Business Intelligence Architect in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 7/7/2018

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Job Description

Job Title:              Business Intelligence Architect

Reporting to:       Senior Director, Business Applications

Location:              Toronto, ON

Spin Master (TSX:TOY; www.spinmaster.com) is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures, licenses and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. We are best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer®, Bakugan®, Meccano®, and 2017 Toys of the Year Hatchimals®, Air Hogs® and PAW Patrol®. Since 2000, we have received 83 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 25 wins across a variety of product categories, including 13 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of our competitors. To date, we have produced six television series, including 2007 success Bakugan Battle Brawlers and our current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,500 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and Australia. Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Creating innovative fun stuff
  • Ideas: no matter where they come from
  • Integrity always, no foolin’
  • Partnerships: being successful together
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • People having fun working and growing together
  • Driving results 

Job Overview: 

Reporting to the Manager of Business Intelligence, the primary responsibility of this role is to drive the design, plan and implement effective and efficient BI applications architecture.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and oversee the BI solution delivery and support of all BI and other business critical applications.
  • Ensures successful delivery of the projects and enhancement releases with close collaboration with team members and internal business stakeholders.
  • Single point of escalation for all BI application related architecture issues.
  • Maintains strong relations with key stakeholders in the business and assists with prioritization of projects and architecture requests.
  • Proven track record of delivering BI and related technology projects within established project constraints
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic and operational planning, designing and implementing BI applications.
  • Executive-level consultation and thought leadership.
  • Demonstrated skills in presentation and negotiation.
  • Ability to effectively interface with technical teams as well as business teams and executives, both in person and remotely
  • Self-starter with high energy to meet the needs of a highly demanding business and IT environment
  • Skills include strong business acumen, future-thinking, strategic, accountable, collaborative, and proactive, all complementing strong tactical execution skills

Job Requirements

Qualifications: 

  • A University Computer Science or Business Commerce degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a BI Solution architect
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in planning, implementing and operating BI systems.
  • Excellent oral, written and communication skills essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience in consumer products or manufacturing industry is a plus.

 If you were interested in being a part of Spin Master, please send us your applications to jobs@spinmaster.com.

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