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Treasury Board Secretariat
Central Agencies I&IT Cluster
Oshawa, Toronto
Job Term:
1 Temporary - Up to 12 months with possible extension
Job Code:
7A003 - InformationTechnology07
$75,924.00 - $110,352.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you looking for a great career and rewarding future where you can make a difference in the lives of Ontarians? If so, then consider this exciting opportunity with Central Agencies I&IT Cluster, Architecture, Security and Privacy Consulting services.

Central Agencies I&IT Cluster is currently looking for a highly skilled technical professional to join our top performance I&IT Architecture Practice. In this role, you will be assigned to a variety of projects supporting the Ontario Public Service (OPS). You will have the opportunity to work with leading technologies on an interesting and diverse range of projects.

This position can be located at:

222 Jarvis Street, Toronto, Ontario or
33 King Street West, Oshawa, Ontario.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Senior I&IT Architect, you will:

• Provide expertise and leadership in information technology (IT) architecture, architecture frameworks, strategies and methodologies on enterprise architecture (EA), including the business, information, application, and technical architecture domains.

• Manage the planning, design, delivery and implementation of architecture solutions for large scale, complex, multi-year I&IT projects required to meet the critical business requirements of our ministry client(s) impacting external stakeholders.

• Contribute to, evaluate and lead the development of architecture policies, standards, guidelines and best practices affecting multi-ministry/Cluster initiatives.

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:

• You have expertise in I&IT enterprise architecture (including Business, Application, Information, Technical and Security), IT strategies, enterprise architecture principles/methodologies/ Frameworks (Zachman/TOGAF), and guidelines for EA artefacts/processes.
• You have knowledge of operating systems (Windows, AIX, iOS, Android); database technologies (Oracle, DB2, Microsoft, Essbase, APEX); CRM and enterprise program delivery solutions (such as OntTax, Curam, Siebel, MS-Dynamics), ETL- Data-warehouse and Business Intelligence (DataStage, Master Data Management (MDM), SAP, Cognos, , Oracle BI, Hyperion, Microsoft BI); HCM (PeopleSoft, SAP); Web(SharePoint/NET); Application Servers(WebSphere/Weblogic), Cloud technologies (Azure, Bluemix, Amazon), and IT security technologies.
• You have knowledge of business process & data modelling, analysis, re-engineering.
• You have experience in application design/development.

Research and Analytical Skills:

• You can develop architectural solutions to meet complex, multi-year plans, spanning multiple internal/external stakeholders and broadly defined business objectives.
• You can resolve significant integration and technical issues to address multiple systems/applications linkages interdependencies and impacts where requirements are not initially clear.
• You can research and recommend innovative application, data and systems architecture alternatives with integration strategies.
• You can develop appropriate performance measures that are adaptive and responsive to address the continuous introduction of new and emerging technologies, use of unfamiliar or unproven technology, broadly defined or undefined business and systems requirements.

Project Management:

• You have knowledge and experience of project management, including scoping, planning, estimating, budgeting, scheduling, measuring, monitoring and controlling, to manage multiple, concurrent, complex large-scale projects for architecture development.
• You can plan and coordinate all phases of complex multi ministry/cluster architecture for systems supporting both internal/external clients and stakeholders.
• You have the ability to apply risk management and quality management techniques, and recommend innovative alternatives to meet client/ministry needs.
• You can lead project status meetings and other cluster/corporate committees to discuss/determine strategy for architecture priorities and change management directions.

Consultation, Collaboration and Facilitation Skills:

• You can consult with multiple stakeholders and clients to advise on technical issues.
• You can facilitate discussions among stakeholders with different interests.
• You can encourage participation in the systems analysis, design and implementation process.
• You can negotiate customer service agreements and resource requirements with client senior management and other IT groups.
• You can provide advice and recommendations to stakeholders, management, and staff regarding most effective design, architecture and system implementation strategies.
• You can provide guidance and training to project teams on design, architecture and project implementation activities.

Communication Skills:

• You can present IT strategies and solutions to senior management and stakeholders.
• You can provide advice regarding approaches to contentious design, architecture and implementation issues.
• You can deliver presentations to clients and stakeholders and interview highly skilled IT professionals.
• You can lead planning sessions with corporate IT groups and stakeholders.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 33 King St W, Oshawa, Central Region or 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Information Technology
Posted on:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
  • C-TB-112247/17
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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