Solution Architect Senior

  • Category
    Information Technology - Software
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Solution Architect - Senior for a 8.5-Month contract with our Crown Corporation Client in Ottawa, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for it.

The Solution Architect - Senior will have the following responsibilities:
•    Develop a solution architecture that accurately translates business requirements to technology and ensures the design will meet business requirements throughout the lifecycle of a change; 
•    Create, evaluate and recommend solutions that incorporate business, technology, roadmap, cost, scalability and performance requirements; 
•    Collaborate with Architecture COE on the solution design to ensure it complies with enterprise architectural standards and future roadmaps; 
•    Conduct continuous improvement analysis on existing application and infrastructure technology and its ability to support the business requirements;
•    Liaise with Project Managers and Delivery teams to implement a solution that will meet business requirements within time and cost constraints and help program and project managers in the implementation of design, planning and governance of project/initiative; 
•    Lead and delegate development responsibilities to developers and specialists to ensure the project is completed within the required time frame; 
•    Provide guidance and coaching to other architects, developers and specialists on changes throughout the design process; 
•    Assess and articulate any impacts of the solution on existing business and technical landscape;
•    Work in partnership with Strategy, COE’s and the business so as to help in defining future services, enhancement and direction;
•    Support management, business, development teams, and the BSD teams with innovations and solid design principles;
•    Work across the CPGC to understand and leverage common solution components where appropriate; 
•    Work closely with the development team to ensure design patterns and direction are successfully and consistently implemented; 
•    Design and implement complex systems solutions across the stack; 
•    Translate business requirements into an overall technical solution that is robust, scalable and extensible; 
•    Proactively anticipate technical risks and design/implement error handling and other mitigation techniques to ensure system stability and security; 
•    Recognize opportunities for reuse, componentization, dependencies and interactions between components and projects and take ownership of resolving issues/conflicts; 
•    Participate in the definition of a change release strategy for application change initiatives; 
•    Participate in tier 3 application support activities including incident management and the assessment and delivery of application upgrades and patches;
•    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;

The Solution Architect - Senior must meet the following mandatory requirements:
•    Producing information models that represent the business problem to be solved regarding data content, data relationships and structure; 
•    Developing data management standards and practices, especially those which ensure data quality and data integrity across the corporation as part of the identification and definition of cross-enterprise data entities; 
•    Providing guidance and consultation to individuals and groups to ensure on-going projects and initiatives are in alignment with the corporate data architecture standards; 
•    Understanding business requirements and mapping them to the enterprise data and process models; 
•    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;
•    Self-serve Enablement Experience;
•    Tableau;

Nice to have:
•     Teradata, Teradata Data Labs, Business Intelligence Reporting and Visualization, SAS analytics.

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


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