Senior Solution Architect for a Data and Analytics platform with a focus on Azure services

Calgary, Alberta, ca
Company: S.i. Systems
Category: Scientific
Published on 2021-04-24 03:50:00


Our leading oil and gas client is seeking a full-time employee to join them in Calgary as a  Senior Solution Architect for a Data and Analytics platform with a focus on Azure services.

  • 5 + years of solution architecture experience in mid to large sized enterprises ( 10 + years of overall professional IT experience)
  • Strong writing and IT architecture modelling  capabilities (contextual, conceptual and logical) to author technical solution documents that align to existing policies, standards and roadmaps
  • A relevant undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or Business
  • Good understanding and experience with architecting cloud solutions e.g., Azure/AWS Cloud
  • Extensive experience in two or more of data architecture domains : information architecture, data modeling and mapping, data interfaces, data transformations, information lifecycle management, business intelligence/analytics, data warehousing, ETL, master data management, metadata management, data quality, data governance, data science
  • Experience with architecting solutions that drive the DevOps culture and delivers incremental value using CI/CD pipelines, automation, configuration management, DevOps tools and other DevOps practices
  • Experience working in an agile environment, to create and evolve the solution architecture
  • Experience and/or formal training in architectural design and common industry frameworks (TOGAF, DODAF, EACOE, ZIF, etc.).
  • Nice-to-have:
  • Good understanding and experience with Azure Data Services (Data Factory, Databricks, Data Lakes)
  • Experience using the Archimate modelling standard in Abacus 
  • Solution architecture experience with oil and gas, energy, and/or retail companies
  • Working in both a Project and Product model operating model 
  • Role Summary:
  • Establish, document and communicate the technical vision for the solution/product and the plan to achieve it, in alignment to business outcomes and company’s architecture policies, standards, roadmaps.
  • Identify, manage and mitigate technical risks.
  • Ensure that non-functional requirements are identified and delivered in the final project solution
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders including: product team, business clients, technical stakeholders, and third party solution or service providers
  • Develop and maintain architecture models, technical capability models and roadmaps for digital products and product categories in Enterprise Architecture repository
  • Location: Once safe to do so and COVID19 measures are lifted, work will be Calgary-based downtown.

    Expertise and Skills

  • Architecture, Data Architect 2 - 4 years
  • Architecture, Solution Architect 5 - 7 years
  • Priority Requirements

  • Nice-to-have: If applicable, please detail the experience you have with Azure Data Services (Data Factory, Databricks, Data Lakes).
  • Must-have: Which of the following are your strongest areas of expertise?: Data Ingestion (Batch & Real-time)Data Transformation (ADF, Databricks, Informatica)Data Storage (Structured, Semi-structured, Unstructured)Data Modelling (Microsoft Common Data Model)Data Curation (Quality/Cleaning)Data ProfilingData Warehousing / Data Marting (Azure Synapse, Snowflake)Data Archival (online, retirement)Data SecurityMeta-data managementMaster data managementData Visualization (Reporting)Data Virtualization
  • Must-have: Are you a Calgary candidate or willing to relocate to Calgary permanently?
  • Nice To Have

    Work Environment

    regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday.

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