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Solution Architect - Senior

Ottawa, ON
  • Support management, business, development teams, and the BSD teams with innovations and solid design principles
  • Provide technical leadership during the integration of 3rd party solutions into our environment
  • Work closely with the development team to ensure design patterns and direction are successfully and consistently implemented
  • Proactively anticipate technical risks and design/implement error handling and other mitigation techniques to ensure system stability and security
  • Author architectural solution documents
  • Assists with design and implementation of available, cost efficient, fault tolerant systems, with help from senior Architects
  • Assists with implementation of third party SaaS solutions from an integration perspective
  • Assist with design of reference Architecture for implementation that meet the needs of the applications
  • Educates team to implement based on best practices
  • Critical Skills and Competencies Characteristics
  • Client Management : can consolidate business requirements and translate them into sound solution architecture
  • Solution design: familiar with workflow concepts and how they integrate with application solutions in a cross application context
  • Application development : knowledge of functions, features and facilities of applicable programming languages
  • Application development concepts: is familiar with developing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) based services within medium to highly complex application environments
  • Familiarity with both functional and performance aspects of integration
  • Domain knowledge: experience in relevant IT domain
  • Academic : undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, business, or equivalent (required), Graduate degree in Business Administration (MBA) (Asset)
  • Certifications / skills : TOGAF (Asset), ITIL foundations (Asset), IT Architecture Certification (Asset), SOA (Asset), Integration technologies (FUSE/DataStage/MQ) (Asset)
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as a Solution, Infrastructure, Business or Data Architect.
  • Minimum 5-8 years’ experience in progressively advancing roles within IT.
  • Mature perspective on architecture and its role in a dynamic company
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Excellent understanding of technologies (current and emerging)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced agile development environment
SECURITY REQUIREMENT: MUST hold a valid Reliability level federal government security clearance
DURATION: 3 months plus extensions
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