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Cloud Enterprise Architect

Location:
Montréal, Quebec, Canada

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Job Description:

The incumbent is responsible for: establishing top-level cloud architecture strategy, guidelines, patterns, frameworks, policies and practices; supporting other internal architecture practices such as solution design, data and technical architecture; and supporting and reviewing “demand” driven projects. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and document "top-level" views of how current business capabilities and business functionality are supported by people, process, and technology
  • Establish strategic technical target for business capabilities and business functionality
  • Take a leading role in the creation of technical roadmaps for the strategic technical target
  • Assist senior business stakeholders in the creation of business capability roadmaps
  • Works with business stakeholders and analysts to understand and influence key business requirements that drive strategic solutions
  • Establish policies, standards, frameworks, patterns and guidelines on cloud technology to be employed at Cogeco
  • Develop, present, and maintain architecture standards through an IT Council / Architecture Review committee
  • Collaborate with business analysts, solution architects, technical architects and data architects to create project solutions that respect strategic technical directions
  • Perform project reviews, ensuring compliance with architecture standards, roadmaps, patterns and guidelines and approve architecture solutions through the IT Council / Achitecture Review as a voting member.
  • Continuously conduct research to be up to speed with the industry trends and vendor developments. Leverage recent technology achievements to enable new business opportunities
  • Mentor solution architects
  • Perform other duties as requested by immediate supervisor

Job requirements:

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of engineering degree or similar technical/mathematics degree required
  • TOGAF ® certification an asset
  • ArchiMate ® certification an asset
  • FAIR certification an asset

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 10+ years experience in IT architecture, Enterprise Architecture is expected
  • 4+ years experience architecting “cloud native” solutions on a public cloud (Google GCP, Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure)
  • Experience on Force.com an asset

 

SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to drive a strategic and technological planning process
  • Ability to interpret business needs into reliable, agile and affordable solution
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of architecture concepts e.g. service oriented architectures and current leading practices
  • Excellent capacity to draft clear and concise written reports for various audiences e.g. VP/SVP to developer
  • Strong ability to deal with ambiguity, handle stress and ability to accept constantly changing priorities
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Ability to assess risks and design mitigations
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to understand financial assessments as they apply to architecture solutions e.g. what is the NPV
  • Fluent oral and written English
  • Ability to understand oral and written French

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Very occasional travel required (5%)
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-Starter / Shows initiative
  • Good time management skills

Diversity is an essential asset to our organization’s performance. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all qualified individuals wishing to join our company, regardless of cultural and individual differences. We strive to build teams which reflect the diverse profiles and backgrounds of both the customers and communities we serve, firmly believing that this distinguishes Cogeco from competitors and contributes to our signature of excellence.