Solution / Technical Architect

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Category: Architecture
City: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Position ID: J0218-1849
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

You have a strong systems administration or development background and you understand solution and technical architecture. You thrive in a consulting environment and are familiar with the IT challenges that face public sector clients. Focused on continuous improvement and having concrete knowledge of Agile and core DevOps practices, you understand the relationship between defining the architectural needs of a project and meeting the goals of the enterprise. You can translate requirements into architecture that can be implemented and supported by operations.

Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. has evolved into one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world, and the #1 independent consulting firm in Canada by providing end-to-end IT, Business Process and Management Consulting services to clients worldwide from our major centres in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia. Overall, CGI employs approximately 71,000 professionals in more than 100 offices globally.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Work in a team-oriented environment, providing architectural/technical expertise and guidance to key stakeholders
• Participate in all phases of the development methodology cycle to implement the required information technology, adding technical know-how, creativity and a seasoned perspective to initiatives and teams
• Develop and validate design proposals and technology roadmaps for new solutions and technical reviews of existing systems
• Define, analyze and validate detailed system architecture, requirements and design
• Guide solution teams toward automating system and environment provisioning through code, including Infrastructure as Code
• Make recommendations on how to replace manual processes with automated processes
• Provide knowledge on a broad range of new CI/CD technologies
• Mentor architects, developers, mid-tier and other resources (technical and non-technical) in aspects of Agile and DevOps practices
• Follow policies and procedures like change management, project governance, configuration management, and release management

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

3+ years’ experience in leading and architecting development of IT applications, including knowledge in:
• Solution and Technical Architecture
• Full software development lifecycle, using agile and waterfall methodologies
• Experience providing leadership in working with external partners / vendors

Preferred Technical Skills:

• Implementing a DevOps organization, processes and tools (e.g., Jenkins, Ansible, Artifactory, Docker, Subversion, Github, Tomcat, Maven)
• Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web Services
• Database Architecture (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL)


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.

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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.


  • Agile / Collaborative Method
  • DevOps
  • Mentoring/Coaching
  • Proposal Dev & Solutions
  • Proposal Dev & Solutions
  • Requirements Analysis
  • SOA/Enterprise Service Bus
  • Solutions Architecture
  • Systems Architecture
  • Technical Architecture

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