Senior Database Developer

Greater Toronto
Consulting
Full-Time
X by 2 is a team of software architecture specialists, bilingual in business and technology, who set the standard for architecture excellence in the insurance and healthcare industries. Careers with X by 2 offer rapid growth, constant learning, and the immediate chance to make an impact. It’s a true meritocracy – fueled by a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.

We're looking for people that have been playing the role of senior data modeler/ETL developer, senior software engineer but seek accelerated opportunities to become data architects. These individuals have a passion for data and technology with the desire to hold impactful roles on challenging client projects.

Summary

    • Participate in data architecture definition, design and implementation
    • Play key roles in large projects. Senior Designer/Developer. Technical Lead.
    • Work through all stages of a data solution life cycle: analyze/profile data, create conceptual, logical & physical data model designs, design and develop ETL, reporting and analytics solutions 
    • Design and develop data solutions for insurance, healthcare and other industries
    • Wear many hats and gain experience with tools, technologies and platforms across many technology stacks
    • Work closely and share ideas with fellow Data Architects, Senior Data Developers
    • Learn new things, and grow rapidly from constant exposure to innovative ideas, concepts, and patterns

Qualifications

    • Knowledge of data modeling and design patterns and the ability to apply them
    • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new business domains and technologies 
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Ability to conceptualize and articulate ideas clearly and concisely
    • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Hands-on experience with modern enterprise data architectures and data toolsets (ex: data warehouse, data marts, data lake, 3NF and dimensional models, modeling tools, profiling tools) 
    • Willingness to travel on an occasional basis, as local and possibly out-of-state travel is required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related is required

Our Philosophies

    • Agile approach – emphasis on good people, continuous delivery of value, close collaboration with clients
    • Learning and reuse by leveraging patterns and frameworks
    • Deliver results by playing key leadership roles on capable teams focused on full life-cycle from discovery and planning through implementation and launch
    • No technology bias and no affiliations with vendors – we use the technologies and approaches that make sense for our clients
    • Constant learning – adding modern technologies, frameworks, tools and products to our tool belt

Work Environment and Culture

    • Be surrounded by smart talented people with shared values of continually challenging, investing in, and stretching themselves to new levels
    • Collaborate with seasoned architects to solve problems and to challenge assumptions
    • Work in small teams with opportunities for rapid growth and accelerated responsibilities driven purely by individual performance
    • Open environment, flat organization, flexibility, and no hierarchical structures
    • Everyone has a voice and is always encouraged to engage in shaping the company by sharing their interests, ideas, and feedback

Benefits and Perks

    • Health, Vision, Dental, Life, Disability
    • RRSP with employer match
    • Annual reviews, raises, and promotions 
    • Programs: Professional Development, Wellness, Professional Dress allowance
    • Discretionary Points and Travel Points redeemable for cash or additional time off
    • Company sponsored social events for employees and families
    • Work-Life Balance: flexible hours, vacation days, sick days, personal days, holidays
    • Travel Expense Reimbursement – mileage, car/train, flight, hotel, food etc.
    • Travel Allowance Program – public transportation/toll roads, etc.