Technical Architect

Category: Architecture
Main location: Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Position ID: J0524-0592
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

This role is hybrid and requires you to be in our downtown Toronto office (250 Yonge Street) 2-3 times per week - subject to change at any time.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead the analysis of the current technology environment to detect critical deficiencies, legacy and technical debt, and recommends solutions for improvement.
• Lead the analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise as well as on the enterprise technology architecture (in partnership with the Architecture community and Strategic Transformation Office where appropriate).
• Drive digital innovation (in partnership with other teams where appropriate) by leveraging innovative technologies and approaches to renovate, extend, and transform the existing core technology base and IT estate.
• Define high-level migration plans to address the gaps between the future and current state, typically in sync with the IT budgeting or other capital planning processes.
• Guide technology investment decisions based on analysis and evaluation to drive targeted business outcomes while ensuring nonfunctional requirements are met.
• Assist with designing the governance, assurance and standards activities associated with ensuring organizational technology architecture compliance of projects and products.
• Oversee, or consult on, technology implementation and modification activities (for example, projects and products), particularly for new or shared solutions.
• Collaborate with business constituents (namely Product and Operations partners), other Architecture team members, project teams and staff in various IT functional areas as needed to fulfill the responsibilities described above.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

7-9 years of experience
Key Skills: Cloud architecture, Solution Design, Java, Microservices architecture, Kubernetes, OpenShift Container Platform cloud/Azure.
Optional skills : Spring Boot, Docker, Snowflake Data lake, Jenkins/Helios Pipeline ,CI/CD
Experience in system/data integration - should be able to provide solution design and lead Integration Initiatives



  • Behaviour Driven Development
  • Code Review
  • Code Review
  • Financial Services
  • Integration Management
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Software Architecture
  • Software Design Patterns

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

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.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.