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Senior Technology Architect

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago

Be a part of a transformational journey with innovative talent and leading edge technologies.

Join our team

The TELUS Health - Technology Office is committed to changing the way healthcare in Canada works for you, your family, and your loved ones. What part might you play?

We collectively need to find solutions that will benefit all Canadians to meet the challenge of unsustainable rising costs, long wait times and an increasingly older population. Make no mistake, our journey to address Canada's greatest social challenge of this generation, healthcare, will be long and challenging, but the chance to have an impact on all Canadians and build a new business for TELUS will be worth it!

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

TELUS Health is seeking a Senior IT Architect to provide technical leadership for a high profile strategic electronic healthcare platform. In this role you will drive the implementation of next generation electronic healthcare solutions by defining the overall architecture and technical roadmaps for critical TELUS Health platform and products. You will research, analyze, design, propose and deliver cloud scale solution architecture based on the strategic needs of the business.

You will partner with both technical and product teams to deliver high quality scalable, extensible, secure solutions that meets the needs of our growing business as we look to accelerate our adoption of cloud technologies. You should be conversant in current industry architectural standards and standard methodologies and able to drive technical/architectural vision.

Here's how
    •Be the trusted partner and go-to technical resource for our planning, project, and business development teams •Be the go-to technical resource for partnership discussions, technical evaluations and negotiations and be the first line representation for our technical capabilities in key presentations and meetings inside and outside the company •Identifying and recommending conceptual, logical and physical architectures and corresponding solution designs aligned with architectural strategy •Produce solution descriptions and blueprints, assist with development estimates and suggest implementation strategies •Identify areas of opportunity for technology evolution from industry advancements and trends •Develop technology roadmaps to ensure products stay aligned to the advancing enterprise architecture and coach delivery team members on adoption •Engage in all phases of project life cycle, from pre-sales to project kick-off through to implementation •Work with lead Developers to guide load and performance testing and tuning efforts •Participate in code reviews and code walk-through, to ensure overall technical integrity of application/solution


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Bilingualism in English & French is a plus •Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience •You should have a minimum of five years of experience complex engineering problems and ten years in software/service product development/management and driving agile product development •Solid understanding of API platform design, Restful, Event Driven, and Microservices technologies for large scale, multi-team development environments •Experience in Healthcare IT Services with a focus on software architecture •Strong written and oral communication skills and comfortable delivering presentations to small and large groups including executive level management internally and externally •Progressive software development experience, developing high-volume, on-line transaction processing applications in a multi-platform, multi-tiered, 24x7 environment •Strong software architecture, design and development skills along with hands-on programming skills in Java and database technologies •Strong understanding of web-based application architectures and in-depth knowledge of several e-business technologies including application servers, portal technologies, web services, middleware, enterprise application integration (EAI)/legacy systems, systems infrastructure •Knowledge of web security issues and technologies for authentication, encryption, authorization; privacy and data security issues and legislation •Expertise in modern development concepts: micro-service architecture, test-driven development (TDD), Agile, continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD)

    •Certification or knowledge with enterprise architecture tools and frameworks: Archimate, The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), Zachmann

A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. When you join our team, you're helping us make the future friendly. We're committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability -your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.
TELUS Health is an IT leader in Canada that focuses on the health sector. Our mission is to improve the way information is being used along the continuum of care to better the health of citizens in Canada and in selected countries.

Disclaimer: In accordance with the TELUS Health Solutions Data Center Security Policy, as a condition of employment, all personnel whose job functions require they work at a Data Center and/or have access to detailed knowledge of technology related to client service delivery, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Government of Canada.
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