Senior Data Architect

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When you join the Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund (ATRF), you become a part of a purpose-driven, high-performing and collaborative team that makes a meaningful impact in the lives of the hard-working teachers of Alberta and your work contributes to ensuring they receive a secure retirement income. ATRF has an exciting opportunity for an experienced IT Architect professional to join our team as Senior Data Architect.

ATRF has embarked on a multi-year project to modernize our processes, services, and technology in order to continuously meet our clients’ expectations. This extensive initiative includes modernizing ATRF’s employer and member portal systems and implementing a pension administration system. The Senior Data Architect will play a pivotal role in these projects with a strong focus on the development, implementation, and maintenance of the data architectures required as well as defining the corresponding data flow strategies for the system modernizations.

Reporting to the Director, Application Development, the Senior Data Architect is a strategic partner in defining the data architecture and strategy across the organization. This role is crucial in ensuring that data is effectively structured, stored, and utilized to support business objectives. Leveraging expertise in data analytics, database administration, business analysis, business intelligence, software development, research and development, security, and technical support, the Senior Data Architect is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining scalable data solutions.

ATRF is looking for a passionate, high-achieving IT professional with significant experience managing and analyzing datasets within a large vendor database management platform, preferably with Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server environments on the Microsoft Azure platform. Domain expertise in pension-related data will be considered a significant asset. Exceptional communication, both written and verbal, along with interpersonal aptitude are imperative in order to articulate complex concepts to non-technical audiences.

A more detailed job description is available.

Qualifications, Experience, and Capabilities:

At ATRF, diversity is one of our core strengths. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected because of their uniqueness. We are an organization that takes pride in ensuring the people we hire and the culture we create reflects and celebrates diversity of thought, background, and experience. We offer a competitive compensation package, comprehensive benefits, flexible work program and an inclusive culture where you can be you!

Application Information:

Individuals interested in being considered for this role are required to submit a cover letter as well as a resume attention Aurlee crane, Human Resources Advisor to

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. ATRF is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible application, recruitment, and selection process for all candidates. If you require accommodations at any point in the process, please let us know and we will make every effort to meet your needs.

The successful candidate will be required to successfully complete a background check including educational verification, criminal record and a credit check. This is a full-time continuing position and requires the incumbent to be located in Edmonton, AB.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.