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Data Modeling Specialist

Job Number
Senior Professional
Status: Permanent
Type of Contract
Schedule: Full-Time 
Full Time / Part Time?
Posting date
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Area of Interest: Marketing

A career as a Data Modeler in the Data Exposure Expertise team within the Data Office at National Bank means acting as an expert in business data modeling (conceptual data models) to move the Bank towards its data management target. In particular, you'll be working with our IT and business partners, and supporting modeling experts in the Bank's business lines to scale up data modeling practice in our priority areas. This job gives you the opportunity to have a positive impact on our organization, thanks to your leadership, influencing and interpersonal skills, which are essential for this role.

Your job

  • Define business modeling processes and procedures (recipes, norms, standards, templates, etc.) and ensure their ongoing development;
  • Define the business model (high-level model of the organization's major data subjects) and ensure its ongoing evolution;
  • Train and support modelers and data architects in the definition of business data models.
  • Coordinate the activities of Data Office modelers
  • Set up a model review committee and other required validation mechanisms to ensure compliance with acceptance criteria
  • Produce business data models according to exposure strategy priorities
  • Ensure alignment of business modeling with enterprise architecture and data architects

Your team

As part of the Chief Data Office, you will be part of a team of 12 colleagues with a wide range of expertise (modeling, data stewardship, data engineering, data governance). As such, you will report to the Director of the Data Exposure Expertise Cluster.

As part of the Data Office, you will operate in a matrix mode where collaboration is the watchword for successfully completing the various priority projects and operational activities. This mode of operation will give you access to colleagues with different expertise, experience and profiles, and the opportunity to contribute to different projects to enrich your development in every way. When you arrive, you'll benefit from full integration and documentation to support your learning.


  • University Certificate and (10) years' experience; OR Bachelor's degree and (7) years' experience; OR Master's degree and (5) years' experience
  • Demonstrated experience in data architecture and/or conceptual data modeling
  • Experience with PowerDesigner
  • Experience and knowledge of data management and governance
  • Abstraction skills (abstracting business concepts from systems)


Coaching Communication Data Architecture Data Governance Diversity & Inclusion Empathy Influence others Initiative Learning Agility Model Making Resiliency Teamwork

Your benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you’ll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.

  • Health and wellness program, including many options
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Preferential banking services
  • Opportunities to get involved in community initiatives
  • Telemedicine service
  • Virtual sleep clinic
These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family. 

Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees’ ideas. Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged.

We're putting people first:

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives. Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodation, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Come live your ambitions with us!

Why work at National Bank?

For an environment that supports your career path

There are many varied opportunities for you to progress and develop, and move ahead in your career. This includes on-the-job learning and training, co-development and pairing with other employees, professional support and mentoring, internal career days or discussion forums with our leaders.

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For an inclusive and diverse environment

We foster inclusion in an environment where each person’s unique qualities, whether visible or invisible, are celebrated and valued. We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

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