Irving Information Technology – Data Solutions Developer -Saint John or Fredericton NB

Opportunities for Data Solutions Developer!


Location: Saint John or Fredericton, New Brunswick



JDI Analytics is a growing team chartered with delivering value through analytics across the JDI group of companies.  As such the team plays a key role enabling insight and delivering data science solutions to support businesses as diverse as Forestry, Manufacturing, Retail, Logistics, Transportation and Food Processing.  By joining our team, you will have a chance to have real impact, and work on innovative technical and business platforms, accelerating your data and technology skills across JDI’s eleven industries.


The Data Solutions Developer has an overall mission to enable value creation from data.   You will proactively discover and source data and enable tools or systems that automate or optimize our most complex and critical business functions.  Working as part of the JDI analytics team is a critical experience not to be missed for the development of your career as a data professional.


JDI IT: Who we are and what we offer:


The belief that what people experience matters more than technology is part of our foundational core. We also believe that our ability as a team grows exponentially when we share success. These centring values – some of our non-negotiables – guide our decisions and inform how we show up daily. Join a team that aims to simply the path forward and inspire commitment.


With over 300 employees centralized in Saint John, Fredericton, Dieppe and Halifax, we offer the opportunity to create real value by helping people and businesses work smarter. JDI IT supports the entire J.D. Irving Limited group of companies, which means we offer opportunities and experiences across a wide breadth of IT areas, businesses and industries.  As a member of the JDI IT team, you will be a key player in enabling the business to win by overcoming obstacles and “getting it done”!


We believe in the power of diverse teams and invest in continuous professional growth. We are seeking naturally curious change-makers looking to join a collaborative and motivated team.  Come help JDI IT Raise the Bar!


Your Focus:

  • Develop, construct, test and maintain architectures which include how data is collected, stored arranged, integrated, and used in data systems/organizations
  • Enable big data solutions to organize, shape and provide access to end data, delivering intelligence to key operational and business processes
  • Ensure that data pipelines and data stores are high-performing, automated, secure, efficient, organized and reliable, given a specific set of business requirements and constraints
  • Implement standard data set processes (e.g., how is data to be properly blended, cleaned, visualized, and modeled)
  • Assist in creating a data catalog and data dictionary that explains data in both technical and business terms
  • Publish artifacts for warehousing and business insight / reporting platforms while assisting stakeholders through exploration
  • Identify ways to improve data reliability, efficiency, and quality (e.g., data quality dashboards)


You have:

  • Experience with designing, developing, and implementing Enterprise Data Warehousing, ETL and real-time / batch data exchanges and working with related technologies such as SSIS and Azure Data Factory
  • Expertise and experience in Cognos Tools; Framework, Report Studio – Dashboards, Powerplay, Adaptive Application Framework, Transformer tool, Data Modeling
  • Good understanding of extract, transform and load (ETL) tools and REST-orientated APIs for creating and managing data integration jobs to provide Data Analytics and business users with simplified access to prepared data sets
  • Familiarity with developing data models for data warehousing purposes
  • Ability to deal with structured and semi-structured data, with knowledge of RDBMS and Data Lake concepts with hands on experience in SQL Server, Azure Synapse, or Azure Data Lake
  • Communication skills and the ability to translate technical concepts into easy-to-understand language for our business stakeholders
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development
  • Experience working with a variety of data architectures
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role with a proven track record of delivering impactful results
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or equivalent quantitative science


You are:

  • Customer focused: motivated by inspiring others to do things differently
  • Technically inclined, process oriented and driven by a natural curiosity
  • Happy in an environment where you can work independently as well as collaboratively
  • A continuous learner: acquiring new skills is second nature
  • A practiced communicator with strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Results driving with the ability to explain complex concepts intuitively



  • Experience deploying ETL solutions with Microsoft Azure
  • Azure IoT experience
  • Azure  DP-200, 201, or 203 certification
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud environment with data related services (AWS or GCP experience is also considered an asset)

To apply for this role please submit your resume and cover letter to

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We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.