Solution Architect - Ottawa or Toronto - possibility of becoming permanent!

  • Category
    Information Technology - Systems Analyst
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Solution Architect for a 6.5-month contract with possibility of becoming permanent with our Crown Corporation Client located in Kanata or Toronto if needed, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for one.

The Solution Architect will have the following responsibilities:

  • Mature perspective on architecture and its role in a dynamic company
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Excellent understanding of technologies (current and emerging)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced agile development environment
  • Providing input and consulting support on large-scale projects and road maps for compatibility with the enterprise’s vision for data management
  • Clearly articulating pros and cons of various technologies and platforms
  • Documenting use cases, solutions and recommendations
  • Explaining the work in plain language for management
  • Performing detailed analysis of business problems and technical environments and use this in designing the solution;
  • Solutioning and architecting data environment for new services and offerings
  • Identify and evaluate risks and participate in mitigation and control activities
  • Author architectural solution documents
  • Support the determination of estimates- level of effort and cost, staffing, deployment strategy and work breakdown structure.
  • Provide technical thought, leadership and mentoring
  • Provide optimal and efficient technical solutions to solve existing business problems
  • Maintain the integrity and governance of the solution throughout the project life cycle


The Solution Architect must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as a Solution, Infrastructure, Business or Data Architect.
  • Minimum 5-8 years’ experience in progressively advancing roles within IT.
  • Payment industry background and compliance/ governance standards
  • Must have direct relevant experience with assessing compliance and demonstrate capabilities in achieving and maintaining compliance with PCI standards.
  • Must have a strong knowledge of concepts with various areas in IT as they pertain to the credit card payment industry, including but not limited to: IT security, credit card regulations, credit card clearing and settlement infrastructure, credit card tokenization,
  • Industry expertise with fraud solutions as they pertain to credit card processing
  • Strong knowledge with webservice IT integration

Nice to Have:

  • Comprehensive understanding of the digital & retail payments ecosystems
  • Comprehensive understanding of the Payment Card Industry (“PCI”) Data Security Standard

If you are interested in applying to the Solution Architect position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco’ button.


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Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_12049678

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.