Your Role :
As Senior Solution Architect, you will have a cutting edge role on the Architecture team, maintaining an understanding of business needs and developing sustainable and innovative architectures and solutions.
You will immerse yourself in our service & business processes, data flows and data models.
Working with key individuals on other teams you will develop an architecture which will support the current and future needs of our rapidly growing business.
You will work collaboratively with departments such as Product Management, Engineering, Business Development, and Provisioning to identify opportunities to increase revenues, reduce overhead, and rapidly and continually deliver value to our customers.
You will also work to gain executive support for your architecture and regularly interact with stakeholders.
Your Job :
Collaborate and establish a mutually beneficial relationship with multiple business units to gather information about process flows, data flows and data models, to better understand current state as well as challenges and opportunities for improvement
Develop and maintain a systems architecture that will address existing and emergent business needs
Socialize and validate the systems architecture with other business units
Perform requirements analysis to address specific business needs, and develop solution architectures that will best meet these requirements
Provide critical thinking and technical leadership from idea creation through to execution
Lead presentations, to socialize and validate proposed architectures with other business units
Collaborate with technical architects in Engineering to define cohesive solutions
Review technical architectures and detailed designs
Maintain alignment between solution architectures and overall enterprise architecture
About You :
Minimum 5 years of experience in a senior architecture role of similar level of responsibilities
Proven ability to see the big picture and to develop holistic solutions from diverse stakeholder requirements
Proven ability and track record in clearly aligning technical solutions with explicit business objectives
Experience in logically and rationally documenting processes and models using diagrams and presenting findings to various levels of senior management
Strong work ethic and integrity with superior communication skills that allow you to effectively work with a variety of different departments
Strong experience in interacting and collaborating with various levels within an organization
Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and time-manage
Strong attention to detail
Ability to exercise tact and discretion and to be entrusted with confidential information
Strong problem solving skills and the ability to apply cognitive thinking is a must
Ability and energy to thrive in fast moving, fast growth entrepreneurial environment, have a solution based’ mind set, and be proactive in driving improvements to processes and systems
Experience in one or more of the following areas : distributed systems at scale, consistency models, big data, data lakes / data warehousing / BI, distributed graph databases, time series databases, information retrieval, API management / strategy / infrastructure, asynchronous messaging, security methodologies and technologies, and / or data integrity and reconciliation
About Us :
Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving, supervision, eDiscovery, and analytics for the global financial sector.
We deliver services to 23,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supports email, instant messaging, Bloomberg®, Thomson Reuters, social media, mobile messaging, and more with mobile, Outlook, and web access.
Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in eight other cities across the world, including major financial centers like New York, Chicago, and London.
Over the years, we have won several major awards, including :
Company of the Year from the BC Tech Association (2016)
Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers (2014, 2015)
Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2014)
Canada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2013, 2016)
Canada’s Best Managed Companies (2013 - present)
Technology Fast 50 Leadership (2014, 2018)
We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, we offer invaluable opportunities for doing business with some of the world’s largest, most influential firms.
Our company is also perfect for those who want to create cool technology using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on mobile.