Overview

Veritaaq Solutions Architect – 8640 Contract in Vancouver, BC

Veritaaq

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Position:
Solutions Architect – 8640
Location:
Vancouver, BC

Drive standardization efforts across multiple disciplines and services in conjunction with embedded architects throughout the company….

Work location: Any location Work remotely: 5

Does this position require travel: no Max

Number hours per day: 7.5

How long will you require this resource: 12 months

Possibility of extension: yes

Must to have skills: (please at least 3 skills/exp):

1. Solid understanding of systems and application design, including operational and reliability trade-offs

2. Strong practical expertise building and supporting event-driven frontend and/or backend systems

3. Deep, practical knowledge of shell scripting, Java and .Net

4. Practical knowledge of various aspects of service design, including messaging protocols & behavior, caching strategies and software design practices

5. Must be adaptable and able to focus on the simplest, most efficient & reliable solutions in the shortest amount of time 6. Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, web application security, and experience supporting multi-tier application architectures; practical experience and knowledge of building high-availability solutions that have availability targets exceeding 99.9% uptime

7. Expertise & experience with cloud delivery platforms (AWS, Azure, etc.) and system automation solutions (Puppet, Chef, etc.) History of the role: new role Team size and environment: ~30 architects

Position Overview

TELUS Health is looking for an experienced application-focused engineer to join a team of senior architects dedicated to improving the reliability of our end-to-end platform. You will dive deep into reliability issues across our entire architecture from the programming, systems, automation, and process perspectives. You’ll understand the challenges around rapidly creating, scaling, and managing distributed applications and services, and will be able to work with talented engineers across multiple disciplines to address those challenges.

Responsibilities
• Identify and perform deep dives into systemic reliability issues in service design/architecture and code; partner with software and systems engineers across the organization to produce and deploy fixes
• Drive standardization efforts across multiple disciplines and services in conjunction with embedded architects throughout the company
• Mentor architects across the organization on best practices on a wide array of reliability and operability topics (monitoring, troubleshooting complex code issues, programming, etc.)
• Identify opportunities for – and scope/create/drive adoption of – automation for service deployment, management and visibility
• Produce code and participate in code reviews for projects primarily written in Java, .NET and Oracle/SQL Server and running on both physical and virtualized platforms.
• Represent the architect organization in design reviews and operational readiness exercises for new and existing services

Required Knowledge
• Solid understanding of systems and application design, including operational and reliability trade-offs
• Strong practical expertise building and supporting event-driven frontend and/or backend systems
• Deep, practical knowledge of shell scripting, Java and .Net
• Practical knowledge of various aspects of service design, including messaging protocols & behavior, caching strategies and software design practices
• Must be adaptable and able to focus on the simplest, most efficient & reliable solutions in the shortest amount of time
• Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, web application security, and experience supporting multi-tier application architectures; practical experience and knowledge of building high-availability solutions that have availability targets exceeding 99.9% uptime
• Expertise & experience with cloud delivery platforms (AWS, Azure, etc.) and system automation solutions (Puppet, Chef, etc.)

Required Skills & Abilities
• Must work well with and be able to influence many personality types at all levels of the organization and have excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to lead technical teams through design and implementation across an organization

Required Professional
Designation/Certification
• B.S. in computer science or similar field

Required Experience
• Minimum 10 years of managing services in an internet scale *NIX and/or Windows environment

We thank you for your application, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nous vous remercions d’avoir posé votre candidature et désirons préciser que nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les candidats sélectionnés pour une entrevue.

About Veritaaq

Veritaaq is a leading IT consulting firm helping organizations achieve their business goals by leveraging information technology. With more than 30 years of experience, Veritaaq has a proven track record of building trusted relationships while providing the highest level of IT consulting.

Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, with offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, and Calgary, our team includes more than 750 highly specialized consultants. Veritaaq works with top clients in the telecommunications, financial, and oil and gas sectors and also serves all levels of government.

To learn more about us, visit our website at www.veritaaq.ca .

À propos de Veritaaq

Veritaaq est un important cabinet-conseil en technologies de l’information, véritable levier qui aide les organisations à atteindre leurs objectifs commerciaux. Fort d’une expérience de plus de 30 ans, Veritaaq a fait ses preuves en tissant des liens solides et en fournissant des conseils de grande qualité dans le domaine des technologies de l’information.

Veritaaq a son siège social à Ottawa, en Ontario, et des bureaux à Toronto, Vancouver, Montréal et Calgary. Son équipe compte plus de 750 experts. Veritaaq sert de gros clients en télécommunications, finance et secteurs gazier et pétrolier, mais également plusieurs échelons de gouvernement.

Pour en savoir plus, consultez notre site Web www.veritaaq.ca .

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-06-03
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