    • Data Quality validation, cleansing and exception management
    • Data matching methodology and rule development
    • Data mastering methodology and rule development
    • Project effort and cost estimation
  • A minimum of 3 years experience implementing Master Data Management with expert level knowledge on at least one popular MDM Platform (Informatica, Ataccama, Reltio, Stibo, IBM, Semarchy, Profisee, Pimcore, Riversand)
  • A minimum of 3 years of strong hands-on technical experience with design and development leveraging Database, SQL, ETL, DQ or MDM tools and technologies
  • Ability to transfer MDM solution architecture and deployment skills to different MDM platforms
  • Familiar with MDM governance, ownership, and stewardship
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal/presentation, writing, visual storytelling (i.e. PowerPoint presentations)
  • Have expertise in Integration design (e.g. APIs), ETL (Extract, Transform and Load), velocity (e.g. streaming) – Informatica IICS, DataStage, Talend, Boomi, Snaplogic and more
  • Demonstrated expertise in the following areas through project execution:
    • Deep experience with Data Layers (e.g. raw, curated)
    • Data architecture design patterns and principles
    • Reference Data Management
    • Data Lineage
    • Data Archiving Patterns & Techniques
    • Data Warehouse Tools
    • Data Conversion and Migration
    • Metadata Management
    • Data Modeling Techniques and Methodologies
  • Highly motivated self-starter, result-driven, effective at prioritizing and managing multiple complex initiatives concurrently
  • Team and client leadership skills, negotiation and conflict resolution skills necessary to work effectively with all levels of the organization as well as geographically disbursed teams
  • Experience with data architecture for cloud native data management with focus on (Business) Data Definitions and Metadata (an asset)


About Adastra

At Adastra, we transform the Data & Analytics space by providing cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cloud, Digital and Governance services. Our consultants specialize in transforming enterprise applications and collaborate across functions, competencies, and sectors to help our clients harness and leverage their data assets, accelerate innovation, improve operational excellence, and create unforgettable customer experiences.


Adastra has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 20 consecutive years, reinforcing our position as a best-in-class organization known for strategic excellence, innovation, and culture. People are at the core of Adastra's capabilities, and the Adastra Group has 2,500 consultants actualizing projects across 16 global branches.


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What We Offer 

  • Opportunity for advancement and career progression
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits plan
  • Successful referral program
  • The opportunity to work with one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies
  • Satisfaction of working for a reputable company
  • A flexible and dynamic workplace

Equal Opportunity Employer

In our commitment to promote fair and equitable treatment of all employees and applicants, Adastra Corporation provides equal employment opportunities for all individuals regardless of age, sex, disability, race, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sexual orientation, marital status or any other ground as described in the Ontario Human Rights Code. In addition, accommodation will be provided during the hiring process. Adastra Corporation’s implementation and support of employment initiatives, encourage diversified labour force participation and equal access to opportunities based on merit and performance.


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