Solution Architect

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Company Name Green Shield Canada (view profile)
Location Windsor, Toronto, Canada
Date Posted June 14, 2017
Category Information Technology, Communications and Entertainment
Job Type Full-Time

Description

We are seeking an individual to serve as a Solution Architect in our Windsor or Toronto office.
OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Design and/or maintain conceptual architecture models based on high level requirements from technical and business stakeholders.
• Develop/document IT architecture and design in relation to projects.
• Collaborate with internal and external partners to ensure that technology decisions and blueprints align with the overall system architecture and with business strategies and plans.
• Providing technical guidance and support to application and infrastructure architects.
• Facilitate and/or contribute to technical/business solution discussions for technical and non-technical audiences.
• Conduct research:
-Technology assessments that select, compare and rate a short list of candidate technologies against a set of business requirements.
-Strategic assessments of technologies and trends to develop strategic technology roadmaps.
-Tactical research such as monitoring product lifecycle changes and making recommendations regarding replacement or upgrade options.
• Conduct product evaluations and/or develop proof of concept on new products and concepts.
• Develop guidelines that are compliant with industry standards and/or best practices for technology/system implementations.
• Recommend, develop, and conduct training relevant to technology and architecture components for various audiences.

COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:

• University Degree in Computer Science or a Community College Certificate in Data Processing.
• Minimum of 7 years of IT architecture experience in complex technical environments.
• Knowledge and experience in large-scale enterprise application architecture.
• Knowledge and experience in enterprise data center infrastructure.
• Proven experience in conceptual architecture and design.
• Must have .Net experience and frameworks and patterns knowledge.
• Business Analytics, AI, and Oracle database experience an asset.
• Experience in conducting technology product assessments.
• Proven analytical abilities and able to work at an abstract level.
• Demonstrated facilitative leadership attributes.
• Highly developed planning, organizing and negotiating skills; can manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines and respond to changing priorities.
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
• Experience working in a team environment and collaborating with stakeholders.
• Ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision.
• Bilingual English/French would be considered an asset.

GSC is committed to providing accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation please contact requestforaccommodation@greenshield.ca and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please apply directly through the Green Shield Canada website (http://www.greenshield.ca/en-ca/About-GSC/careers) no later than July 23, 2017.

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