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Release Administrator - (Analyst, Data & Analytics) - 34090

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Oct 19, 2023
Posting End Date: Nov 2, 2023


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.

The Analyst, Data & Analytics (Release Administrator) is responsible for coordinating the deployment steps and all participants to bring reliable changes to the Data & Analytics Production ecosystem. The Analyst must ensure the complete inventory of supporting documentation, artifacts and approvals have been delivered. This role is responsible to orchestrate deployments, communicating the status to appropriate the audience at agreed on cadence. When deployment issues arise, the Analyst must bring together necessary management and technical contributors to bring the necessary corrections. Each deployment should be reviewed to identify and improve the process.  

The Analyst collaborates with the data owners to establish processes and standards that are compliant with quality assurance principles and guidelines. Moreover, the incumbent conducts data audits to validate compliance with these quality standards. 

This position will report to the Manager, Data & Analytics.


  • Provide support to Data Engineers and Analysts for the coordination and the prioritization of their deployment activities.
  • Identify data quality controls.
  • Document Quality system.
  • Provide audit evidence (Including Conformity & Security of the various environments) on all deployment engaged.
  • Act as a link between the Managers, the Data Engineers and the Data Analysts to determine to root cause of any Deployment failure. 
  • Ensure to respect the politics & process for Deployment.
  • Ensure that we conform to audit requirements.
  • Enforce and Enhance the Deployment strategy.
  • Help identify automation opportunities (DevOps) for Deployment & Intake process.
  • Document the Deliveries.
  • Provide Deployments statistics including implementation success.
  • Collaborate in the search of Failure root cause due to a deployment.
  • Establish or collaborate in the Release scoping.
  • Lead Release planning meeting.
  • Represent the Data & Analytics changes in the various CAB and CEB.
  • Manage the communication process to advise on any outage or degradation of service.


  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics/Statistics.
  • 3-5 years of IT technology or operations related experience in a large company.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in query tools (SQL is needed) and Data quality tools.
  • Experience with Big Data technologies (e.g  Azure, Snowflakes, conventional data warehouse)
  • Conceptual mindset.
  • Track record working with data and willingness to dig-in and curiosity to get to the bottom of an issue.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with version control tools (e.g. GIT).
  • Excellent Analysis Aptitudes.
  • Leadership & Initiatives ability.
  • Multi Tasking capacity.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.

Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.

Diversity and Inclusion

Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.