Technology Architect - Senior

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Company: 2iSolutions Inc.
Published on 2021-02-22 22:57:52
RFS No RQ01011 - Technology Architect - Senior
Client Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Start Date-2021-04-01
End Date 2022-03-31
Location -Toronto

  • Experience in Information Technology with a solid background in technology architecture planning, design, development and implementation technology
  • Experience with Cloud Platforms
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
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 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 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 - 30%
Experience in Information Technology with solid background in technology architecture
planning, design, development and implementation technology
Cloud Experience - 25%
Experience with cloud platforms
Communication Skills - 15%
Communication and presentation

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