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MDM Architect

Job Location: Ontario - Toronto, Quebec - Montreal

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00551108


- Job description

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Job Description
People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
Business and Systems Integration professionals analyze, design and/or develop best practice business changes through technology solutions.
Data and Analytics professionals define strategies, develop and deliver solutions that enable the collection, processing and management of information from one or more source, and the subsequent delivery of information to audiences in support of key business processes.
Data Management professionals define strategies and develop/deliver solutions and processes for managing enterprise-wide data throughout the data lifecycle from capture to processing to usage across all layers of the application architecture.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
  • Candidate can able to provide expert advice, counsel and technical expertise to ensure successful deployment of best-in-class Master Data Management (MDM) solutions. As a MDM Architect, you will 
  • Define the overall MDM solution architecture and sets technical direction, defines component architecture, and reviews detailed designs for accuracy and overall compliance to defined architecture;
  • Develop an understanding of business needs and translate those needs into technological systems, design specifications and solutions. 
  • Develop standards, best practices, and reference designs for the implementation of MDM solutions. 
  • Partner with other associates to analyze, design, develop and implement MDM solutions that will optimize business outcomes.
  • Work closely with BA’s and architects to implement best-of-class MDM solutions 
  • Provide technical leadership for the development of data models, data mappings, data validation rules, match and merge rules. 
  • Design and develop customized MDM services. 
  • Design and develop necessary batch interfaces to and from MDM hub 
  • Ensure the design meets the business service level agreements (SLAs) for availability and performance 
  • Conducts regression resting of new releases of software components within the MDM repository and new releases of MDM software
  • Drive discussions and provide consultation around digital transformation, the customer digital journey, functional/application designs and ensure technology and business solutions represent business requirements
  • 5+ or more years of experience designing and implementing Master Data Management (MDM) solutions. 
  • 5+ or more years of experience in designs and development of customized MDM code based on specifications
  • 5+ or more years of experience with MDM Hub configurations - Data modeling & Data Mappings, Data validation, Match and Merge rules, building and customizing services.
  • 5+ or more years of experience in integrating external business applications with MDM hub using batch processes and SOA.
  • At least 2 years of experience with advanced Java development / J2EE technologies, WebSphere Application Server (WAS) / Java architecture
  • Comprehensive understanding of enterprise master data strategies and best practices.
  • Comprehensive understanding of SOA, Event Driven Architecture, Data integration, Data Quality, Data Architecture and MDM best practices and processes
  • Experience in data quality tools, including data profiling, cleansing and identity resolution.
  • Full lifecycle development experience
  • Knowledge of French language is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related degree
  • Ability to meet travel requirements, when applicable

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  •  Excellent leadership, management, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian


All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law. Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.

We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.


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