Senior Specialist, Data Quality

Job Requisition ID: 9709  

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Position Type: Hybrid  

Office Location: Ottawa (ON); Montreal (QC); Toronto (ON)

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Language Designation: English Essential 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): ZZZ 

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 97692.52 to $ 122115.65 and are based on qualifications and experience. 


About CMHC

At CMHC, the work you do and the work we do together matters. We come to work every day with a common purpose: to realize a future where everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and meets their needs.


Our people are second to none. We lean in with courage, band together as a community and try new things to make a lasting impact on housing from coast to coast to coast.


Join us and be part of a team that's committed to making a real difference and be part of something meaningful.


What’s in it for you

We’ve got the purpose, the people and the perks you need for a fulfilling career. Here’s what you get when you’re a permanent employee:

  • 5 weeks of vacation.
  • Annual individual performance bonus.
  • Defined benefit pension plan.
  • Comprehensive group insurance plan to support your well-being from day one.
  • Support in your personal and professional growth with training, mentorship and more – because when you thrive, we thrive.
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with Employee Resource Groups and more.
  • A hybrid work model that lets you balance working from home and nurturing in-person connections by coming into your region’s office at a minimum of 4 times a month.


About the role

Join the Enterprise Data Office in the Senior Specialist, Data Quality position, where we lead our digital transformation by improving data quality and integrity to accelerate housing affordability. We’re constantly evolving to build an inclusive housing system through research, design, innovation, and partnerships. In this role, you will support the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of a Data Quality Management solution. You will also help the organization realize the full value of its data assets and capabilities, ensuring safe, effective, and efficient sharing of data across CMHC.
What you’ll do: 


  • Design comprehensive data quality strategies that align with organizational objectives and ensure consistent and accurate data across all platforms.
  • Establish and maintain data governance frameworks to ensure data compliance, security, and efficiency in alignment with enterprise policies and regulations.
  • Conduct regular data quality monitoring, identify areas for improvement, and produce detailed reports for stakeholder review.
  • Work closely with IT, analytics, and business units to integrate data quality practices into daily operations and project implementations.
  • Provide training and guidance on best practices in data quality management to internal stakeholders, enhancing overall data literacy within the organization.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve data processes, tools, and methodologies to enhance data quality and reliability.


What you should have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in data quality management, data governance, or a related field.
  • A proven expertise with Informatica IDMC (Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud) and other data quality tools.
  • An experience in designing and implementing data governance frameworks and policies.
  • A knowledge of data privacy laws and regulations, such as GDPR and CCPA.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively across various departments and levels within the organization.
  • Experience with data governance and management tools (e.g. Collibra and / or Informatica).


It would be great if you also had:

  • A Master’s degree. 
  • A certification in data management or data quality (e.g., DAMA DMBOK, CDMP).



Posting closing date: Note, the competition will remain active until filled.




Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 

We’re committed to employment equity and encourage women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions to apply. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our mission.


Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion 


What happens after you apply 

We know that applying for a new job can be both exciting and daunting, and we appreciate your effort. Learn more about our hiring process.  If you are selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


If you applied before and you were not successful don’t worry – we're always posting new positions, so don’t hesitate to give it another shot. We’re excited to see what you bring to the table this time around!