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Technology Architect

Reference ID: TEC09832-16
Information Technology
Full Time
Burnaby, BC     

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Position Overview:

We are looking for a Technology Architect who will be responsible for maintenance and evolution of Inventory and Service Fulfillment systems. Working with our business partners, vendors and application development teams you will design and offer solutions for applications within our portfolio along with integrations with other systems within the stack, evangelizing technology solutions as appropriate and providing guidance to application developers to ensure adherence to solution and standards.

    •Develop solution strategy and roadmaps (use of industry trends, system needs, business needs, etc.) to create and maintain application sustainment plans and project ideas that identify better, easier, and faster ways to accomplish business goals
    •Utilize in-depth knowledge of Inventory & Service Fulfillment to create, review, refine, and present architecture blueprints for Inventory and Service Fulfillment projects to accomplish clear and coherent solutions that pass architectural reviews and lead to successful implementations
    •Provide consultation to other teams on solution vision, strategy, and design in order to providing feedback and direction that will lead to successful delivery of projects and roadmap plans
    •Coaching and mentoring of application developers and leading Research and Development initiatives by keeping current with industry and technology trends
    •Development of delivery & support standardized processes and Best Practices that can be applied across the Inventory & Service Fulfillment Project Delivery and Operations & Support teams



Required Skills & Abilities:
    •Technical Skills:
      •Expert level understanding of architecture Frameworks and Methodologies (E.g. TOGAF, ITIL, eTom, SID etc.)
      •Expert level skills in design (UML/Object Modeling) and application design
      •Expert level skills in Java, J2EE
      •Expert level RDBMS experience (Oracle, SQL Server)
      •Solid understanding of Unix operating systems (Sun Solaris, Shell Scripting, AIX)
      •Solid distributed systems skills (load balancing, clustering, fail-over, replication)
      •Expert level SOA integration experience (web services, WSDL, SOAP, REST)
    •One or more advanced level of knowledge in following areas:
      •Inventory Management
      •Service Fulfillment
      •Large Telco systems experience
    •Other Related Skills:
      •Superior communication skills; comfortable communicating at Management and Executive levels
      •Mastery SDLC knowledge
      •Mastery Component/Assembly/Performance Testing Skills
      •Mastery planning skills (Estimating work)
      •Mastery analysis skills (strong problem solving, analytical skills, research/investigative skills)
      •Proven self-starter; driven to achieve results
      •Familiarity with specific telecommunications OSS and BSS systems is a plus

Required Professional Designation/Certification:
    •University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Business or the equivalent experience demonstrated by progressive responsibilities

Required Experience:
    •10 years of experience developing complex application solutions with at least 3-5 years in architecture role
    •Leadership experience with mixed IT teams in a results driven environment for large-scale projects
    •Vendor and Product evaluation; proofs of concept, Proto-typing, and Technology research
    •Experience in customization and configuration of NetCracker products would be an asset

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

The TELUS team is as diverse as the society we live in and the customers we serve. We're also passionate about creating success for our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our team. And we do so by living the TELUS values and delivering on our Customers First commitments .

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. TECSOLCS

Posted: October 16, 2016
Closes:December 15, 2016
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About Telus

TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.3 billion of annual revenue and 13.9 million customer connections, including 8.4 million wireless ...