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CL-Technology Architect - Senior (Cloud Program)

Location: J.G. O'Donoghue Building, 7000 - 113 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Department: Service Alberta

Division: Office of the Corporate Chief Information Officer

Branch Name: Innovation, Modernization & Cybersecurity

Section: Modernization & Rationalization

Work Location: J.G. O'Donoghue Building, - Street NW, Edmonton, AB

Estimated Workdays:

Estimated Start Date: -Oct-

Estimated End Date: -Mar-

Estimated Hours Per Day: .

Project Overview:

This role designs and governs the infrastructure components required for application development projects and services as well as application operation and maintenance in conjunction with GoA staff and vendors for the + applications in the People, Families & Communities Sector portfolio. This role also provides additional technology architecture expertise to the GoA's Cloud Program, enabling improved use of GoA's procured hypercloud (MS Azure, Amazon AWS and Google GCP) services and improving and sustaining the GoA's OpenShift environment. This role will also assist with other cloud-related projects (e.g. DevOps tooling in the cloud) GoA-wide and in PFC Sector as required.

Description of Services:

• Research and evaluate latest technology trends. • Architect new IT services, develop solution paper and test plans. • Evaluate current services, recommend remedial actions where required. • Assist in determining hardware/software requirements. • Collaborate with multi-disciplined teams on proof of concept and limited production roll outs. • Provide quality control on production implementations. • Communicate operation guidelines and policies to the clients. • Apply and interpret how the operation guidelines enhance the ministry’s way of doing business. • Review new services and technology requests by business area and assess their impact on the operational environment, giving recommendations for remediation. • Assist in developing project plans, schedules, and estimates pertaining to architectural deployment and services delivery. • Assist in developing task lists and resource assignments within the context of architectural planning and deployments. • Assist with implementation of IT infrastructure; • Document technical recommendations and provide technical advice and guidance to management, operations and project team members and within shared IT services. • Ensure change management processes are followed. • Make recommendations to project team members pertaining to issues, risks and client satisfaction. • Provide tracking and reporting of time and status on all work as required.

Required Skills :

Description of Skill Min Years of Experience
M1 - Proposed resource must be submitted at an hourly rate of $xx.xx per hour or less for all possible terms. Note that proposed rates which are lower than this maximum rate will receive a higher score in evaluation. *Select 'Verified' for YES, 'Not Verified' for NO.0.0
M2 - Proposed resource must meet or exceed one of the following: • University graduation-Computing Science (CS), Information Technology (IT), Engineering (ENG), Management Information Systems (MIS) or related discipline & 6-yrs progressive related experience; • 2-yr diploma-CS, IT, ENG, MIS or related discipline & 8-yrs progressive related experience; • 1-yr certificate-CS, IT, ENG, MIS or related discipline & 9-yrs progressive related experience; • 10-yrs progressive related experience6.0
M3 - Experience in gathering technology requirements from a diverse group of stakeholders across ministries or departments or other major organization structures, in governments or industry. *Please provide specific project examples6.0
M4 - Experience as a technical architect translating business and IMT requirements into detailed technical architecture requirements and integrated designs (e.g. from end-user devices to servers, networks, storage, applications and data) in a team-based, enterprise environment. *Please provide specific project examples5.0
M5 - Experience with written and verbal communications including specific experience in drafting and / or presenting strategic technical documentation in alignment with business’ technology needs. *Please provide specific project examples5.0
M6 - Experience in developing and delivering technical processes and their documentation. *Please provide specific project examples3.0
M7 - Experience working directly on site with IMT staff and / or end users implementing IMT infrastructure and / or troubleshooting IMT technical issues including software and hardware. *Please provide specific project examples3.0
M8 - Proposed resource must have own computer equipment and be comfortable using it for completion of work required by this contract. *Select 'Verified' for YES, 'Not Verified' for NO.0.0

Optional Skills :

Description of Skill Min Years of Experience
D1 - Experience in the development of technical architecture designs and documents for a wide variety of initiatives and projects in large enterprises.5.0
D2 - Experience in designing architecture to support remote work and / or field-based workers.5.0
D3 - Experience in the design, development and implementation of complex IT solutions.3.0
D4 - Experience with design and implementation of IMT infrastructure including end user devices, networks, storage, security, servers, databases, etc.1.0
D5 - Experience working in or for the public sector or in large corporate environments with significant information security and privacy needs.1.0
D6 - Experience with IT service management, IT service management applications, and with designing infrastructure to support IT application development and maintenance projects.3.0
D7 - Experience in developing new IT services including the development of service definitions, service measurements, cost models, processes, implementation and operational hand over.3.0
D8 - Experience with technical problem-solving, communication, presentations and documentation.3.0
D9 - Experience working within an agile IMT environment.2.0
D10 - Experience with User Acceptance Testing processes in a large, complex, multi-stakeholder environment3.0
D11 - Experience managing IMT infrastructure projects or implementations.1.0
D12 - Experience designing or implementing a hybrid (on-premises and hypercloud) cloud environment.1.0
D13 - Experience designing or implementing OpenShift, either on-premises or in a cloud infrastructure-as-a-service environment.1.0
D14 - Do you have related Canadian education (e.g. certificate, diploma or degree) or your foreign credentials certified by Immigration Canada, IQAS or any accreditation acceptable to the Government of Canada or Alberta? Provide information regarding certification of foreign credentials. *Enter “1” for “Yes” and “0” for “No”.1.0