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Solution Architect (Move to Victoria)

716 Yates Street

compensation: Open, Bonus, Benefits, Government Pension, Training/Education, Gym Pass, 4 Weeks Vacation
employment type: full-time

Position Title: Solution Architect

Reports to: Senior Director, Technology Services

Worker Category: Regular, Full Time

Location: 716 Yates Street, Victoria, BC



Company Profile

MAXIMUS Canada is an industry leader in the provisioning of products and services to support the delivery of government services in North America and internationally. With operations across Canada and around the globe, MAXIMUS provides innovative, practical and meaningful solutions to help government programs and services function more effectively and efficiently.

We are constantly assessing new technology, processes and methods of delivering services to the citizens of Canada. With our expertise in program information management, claims processing, contact centre services, document processing and information technology, we are positioned for significant growth.

MAXIMUS Canada offers competitive market-based salaries, comprehensive employer-paid benefits and a defined-benefit pension plan or a Group RSP with employer-matching contributions, for eligible employees. Our people also get some great perks too, such as employee appreciation events throughout the year, along with a supportive results-oriented work environment.

Join us here in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia to experience the best of the West Coast lifestyle. You will work in an environment that will challenge you and reward your achievements. Your downtime can be spent exploring all the West Coast has to offer – scenic beauty, culinary experiences, cultural events and outdoor activities. We have it all! Located in the heart of downtown, our location offers easy access to every amenity.
MAXIMUS Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Core Values

At MAXIMUS Canada, we believe that our culture strengthens our commitment to Helping Government Serve the People. We foster a culture that respects and values individual contributions and differences. At MAXIMUS Canada we believe in the following four core values:

Customer Focus
Our customers' business needs inform everything we do. We start by developing relationships built on trust and respect. We listen, and incorporate their diverse experience into our services and solutions, and we show our understanding with clear communication.

Disciplined Approach
With decades of experience delivering government programs, we balance tried and tested processes with a desire for continuous improvement. We take the time to plan and benchmark our performance – it's the path to success.

Results and Delivery
Great results depend on setting high, measurable standards of excellence and achieving the numbers. We challenge each other and hold one another accountable to our commitments.

A Great Place to Work
MAXIMUS Canada promotes a challenging work environment, empowering our employees to get the job done. If you want to work in an environment that recognizes and rewards accomplishments while caring about each other and the communities we serve, this could be the place for you.

Role Summary


The IT Solution Architect partners with delivery teams to architect, design, and build flexible, scalable, and resilient applications and services that can more easily adapt to future business needs. The Solutions Architect is responsible for understanding industry standards and best practices, keeping current with industry trends and emerging technologies, providing guidance and direction to various software development projects, user interface, and business groups on standards that drive quality and performance.
Ensures that cloud, application, server, infrastructure, storage, network, security needs are architected for total scalability and performance. The architect is responsible for working across all infrastructure foundations (server, storage, network, data, voice, video, network, and applications) to design appropriate architecture for various projects and initiatives.

You must be ablet o Lead solution and systems development teams to design new applications or enhance existing applications. A problem solver with the ability to step up and take initiative, methodically analyze and resolve challenges and adopt new technologies, conduct research and development activities to improve technical skills, and keep abreast of new technologies.

Key Responsibilities

• Develops technical solutions in a manner consistent with enterprise guidelines, by applying common frameworks and re-usable components.
• Development of application, infrastructure and technology roadmaps and investment strategies to support current and future services.
• Ability to translate business requirement and develop technology solutions to support client services
• Brings conceptual design down to a level of detail that can be physically implemented.
• Ensures functionality is translated into solutions within the context of timeline, resources, and quality.
• Lead solution, infrastructure and systems development teams to design new applications or enhance existing applications
• Works closely with application, infrastructure and technology architects and engineering teams to support and guide solution implementation.
• Develops and maintain current and future-state architecture models; manages technical debt and risks, build shared multi-tenant solutions
• Develops and/or contribute to build Solution architecture standards, principles, models, methods and guidelines.
• Design and develop creative and innovative solutions that meet the customers’ needs while aligning to their IT roadmap
• Building solutions that run on and use either Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS cloud services and you know your way around containerization technologies.

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent.
• 7+ years in a software engineering role; 10+ years in IT.
• Experience in large software implementation and transition projects, and associated business transformation; and
• Extensive experience in architecture definition, infrastructure specification, system sizing, production system operation
• Experience building solutions that run on and use either Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS cloud services and you know your way around containerization technologies
• Extensive understanding of infrastructure technologies such as virtualization, storage, containerization, cloud, networking & security fundamentals
• Proven experience in micro-services architecture, cloud-native applications, OpenShift DevOps product and service implementation
• Expert in design and development of Cloud applications.
• Successful track record delivering quality results on complex cross-functional projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• 5+ years of progressive experience working in the in-IT industry in roles like developer, team lead, technical architect, solution architect, application, data center, server & cloud administrator
• Exposure to Full Stack, BPM, Public Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure), Docker, Kubernetes
• Knowledge of Data Center and Cloud Services, Network and Voice Services, Application programming, Oracle middleware, Sun/Oracle hardware, UNIX OS, Cisco, NetApp, Windows and Microsoft products.
• Experience in the software industry, including architecture, solution design, implementation and delivery of complex software projects for a variety of reasons.
• In-depth and up-to-date understanding of coding languages, including JavaScript, HTML, D3 and React
• Skill certification with a cloud provider (AWS or Azure) is preferred
• Understanding of Authorization Standards using OIDC and OAuth2
• Demonstrated understanding of enterprise architecture principles and knowledge of EA frameworks such as TOGAF
• Understand the benefits of being an agilest and how it relates to DevOps
• Knowledge of DevOps and CI/CD build pipelines and automation


Core Competencies

Results and Delivery
• Defines appropriate goals
• Works toward achieving goals
• Articulates vision and steps for achievement

Leadership
• Provides strong leadership
• Sets a good example
• Skilled decision-maker, motivator, encourager
• Acts with integrity and respect, in an open and direct manner
• Manages performance fairly and firmly
• Recognizes and rewards accomplishments
• Encourages our diverse workforce to develop and fully utilize their skills
• Promotes a challenging work environment, empowering our employees to get the job done

Ethics
• Honest
• Accountable
• Maintains confidentiality

Innovation
• Creative
• Offers new ideas
• Risk-taker
• Amenable to change

Customer Focus
• Understands the balance between our capabilities, the customer’s expectations, and the parameters in which we operate.
• Uses open, honest communication to develop relationships built on trust and mutual respect
• Seeks to incorporate the experience of our diverse customers
• Builds relationships through personal credibility, as opposed to formal authority

Strategic Thought
• Works to establish and articulate vision
• Shows creativity when defining solutions.

Results and Delivery
• Defines appropriate goals
• Works toward achieving goals
• Articulates vision and steps for achievement

Technical
• Maintains current understanding of technical processes and equipment
• Uses technology to increase performance and productivity

Customer Focus
• Understands the balance between our capabilities, the customer’s expectations, and the parameters in which we operate
• Uses open, honest communication to develop relationships built on trust and mutual respect
• Seeks to incorporate the experience of our diverse customers
• Builds relationships through personal credibility, as opposed to formal authority

Disciplined Approach
• Takes the time to properly plan
• Data-driven and detail-focused
• Seeks out opportunities for continuous improvement

Ethics
• Honest
• Accountable
• Maintains confidentiality

Results and Delivery

• Defines appropriate goals
• Works toward achieving goals
• Articulates vision and steps for achievement

Teamwork
• Accountable to team
• Works to meet established deliverables
• Appreciates view of team members
• Respectful
• Builds strong relationships
• Is flexible/adaptable
• Works well with others
• Solicits feedback
• Acts with integrity and respect, in an open and direct manner
• Understand that we win and have fun together
• Cares about others and the communities we serve

Disciplined Approach
• Takes the time to properly plan
• Data-driven and detail-focused
• Seeks out opportunities for continuous improvement

Customer Focus
• Understands the balance between our capabilities, the customer’s expectations, and the parameters in which we operate.
• Uses open, honest communication to develop relationships built on trust and mutual respect
• Seeks to incorporate the experience of our diverse customers
• Builds relationships through personal credibility, as opposed to formal authority

Application Information

We will be accepting applications until 9:00 pm (PST) on Monday, May 10, 2021.

Please note that while all applications are appreciated, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please send your resume in confidence Quoting: Solution Architect
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Cliff Tang, Recruiter
Maximus Canada
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www.maximuscanada.ca
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