Technology Architect - Cloud

  • Job Category:

    IT Architecture

  • Industry:

    Government I&IT

  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario

  • Advertised:

    20-08-2020

  • Position Type:

    Closed

  • Job Term:

    12-Months

  • Rate:

    $105 Per Hour

  • Job ID:

    1323

DESCRIPTION 

Deliverables; What you’ll do

  • Review existing and emerging technologies and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise strategy and architecture; develop strategic initiatives aimed at enhancing productivity and business functions 
  • Identify and recommend areas appropriate for further study and participate in any Proof of Concept projects required to thoroughly investigate architectural possibilities and strengthen arguments for their adoption 
  • Develop technology assessment and options analysis Develop required Architecture artifacts and presentations. 

Requirements: What you'll need

Skills, Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications;

  • Excellent understanding of integration architecture, application architecture, solution architecture and emerging technologies
  • 10 – 12 years’ progressively senior experience in Information Technology with solid background in technology architecture planning, design, development and implementation 
  • A minimum 8 years of technology, architecture/solution design experience,
  • Demonstrated experience building out technology reference models, technology related strategies including cloud strategies, target state and/or reference architectures, technology roadmaps and IT standards and polices
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform; professional certifications in cloud technologies considered an asset
  • Proficiency in all cloud service models: SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
  • Familiarity with virtual networking, storage, firewalls, virtual servers and tiered application environments Well versed in agile development, DevOps methodologies, automation practices and microservices architecture
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of various Enterprise Architecture methodologies (e.g., Zachman, TOGAF, FEA) and ability to adapt and develop hybrid applications of methodologies to meet the organization’s needs
  • Superior communication skills (verbal and written) to explain technical concepts to non-technical people including senior business and I&IT leadership
  • Strong written communication skills to prepare documentation, including but not limited to, reports, reviews, assessments and position papers; presentation skills to present information and findings, options and recommendations to senior officials and managers; ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively and in a user-friendly manner; maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients
  • Strong track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with internal and external customers and vendors
  • Self-motivated; able to work independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests and to collaborate with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify high quality solutions; high initiative and ability to prioritize in a high-pressure environment and ability to work on simultaneous projects
  • Ability to plan, set priorities, schedule and manage enterprise architecture projects as well as personal and team deliverables; strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience developing architecture artifacts including: Solution Requirements Document (SRD), Business Architecture Document (BAD), Information Architecture Document (IAD), Solution Architecture Document (SAD), Architecture review presentations, Technology Options Analysis. 

 

 

 HOW TO APPLY

 

Please apply for this opportunity by sending your resume directly to careers@wirehead.com

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, but advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted directly. Rest assured that your resume will be kept on our database and will be considered for all future opportunities. 

 

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***This opportunity is located in Toronto; preference will be given to local candidates. Wirehead does not offer a relocation package. 

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