Solutions Architect - (External) 2 / Architecte de solutions - (Externe) 2 (12219)

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 09-08-2018
Description:
• Liaise with Business Partners to ensure solutions meet current and strategic needs 
• Work with Business Primes, Enterprise Architecture, other Architects, etc. to determine SLA (service level agreements) and ensure they are met 
• Assist Enterprise Architecture on the evaluation of vendor applications 
• Assist with the preparation of estimates for new technology applications and maintenance of existing applications 
• Mentor and knowledge transfer to applicable teams 
• Work across more than one technology component or development effort to ensure correctness, consistency, continuity, and efficiency 
• Experience in the definition of test strategies and test plans to validate complex application solutions in a senior IT role. 
• Review and understand cross-system impacts during the creation of test plans. 
• Provide application risk analysis and recommend mitigation plan. 
• Assist with identification of test environment and test data requirements 
• Implement process improvements in all areas impacting application quality. 
• Liaise with Development and Support and Enterprise Architecture to ensure the testing aligns with the architecture, business and functional requirements. 
• Liaise with Business Partners to ensure test strategies meet project and application needs. 
collaborate with the Project Teams, Business Systems Analysts, other Architects, etc. to create, drive and communicate the overall test strategy 
• Assist with the preparation of estimates for performing Testing activities on new technology applications and maintenance of existing applications. 
• Ensure test deliverables are scalable, maintainable and can be reused for complex business applications. 
• Should be able to perform other team role tasks, as resource requirements and skill sets dictate. 

Skills & Experience 
• Java programming 
• Application Performance Monitoring Tools 
• SPLUNK to provide cross-platform reporting 
• Use Dynatrace to evaluate service and transaction performance 
• Use LoadRunner to manage performance test case evaluation 
• SLA Reporting experience 

REQUIREMENTS: 
• BA/BS degree or equivalent and a proven track record of Services delivery excellence with 10+ years of experience in technology leadership role 
• Exceptional understanding of the requirements needed to design, manage and maintain complex networked data systems and their peripherals with a senior to expert level of technical skills within many of the core relevant technical proficiencies 
• Experience in designing, deploying and migrating key systems 
• Demonstrated ability to overcome the challenges both technical and political to achieve a successful close of their projects. 
• Deep understanding of business solutions and reusable components within solutions. 
• Sales Acumen & Relationship Excellence. • Must be experienced and proficient in a broad range of networking technologies. 
• Must be viewed within the industry as a credible technical expert. 
• Skills in project planning and execution 
• Strategic analysis, thinking and leadership skills
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