Data Architect

Job ID: 2232 

Openings: 1 

Jurisdiction: Out of Scope 

Division: Corporate Services 

Department: Technology 

Branch: Enterprise Architecture 

Location Name: Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 


Type of Posting: Internal & External

Employment Type: Permanent

Annual Salary: $77,207.00 - $102,942.00 


Date Posted: June 11, 2024

Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Land Acknowledgement

We are proud to reside on Treaty 4 Territory and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and Métis Nation, honoring and respecting these Nations and ancestors of this territory and grateful to be here. Regina is committed to building trust and creating true partnerships with Indigenous peoples. 


Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

The City of Regina is an equal opportunities employer dedicated to fostering a respectful, collaborative, inclusive, and barrier-free workplace, allowing everyone to achieve their full potential. We value diversity as a key to our success and encourage all qualified candidates, including Indigenous peoples, people of color, 2SLGBTQIAP+ individuals of all genders, persons of disabilities, and members of equity-seeking communities, to apply.


The City of Regina is committed to ensure accessible and accommodating processes during the application and selection phases. If you need accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please inform our Talent team and we'll collaborate with you to address your requirements.


Position Summary

This position develops and maintains the City's data architecture strategies and data management program and oversees all supporting activities. This position collaborates with senior business stakeholders and senior Technology professionals to identify corporate business drivers and opportunities to increase the value and usage of data for organizational decision making, performance management, and operational efficiencies. This position contributes to the development of the Technology Department business plans and leads development and implementation of the corporate Data Management Strategy with a focus on data culture, data architecture, security and integration, business intelligence and analytics, data standards and policies, and ensuring alignment of data strategies and activities with corporate priorities, strategies, and business plans.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and regular updating of the City's enterprise-wide data architecture and Corporate Data Management strategies.
  • Analyze corporate business drivers to develop data architecture and management requirements, leveraging synergies between business operations and digital technology to enhance corporate data value, operational efficiency, and risk reduction.
  • Monitor emerging digital technologies and business intelligence platforms, recommending adoption strategies.
  • Develop and maintain data architecture roadmaps and integrations for corporate digital solutions.
  • Identify and assess enterprise risks related to data architecture and solution implementations.
  • Create long-range plans for maintaining, managing, archiving, and purging data assets in line with corporate policies.
  • Contribute to enterprise strategy and policy, focusing on digital information within enterprise architecture, cybersecurity, and technology plans.
  • Design a stable and secure infrastructure for various digital information types, including Spatial, Relational, Telematics, Open, and Unstructured data.
  • Oversee business intelligence and enterprise reporting solutions, including design, documentation, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Develop a consolidated enterprise information architecture for shared digital information.
  • Ensure business systems designs align with digital information architecture strategy.
  • Oversee development of digital information models for applications, ensuring data integrity and stability.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation, City Council bylaws, and City policies.
  • Collaborate with business areas to identify and solve data-related challenges, enhancing decision-making and operational processes.
  • Identify and address areas for improvement in data security policies and procedures.

Key Qualifications

  • Knowledge of core management and operational practices including program/service delivery models, policy development, planning, budgeting, performance measurement, and management of human resources.
  • Knowledge of data and information governance practices and City specific standards, policies, and data processes.
  • Knowledge in digital information resource management, data architecture, business intelligence and analytics, and administration theory, concepts, methodologies and tools achieved through formal training.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing strategic information systems plans .
  • Broad technology knowledge including operating systems, hardware, development languages, communication protocols, relational databases, geospatial and telematics technology.
  • Knowledge of IT project management methodology and techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience  applying security principles and practices.
  • Communication skills are used to present to, lead and/or consult groups of stakeholders, both within the City and with partners to present complex and challenging issues related to data architecture, data management, performance measurement and process improvement.
  • Change management skills include recognition and resolution of resistance to change.

Working/Other Conditions

Works in indoor office environment.



Additional Requirements

  • Successful candidate may be required to obtain and provide a satisfactory criminal record check, as per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy.

  • Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

  • Additional assessments may be conducted to evaluate competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities.


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We prioritize your well-being, support your professional growth, and value inclusive hiring. Enjoy competitive compensation, attractive health and wellness benefits, and a variety of educational support and in-house courses for your development.

If you have a passion for public service and want to make a difference in our community, then come and work with us.