Solutions Architect

FortisBC
Posted 17 days ago
Trail,
$93,300.00 to $115,800.00 annually
Full Time

Job Description

As the province’s largest energy provider with more than 100 years of knowledge and experience, we proudly deliver renewable energy, natural gas, electricity and propane to 1.2 million customers.

We’re actively seeking new talent to join our mission of transforming B.C.’s energy landscape. As one of BC’s Top Employers with a diverse team of over 2,600 employees, we are committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong, and grow. Join us, and together, let’s shape a brighter future for B.C.

Position Overview

You’re a pro at designing solution architecture for Information System (IS) projects. Along with your knack for thinking outside of the box, you’re ready to use your knowledge of implementing new systems solutions based on current, new, and emerging technologies and best practices of our business.

As a Solution Architect, you’ll work with senior managers and stakeholders to shape the long-term direction of systems and applications solutions by leveraging your knowledge of architecture practices in various aspects like business, application, data, security, and infrastructure.
As one of BC’s Top Employers, we’re looking for someone who can take creative initiative in finding IS solutions. If this sounds like you, join us in transforming B.C.’s energy future.

In this role, you will:

  • Familiarize yourself with our procedures, processes, applications, and infrastructure landscape, and build relationships with our employee end-user community.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with senior managers and business stakeholders and participate in planning sessions to shape the long-term direction for systems/application solutions.
  • Lead the design of solution architecture for Information System projects, ensuring alignment with business, operational, and enterprise requirements.
  • Leverage your knowledge of regulations, technology trends, vendors’ product maps, and organization and enterprise architecture strategies to deliver solutions that bring maximum business benefits.

What it takes:

  • A bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, engineering, or a business-related discipline.
  • More than 12 years of experience in Information Systems with a minimum of five years of experience as a Solution Architect.
  • Excellent strategic thinking to deliver major, new, and traditional projects that combine project management, continuous improvement, and change expertise to drive our business forward.
  • Exceptional communication skills to engage with leaders and stakeholders across the business as you design solutions that guide us toward excellence.

In this role, you will have the option to participate in a flexible work program, enabling you to work from an approved flex location in British Columbia up to 85 days a year (equivalent to approximately two days a week), subject to business or operational needs.

 

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

Additional Info

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary Min: $93,300.00 annually
Salary Max: $115,800.00 annually
Short-term Incentive Eligible: Yes
Workplace Flexibility: Yes
Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

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