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Senior Application Architect

We are Systematix and we are looking for aSenior ApplicationArchitectwith robust experience in Business Systems transformation (integration & digitalization) with one of our key clientele in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


As the Program's Senior Application Architect, you will help define best practices in the critical evaluation and selection or development of the application components and hardware requirements. You willlead and contribute to transform business initiatives into technical requirements, architect the solutions, and oversee the design and development effort to ensure the alignment with the enterprise application architecture and technology roadmaps.

You will coordinate closely with Enterprise, Business, Data, Security and Technology architects while leveraging subject matter experts from any needed technical and business areas, and work closely with the solution delivery team and other ITS and business staff to ensure successful implementation/integration of projects or business solutions.

You will contribute towards a major enterprise-level transformation initiative of modernizing in-house legacy applications and technology footprint, including leveraging cloud and next generational capabilities (SaaS, PaaS, AI, ML, Automation, Analytics, Big Data) to help deliver key business objectives.


You'll be expected to develop the application architecture foundation and ensure that it is leveraged. Additionally, you'll be expected to:

    Govern applications related to quality, performance, availability, interoperability, scalability and integrity in enterprise architecture environments;

    Develop and maintainthe application architecture to support seamless implementation & integration of new and existing applications;

    Conduct analysis to identify development trends in application architecture and apply them in application development;

Ensure viable business services offerings for stakeholders to support key enterprise initiatives:

    Architects application solutions to offer viable options for multiple business domains, and translates business requirements into technical solutions;

    Maximizes business value by leveraging existing applications and introduces new application architecture for the implementation of IT solutions;

    Collaborates with the development and technical team to implement software solutions that meet the architectural goals and standards of the organization;

Provide governance and ensure application framework conforms to fundamental application standards:

    Establishes and maintains application development framework and application code development standards;

    Guides and oversees technical aspects of development and integration including technical design and development quality of the implementation;

    Ensures the application conforms to architectural design and application standards and meets the business requirements;

Provide technical support/leadership to ensure high level of business performance:

    Provides hands on technical leadership in support of enterprise solutions such as Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), SAP, VISION and other enterprise system implementation;

    Coordinates analysis and implementation activities with project teams, EA team members, business constituents and IT staff;

    Provides technical leadership in support of complex Asset Management implementations in an enterprise application environment;


    A University Degree, or College Diploma in a related discipline, OR a combination of education, training, and experience deemed to be equivalent.

    Multiple years hands-on design and implementation experience in at least two IT disciplines (ie. application development, network design, middleware design, servers and storage, data modelling & database management or operations management)

    Experience in the implementation of large scale & complex enterprise application solutions

    Experience in senior application development and/or architectural position as well as working with diverse set of business & IT stakeholders.

    Knowledge of corporate services, operations and financial models with working experience in business process re-engineering, information and technology principles and policies.

    Strong knowledge in application development framework and methodologies.

    Knowledge of problem analysis, structured analysis and design, and programming techniques.

    Experience in SOA and object-oriented analysis, design & development in multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments.

    Strong knowledge of enterprise architecture with experience in business, application, technology and data architecture domains.

    Autonomous and self-motivated with experience defining and executing a large-scale business and IT strategy.

    Project level experience in the full lifecycle of application implementation and configuration and effective understanding of trade-off analysis.

    Must have the ability to understand the long-term (“big picture”) and short-term perspectives of situations, translate business needs into technology architecture requirements, define multiple solution options to business problems and quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.

    Well-developed oral and written communication skills and strong planning, organization, analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills.

    In-Depth knowledge of Commercial off the Shelf product life cycle is an asset

    Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification is an asset

    Experience collaborating with or managing complex cross-departmental teams in a Lean-Agile environment is an asset.

This is an initial 6-month position, with the intention to extend. This is a hybrid role of remote and 1-2 weeks-a-month of onsite work at client's Winnipegoffices.


If you are interested in finding out more, please contact us or submit your resume, if you know someone who meets these qualifications, please forward this assignment opportunity to them.


Systematix is one of Canada’s largest privately-owned National Consulting and Resourcing firms. With offices across North America we provide the highest caliber consulting solutions to a diverse client base that includes all levels of Government and private industry sectors.

Systematix is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment and is proud to be anequal opportunity employer.

At Systematix, we bring people and projects together!


Job: Senior Application Architect

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