Technical Solution Designer
Myticas Consulting Inc
Ottawa, Ontario
17d ago

The IT recruitment team at Myticas is looking for an experienced Technical Solution Designer, who would be interested in a long-

term consulting engaagement within the Ottawa region.

Overall responsibilities would include :

  • Work in partnership with Strategy, Centers of Expertise and the business so as to help in defining future services, enhancement and direction.
  • Support management, business, development teams, and the Business teams with innovations and solid design principles.
  • Work across the divisions to understand and leverage common solution components where appropriate.
  • Work closely with the development team to ensure design patterns and direction are successfully and consistently implemented.
  • Design and implement complex systems solutions across the stack.
  • Translate business requirements into an overall technical solution that is robust, scalable and extensible.
  • Proactively anticipate technical risks and design / implement error handling and other mitigation techniques to ensure system stability and security.
  • Recognize opportunities for reuse, componentization, dependencies and interactions between components and projects and take ownership of resolving issues / conflicts.
  • Establish traceability between requirements and solution architecture design.
  • Participate in the definition of a change release strategy for application change initiatives.
  • Participate in tier 3 application support activities including incident management and the assessment and delivery of application upgrades and patches.
  • Identify and evaluate risks and participate in mitigation and control activities.
  • Author architectural solution documents.
  • Support the determination of estimates- level of effort and cost, staffing, deployment strategy and work breakdown structure.
  • Provide technical thought, leadership and mentoring.
  • Candidate Accountabilities :

  • Develop a solution architecture that accurately translates business requirements to technology and ensures the design will meet business requirements throughout the lifecycle of a change.
  • Create, evaluate and recommend solutions that incorporate business, technology, roadmap, cost, scalability and performance requirements.
  • Collaborate with Architecture on the solution design to ensure it complies with enterprise architectural standards and future roadmaps.
  • Conduct continuous improvement analysis on existing application and infrastructure technology and its ability to support the business requirements.
  • Liaise with Project Managers and Delivery teams to implement a solution that will meet business requirements within time and cost constraints and help program and project managers in the implementation of design, planning and governance of project / initiative.
  • Lead and delegate development responsibilities to developers and specialists to ensure the project is completed within the required time frame.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to other architects, developers and specialists on changes throughout the design process.
  • Assess and articulate any impacts of the solution on existing business and technical landscape.
  • Experience & Skill Requirements :

  • Mature perspective on architecture and its role in a dynamic company.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
  • Excellent understanding of technologies (current and emerging).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced agile development environment.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as a Solution, Infrastructure, Business or Data Architect.
  • In-depth understanding of current and emerging technologies including micro service architecture, Web services( SOAP, REST), Single Page Applications(SPA), IBM MQ, Data Base(Oracle, MySQL) and Application Servers and how other enterprises are using them to build systems.
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, business, or equivalent (required), Graduate degree in Business Administration (MBA) (Asset).
  • Expert in one or more architecture areas (application, infrastructure, data, security, etc.).
  • Nice to Have :

  • Minimum 5-8 years’ experience in progressively advancing roles within IT (Senior).
  • Experience with one or more popular NoSQL databases-MongoDB / CouchDB / Cassandra / Redis etc. Understand Benefits and drawbacks to a micro service architecture.
  • Experience in Distributed Caching techniques.
  • Experience in software development and coding in multiple languages (C#, .NET, Java, Python.).
  • Certifications : TOGAF (Asset), ITIL foundations, IT Architecture Certification, SOA, Integration technologies (FUSE / DataStage / MQ).
  • Candidates would need to send us an updated version of their resume to apply for this role. Our recruitment team will follow up with those who would be an ideal fit for the requirement.

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