Solution Architect


Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a Solution Architect! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contact
Title: Solution Architect
Term: 6-month – 37.5 hours/week
Location: Remote
Job ID number: C1113


Brief description of duties:


  • Responsible for assisting with, reviewing and the interpretation of business requirements and objectives
  • Develop and maintain application solution and integration architecture
  • Develop implementation and transition to production plans
  • Oversee development and testing of solutions
  • Work closely with business and system analysts, business and technical system users, system developers, integration developers, shared services technology teams and other stakeholders in executing project tasks and responsibilities
  • Maintain and enforce best practices to facilitate optimized use of technology, software development, integration and solution design
  • Understand various industry standard integration and data transfer technologies in order to assess and apply the best techniques
  • Responsible for recommending/designing integration of application systems using ETL, APIs, Web Services and appropriate technologies
  • Assist in evaluation and selection of tools and technologies which support business goals
  • Support and monitor implementation of new application systems to ensure stability and accuracy of the transition to support
  • Collaborate with the Enterprise Architecture team to ensure alignment with the enterprise
  • Provide architectural oversight of projects; ensure requirements are in alignment with technology strategies


MUST haves:


This individual is considered subject matter expert in technical integration issues and must possess knowledge and experience to architect solutions that involve cloud-based solutions.


  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a Solution Architecture role or related areas of expertise.
  • Work Experience: Previous work experience within large organization’s technology departments for 10+ years, ideally in financial services industry.
  • Time Management and Delivery: Must possess and demonstrate excellent time management skills with the ability to achieve results in a time demanding environment with strong focus on quality and delivery on commitments.
  • In depth knowledge and 5-10 years of experience using various integration technologies tools, primarily in the areas of Web Services, Micro-Services, ETL and API integration, preferably with practical development knowledge.
  • Exposure to any of the following – SAP FI-CA, SAP FS-CD, Hana, SAP ECC, SAP FPSL, SAP MDG, SAP Ariba, SAP Process Integration/Orchestration, Data Services and Business Warehouse and other Finance systems.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communicator with strong diagramming and presentation skills.
  • Practitioner: Must have a solid command of broad and general technical concepts, especially in the area of integration and cloud-based solutions.
  • Technical: Practical experience working with various computing technologies based on INTEL, Linux, Oracle with knowledge of SAP technologies.
  • Analysis: Must have strong problem-solving skills and apply strong critical analysis to business requirements in the context of application architecture.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse and geographically dispersed teams.
  • Team player with strong collaborative approach and ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of UML modeling and experience with modeling tools such as Sparx Enterprise Architect is considered an asset
  • Deep understanding of Business areas supported by Corporate Technology is a strong asset, e.g. Finance/Accounting, Actuarial, HR, Procurement, Audit, Risk, Compliance and Legal.
  • Exposure to Technology platforms for Artificial Intelligence (Robotics, Machine Learning, etc.), Data Science and Big Data, is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Cloud Computing Technologies: Microsoft Azure, AWS, GCP,
  • Comfortable with different Architecture Taxonomies, Methodologies and Frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman, etc.)

Job Features

Job CategorySolution Architect
Solution Architecture5
Previous work experience within large organization’s technology departments10+

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