Senior Application Architect

  • Job Category:

    Application Architect

  • Industry:

    Information Technology

  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario

  • Advertised:

    22-09-2021

  • Position Type:

    Contract

  • Job Term:

    135 Days

  • Rate:

    $0 Per Hour

  • Job ID:

    1334

 

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Client: Ministry of Government and Consumer Services GSIC

Location: 222 Jarvis St. (work remotely from home)

Role: Technology Architect

Term: 135 Business Days + renewal

Rate: $ Open

Start date: ASAP, 2021

RQ # 01901

 

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Requirements: What you'll need

 

Skills, Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications

 

Responsibilities: 

Develops, recommends, implements and manages the technical architecture (hardware, software, database and communications) which will be used for all or specific applications in a large, distributed cross-platform environment. 

·       Responsibilities also include the identification of relevant information and the determination of the environment, which will be used for development. 
General Skills: 

·       Leadership experience in the development and implementation of technical architectures at the specified experience level 

·       Extensive experience with at least three different platforms, operating systems, environments, database technologies, and communications protocols 

·       Experience with middleware and gateways 

·       Knowledge of performance considerations in different environments 

·       Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development and implementation of applications 

·       Extensive experience in systems analysis and design in large systems environments 

·       Knowledge and experience designing processes around ITIL and is able to guide others using this methodology 

·       Experience translating business requirements into reporting needs 

·       Experience preparing conceptual, logical and/or physical processes and data models 

·       Experience developing, recommending, implementing and managing technical architecture 

·       Experience in the use of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools and other software tools such as project management tools 

·       Awareness of emerging technologies, trends and directions 

·       Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills 

·       A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines 

·       Experience in developing enterprise architecture deliverables (e.g. models) 

Desirable Skills: 

 

·       Experience in developing enterprise architecture deliverables (e.g. models) based on Ontario Government Enterprise Architecture processes and practice 

·       Knowledge and understanding of Enterprise Content Management (Open Text ECM applications) 

·       Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices

 

Experience and Skill Set Requirements

Responsibilities:

 

·       Develops, recommends, implements and manages the technical architecture (hardware,

·       software, database and communications) which will be used for all or specific applications in a large, distributed cross-platform environment.

·       Responsibilities also include the identification of relevant information and the determination of the environment, which will be used for development.

 

Desirable Skills:

 

·       Experience in developing enterprise architecture deliverables (e.g. models) based on Ontario

·       Government Enterprise Architecture processes and practice

·       Knowledge and understanding of Enterprise Content Management (Open Text ECM

·       applications)

·       Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices

·       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

·       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 multi-vendor 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 nontechnical 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

 

Technical Skills - 45%

·       Experience in Information Technology with solid background in technology architecture

planning, design, development and implementation technology

 

Cloud Experience - 40%

·       J2EE

·       IBM Stack

·       Experience with cloud platforms

Communication Skills - 15%

·       Communication and presentation

 

 

10+ 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

J2EE 

Web services 

Cloud

IBM Stack 

Multivendor cloud platform 

 

Nice to have:

Public Sector Experience

 

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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