Solutions Architect

David Aplin Job Details

Solutions Architect

Ottawa, ON


Posted Date: 29/04/2022

Job ID: RL898417228

Information Technology

David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s best-managed companies, has partnered with a Crown Corporation client in Ottawa, Ontario to recruit a Solutions Architect. This is a 1-year contract opportunity with the possibility of extension. 

The Role: 

  • Participate in all phases of the project life cycle to implement the required information technology, adding technical know-how, creativity, and perspective to the initiatives and teams 
  • Work under the direction of the Assistant Director, Business Solutions and Architecture, to act as the primary technical authority and perform planning activities leading to the development of solution architecture 
  • Develop architectural framework and design for solution components within the operations portfolio to support both new project delivery, or maintenance and enhancement efforts identified by the organization, to ensure that infrastructure, data, and application architectures are aligned
  • Define and document the solution architecture structure, connections, and relationships with security interfaces, user interfaces, data, and business applications
  • Identify technical issues and risks, and outline mitigation approach 
  • Work closely with subject matter experts to confirm the detailed design of each solution component and integration among components; as well as coordinate the implementation of the detailed design 
  • Work with the Enterprise Architecture group to apply company standards 
  • Work with the company’s Cyber Security group to apply Cyber Security standards 
  • Present and seek approval for proposed design from the organization's different governing bodies 
  • Prepare knowledge transfer materials and complete knowledge transfer sessions with employees  

The Ideal Candidate: 

  • University degree or college diploma in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field 
  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in developing solution architecture, with demonstrated knowledge of principles and best practices in software architecture, and architectural/design patterns and frameworks 
  • A minimum of 5 years of hands-on working experience with Cloud PaaS/IaaS, Java EE (Spring Framework), DevOps, and Microservices/OpenShift applications 
  • A minimum of 3 years working with enterprise mission-critical/high availability solution Architecture/technologies 
  • A minimum of 3 years working in an Agile Scrum environment 
  • Recognized IT certifications such as TOGAF, Zachman, ITIL, and PMP would be a bonus 
  • Hands-on experience with developing the architecture for Cloud-based solutions, with the integration of On-Premises solutions 
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure 
  • Knowledge of vendor platforms such as Oracle, Cisco, Mulesoft, IBM, and Microsoft
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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