Data Manager

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Who We Are:

Strum Consulting is a 100-person consulting company with diverse projects throughout Atlantic Canada. Strum provides engineering and environmental services for a range of clients in the fields of Renewable Energy, Transportation, Contaminated Sites, and Commercial Developments.

Since 1995, Strum has provided a work environment that encourages career development while maintaining a work-life balance in Atlantic Canada. We offer competitive pay, a dynamic work environment, and an excellent benefits package.

Strum Consulting is presently expanding our Environmental Sciences Division and has an opening in our Halifax office for a Data Manager to join our team.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay and excellent benefits package.
  • The opportunity to work on a wide range of large and small, interesting projects, including new and upcoming technologies.
  • Interaction with a diverse client base.
  • A team environment where your input will be noticed and valued.
  • Collaboration and room for professional development and career growth.
  • Dynamic and flexible work arrangements (e.g., work from home and work from the office).

The position requires a highly motivated individual with both technical and communication skills, a positive attitude, good interpersonal skills, and strong organizational and communication skills. At Strum, we provide a professional, energetic team environment that promotes camaraderie, and collaboration which results in low staff turnover.

Role Description:

The position of a Data Manager will be responsible for organizing and managing the data and information collected by our team of technicians and scientists while working on our environmental science and remote sensing projects.


  • Organizing and vetting (e.g. conducting audits, QAQC, etc.) of data.
  • Building and maintaining directories and databases.
  • Providing training and developing procedures to improve and ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Assisting our project managers with data pulls, data organization, and providing advice on data management issues.
  • Managing software licences and leasing with software and digital service providers.
  • Assisting with the processing and analysis of our data.
  • Contributing to technical reports, including producing data displays, charts and figures.
  • Contributing to predictive environmental model conceptual design and programming.
  • Providing training and data organization and analytics for our staff and clients.
  • Assisting with maintaining remote monitoring equipment.

Attributes and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, information science, data science, data engineering or will have a suitable combination of experience and training.
  • A masters degree in information or data management would be considered an asset.
  • A strong background in mathematics, statistics and data analysis.
  • Familiarity with various statistical and database software such as R, MATLAB, Python, SPSS, Notion, of MS Azure.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment to a high degree of detail.
  • Eager to perform a wide range of technical project types and roles.
  • Desire to research information related to projects and to develop solutions associated with various methodologies, regulatory criteria, and industry standard practices.
  • Able to plan timelines, manage one’s own schedule and meet deadlines.


  • Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.
  • A valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License is required.
  • Persons who belong to an employment equity group are encouraged to self-identify.
  • Persons who are of Indigenous heritage are encouraged to self-identify.
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