BI Solution Architect

Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation
Main location: Canada, Quebec, Montréal
Position ID: J0522-1481
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

BI Solution Architect
Job Duties / Accountabilities:

Act as a technical liaison between stakeholders, delivery teams, and support teams to ensure technical alignment of priorities, vision, and execution of work.
Working with vendors to select, test, and implement solutions; ensuring they deliver on requirements and helping overcome obstacles.
Conduct proof of concept in the lab, and trials.
Ownership of a technology roadmap and align it with the overall the business direction
Formulate and socialize team’s deliver plans/roadmaps and prioritize team’s deliveries.
Directly contribute to the hands-on technical delivery alongside product owners and developers as required providing design leadership and strategic advisory.
Drive the team to adopt best practices, implement internal guidelines and have a quality driven approach
Collaborate with teams to present potential technical solutions, clearly understanding the feasibility, benefits, and trade-offs of the proposed solutions
Participate in the ideation of new services, products, features, and solutions.
Identify and recommend areas for further improvements by participating in design sessions, proof of concept initiatives and process improvement decisions.

Critical Qualifications:

• The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, or advanced degree in Computer Science or closely related subject.
• 4+ years experience in software development and/or architecture.
• 2+ years building Java/Python data engineering/science projects.
• 2+ years big data expertise example Hadoop
• Hands on experience with setting up containerized environments (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker)
• Solid knowledge of cloud-based and micro-services architecture
• Expert in SQL/NoSQL or other query languages
• Knowledge of Linux/Unix and scripting skills.
• Objective driven and ability to set the right KPI’s towards value creation
• Experience in software and system testing and operations support
• Strong leadership and team-building skills, and must be able to collaborate effectively with a group of high performing individuals.
• Demonstrated leadership ability to back decisions with research and the “why,” and articulate several options, the pros and cons for each, and a recommendation.
• Strong inter-personal and communication skills including written, verbal, and technology illustrations.


  • Data Analysis
  • Java
  • Python
  • Solution Design
  • Solutions Architecture
  • SQL

What you can expect from us:

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At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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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.