About Solvera :
Solvera Solutions is a leader in the delivery of innovative IT solutions to the western Canadian market, helping our clients leverage the power of technology to achieve transformational growth.
We deliver a broad range of business and IT consulting services from five western Canadian locations. Service offerings include a combination of consulting services and solution services.
We pride ourselves on our client relationships and people practices and enjoy a very positive reputation as one of Canada’s Best Small and Medium Employers and a Best Managed Company.
Providing high quality expertise in architecture principles, approaches and procedures to effectively support the development of software applications on a timely basis.
Defining technology solutions that deliver strategic advantage to clients by automating business processes, improving workflows and integrating and optimizing current and available technologies
Ensuring the application architecture is aligned with the enterprise architecture
Effectively communicating the solution architecture to key project stakeholders, explaining the benefits that justify the investment and working closely with Project Managers and business units on initiatives
Translating requirements into functional and technical designs that will be used in the overall solution delivery
Documenting implementation tasks, providing estimates for scope of work and helping in project planning
Developing implementation specifications addressing functional as well as non-functional requirements
Performing research and development on new and evolving practices as needed to ensure applications will evolve gracefully over time.
Leading and / or mentoring a team of developers in the creation and implementation of a solution
Desired Skills and Experience :
Completion of a recognized post-secondary program in Business or Information Technology
Broad IT industry experience including solution architecture planning and management and associated methods and processes
Expertise performing architectural analyses and recommending improvements for development projects
Capacity to understand the broader implications of business strategy across all business units
Experience with enterprise architecture, service-oriented architecture and application design patterns
Experience eliciting and formulating, functional and non-functional requirements
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to communicate technical ideas using non-technical language
Fluency in written and oral English
Experience determining coding standards across development projects
Experience in performing a mentorship role on development projects
Ability to work legally in Canada
Location Requirements :
Solvera consultants are hired into a specific location and generally spend the bulk of their consulting focus on clients within that geography, potentially with occasional assignments and travel supporting other locations.
Career Growth and Consulting Delivery :
Solvera’s consultants are assisted in their career growth by an assigned Client Executive, who fulfilles the dual role of supporting team members on consulting assignments and guiding a person’s longer term performance achievement and career growth.
Solvera’s well-developed practice structure connects all employees with their peers in the same discipline for knowledge-
building and sharing, consulting competency development, professional development opportunities and team socializing.
Solvera offers competitive base and variable pay, a highly-rated comprehensive benefits program and an outstanding organizational culture.