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Intermediate Solution Architect/Designer for Oil and Gas Facilities Management application simplification

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Feb 13, 2023
Job End Date: Aug 13, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 126962
Location: Calgary
Our energy client is seeking an Intermediate Solution Architect/Designer for Oil and Gas Facilities Management application simplification starting ASAP for 6 months with an opportunity to extend.
  • 8+ years overall IT work experience involved technical hands-on with solutions involving Data and Application Integration
  • 4+ years direct architecture experience authoring technical solution documents that align to existing policies, standards and roadmaps (technical  IT design and modelling)
  • IT experience in hydrocarbon industry
  • Experience executing projects using Agile methodology
  • Experience with solutions involving at least one of the following:
    • Data integration using canonical APIs
    • System migration / data conversion / data archiving
    • Process design / modeling / optimization
    • Data modeling and data analysis
  • College diploma or university degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience working on Facility management solutions
  • Depth in any of the following:
    • Data warehousing
    • Cloud technology (SAAS / PAAS / IAAS)
    • ERP
    • Geospatial data management
    • Content management
    • Metadata management
  • Experience with one or more of: Abacus, Mulesoft, Kafka, Solix, Signavio, ADRM, PowerDesigner, SQL, Jira, Confluence, SAP, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Power Platform, Informatica, Collibra
  • Training, extension experience of a formal certification in an IT architecture or solution design framework or discipline (ie. Togaf, Opengroup, or Zachman)
This role will:
  • Deliver solution architecture artifacts under the guidance of Enterprise Architects (technical solution documents)
  • Work with Process Owners and Process Designers to:
    • Design standard to-be processes
    • Assess application capabilities and dispositions
    • Identify systems of record for new data elements
    • Identify operational reporting and analytics requirements
  • Work with system of record product owners and functional / technical teams to:
    • Design configuration changes and customizations
    • Identify application integration requirements
    • Design operational reports
    • Design data migration strategy and define data conversion requirements
    • Define system retirement strategy and data archiving requirements
    • Define reliability / redundancy requirements
  • Work with API & Integration Platform team to design application integration strategy, APIs, and interfaces
  • Work with Data & Analytics Platform team to design archiving solution for retiring systems, design data extraction strategy and mechanism, and participate in Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse designs as required
  • Work with Cyber Security team to ensure design complies with security standards and guidelines
  • Review implementations and ensure they conform to design specifications
Essential Non-Technical Skills: 
  • Ability to quickly acquire knowledge in a variety of business and technical areas
  • Interpersonal and communication skills with different levels of the organization
  • Attention to detail
Location: Must live in/near Calgary as this client is in office downtown 3 days/week
Note: Contractor must supply own laptop