Informatica Developer, Enterprise Data Platform

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: North York, ON, CA, M9L 1N7

Company: Apotex


About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations.  Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit:

Job Summary

As an expert, plan, design, develop, implement highly complex enterprise applications and secure highly available and efficient business intelligence solutions which meet the tactical and strategic business requirements of Apotex globally.  Mentor and delegate work to less senior members of the Enterprise Data Platform delivery team.  Also, in a developer role, provide technical advice, analysis and leadership to the Global Information Services (GIS) project management team, peers in GIS and senior staff at various Apotex business units, on all aspects of enterprise data application development.
Job Responsibilities

  • Plan, design and implement a variety of highly complex enterprise data applications and business intelligence solutions that support ongoing business activities at Apotex.
  • Structure the Development team’s work into deliverable modules, as well as delegate and mentor development tasks to less senior members of the team.
  • Develop code (typically Java) to allow external applications to interface with the Informatica MDM Hub to develop the BES APIs services and extensions/customizations using MDM hub and provisioning tool.
  • Determining workflow requirements and creating workflows to interface with the Hub to analyses business process relative to MDM Designs and develops workflow processes in AVOS designer.
  • Developing the user interface(s) to the Hub using entity 360 framework to Analyses IDD User Interface Requirements for defining Business Entity Model.
  • Design, configure, and test user interfaces using entity360 framework.
  • Design and develop the data glossaries and standards using world-class tools and technology in addition to managing and maintaining metadata repositories (Axon and Enterprise Data Catalog).
  • Write technical documentation, including requirements, functional and technical specifications that are a critical part of the software development life cycle.
  • Work with GIS peers and cross functional teams in the evaluation, implementation, enhancement, and support of solutions.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in complex enterprise application design and development.
  • Post-Secondary education and/or University degree in sciences, technology or related area.
  • Strong Development experience on Enterprise Information Architecture practices using Informatica tools such as Informatica Data quality (IDQ), Master Data Management (MDM), Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC) and AXON Data Governance.
  • Experience in working with Cloud based Data systems (Azure Data lake, Databricks, Azure SQL and PostgreSQL Systems).
  • Experience in all aspects of application design and development.
  • Strong concise communicate skills (verbal, written and presentation) with the ability to provide vision and leadership on all aspects of application design and development. 
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to exhibit leadership qualities when called upon.
  • The following skills would be considered an asset:
    • Knowledge in Advanced Analytics (Machine learning, Arfticial Intelligence, & Data Science) and Data Delivery Services (Microservices, & APIs Management)
    • Knowledge of SAP Source Systems, Oracle, SQL Server and PostgreSQL
    • Previous work in a regulated environment. 

At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.

Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.