Solutions Architect

Eagle is currently seeking a Solutions Architect. This is a six (6) month contract position to start immediately in downtown Toronto.

Summary:

This is an infrastructure project. We have an application which is completely residing on the AIX platform. This needs to be moved from that to Linux. It is essentially an ITS migration project. By the end of fiscal year, the client is getting rid of the IBM platform completely, therefore applications on AIX platforms must be moved to Linux platforms

Daily Duties:

  • Work with other Architects to understand the security standards, risks and ratify solution security design;
  • Research/analyze business requirements to evaluate and recommend optimal solutions within technology architecture;
  • Review project detailed solution architecture and design ensuring it meets requirements / complies with the architectural and security standards, patterns and frameworks and provide sign-off on the detailed design;
  • Contribute to the development of project plans by providing input and manage projects/initiatives by directing assigned resources, communicating project status and providing timely escalation of issues;
  • Provide expert consultation and participate as a subject matter expert on projects of moderate to high risk and complexity;
  • Work with Technology Systems Analysts to develop a Requirements Traceability Matrix to ensure end-to-end traceability of the solution to the requirements;
  • Build consensus and facilitate collaboration and decision-making within/across business units to ensure consistent application of IT strategy and compliance with the architecture framework;
  • Ensure projects are compliant with technology domain architecture and design/operate processes to provide ongoing review of in-progress activity against technology architecture and development standards;
  • Comply with well-defined enterprise technology delivery practices and standards and project management disciplines - including the creation of project documentation of system requirements, estimates of scope and cost;
  • Support the development, documentation, communication, and execution of a comprehensive strategy, policies and solutions;
  • Conduct pre and post implementation reviews, ensuring all technical solutions have met business requirements;
  • Contribute to and/or develop the process by which decisions will be made regarding technology standards;
  • Protect/enhance the security, availability of technology, brand integrity, and shareholder value by establishing parameters for continued investment in technology solutions, and providing technical risk analysis/assessment;
  • Identify enhancements and gaps in architectural frameworks, standards, and patterns to raise issues for inclusion in future versions;
  • Continuously enhance knowledge/expertise in own area and keep current with emerging industry trends, new technologies and best practices in the external market that can contribute to delivering effective client solutions;
  • May develop and/or contribute to negotiations of third party contracts/agreements;
  • Participate in knowledge transfer with senior management, the team, other technical areas, and business units;
  • Work effectively as a team, supporting other members of the team in achieving business objectives and providing client services;  and,
  • Expert knowledge of architecture for own technology, tools, processes and procedures and broader organization issues and technology.

Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience as Tech lead role;
  • Experience as an Infrastructure Solutions Architect;
  • Well versed with J2EE technology;
  • Experience with Front end technologies including Angular and JSPs;
  • Excellent understanding of how PEGA based application work from an architecture perspective;
  • Experience working on the blueprints;
  • Previous experience in banking and financial industry; and,
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

JOB# 59443

  • Posted On: February 11, 2019
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 59443
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON