Intermediate Architect

LocationNorth York
Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline September 30, 2019
Experience Required3 years
Job Duration6 months
Education RequiredBachelors

Our client in Telco industry is seeking a Intermediate Architect in North York. This is a 6 months contract position.
Job Description

Job Duties:
The Technical Prime role within the IT/BRS organization is a highly specialized role to support design and delivery of different initiatives. The Technical Prime is involved in every phase of the projects, as well as in hardware / software / network upgrades and production issue investigations.
Key Accountabilities:
– Lead and coordinate design, development (including code reviews), testing and deployment activities, working closely with multiple vendors
– Determine technical feasibility and perform analysis and evaluation of proposed solutions
– Improve business and software operations by conducting systems analysis and recommending changes
– Review vendor assessments
– Perform capacity planning and coordinate performance testing accordingly
– Oversee and assist the vendors and project teams in all test phases (system testing, functional testing etc.)
– Participate in deployment strategy development with the Deployment primes
– Build executive presentations and communicate release changes (technical) to the support teams
– Occasional assistance to the production support teams to resolve production issues
Training & Education
– Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Software / Computer Engineering or similar.
– Understanding of software architecture patterns and practices – mandatory
– General understanding of network concepts (OSI model, basic network principles, etc.)
– General understanding of hardware / hosting platforms
– General understanding of IT standards and frameworks (ITIL, ETOM, Zachman, TOGAF etc.)
– Software
o Java/J2EE Application servers (Weblogic, WebSphere, JBoss, etc.) – mandatory
o Java enterprise application frameworks
o Web Services / SOA, N-Tier Architectures
o Dynatrace Managed, DCRUM, AppMon, Compuware
o OpenShift, Docker, GITLab, CI/CD tools
o Tapestry, CPQ an asset
o OS (Unix/AIX/Solaris/Linux – mandatory, Windows – nice to have)
o Visio, Enterprise Architect or similar
– Development
o Java,  J2EE, Spring – mandatory
o SOA and Web Services, REST API design, development and testing experience
o C# / .Net
o C / C++
o AngularJS, React, Redux or nodeJS an asset
– Databases
o Oracle PL/SQL, SQL – mandatory
o Microsoft SQL Server an asset

– Software development – Java (preferred), C#, C/C++, Python etc.
– Software architecture
– Strong analytical skills
– Strong technical writing skills
– Strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills
– Proven leadership skills
– Excellent ability to articulate ideas and influence vendors at design
– Excellent ability to articulate technical problems to non-technical audience
– Autonomous, tolerance to a fast paced, fast changing environment
– Strong team player; ability to facilitate, negotiate and work within a multi-domain team environment
– Ability to ramp up quickly on new technologies, languages, frameworks and tools
– Creativity and ingenuity
– Bilingualism an asset
Working Conditions:
– Ability to efficiently work in virtual teams, handling multiple projects
– Availability to work occasional weekends and evenings to meet hard deadlines and available to work occasional overnights to take part in deployment activities
– Ability to travel within Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto corridors with little advance notification; travel depending on project needs ? occasional only
– Fast paced, changing working environment

To apply, send your updated resume to:
Candidates must be in Canada and with valid work permit for being able to apply for this role.