Metadata and Data Lineage Technical Architect

Toronto, ON | Contract

Job ID: 52534 Industry: Other Area(s)

Metadata and Data Lineage Technical Architect

Location: Toronto

Type: Contract

Our client, a major organization within the Public Sector, has asked Bagg Technology Resources to assist them in finding a Metadata and Data Lineage Technical Architect to join their reputable organization on a contact basis in Toronto. The Architect will be responsible for the preparation for and installation, patching, configuration and validation of a set of new IBM InfoSphere Information Server Dev/Test environment.

Why Join?

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a large government organization that can help maximize your potential and develop your career while helping the people of Ontario.

Key Responsibilities for Metadata and Data Lineage Technical Architect:

  • Review the planned hardware environment, fill in detail as required and prepare a solution/technical         architecture and discuss/resolve any concerns with various resources as appropriate.
  • Identify and document naming conventions and standards to be used in the new environment.
  • Obtain approvals for approach to security and connectivity and submit requests as necessary for access, security setup, firewall rules, etc.
  • Work on installation/configuration preparation document and checklist
  • Perform installation patching, configuration, connectivity, testing, and validation of the environments and         associated set up of source/target connectivity, interfaces with version control, job scheduling and other SDLC related interfaces and activities while maintaining complete step by step documentation.
  • Install, patch, and configure the full IBM InfoSphere Information Server suite.
  • Establish and troubleshoot data connections to various databases and file systems
  • Present and suggest examples of how other organizations leverage and customize IBM Metadata Server and IGC to meet their metadata management, data governance and data lineage needs.
  • Review and discuss challenges/goals with IT and Business and translate this into requirements and recommendations to meet requirements.
  • Customize IGC user interface to incorporate required metadata attributes and relationships.
  • Configure and execute IA data profiling projects. Perform data analysis and troubleshoot any issues with job execution. Present findings.
  • Develop and test complex IA data quality expression rules and link to terms and policies.
  • Wrap IA data quality rules within a DataStage flow or build new flows
  • Configure and implement data quality exception handler, Information Governance Dashboard, BPM and Stewardship Centre.
  • Configure custom Cognos IGD reports.
  • Work on scripts and processes to convert custom mapping specifications stored in Excel to the format required for import into IGC.
  • Work on custom reports in IGC.
  • Install, configure, and use bridges to import metadata from Cognos, Erwin, COBOL, JCL and Stored Procedures.
  • Other duties as required 

Requirements for Metadata and Data Lineage Technical Architect:

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 7+ years’ experience with IBM Information Server
  • Significant experience in a technical leadership role with IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Console, Metadata Server, Business Process Manager, DataStage and Information Analyzer
  • Experience with installation, configuration, and operation of Information Metadata Asset Manager
  • Knowledge of Information Server Manager Fastrack is an asset
  • Experience working with SQL Server, DB2, Oracle and Mainframe


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