Job Details

Requisition Id: RQ04589 Title: Senior Applications Architect
Role: Architect Submission Deadline: Jan. 23, 2023, 11 a.m.
Start Date: Jan. 26, 2023 End Date: March 28, 2024
Location: Toronto, ON #Candidates: 1

Job Description :

AMANST Inc. is looking for Senior Applications Architect for a contract opportunity with Ontario Government.


Estimated Business Days: 293 days


Must Haves:

  • Experience in Information Technology with solid background in technology architecture planning, design, development and implementation technology
  • Experience managing and leading teams, providing senior leadership guidance
  • Cloud Experience 
  • Experience with cloud platforms



  • Develops, recommends, implements and manages the technical architecture (hardware, software, database and communications) which will be used for all or specific applications in a large, distributed cross-platform environment.
  • Responsibilities also include the identification of relevant information and the determination of the environment, which will be used for development.


General Skills:

  • Leadership experience in the development and implementation of technical architectures at the specified experience level
  • Experience managing teams, Architecture resources, providing leadership and guidance.
  • Extensive experience with at least three different platforms, operating systems, environments, database technologies, and communications protocols
  • Experience with middleware and gateways
  • Knowledge of performance considerations in different environments
  • Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development and implementation of applications
  • Extensive experience in systems analysis and design in large systems environments
  • Knowledge and experience designing processes around ITIL and is able to guide others using this methodology
  • Experience translating business requirements into reporting needs
  • Experience preparing conceptual, logical and/or physical processes and data models
  • Experience developing, recommending, implementing and managing technical architecture
  • Experience in the use of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools and other software tools such as project management tools
  • Awareness of emerging technologies, trends and directions
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines
  • Experience in developing enterprise architecture deliverables (e.g. models)


Desirable Skills:

  • Experience in developing enterprise architecture deliverables (e.g. models) based on Ontario
  • Government Enterprise Architecture processes and practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of Enterprise Content Management (Open Text ECM applications)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices


Experience and Skill Set Requirements

  • Review existing and emerging technologies and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise strategy and architecture; develop strategic initiatives aimed at enhancing productivity and business functions
  • Identify and recommend areas appropriate for further study and participate in any Proof-of-Concept projects required to thoroughly investigate architectural possibilities and strengthen arguments for their adoption
  • Excellent understanding of integration architecture, application architecture, solution architecture and emerging technologies
  • 10 – 12 years’ progressively senior experience in Information Technology with solid background in technology architecture planning, design, development and implementation
  • A minimum 8 years of technology, architecture/solution design experience
  • Demonstrated experience building out technology reference models, technology related strategies including cloud strategies, target state and/or reference architectures, technology roadmaps and IT standards and polices
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform; professional certifications in cloud technologies considered an asset
  • Proficiency in all cloud service models: SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
  • Familiarity with virtual networking, storage, firewalls, virtual servers and tiered application environments
  • Well versed in agile development, DevOps methodologies, automation practices and microservices architecture
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of various Enterprise Architecture methodologies (e.g.,Zachman, TOGAF, FEA) and ability to adapt and develop hybrid applications of methodologies to meet the organization’s needs
  • Superior communication skills (verbal and written) to explain technical concepts to nontechnical people including senior business and I&IT leadership
  • Strong written communication skills to prepare documentation, including but not limited to, reports, reviews, assessments and position papers; presentation skills to present information and findings, options and recommendations to senior officials and managers; ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively and in a user-friendly manner; maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients
  • Strong track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with internal and external customers and vendors
  • Self-motivated; able to work independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests and to collaborate with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify high quality solutions; high initiative and ability to prioritize in a high-pressure environment and ability to work on simultaneous projects
  • Ability to plan, set priorities, schedule and manage enterprise architecture projects as well as personal and team deliverables; strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment


Technical Skills - 30%

  • Experience in Information Technology with solid background in technology architecture planning, design, development and implementation technology
  • Experience managing and leading teams, providing senior leadership guidance


Cloud Experience - 25%

  • Experience with cloud platforms


Communication Skills - 15%

  • Communication and presentation