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Requisition Number:  7681
Position Type:  Term
Position Length:  1 year (extension or conversion possible)

Ottawa (Downtown), ON, CA

Remote Work:  Yes, within Canada
Closing Date:  August 10, 2022 23:59 EST

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Business Intelligence Administrator (Remote in Canada)

Take a central role
The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.” No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very center of Canada’s economy, in a diverse and inclusive organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in an environment where we are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation.


With our defined-benefit pension plan, benefits, and high flexibility for work life balance - find out more about why we are annually ranked as one of Canada's top employers:  Working Here - Bank of Canada 


The team

We are currently seeking a Business Intelligence (BI) Administrator to join the Digital Technology Solutions (DTS) Portfolio in the Information Technology Services (ITS) Department to provide application, software, and hardware support to the business functions of the Bank’s Currency and Economic departments.


What you will do:

You will become a member of the data scrum team responsible for our BI Analytic tools - Tableau/Cognos. You will be tasked to ensure the platform suite’s standards/processes are followed and meet existing client Service Level Agreements.


More specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Ongoing request management of the platforms (multiple node deployment) including access credentials and reload schedules.
  • Daily monitoring of the Cognos and Tableau server platforms for performance and availability.
  • Incident support and resolution, engagement of application support teams if required.
  • Configurations and management of server licenses and certificates including patch execution communication and scheduling.


What you need to succeed

You bring an ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbal and written with with both technical and non-technical staff. Your experience allows you to adapt quickly to a changing environment; you embrace change and are always seeking ways to improve.  


In addition, you have:

  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills; you are inspired by working closely with your teammates in cross-functional teams to build and support valuable software that delivers a great user experience
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to make sound decisions when giving advice or making recommendations
  • Experience with Business intelligence, data analytics and data visualization tools such as Cognos, Tableau, Power BI, etc.
  • A passion for data, analysis, and problem solving.


Nice-to-have abilities which will further your success:

  • Familiarity with SQL Server development (versions 2014 and higher) related to data warehouse solutions, including table, view, index, function, stored procedure and other DDL/DML related development
  • Familiarity with BI security, backup/restore functions, and data integration specifically related to data warehouse solutions
  • Experience with Github or similar version control system
  • Experience with job definition and scheduling.
  • Experience working in an agile and dynamic environment


Your education and experience

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or any equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered. Priority will be given to those who’ve graduated from an accredited college with a Business Intelligence Development or Systems Infrastructure diploma or certificate.

What you need to know

  • Language requirement: English or French essential
  • Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
  • Security level required: Be eligible to obtain Secret 
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.
  • In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and further to public health guidelines, preventative measures are being taken to ensure health and safety during the recruitment process. All interviews are conducted virtually.  
  • The official title for this position is “BI Administrator ” 


Remote work / Hybrid Work Model #LI-Remote

For this position, should you not live within reasonable commuting distance of the office, you will be able to work 100% remote (within Canada) for the duration of this term. The Bank is conducting a trial of a hybrid working model which provides employees with the flexibility to telework for significant portions of each month. During the trial, employees will only be required to come onsite on those days when they are involved in activities that they or their leader feel are better conducted in person.  For the majority of employees, it is expected that onsite time will range from 5 to 10 days per month, depending on your role.  


Vaccination Policy

Please note that the application of the Bank’s Covid-19 Vaccination policy has been temporarily suspended, effective June 20, 2022.  As a result, you will not be required to submit verification of your vaccination status before starting employment with the Bank.  However, please note that the Bank reserves the right to reintroduce vaccination requirements in the future if necessary to respond to changing public health advice and\or government direction.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


What you can expect from us
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet your needs at every stage of your life and career. For more information on key benefits please visit A great deal to consider


  • Salaries are based on qualifications and experience and typically range from $72,695 to $85,520 (job grade 15)
  • Depending on performance, you may be eligible for performance pay for successfully meeting (5 to 7% of your base salary) or for exceeding expectations (10% of your base salary). Exceptional performers who far exceed expectations may be eligible for higher performance pay.
  • Flexible and comprehensive benefits so you can choose the level of health and dental coverage that meets your needs
  • Extra vacation days (up to five each year) that you can purchase to add to your vacation entitlement
  • Option to join the indexed, defined-benefit pension plan after 24 consecutive months of service #LI-POST