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Teck Resources

Manager, Architecture and Principal Architect

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
4 hours ago
Are you passionate about cloud technologies and mentoring a team of highly skilled Solution Architects?

The Manager, Architecture is the Principal Architect who will lead the team delivering Solution Architecture capabilities to RACE, Teck's business transformation program. They will be accountable for assessing and evolving the current cloud and software infrastructure, optimizing business operations, and making recommendations on the approach for integrating information, applications, and programs. This includes defining and implementing data architecture standards and evaluating tools needed for data governance, architecture and quality.

To be successful as a Principal Architect and Manager, Architecture, you should have excellent technical, analytical, and project management skills. You should also be a clear and engaging communicator with well-developed leadership and interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate will join the Managers of Product, Data Science, Software Development, and Digital Practices under the leadership of the Director, Digital.

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Guide the growth and maturity of Architecture practices in Teck's RACE program
  • Lead the professional growth and development of a team of 8-10 Architects through mentorship, coaching and regular performance feedback
  • Define and lead the technical vision and target architecture of RACE Products while ensuring integrity and compliance with RACE standards and vision
  • Review, provide feedback and approve all significant architectural changes, ensuring alignment with RACE and Teck enterprise standards, policies and standard methodologies
  • Support collaborators to ensure platforms and solutions follow Teck's accepted technical practices
  • Provide oversight of new software evaluations and approve use when compliance with security, standards, policies, use cases, and procurement guidance are met
  • Mentor Solution Architects to guide Business/Functional Analysts and Developers to deliver fit-for-purpose solutions that meet or exceed our Business Partners' expectations
  • Review design documents and communicate Business Capabilities, Business Processes, Integrations, Data Architectures, Applications, and more
  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement in the Architecture domain

  • 10+ years of broad, multi-domain, enterprise IT experience, 5+ of those at the architectural level
  • Demonstrated ability hiring, mentoring, coaching and evaluating the performance of Technology and Solution Architects
  • Experience leading Architects responsible for the design and architecture of products and systems for cloud environments; PaaS/SaaS/IaaS on Azure/GCP/AWS
  • Expertise in TOGAF or other architecture framework
  • Experience crafting visual representations of IT architectures using HOPEX, Visio,, Lucid Chart or other similar tools
  • Lives Agile and DevOps values, champions Productization and is passionate about automating technology platforms in service of business outcomes
  • Ability to adapt and embrace change in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about technology, with a love of learning new things and helping customers succeed
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; fosters a culture of trust, transparency and able to quickly build relationships and establish credibility
  • Results-focused, with outstanding organizational and planning skills and diligent attention to meaningful details
  • Adaptable and effective writing, facilitation and presentation skills that get the message across successfully to diverse audiences
  • Written and verbal Spanish language skill would be a considerable asset

About Teck
At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person's unique perspective and contribution.
Qualified applicants interested in joining dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets.

Teck has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the six consecutive years. Teck has also been named to the Forbes list of the World's Best Employers for the past two years and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources

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