Montreal, Quebec

Data Warehouse/Database Developer

Data warehouse/Database Developer

Localisation : Montreal, downtown

Client Industry : Finance


The Role Explained

The North American IT center is working on implementing IT solutions to support various clients: Finance, Human Resources, Procurement, Premises & Logistics, Business Continuity Management, IT Security, etc.

We are looking for a talented individual looking to join a dynamic environment where they can raise the bar for the industry.


Job Specification

Responsible for the success of IT center projects by developing new, maintaining existing and supporting a number of in-house/vendor applications from the data warehouse, database and business intelligence perspective. The work will require analyzing business requirements, interpreting and understanding technical specifications and following instruction from the team lead, peer developers, business analysts and project managers.


Principal Duties

The scope of the engagement will include but not be limited to:

  • Good working knowledge of data warehouse, database and business intelligence environments, concepts and techniques
  • Strong understanding of concepts and techniques for design, development and implementation of ETL and data quality
  • Review, understand, interpret and transform clearly defined technical specifications into data warehouse, database and/or business intelligence solutions
  • Ability to perform detailed data analysis (i.e. determine the structure, content, and quality of the data through examination of source systems and data samples)
  • Ability to perform problem analysis, structured analysis, design and programming techniques
  • Use of Data Modeling, Database Query Optimization and Data Access techniques and concepts
  • Database knowledge in areas of import and export, users, roles, privileges, schema and object management, session monitoring, etc.
  • Code, maintain, test and provide code reviews for developed processes and procedures (e.g. queries, scripts, stored procedures, database objects, indices, triggers, etc.)
  • Strong performance tuning knowledge in SQL and ability to interpret plans, identify bottlenecks in queries and remediate them
  • Work proactively to solve issues and problems
  • Create use cases and assist in UAT testing efforts for the developed solutions
  • Document, effectively track and resolve issues in a timely manner during the development and testing phases (work with the team and end users as appropriate)
  • Review and document performance
  • Provide weekly progress reports of work performed
  • Work with the project team to assist in other aspects of the project
  • Follow and adhere to BNP Paribas development standards, the software development lifecycle, vendor application / project standards and guidelines
  • Embrace the opportunity to take on special projects outside of specific roles and responsibilities



The following technical skillset is required (minimum):

  • Developer/programmer (10+ years’ experience)
  • Data Warehouse / Database Developer (5+ years’ experience)
  • Unix/Linux and Perl scripting (5+ years’ experience
Knowledge of (ordered by priority):
  • Oracle: SQL, PL/SQL, SQL Loader, Data Pump (Mandatory)
  • Experiences on Atlas2 and Infocenter databases (asset)
  • MS SQL Server Integration Services (MS SSIS)
  • Oracle: Warehouse Builder, Data Integrator
  • AutoSys
  • Unix/Linux, Perl Scripting (Mandatory)
  • Data Warehouse / Database Development (Mandatory)

Nice to have:

  • Some application development programming language



  • Knowledge on development methodologies: Waterfall
  • Knowledge of CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration)

Soft Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good communication skills both oral and written to be able to work with a varied user base
  • Previous experience in large corporate environments (Finance preferred)

Our Advisor for this position

Catherine Cao

IT and Engineering Recruiting Sourcer

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