Business Architect

  • Job Category:

    IT Architecture

  • Industry:

    Government I&IT

  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario

  • Advertised:


  • Position Type:


  • Job Term:

    9 Months

  • Rate:

    $100 Per Hour

  • Job ID:




The Justice Technology Services - MAG requires a intermediate Business Architect to create architecture artifacts and develop architectural checkpoint deliverables for the Tribunals Ontario Modernization stream of work. Business Architect will be responsible for the following activities:

·      Create architecture documents such as data models for the TO Modernization project, a SaaS implementation, including integration of applications and information as required.

·      Identify business processes that cross solutions and ensure integration points are identified and included in the design/architecture artifacts.

·      Work with the project team (internal & vendor) in completing all relevant and required documentation in alignment with OPS standards.




·      Develop/review business architecture artifacts as part of the Enterprise Information Architecture Federated Framework and ensures that these are integrated.

·      Create, review, provide input and support of Enterprise Architecture artifacts for all corporate checkpoints as required

·      Create architecture documents such as data models (Conceptual/Logical/Physical) including integration of applications and information as required.

·      Models business at enterprise and/or core business levels - Design capability models and related architectural solutions of business tasks, mapping capability functionality to the internal and external resources

·      Develop and maintain architectural controls that are in alignment and adherence to Ministry of Government Services’ processes and standards

·      Review standards and document the business process flows, business logic, code dependencies, etc

·      Perform required analysis - business requirements, prepare functional/non-functional specifications & detail designs

·      Create use cases and process flows; ensure alignment with the program area and associated business architecture, as well as traceability to solution logical and physical architectures.

·      Consults with appropriate teams on specific business architecture elements and conducts focused group meetings to meet the deliverables.

Participate in Knowledge transfer 



Skills and Knowledge:


·      Proven experience and expertise with the development of Business Architecture artifacts for an acquired SaaS solution

·      Successfully completed business architecture deliverables in government settings or similar large IT organization

At least 8 years of experience in reviewing, collaborating and creating Architectural artifacts (like Solution Requirement Document, Business Architecture Document. Information Architecture Document, Solution Architecture Document)


Mandatory Requirements:


·      Knowledge and experience with a wide range of methods, techniques and tools for enterprise architecture deliverables such as, but not limited to: business functional modeling, business event modeling, business process mapping and other related disciplines

·      Experience in converting client requirements and functional/non-functional specifications to architectural design artifacts with effort estimation

·      Expertise in generating Entity relationship diagrams to describe the relation between different entities.

·      Experience in modeling the business at the enterprise and/or core business levels for transformation initiatives

·      Knowledge of life cycle methodologies for systems/software development for business applications and systems specifications design; software design, development and integration; user interface design principles; database concepts; data and information architecture.

·      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


Resume Evaluation Criteria:


Technical Experience = 30

·      Experience in design and architecture especially for SaaS applications, experience with cloud technologies

·      Experience with Case Management system that’s is supported at an integrated enterprise level

·       Experience in leading teams to ensure all architectural artifacts are completed for all phases and aspects of a large-scale integrated projects

Experience developing architecture artifacts for OPS/large IT organization architecture checkpoints and gating


Technical Skills = 40

·      At least 8 years’ experience in the creation of architecture documents (like business requirements, data models, functional/technical design)

·      Ability to capture data and information needed to document, validate and analyze business processes of existing legacy systems and map them to the future state processes

Experience in the use of business architecture and modeling software such as Power Designer, Enterprise Architecture


Communication Skills = 25

·      Proven ability to support the client in development of presentation materials and presenting to the wider audience

·      Hands on experience in working with business stakeholders, internal project team and vendor.

Oral and written communication skills, Interpersonal and consultative skills


Public Sector Experience = 5

Previous experience working in Government or Public Sector organizations.

Experience in working with Architectural artifacts within OPS would be an asset


Knowledge Transfer

What needs to be KT:

• All documentation relating to functional and technical specifications for systems development.

Transfer all architectural deliverables and intellectual capital defined and developed during this assignment including (like business requirements, data models, functional/technical design)


To whom:

• Project Manager, team members



• Knowledge Transfer to occur throughout the project life cycle.

• 1:1 meetings / team meetings / documentation on SharePoint site


Must Haves:

  • Experience in design and architecture especially for SaaS applications, experience with cloud technologies
  • Experience developing architecture artifacts for a large IT organization architecture checkpoints and gating
  • Strong communication skills


Nice to Have:

  • Previous experience working with Salesforce 






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