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Data Architect
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The CSL Group Inc. (“CSL”) of Montreal, Canada is a world-leading provider of marine dry bulk cargo handling and delivery services. Through its major operating divisions, Canada Steamship Lines, CSL Americas, CSL Australia, CSL Asia and CSL Europe, CSL owns and operates a highly diversified fleet of specialized self-unloading vessels, off-shore transshippers and Handysize bulk carriers, and delivers more than millions of tonnes of cargo to industrial customers annually. CSL's history can be traced back to 1845.

At CSL, we are committed to the wellbeing of our crews and employees, and to promoting a corporate culture that values high ethical standards, a safe and healthy workplace and respect for the environment. A career with CSL is both stimulating and challenging, and we are continually seeking skilled and passionate individuals to occupy key roles throughout our company.

For more information on CSL Group, please visit our website: https://www.cslships.com/en.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define the BI architecture and application standards in collaboration with the development team;

  • Participate in the implementation and strategy to define and maintain the target architecture and associated action plans;

  • Assist analyst to transform customer needs into business intelligence solutions;

  • Manage and define an architecture model of information systems (software, environment, technologies, infrastructures) while facilitating the design of components;

  • Define, design and build database dimensional schemas and control mechanisms to ensure the quality of information;

  • Perform data mapping for transformations to the data warehouse and its information environments;

  • Analyze change requests in systems, assess impact on existing applications and make appropriate changes;

  • Support analyst and key users during the acceptance testing period.

  • Ability to develop an enterprise-wide understanding of the company’s core business functions, processes, data flows, and supporting application system architectures

Qualification and Skills

  • BAC Information Technology or equivalent

  • Hands-on experience w/ the following:

    • Expérience significative avec Microsoft SQL / SSIS

    • Expérience avec OLAP & ETL

    • Cognos Analytics, Tableau, Power BI

  • Microsoft Office suite including Visio, MS Project

  • Knowledge of Shipping Industry business functions / processes (both on shore and on vessel) and associated IT applications (e.g., Chartering / Scheduling, Vessel Management, Accounting / Finance) is a big plus

  • Strong leadership

  • Project management knowledge, agile methodology an asset

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, ability to adjust personal style to different user groups

  • Must be fluent (speaking and writing) in English & French

CSL offers you 

  • Full time, salaried position
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee bonus program
  • Comprehensive benefits package.


At CSL we value diversity in the workplace and are committed to Employment Equity. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Information about the position

Montreal - Headquarters
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08/07/19 4:06 PM
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09/07/19 3:07 PM
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