Specialist, Data and Information

Job Requisition ID: 9707  

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 $ 81410.14 to $ 101762.68 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 Specialist, Data and Information 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 Management solutions. 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:


  • Leverage Informatica's IDMC to intelligently scan and understand enterprise data, ensuring data is consistent, trusted, and governed across the enterprise.
  • Utilize the elastic and serverless computing capabilities of Informatica's IDMC to increase scalability and optimize performance.
  • Ensure seamless data connectivity and automate business processes using Informatica's IDMC, supporting data integration at scale.
  • Innovate using Informatica's IDMC capabilities for 360 views of business data, delivering trusted insights and data intelligence for governance and democratization.
  • Ensure the data management practices and deliverables adhere to and are consistent with CMHC's policies and practices.
  • Provide data support and training to clients and partners, and work with business partners to develop and implement improved data practices throughout the organization.

What you should have:  


  • An undergraduate degree in a related field such as computer science, finance or other related analytical field, and a minimum of five years of experience in related positions with Data Governance responsibilities or within Data Technology with increasing responsibilities.
  • A demonstrated ability to use Informatica's AI-powered, unified data management platform to deliver business outcomes.
  • A knowledge of DMBoK, particularly in data governance and architecture.
  • A familiarity with data quality best practices, including data mapping, governance controls, and automation, as well as knowledge of data security practices and compliance requirements.
  • Experience in leveraging cloud-based, scalable solutions for data management.
  • Skilled in integrating various data sources and automating end-to-end business processes.
  • Ability to intelligently scan and manage metadata to discover and understand enterprise data.
  • A strong ability to analyze complex data sets and derive insights to support business decisions.


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!