Solution Architect

Category: Architecture
Main location: Canada, Remote
Position ID: J1121-3836
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Are you motivated by the opportunity to delight your clients by providing with innovative solutions to sophisticated technical problems? CGI is more than just an IT consulting company; we are a global organization offering a world of opportunities. Become part of an outstanding culture that gives you the freedom to innovate, influence decisions, achieve your full potential, and chart your own career.

These are exciting times for CGI, and we are looking for hardworking individuals to innovate with us. If you have a groundbreaking spirit and thrive on innovation where you can influence the direction of technical strategy, now is the time to join our team! Our benefits include a share purchase program, profit sharing, wellness credits, training and development programs and flexible work schedules.

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 subject area (or equivalent)
• Minimum 5 to 7 years of related experience in solution architecture.
• Experience in designing solutions based on cloud technologies (IaaS, PaaS, CaaS, SaaS)
• Expertise in the delivery of applications and / or infrastructure solutions (Requirement 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 collaborators
• Fluent in both English and French both written and verbal
• Knowledge and experience with Agile delivery methods (an asset).
• Experience in implementing security solutions (an asset)



  • Cloud Computing
  • IaaS Cloud
  • OpenShift

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.