Sr. Technology Architect to design & implement AV/VC (Audio Visual / Video Conferencing) solutions in support of a transformation project

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jul 01, 2023
Job End Date: Jul 01, 2026
Pay Rate: Daily: Negotiable
Job ID: 130160
Location: Ottawa
Our valued Public Sector client is looking for a Sr. Technology Architect to design & implement AV/VC (Audio Visual / Video Conferencing) solutions in support of a transformation project.

This opportunity will require some on-site work in Ottawa and Gatineau.

The aim of the Digital Convergence Program is to is to provide the client with innovative and cuttingedge processes, services, tools, technology and network capacity that allows greater flexibility in where and how employees work, so they can be as productive as possible in delivering programs and services to Canadians.  This initiative, previously implemented as a project, has been re-positioned as a Program, given the
  • The rapid evolution of technology;
  • The need to continually invest in network infrastructure in order to satisfy PSPC’s increasing
  • reliance on digital technology;
  • The need to continually invest in collaboration technologies in order to support a hybrid workplace
  • and remain abreast of innovative and leading edge virtual and physical meeting space solutions
Tasks include:
  • Develop technical architectures, frameworks, and strategies, either for an organization, application or infrastructure area to meet the business, application and service requirements;
  • Identify and implement optimal AV/VC solutions for the department;
  • Plan and deliver infrastructure changes as needed to support new AV/VC solutions and/or other applicable emergent or disruptive technologies;
  • Ensure integration and the availability of all target states required Solution Technology Products as well as make the related recommendations;
  • Maintain platform security by following established security and data protection procedures;
  • Develop best practices for the AV/VC team;
  • Provide recommendations around technology evolution;
  • Review application, technology program, design documents or technical infrastructure architecture and design to ensure adherence to standards or to recommend performance improvements
  • Make recommendations as to the use and placement, in an architectural and physical/design sense, of newer mainstream technologies to replace current legacy and obsolete technology components and approaches.
  • Facilitate the selection, preparation, migration or retirement of legacy products and solutions to modern AV/VC solutions;
  • Install and configure networks, firewalls, application gateways, load balancers, security groups and other network infrastructure as required;
  • Analyze, classify, architect (or re-architect) and integrate the solutions and services required
  • Ensure the security of the infrastructure, platform(s), services, applications and/or data
  • Establish toolsets and processes supporting AV/VC development and operations;
  • Prepare and maintain platform and software-based services;
  • Progress Reports must be submitted to the Technical Authority by email.
  • Unclassified and Protected-A documents can be submitted by email within the GC email system. Protected-B documents must be encrypted using a GC PKI Key then can be submitted within the GC email system.
  • Deliverables must be editable in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio) version 2007 or newer.
Must have:
  • Prior experience working on enterprise-class IT systems
  • Prior experience designing/implementing AV/VC solutions in relation to any of the following:
    • M365, InTune, Azure, Active Directory or MS Teams Admin
    • Firewall, Proxy or Network Admin in medium to large environments (6000+)
    • MS Teams, Webex, Cisco
Nice to have: 
  • College diploma or University degree from a recognized institution