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Solution Integration Architect - Middleware Domain

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Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA, K2K 3N5

Company: Innovapost

What Role will you play?

Reporting to the Business Solution Delivery Lead, the Solution Integration Architect (“SIA”) provides overarching architecture direction for the Middleware business solution delivery team, across critical architecture layers (application, data, infrastructure, security, etc.). The Solution Integration Architect provides technical leadership to business partners and internal stakeholders regarding the integration of systems, software, and processes. The SIA ensures solutions meet business needs along with architecturally significant functional and non-functional requirements. In collaboration with solution architects, this individual initiates the architecture blueprints that establish the specific standards and patterns that will be used by development teams. The Solution Integration Architect is a senior role in the architecture family. The SIA works with the Business Solution Delivery Lead and the Enterprise Architecture team to define multi-year technology roadmaps.

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

  • Provide leadership for the Middleware product area in the logical and physical system design, and ensure design is consistent and well integrated with existing conceptual, logical, and physical architectures, in collaboration with the Business Domain Architect
  • Collaborate with Architecture COE on the solution design to ensure it complies with enterprise architectural standards and roadmaps
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture to ensure alignment on future roadmaps and IT Strategies
  • Facilitate and enable the integration of applications, services and business processes using common methodologies
  • In collaboration with the Enterprise Architect and the Architecture COE, research and evaluate software technology, products and solutions, and make recommendations on technology/production introduction, phase-out and retirement
  • Work across the CPGC to understand and leverage common solution components where appropriate

What skills you need for this role to be yours?

  • Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience as a Solution Integration Architect or equivalent role at a major company
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Solution, Business, or Data Architect.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in progressively advancing roles within IT.
  • Client Management : can consolidate business requirements and translate them into solution architecture
  • Architecture design: experienced in several technology architecture design or re-design efforts
  • Solution design: familiar with workflow concepts and how they integrate with application solutions in a cross applications context
  • Value Management: can identify the effectiveness and completeness of business and technology strategies and ensure
  • alignment with clients and other applicable cross-organization strategies
  • Domain knowledge: experience in the Middleware IT domain and business domain

Additional Skills that set you apart

  • Experience with the Middleware suite of products (Camel Fuse, Openshift, Datapower and MQ/MQTT) and a good understanding Database concepts
  • A mature perspective on architecture and its role in a dynamic company
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Excellent understanding of technologies (current and emerging)


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


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, but unfortunately, we will not be able to meet all of you!


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