Data Modeler
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company
Toronto, ON CA
4d ago

Job Description :

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description

Manulife has a clear vision for a Global Data Strategy. By liberating and strengthening Manulife’s data capabilities we will enable deeper insights, better product and service design, and more effective business processes.

The result will be exceptional experiences for our customers.

Manulife’s Global Data Office (GDO) is seeking a Data Modeler reporting into the Director, Data Architecture. Located in Toronto, Canada the role will (1) champion and support strategic & / or global data initiatives that strengthens Manulife’s global data and advanced analytic capabilities, (2) foster cross-

segment collaboration and communication helping build an agile data insight driven culture, and (3) lead and nurture open data design and architecture establishing conditions for successful technical and analytic innovation.

Mandate covers :

  • Bringing to bear new & existing Big Data & Cloud technologies contributing to the innovative design, development and management of data analytics labs supporting to increase knowledge and insight from enterprise data
  • Understand and translate business needs into data models supporting long-term solutions.
  • Work with the Application Development team to implement data strategies, build data flows and develop conceptual data models.
  • Create logical and physical data models using standard methodologies to ensure high data quality and reduced redundancy.
  • Optimize and update logical and physical data models to support new and existing projects.
  • Maintain conceptual, logical and physical data models along with corresponding metadata.
  • Develop standard methodologies for standard naming conventions and coding practices to ensure consistency of data models.
  • Recommend opportunities for reuse of data models in new environments.
  • Perform reverse engineering of physical data models from databases and SQL scripts.
  • Evaluate data models and physical databases for variances and discrepancies.
  • Validate business data objects for accuracy and completeness.
  • Analyze data-related system integration challenges and propose appropriate solutions.
  • Develop data models according to company standards.
  • Guide System Analysts, Engineers, Programmers and others on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
  • Qualifications for this role include :

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related.
  • Solid experience with business intelligence and data warehousing development technologies, RDBMS, Hadoop and Analytics Environments.
  • Minimum 5 to 8 years of experience in IT with a minimum of 4+ years in Data Model design.
  • Expertise with Big data technologies and Hortonworks / Cloudera HADOOP platform as well as BI and data warehousing development technologies.
  • Data / informational modeling expertise at the enterprise level
  • Able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in written form
  • Good work ethic, results oriented, and accuracy / attention to detail are critical
  • What about Perks?

    Manulife has lots of perks including, but not limited to :

  • Competitive compensation
  • Retirement Savings Accounts including a RPP (Pension Plan), RRSP (Retirement Savings Plan), and TFSA (Tax Free Savings account)
  • Manulife Share Ownership Program with employer matching
  • Customizable Benefits Package including Health, Dental, Vision, and 100% of Mental Health expenses
  • Financial support for ongoing training, learning, and education
  • Monthly Innovation Days (Hackathons)
  • Wearing jeans to work every day
  • An abundance of career paths and opportunities to advance
  • This is a full-time permanent role located in Toronto, Ontario.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    About Manulife

    Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions.

    We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions.

    At the end of 2017, we had approximately 34,000 employees, 73,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 26 million customers.

    As of December 31, 2017, we had over $1.04 trillion (US$829.4 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $26.

    7 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years.

    With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong

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