Resource profile: One solution architect for supporting assessments initiation, procurement, and initial implementation phase of enterprise application integration platform namely API management project Knowledge and skills: College or university degree in computer science or equivalent work experience 7+ years of solution architecture experience 5+ years of experience in presenting at various levels of architecture design authority 3+ years of hands on experience leading or participating in the implementation of enterprise Application integration platform in a medium to large organizations Experience working with a complex hybrid and virtualized datacentre Knowledge of architecture artifacts solution architecture document conceptual design, logical design and physical design Proficient in creating technical diagrams Architecture certification such as TOGAF and CDMP would be an asset Resource responsibilities: Research, evaluate, plan, design align, and define solution architecture that provide a sound foundation for the development, operation, support, and maintenance of application integration system at client Lead the practice and introduce the overall technical vision for enterprise application integration platform to various project teams members and clients Provide recommendations at client and information technology cluster (ITC) management and project teams on a variety of initiatives. Project Support: Provide evaluation of possible technical solution as part of business ideation Intake process Recommend technical solution options which will drive automated processes and/or minimize internal sourcing needs, matched with corporate environment. Appropriately select project technology stack that meets all functional and with non-functional requirements accounting for project constraints. Describe the structure, characteristics, behavior, and other aspects of software to project stakeholders throughout the project life cycle. Provide recommendation to project scope based on defined roadmaps while communicating directly with key stakeholders such as enterprise architects,developers,and clients. Provide and develop specifications according to which the solution is defined,managed,and delivered. Work with vendors to develop and implement specific aspects of the solution,considering costs and timelines Innovation Provide evaluation of technology innovation with business needs by leading or participating in proof of concept projects Develop, model and apply enterprise-wide references to processes, Information models, application and technical architectures as they relate to projects. Keep abreast of Industry trends and internal strategies and directions through publications,research papers, personal networks and vendors to identify opportunities for the client Governance Conduct user interface reviews, determine impacts of Infrastructure change and ensure solutions are aligned with corporate strategy, objectives and architectural principles. Conduct architectural reviews and integrate, as required, legislative requirements and business processes. Periodically assess current architecture for components at risk of obsolescence, and identify opportunities for investment/remediation or replacement. Requirements Knowledge of architecture artifacts solution architecture document conceptual design, logical design and physical design Architecture certification such as TOGAF and CDMP would be an asset Conduct architectural reviews and integrate, as required, legislative requirements and business processes.