Senior Data Engineer and Architect

July 14 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Data analyst, BI, Mining, AI, Data Business Analyst, Information Technology, Systems architect, Design
Toronto, ON

With over 172,9 billion in assets under management as of March 31 2021, Fiera Capital, an independent firm, is one of Canada’s leading investment managers. We deliver customized multi-asset solutions across public and private market asset classes to institutional, financial intermediary and private wealth clients across North America, Europe and key markets in Asia. We strive to be at the forefront of investment-management science, and we are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for clients. Fiera Capital is recognized for our talented people. Our teams collaborate and seek to draw on the global industry’s most innovative and diverse offerings to craft strategies that meet the needs of any client, anywhere they are located.

Why join Fiera Capital:

• Inclusive workplace and diverse background of employees
• Growth and development opportunities
• Entrepreneurial industry-leading company with a purposeful mission
• Flexible work arrangements, competitive compensation and benefits
• Collaborative approach, innovative and culture of integrity
• Ambitious organization who strives for excellence

What we are looking for:

This is your mission should you choose to accept it: Combine your financial industry knowledge; specifically, Asset Management knowledge; with your appetite for quality, supportable data and a deep passion for generating value through meaningful beautiful insights. If that speaks to you, then come join the Fiera family.

You will be recognized as the leading expert and advisor on data engineering across Fiera and your impact will be widely recognized. You will need to have a thorough understanding of the asset management industry. You will need to possess leadership of influence skills to effectively and articulately communicate and persuade others of both problem statements and solutions. As is the case for most data leaders, you will be on a continuous mission to grow and mature both our people, our processes and our systems as it relates to data. You are contextually aware of the environment and its opportunities as well as its limitations and you love developing solutions that are elegant and forward thinking, yet executable, affordable and sustainable.

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Asset Management industry knowledge and experience. If you do not have industry experience but you are a top-notch data engineer that wants to get into the industry, wow us with your data expertise and ability to learn a new industry rapidly. Come prepared with your best understanding of the Asset Management data domain.
  • End-To-End Data Engineering; from hunting for data sources, data profiling, pipeline architecture, warehousing, analytics all the way to exposing data and data visualization, the senior engineer is involved in design and development end-to-end.
  • 5 year or more experience in a senior data engineering role. As a senior member of the team you would guide and mentor others and act as a leading expert on data engineering and architecture.
  • Exceptional data modeling skills. i.e. physical, dimensional and relational 3NF models. Truly values the right amount of documentation.
  • Anticipates internal and or external business challenges, vendor and/or regulatory issues and recommends process, product or service improvements;
  • Solves unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business.
  • Well organized and detailed oriented with the ability to multi-task. Great troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment.
  • Skilled in SQL, data analysis, data profiling, data mapping and integration. You are not stuck just in batch processing alone but knows how to balance the need for event-oriented, service-oriented and batch-oriented solutions.
  • You must be comfortable working in a predominantly Microsoft/Azure shop. SQL server, Azure Data Factory, Power BI and most Azure based services are typically used. But we also have Cinchy for mastering, MuleSoft for integration and are looking to expand the stack.
  • Experience with data visualization (e.g., PowerBI, Tableau) and a stickler for well-designed and thought-out dashboards and report.
  • Modern Data Warehouse\Estate implementation and design knowledge.
  • Data Science experience and working with Data Scientist.
  • Experience with supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms (clustering, decision tree learning, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Finance, Commerce or related field or equivalent work experience. A Master's degree is a plus.
Bring your unbridled passion for data and insights and join the Fiera family


The use of masculine is for the sole purpose of lightening the text and refers to both women and men.

Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff are our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability, genetic information, or any other federal, state or local protected class. Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance and business needs. We are pleased to receive applications from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Job applicants who are individually selected for an interview will be notified that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected participant requests accommodation, Fiera Capital shall consult with the applicant and provide, or arrange for the provision of, a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only communicate with those selected for an interview.

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