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Sr. Business Intelligence Specialist - 03970

Toronto, Ontario

General Responsibilities

Design, develop and implement ingestion framework from Oracle source to Azure Data Lake - initial load and incremental ETL.. Preferred tool is Oracle Golden Gate for data ingestion and change data capture (currently in final stages of proof of concept).

  • Review the requirements, database tables, and database relationships - Identify gaps and inefficiencies in current production reporting environment and provide recommendations address them in the new platform.
  • Design ingesting framework and CDC - preferred tool is Oracle Golden Gate
    • Prepare design artifacts
    • Work with IT partner on configuration of Golden Gate - responsible to provide direction and "how to".
  • Analysis of data - physical model mapping from data source to reporting destination.
    • Understand the requirements. Recommend changes to the Physical model.
    • Develop the scripts of physical model, and create DB.
    • Access Oracle DB environments, SSIS, SQL Server and other development tools for developing solution.
    • Proactively communicate with business on any changes required to conceptual, logical and Physical models, communicate and review dependencies and risks.
  • Development of ETL strategy and solution based on different set of modules
    • Understand the Tables and Relationships.
    • Create low level design documents and unit test cases.
    • Create the workflows of package design
  • Development and testing of data with Incremental and Full Load.
    • Develop high quality ETL mappings/scripts/jobs
    • ETL data from Applications to Data Warehouse
    • ETL data from Data Warehouse to Data Mart
    • Perform unit tests.
  • Performance Review, data Consistency checks
    • Troubleshoot performance issues, ETL Load issues, log activity for each Individual package and transformation.
    • Review Performance of ETL Overall.
  • End to end Integrated testing for Full Load and Incremental Load
  • Plan for Go Live, Production Deployment.
    • Create production deployment steps.
    • Configure parameters, scripts for go live. Test and review the instructions.
    • Create release documents and help build and deploy code across servers.
  • Go Live Support and Review after Go Live.
    • Review existing ETL process, tools and provide recommendation on improving performance and reduce ETL timelines.
    • Review Infrastructure and any pain points for overall process improvement
  • Knowledge Transfer to Ministry staff, development of documentation on the work completed.
    • Document share and work on the ETL end to end working knowledge, Troubleshooting steps, configuration and scripts review.
    • Transfer documents, scripts and review of documents.


  • Experience of 7+ years of working with SQL Server SSIS, ADF and T-SQL Development
  • Experience building data ingestion and change data capture using Oracle Golden Gate
  • Experience working with building Databases, Data Warehouse and Data Mart and working with delta and full loads
  • Experience with ETL tools such as SQL Server SSIS, ADF,
  • Experience with Azure cloud services such as Azure DataBricks, Azure Datalake and Azure Synapse.
  • Experience working with MSSQL Sever on premise and within Azure Environment
  • Experience on Data modeling, and tools – e.g. SAP Power Designer,
  • Experience with snowflake and star schema model. Experience in designing data warehouse solutions using slowly changing dimensions.
  • Experience working with SQL Server SSIS and other ETL tools, solid knowledge and experience with SQL, other RDBMS (SQL Server, SSIS), Golden Gate (nice to have)
  • Understanding data warehouse architecture with a data vault, dimensional data and fact model.
  • Analyze, design, develop, test and document ETL programs from detailed and high-level specifications, and assist in troubleshooting.
  • Utilize SQL to perform tasks other than data transformation (DDL, complex queries)
  • Good knowledge of database performance optimization techniques
  • Ability to assist in the requirements analysis and subsequent developments
  • Ability to conduct unit tests and assist in test preparations to ensure data integrity
  • Work closely with Designers, Business Analysts and other Developers
  • Liaise with Project Managers, Quality Assurance Analysts and Business Intelligence Consultants
  • Design and implement technical enhancements of Data Warehouse as required.


  • 7+ years in ETL tools such as Microsoft SSIS, and data warehousing, and
  • Azure Databricks, Python, Azure Data Lake
  • Azure Synapse, ADF pipelines
  • SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • Ability to present technical requirements to the business
  • Nice to have - Oracle Golden Gate


  • Knowledge and experience building data ingestion, history, change data capture using Oracle Golden Gate is major asset but is not required.

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