Solution Architect – Senior

Posted 3 years ago

There is a 6 months contract opportunity with possible extension for Solution Architect – Senior in Ottawa.


Reliability level security clearance is a must.


If you are available, please send your resume to [email protected] OR refer someone interested.



Site:   Ottawa | 6 months contract


Job Posting Title:   Solution Architect – Senior


– Start date: ASAP

– Contract duration: 6 months with strong possibilities of extension

– Work location: 9 Auriga Dr, Nepean, ON (hired contractor MUST work full-time onsite)

– Hiring team is open to market rates

– Hired contractor will work in the ‘Retail Transformation Project’

– Key aspects that, need focus on are MicroSoft end point experience, Point of sale systems and the Azure cloud


– Work in partnership with Strategy, COE’s and the business so as to help in defining future services, enhancement and direction.

– Support management, business, development teams, and the BSD teams with innovations and solid design principles

– Work across the CPGC 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

– 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


– Knowledge of web technologies and application security and techniques

– Knowledgeable and practical experience in applying OWASP security controls

– Knowledgeable on PCI DSS security controls and experience in their implementation

– Understanding on risk-based security frameworks with specific focus on the following areas:

o Systems Security

o Network Security

o Endpoint protection

o Cryptography

o Information Security

– Experience with ISF IRAM 2 Methodology and its application in an Enterprise Cloud based solution

– At least one IT security related certification, e.g. CISSP, CSSA

– Knowledge of Azure NSGs, ASGs

– Knowledge of Network Virtual Appliances (NVAs) on Azure

– Knowledge of building a compliant Remote Access solutions

– Knowledge with infrastructure automation tools

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