Position Description

Solutions Architect
Job Category Architect
Job Location Victoria, BC
Last Updated 13/01/17 7:06 PM
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Solutions Architect

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Sierra Systems in Victoria is seeking a motivated and experienced Solutions Architect. If you are passionate about technology, client interaction, and all the challenges that go with being a consultant, you will want to be a part of our team.  Our people have the skills and business savvy to provide exceptional consulting services to clients, helping them gain the optimum benefit from our solutions.  We recruit professional results-oriented team players who have true vision and creativity. Our talented consultants are passionate about what they do and excited to delight our customers with their knowledge and capabilities.

Key Areas of Responsibility :

  • In the role of Solutions Architect, you will provide comprehensive advice in solution design, product implementation, software development and enterprise architecture

  • Provide leadership in the design of high quality solutions that operate in the client’s business and technical environment

  • Evaluate technologies based on business requirements and client constraints

  • Participate in sales activities including proposal writing and presentations

  • Provide estimates for the design and implementation of solutions

  • Manage relationships with senior internal and external stakeholders

  • Development of IM/IT Strategic Plans and Roadmaps

  • Provide mentorship to Sierra technical team

Professional Qualifications & Experience

  • Over 10 years in IT with at least 2 years as a Solutions Architect

  • Strong technical background complemented by strong business and or domain knowledge

  • Wide-breadth of enterprise application, and cloud experiences and expertise

  • Very experienced with software development methodologies (including Agile)

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) to all levels of the organization

  • Experienced in developing proposals and estimates

  • Ability to drive collaboration with functional and technical teams to achieve effective solutions

  • Flexible and resilient, comfortable with ambiguity, adaptable to new concepts and/or processes

  • Prior consulting experience is preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred

  • Some experience with formal Enterprise Architecture standards

  • Prior experience working with BC Government is preferred. 

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Who we are

Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and founded in 1966, Sierra Systems is a top tier IT services and management consulting firm offering a full range of advisory services, systems integration, and managed application services.

With approximately 800 professionals across Canada, Sierra Systems has developed deep expertise in its targeted industries and has earned a reputation for delivering superior solutions that strengthen organizations’ operational performance.

Our unwavering commitment to our clients’ needs has allowed us to build long-term, trusting, and loyal relationships. It has given us the ability to set ambitious objectives for client projects and meet them time and time again with unparalleled speed and precision.

We offer a full range of management consulting, systems integration and managed services tailored to the unique needs of each industry in which we have deep expertise – including: Canadian government, justice, health, energy, and the commercial sector. We focus on delivering a boutique experience backed by the resources, deep knowledge, and expertise our 50-year heritage provides to tackle large scale projects.

What to expect

Sierra Systems is committed to a working environment that fosters professional and personal progression, communication, and collaboration. We offer opportunities for personal growth and professional development at every career level.

We are regularly recognized as a Top Employer , in part due to the compensation and benefits packages we offer which are just one of the many great reasons to join Sierra Systems.

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