Information Technology - Toronto

*Resource Profile:

One (1) Enterprise Technology Architect
The Enterprise Technology Architect candidate must be able to develop / refresh the IT strategies based on the IT framework and standards, obtain approvals of technology architecture reference models and technology roadmaps through the governance processes.  The candidate must also collaborate with IT specific groups, to develop a comprehensive Technology Architecture Reference Model as well as a full stack Cloud Services Reference Architecture and technology roadmap by working with the leadership team, subject-matter-experts as well as executives in the WSIB lines of business.  The candidate must be able to ensure alignment of initiatives with corporate business and IT strategic objectives and outcomes and be able to articulate the holistic view of the WSIB enterprise that enables ease of use to customers, cost efficiencies, and promotes improved agility for business partners.  The candidate must have the ability to present complex and technical ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively and in a user-friendly manner to non-technical audiences and maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients
* Knowledge & Skills:

University Degree in Computer Science or a related engineering field or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent
10 – 12 years’ progressively senior experience in Information Technology with solid background in technology and/or infrastructure architecture planning, design, development and implementation
2 – 3 years’ of experience with cloud computing or experience with traditional enterprise data center technologies
A minimum 8 years of technology and/or infrastructure architecture/solution design experience, ideally within the public sector environment
Demonstrated experience building out technology reference models, technology related strategies including cloud strategies, target state and/or reference architectures, technology roadmaps and IT standards and polices
Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform; professional certifications in cloud technologies considered an asset
Proficiency in all cloud service models: SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
Familiarity with virtual networking, storage, firewalls, virtual servers and tiered application environments
Well versed in agile development, DevOps methodologies, automation practices and microservices architecture
Strong understanding and knowledge of various Enterprise Architecture methodologies (e.g., Zachman, TOGAF, FEA) and ability to adapt and develop hybrid applications of methodologies to meet the organization’s needs
Superior communication skills (verbal and written) to explain technical concepts to non-technical people including senior business and I&IT leadership
Strong written communication skills to prepare documentation, including but not limited to, reports, reviews, assessments and position papers; presentation skills to present information and findings, options and recommendations to senior officials and managers; ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively and in a user-friendly manner; maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients
Strong track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with internal and external customers and vendors
Self-motivated; able to work independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests and to collaborate with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify high quality solutions; high initiative and ability to prioritize in a high-pressure environment and ability to work on simultaneous projects
Ability to plan, set priorities, schedule and manage enterprise architecture projects as well as personal and team deliverables; strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment
*Resource Responsibilities:

Utilizes relevant technology roadmaps, reference architectures and technology/infrastructure related policies and standards to be used by solution designers/infrastructure specialists for both project and operational work
Maintains organization-wide technology/infrastructure architecture designs and standards in alignment with the corporate technological vision and direction
Identifies, designs and develops enterprise wide technology/infrastructure architecture artefacts that meet the evolving business, customer service, operational, applications, risk and compliance requirements
Subject Matter Expert in technology/infrastructure architecture, developing and maintaining enterprise technology/infrastructure architecture with an expertise in cloud computing services
Enables reuses patterns in the technology/infrastructure architecture and develops scalable multi-use architecture
Documents scalable multi-use policies and standards that are compliant with the enterprise architecture and design documentation to be referenced by technology/infrastructure specialists in particular cloud computing related IT policies and standards
Providing architectural support and guidance for new applications and applications that require migration/transition to the cloud
Identifies implementation risks and analyses of potential impact on the enterprise and on the achievement of scheduled objectives
Analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on technology/infrastructure architectures
Provides expert technical leadership in the development of organization-wide strategic directions for I&IT architecture, standards, principles, best practices
Serving as a trusted advisor to key business and technology partners as it pertains to the organizations cloud strategies
Delivers architectural alternatives, recommendation documents and architecture blueprint documents to senior management and stakeholders for approval
Provides advice to clients regarding technology/infrastructure technologies, technology risk assessments, and project issues
Educate IT management, business users, architecture peers, and technology specialists on technology/infrastructure architecture and technology trends including conducting information and learning sessions to promote the enterprise Technology Architecture Reference Model and Cloud Computing Reference Architecture and roadmap

To apply, please send your updated resume 

Position Type Contract
Application Deadline May 27, 2019
Experience Required 10+ years
Job Duration Temporary
Education Required Bachelors