Solution Architect

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Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA, K2K 3N5

Company: Innovapost

Who is Innovapost?

Great question! We are the technology arm of the Canada Post Group of Companies. This includes Canada Post, Purolator, and SCI. By joining us you will be able to make a positive impact on how every Canadian delivers and receives their packages and mail. Next time you see your neighbor picking up their mail and receiving a package, you will be able to say “you’re welcome”

What role will you play?

Innovapost requires a Senior Solution Architect to augment the Shipping System and Tools Team in the Chief Commercial Office (CCO). The Solution Architect is a key role with regards to quickly and accurately assessing the scope and method for approaching projects and maintaining architectural direction on existing applications. The Solution Architect will take business requirements and produce a Solution Design, sized and costed and then present to the Architecture Review Board, to ensure a consistent approach across the Innovapost landscape.

What will you be responsible for? (Apart from Innovating)

  • Provide insight and expert technical advice on complex/large projects
  • Deliver a customized solution by assessing client requirements and translating them into a technical framework
  • Work in conjunction with the product owner and functional solution designers to arrive at the recommended solution
  • Assist senior management in meetings and presentations
  • Work closely with groups in an environment with a mix of old and new applications using existing and new micro services to build applications that meet business and enterprise architecture requirements
  • Ensure the oversight and coordination of dependencies across the project to resolve or escalate conflicts

What skills do you need for this role to be yours?

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Solution, Infrastructure, Business or Data Architect
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in progressively advancing roles within IT
  • Enhanced reliability clearance
  • In-depth understanding of current and emerging technologies including micro service architecture, Web services( SOAP, REST), Single Page Applications(SPA), IBM MQ, Data Base(Oracle, MySQL) 
  • Application Servers and how other enterprises are using them to build systems
  • Experience in using both traditional Software development and SDLC as well as emerging methods, such as DevOps, Agile and Scrum, that are optimized for agility
  • Proven ability to interact with customers to transfer customer needs into something that can be put into a design or user story and implemented by developers into a digital application
  • Experience in Cloud technologies and Platforms

Additional skills that set you apart?

  • Understanding and knowledge of Angular, React and Front end technologies


  • Academic : undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, business, or equivalent (required), 
  • Certifications / skills : TOGAF (Asset), ITIL foundations (Asset), IT Architecture Certification (Asset), SOA (Asset), Integration technologies (FUSE / DataStage / MQ) (Asset)



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The work we do at Innovapost impacts every Canadian. To work with us, you must be eligible to obtain a Canada Post Reliability Security Clearance.


Good luck! We are looking forward to meeting you!



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