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Solution Architect in Brampton at Procom

Date Posted: 5/11/2018

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Job ID: 252648

Solution Architect - Retail

On behalf of our client in the Retail Sector, PROCOM is looking for at Solution Architect for technical retail initiatives.

Solution Architect - Retail - Job Description

  • The Solution Architect will continue to support the project after the blueprint has been created by reviewing deliverables and ensuring the project stays true to the initial designs - or that the blueprint is updated to reflect significant change.
  • The Solution Architect is expected to support the long-term architecture direction and to drive the organization toward its strategy.
  • The Solution Architect will attempt to balance between these long-term strategic objectives and the immediate business requirements.
  • The individual will work closely with other Solution Architects, Technical Architects, Information Architects and Security Architects as part of the Strategy and Architecture Team.
  • Reports into the lead for Solution Architects and will provide time and attendance reporting in conjunction with project governance at Loblaw. -
  • Participates in developing vision for a target state architecture with the Strategy and Architecture team.
  • Ensure that new solutions and enhancements to legacy (where possible) follow the direction for target state and work towards an enterprise solution as opposed to a project-only focus.
  • Participates and supports activities outside of projects to support the gathering of information, documentation of artifacts and the management of the current state information. - Is able to think out-of-the-box to develop solutions that take into account known risks, ease of support, and complexity and cost considerations.
  • Works with development teams to ensure that the agreed design is followed throughout the lifecycle of the project and is actively involved when variations occur.
  • Designs are created that not only meet the current project requirements but are flexible, scalable and provide ease of maintenance and support.
  • Must be able to develop high level presentation material for reviews with business, IT and the Architecture Review Board and to present/defend this material.
  • Solution Architect is expected to gain a high level of expertise within one or more functional and technical areas.
  • This level of expertise will include the business context of the solution as well as ways of applying the technical infrastructure to best support the solution. - Is expected to identify solutions that promote stabilization and improve the ?health? of applications.
  • These solutions may include revising architecture to streamline processes and communication between systems.

Solution Architect - Retail - Mandatory Skills

  • A minimum of 7 to 10+ year's progressive experience within an information technology environment.
  • 5 or more years of industry experience - Retail, Banking or Financial
  • Strong knowledge of online retail, CRM, and Supply Chain solutions
  • Previous Architecture or Technical Team Lead experience on major eCommerce or Supply Chain transformation projects
  • Experience with design and implementation of software in one or more of the following functional areas:
  • Supply Chain (Manhattan WMS, JDA Transportation, JDA Demand & Fulfillment, or similar) - ERP (SAP IS-Retail, SAP CRM or similar)
  • Knowledge of architecture methods and standards (e.g. TOGAF) - Relational database concepts, design, implementation, and integration
  • Architecture/design techniques (including but not limited to OO, top-down, structured analysis, component-based design)
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Solid knowledge of a variety of technologies/approaches including but not limited to J2EE, .NET, mainframe, packaged application integration, workflow, EAI/ESB, SOA, networking and operating system concepts.

Solution Architect - Retail - Assignment Start Date

ASAP - 10 months to start

Solution Architect - Retail - Assignment Location

Brampton, Ontario