Enterprise Solutions Architect
Enercare
Markham, ON, Canada
18h ago

Come and join one of North America's largest home and commercial services and energy solutions companies! We offer comprehensive benefits, a DC Pension Plan and savings match plan.

If you are passionate about joining an organization committed to delivering 5 Star Customer Service, we would love to hear from you.

Role : Enterprise Solutions Architect

Status : Regular, Full-time

Department : Information Technology

Location : Markham, Ontario

Enercare is seeking an Enterprise Solutions Architect to join the Enterprise Architecture department.Reporting to the Director of Enterprise Architecture, the Enterprise Solutions Architect will be assigned to the Field & Customer Services portfolio of the Enercare and Service Experts brands and the Data horizontal specialty of the enterprise.

Enercare is embarking on the implementation of a multi-year technology transformation to align the organization’s technology platforms with the introduction of new business strategies and accelerated business growth.

The Enterprise Solutions Architect will be leading the architectural definition of the Field & Customer Services portfolio as part of the multi-year technology transformation.

In addition, the Enterprise Solutions Architect will be assigned to the Data horizontal specialty to facilitate the definition of the organization’s Business Intelligence and Data Platform as part of this multi-year technology transformation.

The Enterprise Solutions Architect will also contribute the visioning of the enterprise’s architecture through the definition of architecture principles, roadmap elements, and directives.

This position combines business, technology, leadership, and modeling skills to create alignment between the business and technology disciplines.

The Enterprise Solutions Architect is a facilitative leader that creates long term, architectural capacity within the organization by guiding and coaching both business professionals and technologist through the practice of enterprise architecture.

Partnering with business and technology stakeholders, the Enterprise Solutions Architecture is responsible for creating current state and transition state models of the enterprise portfolio.

Responsibilities : Competencies

Competencies

  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of structural and methodological enterprise architecture frameworks
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of enterprise architecture modeling and analysis practices
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the changes and trends impacting the technology industry
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of changes to the commercial application landscape of relevance to the organization
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of integration patterns and practices
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of software development patterns and practices
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the services offerings of cloud platforms
  • Demonstrates an exceptional understanding of the business intelligence and data disciplines
  • Demonstrates strong team facilitation skills
  • Demonstrates strong influencing and leadership skills
  • Demonstrates strong coaching and mentoring skills
  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong logic and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrates strong self-management
  • Work Activities

  • Contributes to the definition of architectural principles that guide the application of technology within the enterprise
  • Contributes to the definition of the enterprise’s strategic technology roadmap by representing the alignment of technology to the strategic needs of the enterprise portfolio
  • Contributes to the analysis of industry technology trends that are of possible value to the enterprise
  • Builds strong partnerships with the business and technology stakeholders of the enterprise portfolio
  • Facilitates discussions with business and technology stakeholders to understand how the current systems support the business functions of the enterprise portfolio
  • Cultivates transformational and incremental opportunities for improving the positioning of systems that support the business functions of the enterprise portfolio
  • Presents strategic and tactical cross domain and intersystem solution design options and recommendations to decisions makers for decision
  • Mediates intersystem design decisions like functional placement and integration that define or cross system boundaries
  • Captures the current state and transition state architectures of the enterprise portfolio through the definition of views and models
  • Facilitates the cross functional evaluation of technology products being procured for the enterprise portfolio
  • Manages the definition of technology standards applicable to the technologies of the enterprise portfolio
  • Manages the definition of lifecycles for technologies that comprise the enterprise portfolio
  • Coaches and guides technologist on intra system design decisions
  • Professionalism

  • Treats others with respect and courtesy
  • Gives others the benefit of the doubt, recognizing that everyone has unique pressures that drive decisions and behaviors
  • Seeks to find working solutions that are beneficial to all concerned
  • Ensures words (promises) are followed by correlating actions
  • Clearly and frequently communicates relevant information in a thoughtful and measured manner to a variety of individuals including peers, stakeholders, executives, partners, and vendors
  • Holds one self and others to high quality standards in all areas of work
  • Continuously improves ones skills
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience leading the architectural direction of an enterprise portfolio
  • Experience leading the architectural definition of a business intelligence and data platform initiative
  • Experience creating and maintaining the architectural views and models for an enterprise portfolio
  • Experience leading the design of an enterprise system
  • Enterprise Architecture certifications in TOGAF, Zachman, and ArchiMate preferred
  • Enercare’s recruitment process includes accommodation for applicants with disabilities. All accommodations will take into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability and are available upon request.

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