Intermediate Architect

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline September 2, 2019
Experience Required4 years
Job Duration6 months
Education RequiredBachelors

Our client in Telco industry is seeking an Intermediate Architect in Toronto. 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.)

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 Tapestry, CPQ an asset
o OS (Unix/AIX/Solaris/Linux – mandatory, Windows – nice to have)
o Visio, Enterprise Architect or similar

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
o Oracle PL/SQL, SQL – mandatory
o Microsoft SQL Server an asset
– Software development – Java (preferred), C#, C/C++, 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.