Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in computer science, information technology, data science, information management, or other speciality relevant to the position to be staffed, or an acceptable combination of education, training, and experience.
- Significant* experience in developing and implementing approved plans and strategies to ensure effective data stewardship that meets the organization’s ongoing business needs
- Significant* experience in developing and implementing processes to effectively manage access, quality, and security of the data assets in alignment with the organization’s data strategy
- Recent** experience in guiding and motivating multi-disciplinary project teams (for example, business owners, the Access to Information and Privacy team, data analysts, the Data Architect, and other technical specialists) to adhere to data definitions, business rules, standards, metadata and associated policy, as well as to ensure data protection and enable data integration with existing and new systems, in support of effective data analytics and reporting and business insights
- Recent** experience in leading the development and implementation of priority improvements, and in ensuring that data standards are reflected in ongoing changes in the business environment
- Recent** experience in providing expert advice to senior management, internal and external departmental clients, and other stakeholders with regard to data governance and stewardship
- Recent** experience in maintaining up-to-date knowledge of data management best practices and tools, in assessing the applicability of vendor products and services, and in developing and maintaining extensive documentation associated with the work (for example, data audits and data quality metrics)
- Recent** experience in leading discussions and working sessions with multi-disciplinary teams
- Significant experience is defined as a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
** Recent is defined as experience within the last 2 years.
Bilingual Imperative, CBC/CBC
Bilingual imperative means that a person must meet the language requirements at the time of appointment.
Information on language requirements:
Second Language Evaluation—Test of Reading Comprehension
Second Language Evaluation—Test of Written Expression
Second Language Evaluation—Test of Oral Proficiency
Competencies (see Competency Profile):
The following competencies could be evaluated by a written exam, interview, and/or reference check:
- current Government of Canada–wide trends, policies, and initiatives affecting the management and delivery of information management and information technology services
- recognized industry standards and architectural frameworks (for example, TOGAF and DAMA)
- data architecture models for effective data integration (for example, data warehouse)
- the OAG’s programs, objectives, and priorities
Integrity and respect
Technical subject matter expertise
Personal effectiveness and project management skills
Personal and people development skills
Strategic thinking, rigorous analysis, and sound judgment
Productive and collaborative relationships with partners and stakeholders
Innovation and ability to guide change
Clear and influential communication
The OAG is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Indigenous person, a person with a disability, or a member of a visible minority group.
Conditions of Employment
Security Clearance: Secret
Alternative selection tool methods and reasonable accommodation for special needs are available upon request.
Communication for this process will be sent via email. The applicant is responsible for ensuring that all contact information provided is accurate and updated as required.
The OAG reserves the right to retain a specific number of candidates who best meet the essential qualifications of the position.
The OAG is a separate and distinct employer from the core federal public service.
A pool of candidates may be established and used to staff similar positions of various tenures at the OAG.
Indeterminate employees at the same group and level, or equivalent, may be considered for deployment first.
Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency at the time of application. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information, at www.cicic.ca/indexe.stm.
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the OAG’s directives.
- Underfill: Candidates who do not fully possess the experience required may be considered for this position and will be employed on an underfill basis until they reach the full working level of the position.
Specific details and dates related to the candidate assessment phase of the process will be provided only to candidates who will be further considered.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the Staffing team at email@example.com before the closing date and time of the selection process.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.