Toronto, ON, Canada

Senior Azure Data Architect

 Job Description:

AdvoTek Recruitment is sourcing an Azure Data Architect with over five years of experience for our trusted clients' Financial Services firm. The client, an ETF provider with over 20 Billion in Assets, prides itself on remaining exceptionally agile and making a big footprint with a smaller, dynamic, innovative team.

People, Performance, and the Power of Data are the three key pillars of this organization, and this is a growth-oriented role with significant top-down support!

In addition to the market rate base compensation starting at $120K, our client is offering a range of attractive perks and benefits:

  • Performance-Based Bonus: While specific ranges may vary, you will be eligible for an annual discretionary bonus based on your personal performance and the company's overall success.
  • Vacation Time: You'll enjoy a vacation allowance of three weeks and a culture dedicated to making sure you can take it!
  • Comprehensive Benefits: a comprehensive benefits package through a leading LifeCo
  • Group RRSP: As part of our commitment to your financial well-being, we offer an annual employer matching contribution of up to $6,000.
  • Personal development: A solid commitment to self-learning internal training for platforms, the company will pay for certification where applicable (discretionary), and you are encouraged to attend conferences/meetups

The Senior Data Architect will work with the Digital Innovation and Data Analytics team, alongside various stakeholders, to understand unique data sources and build Azure data pipelines for different analytical use cases. The role assumes the responsibility for technical aspects of solution delivery, from inception through design to implementation.


Collaborate with various stakeholders to understand complex data sources and design end-to-end data solutions that fuel analytical use cases. Lead the design and implementation of data architecture, integration, and governance strategies.

Provide technical guidance on data cloud infrastructure within the Azure environment, ensuring scalability, reliability, and performance. Craft comprehensive solution architecture documents, articulating solution attributes and their associated benefits.

Stay informed of emerging technologies that enhance our data solution capabilities for customers, including implementing AI applications.

Assist in identifying and recommending technology solutions, upgrades, replacements, and enhancements to drive productivity.


A Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.

Five years of prior data architecture and engineering experience, with at least three years dedicated to developing Azure-related data infrastructure. Strong expertise in Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Warehouse storage, and related technologies.

Hands-on proficiency in crafting and developing ETL processes and automation using Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, or similar tools. Proficiency in Python and Spark, enabling you to create robust data solutions and processes.


Familiarity with data governance practices, including Azure Active Directory, Azure Policy, and data marts. Knowledge of Azure networking concepts, including private endpoints and firewalls

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

AdvoTek Recruitment Inc. and the clients we represent are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and accessible. We value diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, or expression. We are also committed to preventing and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and we invite you to inform us should you have any accessibility or accommodation needs.