Solution Architect

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Category: Architecture
City: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J0917-1705
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI currently has an exciting opportunity for a Solution Architect in the Ottawa area. The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

Your future duties and responsibilities:

a) Identify the policies and requirements that drive out a particular solution architecture;

b) Develop solution architectures, frameworks and strategies to meet the business and nonfunctional requirements;

c) Provide expert guidance and advice regarding Dynamics CRM and SharePoint features &

administration in support of the definition and implementation of business solutions;

d) Work with architecture governance bodies to review work products ensuring standards are met;

e) Select an architectural approach that is consistent with the client’s architectural standards and development practices that maximizes use of the client’s existing technology standards;

f) Analyze and evaluate alternative business solutions to meet business problems, propose and seek approval for use of new technologies when existing technology standards do not support requirements ;

g) Ensure the effective integration of all aspects of the business solutions;

h) Ensure the business solution meets functional and nonfunctional security requirements;

i) Conduct workshops with stakeholders to ensure alignment and consensus, on the solution architecture;

j) Monitor industry trends and Government of Canada policies and directives to ensure that business solutions fit with government and industry directions for technology;

k) Monitor applicable software vendor roadmaps and plans to ensure that the proposed solution architecture is robust to vendor driven change (e.g. Microsoft);

l) Provide leadership and guidance to technical leads and subject matter experts;

m) Analyze functional and non-functional requirements to identify information procedures and data flows within the business solution;

n) Define application tiers. frameworks, component types and interfaces, as necessary to design, communicate and develop a business solution;

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

-The Contractor must provide two Customer Reference Projects which demonstrate that the proposed Solution / Application Architect resource developed the logical and physical architecture for an enterprise-wide Dynamics CRM version 2011 (or more recent) implementation.

For each Customer Reference Project to be considered:

i. The logical and physical architecture included traceability from the Business Requirements and Non-Functional Requirements to the Solution Architecture;

ii. The system development component of the overall Customer Reference Project budget must have been a minimum of $2,000,000. (Canadian including taxes); and

iii. The proposed Solution / Application Architect resource must have provided the architecture services to the Customer Reference Project for a minimum duration of twelve months within the six years preceding the issuance date of this TA.

-The resource is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

-The resource has experience, on one project for a minimum duration of six months, within the six years preceding the issuance date of this TA, as an Application / Software Architect for initiatives related to Portal technologies for external and public uses;

-The resource has experience, on one project for a minimum duration of six months, within the six years preceding the issuance date of this TA, developing architectures for a solution consisting of Dynamics CRM version 2011 (or more recent) and SharePoint version 2013

-The resource has experience, on one project for a minimum duration of six months, within the six years preceding the issuance date of this TA, developing technical architectures for a solution integrating Dynamics CRM version 2011 (or more recent) and SharePoint version
2013 (or more recent), with the following technologies:

a. Third-party COTS software products (e.g. an Enterprise Planning Tool);
b. Microsoft SQL Server-based data repositories; and
c. SOAP and RESTful web services

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

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.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

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.


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