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Applications Architect - 2772 in Woodbridge, ON at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 2/3/2018

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Working Together to Build


Royal Building Products is a leading manufacturer and distributor of building materials. We are unique in our vertical integration from raw materials from our parent company Westlake Corporation through to manufacturing and onto distribution.  Are you looking for a challenging opportunity within a dynamic and well-known company?

At Royal, you will find a positive work environment with opportunity for career advancement. What else do we offer?

  • Competitive Compensation & Benefits

  • RRSP with company matching

  • Performance Bonus Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

    JOB SUMMARY: Royal Building Products is currently looking to fill a vacancy for an Applications Architect for the office located in Woodbridge, Ontario.

    This role is responsible for supporting all phases of the software development life-cycle process for business intelligence tools and other supporting processes and applications.  This role plans, architects, develops, and executes delivery of Business Intelligence projects.  This role performs analysis and design activities for BI projects to be developed and maintains existing dashboards, reports, and OLAP models and enhances and develops new and improved dashboards and reports as required by the business. This role coordinates quality assurance efforts by creating and executing test plans.  This role assists in creating user documentation for applications.  This role coordinates system sign-off, move to production, and support of applications.


  • Multi-tasks on multiple projects potentially at different stages of project development.
  • Meets with project sponsors to assist with documentation of requirements.
  • Performs analysis and design activities for BI projects.
  • Analyzes systems needs and creates system models.
  • Analyzes data needs and recommends data models or changes to data models.
  • Develop complex reports for various functions within the organization.
  • Assists with quality assurance efforts by creating and executing test plans.
  • Assists in creating user documentation for applications.
  • Coordinates system sign-off, move to production, and support of applications.
  • Supports the Sr. Business Analysts on project roll-outs and post implementation tasks.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.
  • Five years of relevant experience, including the following areas:
  • As an application architect on business intelligence projects, designing and developing complex reports/logic.
  • Software experience for the assigned function(s), including developing data warehouse applications.
  • In depth experience with Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services and Power BI.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of writing SQL and SQL stored procedures.
  • Experience with C# and DAX queries.
  • Experience / working knowledge of JDE tables.