Inverness Consulting has a request for a Solution Architect.

Location: Regina
Term: 1 year with two one year options to extend
Start Date: January 25, 2016
Due Date: December 18, 2015

Description of Services:

The client is looking for a qualified Solution Architect(s) to provide Information Technology (IT) solutions to business problems. These solutions may include systems, applications, infrastructure or processes, and may involve the enterprise and integration of a wide variety of products, services and technologies. The Solution Architects must have extensive knowledge of systems, architectures, systems management, networking, network computing and application design techniques, different platform implementations and must be able to identify, evaluate and select the elements of the solution which best meet the business needs of the client organization.

Solution Architects apply extensive knowledge to products, technologies, services and methodologies in response to business needs. The skills required of all Solution Architects are very broad, and come from all of the technical disciplines in which IT Architects are directly involved. Also required are strong personal, business, industry and project management skills.

Solution Architects are engaged in enterprise design and/or development for transforming client requirements and process models into plans, process IT solutions which include hardware, software, network and data specifications. Activities include technical planning, build vs. buy assessment, reviews, development of architecture, and modification of specifications for customized application solution components. In addition to their broad technical background, Solution Architects that engage in enterprise development may focus their design and development efforts in one of the following areas: Traditional (Host based) Development, Client/Server, Object Oriented Solutions, Imaging Solutions, or Rapid Solutions. Some solutions designed may be COTS applications with a focus on platform implementations.

Typical Duties of Resource include but are not limited to:

• Work with project teams to develop the conceptual architecture design; ensuring it contains appropriate level of guidance (business, information, application and technical perspective).
• Development of the conceptual solution architecture document for a business system based on the functional & non-functional requirements.
• Guide and monitor the compliance of the design and development of the business system to the conceptual solution architecture.
• Participate in the detailed system analysis, design and development of the business system.