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Canadian Pacific Railway Manager Data Services in Calgary, Canada

  • Req ID: 75262

  • Department: Information Services

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Position Type: Non-Union

  • Location: Calgary, Alberta

  • Country: Canada

  • % of Travel: 0-10%

  • of Positions: 1

  • Job Available to: Internal & External

  • Deadline to apply: 03/27/2019

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP.


  • As the Manager, Data Services, you will lead a team of highly skilled data analysts; infrastructure and reporting specialists in the daily operations of the Business Intelligence technology platform. This team will operate the various data warehouses, ETL tools and legacy reporting environments – continually driving up services levels while optimizing the cost of operation.

  • This position will provide opportunities to participate in the building out of new technology solutions as well as the retirement and elimination of legacy BI technologies. Working with the other Delivery Teams within I.S. you will be accountable for ensuring that the needed data solutions are in place to enable their delivery.


  • Delivering a cost effective infrastructure delivering data warehousing services to the corporation; This include ETL, data storage and reporting.

  • Ensuring uptime of Informatica ETL , Data Warehouses and on time delivery of critical reports.

  • Identifying and seizing opportunities to better handle the big data requirements of CP;

  • Working with other IS teams to deliver a stable and highly available reporting platform;

  • Finding ways to leverage existing enterprise data and information in company's products and services;

  • Identification of, and compliance with, all GRC (Governance, Risk, Compliance) aspects of BI and data management.

  • Accountable and Responsible for All Ad-hoc and custom legacy reports sent to all executives, analysts, directors or Supervisors.


  • Degree or equivalent in Management Information Systems, Engineering or Computer Science;

  • 5-10 years of experience in IS;

  • Ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence with all stakeholders – both business and IS leaders; management and staff;

  • Strong understanding of data science; statistical analysis and associated information management approaches;

  • Strong understanding, and experience with, I.S. operational processes as they apply to data warehousing and mission-critical reporting services.

  • Strong understanding of ITIL process.


  • Teaching/educating/coaching/mentoring stakeholders to reinforce a mentality of continuous process improvement;

  • The ability to translate business goals and metrics into business process outcomes;

  • Ability to lead and manage high-performing teams;

  • Ability to communicate with people at different levels, with diverse needs and agendas; related capabilities include facilitation and teaming skills;

  • Ability to analyze and balance the needs of project delivery with the needs of the overall enterprise; both in the short and long term;

  • Ability to quickly develop a sound understanding of the business operating model; strategies and the rail industry;

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, valuation and metrics development; possessing statistical analysis skills.


  • Strongly influential and charismatic, especially with decision makers and operational teams;

  • Highly collaborative;

  • Possesses strong intellectual integrity;

  • Respected as a leader;

  • Driven to deliver the best operational service possible within strict cost parameters.


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package

  • Competitive company pension plan

  • Employee Share Purchase Plan

  • Performance Incentive Program

  • Annual Fitness Subsidy


As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

  • Criminal history check

  • Reference check

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").