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Solution Architect

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: Contract F/T

Posted On: 12/05/2012



·          Toronto, ON



·          January 14-March 31, 2013 (55 days total)



·          Work closely with Solution Delivery managers to establish and document an "AS-IS" and a "TO-BE" view of the architecture strategy.

·          Develop a business case with a recommendation for an architecture strategy that incorporates best-practices and industry corporate standards.

·          Present and obtain approval at all applicable governance committees as required.

·          Ensure the completeness (fitness-for-purpose) of the business case, in terms of adequately addressing all the pertinent concerns of its stakeholders; and the integrity of the proposed option.



·          A business case recommending an architecture strategy that incorporates best-practices and industry corporate standards for cluster applications both in operations and in development. The business case to include the following components

·          Documentation of currently used architecture strategy in the cluster - "AS-IS" architecture strategy.

·          Documentation of proposed architecture strategy in the cluster - "TO-BE" architecture strategy.

·          Options analysis and recommendation for the cluster architecture strategy with client Standards and Policies.



·          The consultant must have at least ten (10) years of experience working with architecture strategy within OPS, including:

·          Experience in the analysis, development and implementation of an Enterprise Architecture Strategy

·          Strong architectural expertise and knowledge of current and

·          emerging technologies and products

·          Knowledge and experience in information resource management tools and techniques

·          Experience in design and architecture of complex, secure, multi-tier, high availability, high performance, scalable,

·          manageable and secure solutions that may be integrated with legacy systems

·          Knowledge of Zachman Framework including business/information/ application/ technology/ security architectures as it relates to OPS Enterprise Architecture process

·          Knowledge of and experience with existing OPS programs and delivery of public services

·          Knowledge of (OPS) IT applications and services

·          Excellent track record in: business modelling, business process design, systems integration, application design, solution modelling.

·          Extensive experience with at least two different platforms, operating systems, environments, database technologies, languages and communication protocols.

·          Experience with data warehouse modeling techniques

·          Experience with middleware and gateways

·          Experience in the development and implementation of technical architectures

·          A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines

·          Excellent communicator with ability to present and explain conceptual ideas to both business and technical audiences


If this is an opportunity that you would like to discuss further, please email your resume in confidence to