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Data Platform Solution Architect

Calgary, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Mississauga, ON, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Richmond Hill, ON, CA

Requisition Number: 85321 

Data Platform Solution Architect

Office Location:  Canada - Remote


Job Summary:


Insight’s team of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster. Our Digital Innovation team is seeking a passionate Data Platform Solution Architect to join our team in leveraging modern technology to tackle complex challenges and help our clients be the disrupters, not the disrupted.


The Solution Architect role will suit a strategic thinker in the Data/AI/IoT space with strong pre-sales experience and an outstanding client manner. You will be keen to mentor internal technical resources and aid in the ongoing development of Insight’s practice through contribution to quality initiatives, standards, and frameworks.  The successful candidate will have mature data platform solution and technical architecture design skills, and a willingness to be ‘hands-on’.


Insight Canada is an organization that encourages and supports ongoing training and development opportunities. We are composed of a talented, diversified workforce that performs collectively in an entrepreneurial and flexible environment. Our Teammates have access to the latest and greatest technologies in performing their daily activities. In addition, we offer an attractive compensation program and a comprehensive benefits package which includes Dental, Health Care, Vision, Short/Long Term Disability, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Life Insurance, and Travel coverage.


Core Responsibilities:


  • Act as liaison with key contacts from our sales organization, as well as Microsoft and other vendor contacts, to drive pre-sales and strategic opportunities
  • Engage clients to elicit requirements and determine designs of solutions to be proposed
  • Compose and present high-quality technical artifacts and presales contributions (statements of work, proposals and presentations)
  • Lead discussions with clients and recommend technical solutions for business cases
  • Design and implement modern solutions to tough data challenges leveraging the cloud
  • Lead and collaborate with teammates, provide feedback on others’ work, and encourage innovation and best practices internally and externally
  • Prioritize, self-direct and execute at velocity
  • Aggressively grow your skillset and expertise to meet emerging needs
  • Engage the enthusiast community by participating in technical events and blogging
  • Contribute to the Insight brand




  • 4+ years of experience in some of the following:
    • Cloud: Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse and Azure Data Factory
    • Azure Big Data Technologies: Azure Data Lake and Azure Data Lake Analytics
    • Big Data Technologies: Databricks, Spark, Hadoop or HDInsight, Hive, Pig, Python, Oozie
    • Predictive Analytics: R, Python, Azure Machine Learning
    • Scripting: PowerShell, Azure Automation
    • Development Languages: .NET, Java or Scala
  • 5+ years of experience working with data and data analytics development, preferably within the Microsoft data platform and an excellent grasp of most of following technologies:
    • SQL Server
    • Analysis Services (SSAS) and DAX
    • Reporting Tools: Power BI, Tableau, Qlik, SSRS
    • Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Demonstrated communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders, active listening, critical thinking, presentation skills, coaching, empathy, dependability, creativity
  • Alignment with Insight’s values of hunger, heart, and harmony



We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


About Insight

Insight’s success begins with our people making meaningful connections every day. Our culture lives in our teammates. Insight is looking for great people who will embrace our values of Hunger, Heart and Harmony. Hunger to create new opportunities for our clients. Heart to make a positive impact in people’s lives. Harmony to celebrate each other’s unique contributions to bring solutions to clients.


Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 11,000 teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at 

  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 11,000+ teammates in 19 countries providing Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations across the globe
  • $8.3 billion in revenue in 2020
  • Ranked #409 on the Fortune 500, #15 on the CRN Solution Provider 500, 2020 CRN Innovator of the Year Award
  • 2020 Intel Innovation Partner of Year, 2020 Microsoft U.S. Partner of the Year and Worldwide Customer Experience Partner of the Year
  • Ranked #7 on the 2021 Fortune World's Most Admired Companies (Information Technology Services industry), #70 on the Fortune 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, #296 on Forbes World's Best Employers (#27 within IT), and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2020 list of Best Places to Work
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance

Today's talent leads tomorrow's success. Learn about careers at Insight:


Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.


Posting Notes: Calgary || Alberta (CA-AB) || Canada (CA) || INT || None || CA - Edmonton, AB; CA - Calgary, AB; CA - Mississauga, ON; CA - Montreal, QC; CA - Richmond Hill, ON ||

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