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Posted on: June 7th, 2019 Vernon, BC Tolko Industries

Vernon, BC


Tolko's Data Architect is responsible for the enterprise-wide practices of data management including the design, development, documentation, implementation and support of various systems. A critical deliverable for the role is the development of long-term strategic goals for data architecture vision and standards in conjunction with data users, department managers and other stakeholders. Working with the BI team, the Data Architect will be a champion for data across the organization and will lead the charge in driving data engagement. The Data Architect will have a solid understanding of DataOps, BI Maturity, Data Literacy, and the Agile project management methodology.


5+ years of hands on experience in data architecture, data mining and data modeling
3+ years’ experience working with large scale project linking data from multiple lines of business, preferably on Microsoft SQL Server
Experience with data profiling and cleansing
Expert level knowledge of data architecture tools, standards and processes
  • Hands on experience in implementing enterprise data management processes, data governance, procedures and decision support
  • Strong understanding of relational data structures, theories, principles and practices
  • Strong knowledge of SQL development; Experience with DAX and tabular model development
  • Experience with Azure DataBricks, Data Factory and Power BI

  • About Tolko

    With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world.  For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by our customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada and joint ventures in the Southern United States.

    At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

    We are committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible operational and environmental performance. This commitment applies to all aspects of our business. We hold third-party certification on the forestlands that we sustainably manage in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.  Through our community investment strategy, we strive to play an active and constructive role in the communities where we live and work.  Whether we’re providing jobs, volunteering or giving through donations, we work to make our communities stronger and more vibrant through active participation.

    When you join Tolko, you’re saying yes to a company that has been built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity they need to build great lives.

    We’re more than an industry leader.  We’re the place where you succeed as our most valuable resource.

    We offer:
      An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
      Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
      The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
      Diverse opportunities
      An open, innovative culture
      A positive, dynamic work environment
    • Technical and leadership training to ensure you work successfully and safely
    • The chance to live (and play) where you work

    A Career With Tolko Is More Than A Job

    It’s pride in what you do.  It’s making a difference every single day, working side-by-side with people you respect.

    Explore our opportunities, submit your application, and join a company that works for you, your family, and your community!

    How to Apply
    If this position sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you! Applications will be accepted at until June 23.

    We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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