Solution Architect

Solution Architect

Category: Architecture
City: Montréal, Mississauga, Saguenay, Quebec, Calgary, Vancouver, Edmonton, Quebec, Canada
Position ID: J0521-0591
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Are you motivated by the opportunity to delight your clients by providing them with innovative solutions to complex technical problems? These are exciting times for CGI and we are looking for talented individuals to trail blaze with us.

We are looking for solution architects to develop and deliver IT architectures for various clients. You will be responsible for defining IT solutions that meet business needs in different areas such as cloud solutions, server hosting and application development.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Define IT solutions that meet the business requirements of our customers.
• Understand and analyze the non-functional requirements of an IT solution.
• Estimate the costs and efforts related to the delivery of a new solution.
• Act as the lead technical authority and plan all activities leading to the development of IT solution architectures for our clients.
• Produce IT architecture deliverables (definition of new applications and / or infrastructure or their evolution).
• Contribute to the development of scenarios for modernizing IT applications and infrastructure.
• Establish and document transition scenarios towards defined targets.
• Identify technical problems and risks and define mitigation approaches.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor's degree in an appropriate technical discipline (or equivalent).
• Minimum 7years + of technical solution architecture experience.
• Experience in developing solutions based on cloud technologies (IaaS, PaaS, CaaS, SaaS).
• Expertise in the delivery of applications and / or infrastructure solutions. (Gathering, Identification, Estimation, Planning, Implementation / Deployment strategy)
• Experience with at least one solution implementation program or project.
• Knowledge of an IT architecture framework.
• Superior ability to work with many stakeholders.
• Excellent command of English both written and verbal.
• Knowledge and experience with Agile delivery methods (an asset).
• Experience in implementing security solutions (an asset)


  • Architecture
  • Solution Design

What you can expect from us:

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.