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Data Manager


Ottawa, CA, K1P 5E7

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Data Manager (Full Time) 

Halifax, Ottawa or Victoria



Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, asset management, and specialist training, Babcock International works with customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.


In Canada, Babcock is best known for our work in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. We are now expanding our Canadian business into the Aviation sector by providing Aerial Emergency Services to the Province of Manitoba.


Our business relies on our people delivering their best day in and day out. As individuals, we all make a difference to our colleagues, our customers and others who we interact with on a daily basis.  Collectively at Babcock, our employees exude the ‘Being Babcock’ principles that help make us great at what we do:


  • Always strive to deliver
  • Build great relationships based on trust
  • Safeguard customers’ reputations
  • Never compromise on health and safety
  • Challenge ourselves and each other
  • Respect people and value their diversity
  • Thrive on complexity
  • Trust our people to deliver


In this role, you will:


  • Operate at an Enterprise Level to develop a company wide data strategy.
  • Work with Configuration Management (CM) group and Enterprise stakeholders to provide effective data management solutions.
  • Examine existing data pools and how that data is used in order to propose effective improvement to both.
  • Support Configuration Management and other Enterprise stakeholders in championing beneficial change.
  • Propose improvements to existing CM and DM procedures based on lessons-learned from own experiences.
  • Work directly with enterprise stakeholders to ensure the required interface support is in place to meet program obligations.
  • Update existing CM & DM processes to comply with standards, as required.
  • Define a vision statement and guiding principles for company-wide data management and determine an implementation strategy.
  • Operationalize the data strategy plan through defined goals and processes.


The ideal candidate brings:


  • Post-secondary education credentials in a software-focused technical field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with complex data management solutions
  • A demonstrable understanding of data management processes and their importance in managing configurations effectively
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to work effectively within a team environment or individually.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Eligibility for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance.
  • Experience in developing modern data-management solutions.
  • A proven ability to assess existing data repositories and architecture against work-processes and propose changes that will bring improvements in efficiency, accessibility and security in regards to the data.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with Enterprise stakeholders for needs-capture and translate those needs into requirements on data architecture.
  • A proven ability to work within Configuration Management to ensure solutions will allow for effective base-lining and change control.
  • An ability to work with IT to define and then deploy agreed solutions.
  • Experience with ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32 Data Management and Interchange would be an asset.
  • Previous experience with data management for complex platforms with extended life-cycles (e.g. ship, aircraft) would be an asset
  • Training and experience in the data sciences, or data engineering, disciplines



Applicants, please apply online through our LinkedIn posting or through our website at

Given our commitment to employee development across the board, employees enjoy a long and satisfying career at Babcock in an environment that values their contributions, rewards them properly, and is committed to their safety and wellbeing.  Employee benefits may include but are not limited to:

  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Company sponsored continuing education
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership dues
  • Health and Wellness Program
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contributions
  • Paid vacation that increases with years of service

Babcock is committed to promoting employee equity and building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.


We welcome your interest in joining the Babcock family.


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