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


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

• 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.


• 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 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 ( no later than July 23, 2017.

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