Microsoft Solution Architect
Climax Media Inc
Toronto, ON
20h ago

Description

Microsoft Solution Architect

As a Solutions Architect you will be hands-on designing modern cloud-native and hybrid on premises solutions within the Microsoft stack.

You will also be responsible to speak with, and educate business stakeholders through simplifying complicated technical concepts and be able to go deep with the development team leads.

The technical solutions that you create and recommend to our clients will ultimately provide better business outcomes impacting millions of people.

You must bring leadership, analytical thinking, and be an inherently curious person who empowers yourself with continuous learning.

If you consider yourself ahead of new technology, and you have a knack for speaking with different levels of stakeholders about your expertise, this role may be for you.

This position will work very close with our CTO / Partner.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with existing and potential client by assessing client requests and translating them into solutions, estimates and alternatives
  • Effectively explain and sell your solutions, ideas to different business stakeholders through describing a complicated technical solution with simplicity
  • Lead the development process from discovery to implementation, supporting developers through challenges while ensuring your design is aligned to timeline and budgetary constraints
  • Produce technical design documentation
  • Assist with building the scaffolding of the architecture
  • Work with a team of developers and project managers to build project plans / timelines, assess requirements, documentation, and validate acceptance criteria
  • Contribute to, and act as a leader for best practices and processes for successful project delivery
  • Contribute to innovation and cultivate a positive and supportive team
  • Participate in career development and performance reviews; act as a mentor to other developers
  • Commit to ongoing learning and development; participate in conferences and educational programs
  • Stay up to date with current best practices and emerging technologies
  • Participate and contribute to company culture
  • Preferred skills

  • 7+ years’ experience in IT, with at least 3 years as a Solution Architect, supporting complex technical environments
  • Expert knowledge of SAML 2.0, OpenID Connect, oAuth 2.0 and CIAM solutions
  • Working knowledge experience in modern SPA / Microservices application architecture
  • 3+ years working knowledge of CMS platforms and solutions
  • Working knowledge in IaaS, PaaS
  • Working knowledge of API Manager
  • Working knowledge in Hybrid Integration Platform
  • Solutions Architecture that holistically incorporates the entire digital technology platform - Customer engagement layer (customer portals, content websites, etc.
  • IT systems, APIs, data, ecosystem integrations (i.e. : SalesForce), and intelligence (Analytics, AI, ML)

  • Expert experience recommending and validating server, database, load balancing, performance metrics etc., in a Microsoft / Windows / SQL Server environment (on-prem and Azure cloud)
  • DevOps experience, specifically with GitHub, Azure DevOps, Jenkins, Octopus, Docker, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present to various levels of stakeholder
  • Track record in managing large-scale projects
  • Experience in Waterfall and Agile system development practices
  • Critical thinker, great analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • Microsoft Certifications
  • Only local candidates please.

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