About the Role
NGIT's client is seeking a Solution Architect Resource ERP Modernization with a broad based background of technical experience and deep technical expertise in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) modernization.
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 Architect position requires extensive knowledge of systems, architectures, systems management, networking, network computing and application design techniques, different platform implementations and should be able to identify, evaluate and select the elements of the solution which best meet the business needs of the client organization.
Solution Architect resources apply extensive knowledge to products, technologies, services, and methodologies in response to business needs. The skills required of all Solution Architects are broad and come from all 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.
Typical activities in this role include but not limited to:
Leading solution evaluation and assuming a technical leadership role as part of core team on Business Applications projects, acting as the representative for Digital, Technology and Security (DT&S)
Ensuring solutions are in alignment with enterprise strategies and focused on business outcomes.
Developing non-functional and technical specifications for solution RFP documents
Development of proof of concepts
Actively contributing to architecture boards and continued improvement of our practice
Overseeing activities of technical resources to deliver solutions.
Develop conceptual architecture design, ensuring guidance for business, information, application, and technical perspective.
Providing assistance and mentorship as required.
The proposed Solution Architect resource candidate must have the following skills and experience
At minimum, a technical lead on two (2) large ($1Million+) IT projects, in a Solution Architect role, from start to finish as part of a project team.
Architecture and/or hands-on experience with a modern ERP system including the following business components: finance, budget and planning, enterprise portfolio project management, enterprise asset management, contract lifecycle management, and employee expense management.
Architecture and/or hands-on experience with integrations to/from modern ERP systems.
Architecture and/or hands-on experience with one or more of the following methodologies:
o Rational Unified Process (RUP)
o TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework)
o Zachman Framework
Experience working within a governance framework for change, project, and information management.
Expert level communicator (ability to communicate and present effectively, create effective tailored content).
Experience working closely with business to guide them through the solutioning process and into final delivery.
Experience designing and implementing technology solutions to achieve organization digital transformation goals.
Canadian federal, provincial, municipal government or similar work.
Government of Saskatchewan/Utilities or similar work.
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