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12111 - Operational Technologies Senior Solution Architect

  • LocationBurnaby, BC V3N 4X8 - Canada
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:a month ago


  • Job no: JKDXF
  • Categories: Information Technology

Our client who is a leader in the North American Power and Energy market has an immediate need for a Solution Architect. This is a ten (10) month contract located at their office in Burnaby. The role will be remote until the pandemic restrictions are lifted.

This position is responsible for providing architecture support and services for the delivery of several Utility Operational Technology (OT) projects.

Experience and Role Accountabilities

  • A minimum of eight (8) years of work experience as a solution or enterprise architect on large technology projects or equivalent.
  • Deliver innovative solution architectures for multiple, high risk, medium to large scale technology projects and initiatives by completing problem identification, system architecture definition, hardware/software specification, and design, implementation, testing, training, and solution deployment to support business operations in achieving client’s organizational objectives.
  • Convert documented requirements both functional and non-functional into solution architecture and design or validate that a vendor’s proposed solution architecture and design meet documented requirements, policies, and standards.
  • Conduct key technology decision evaluations while collaborating with business stakeholders, Enterprise Architecture, application, and infrastructure teams to produce sustainable and innovative solutions.
  • Document and report on assigned projects by creating, collecting, reviewing, and updating documentation such as solution roadmaps and blueprints for current and new technology solutions so that projects are tracked accurately.
  • Identify, assess, and communicate risks, contingencies, issues, and mitigations; drive the resolution of design and delivery issues with the project delivery units so that projects are implemented as planned.
  • Contribute to assigned projects by delivering insights during solution definition, proof of concept, and pilot deployments including producing testing plans, implementation scope and strategies, and efforts estimations to complete design guidelines, trade-offs, architectural evaluations, recommendations, and decisions.

Education and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in computer science or related field, an asset
  • Certificate in Technical/Solutions Architecture, SysOps, or Development – Associate level, an asset,
  • Professional level preferred
  • Expert skills in implementing enterprise-grade software and hardware solutions involving complex large-scale architectures.
  • Advanced skills in architecture and service delivery frameworks such as TOGAF and ITIL
  • Excellent communication skills for a professional environment, written and spoken.


The successful candidate:

  • Must have 8+ years’ experience as a solution architect.
  • Experience of working in the Electrical Utility Domain is a must.
  • Expert working knowledge of Operational Technology solutions such as Advanced Distribution Management Systems, Energy Management Systems, SCADA, Outage Management, Smart Metering solutions, IoT.
  • Experience with the delivery of large complex Operational Technology projects is a significant advantage.
  • Experience with design and delivery of Integration and Data architect solutions for large and complex Utility projects is preferred.
  • Advanced skills in architecture and service delivery frameworks such as TOGAF and ITIL.
  • Excellent communication skills for a professional environment, written and spoken.
  • The ability to support and work across multiple projects and initiatives concurrently.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at


  • Published on 21 Jan 2021, 7:22 PM