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Senior GIS System Architect


  • Posted on: January 21, 2023

GoGeomatics is seeking a senior GIS System Architect with over 10 years of experience for a project with the Federal Government of Canada.

The Federal Government of Canada project is for the ongoing development of a Web GIS application. The work includes design of the overall architecture of the IT system to meet requirements. Lead, monitor and test the development of the system. Lead the GIS team to achieve the goals of the project set out by the project manger.

The technology stack includes: Azure, Esri Javascript API, Dojo and JQuery. ArcGIS Server and web services.

You will manage all project documentation and source code.

The level of effort required is estimated at 125 days.

Your skill set should include the ability to:

  • Design overall target architecture of IT system to meet the formally established requirements (functional and non-functional) of the  project
  • Monito and support the development of systems to ensure compliance with the target architecture and refining the target architecture as required.
  • Ensuring the integration of the system’s component architectures – data, application, infrastructure, etc., into the overall target system architecture
  • Ensuring the integration of the system architecture into the sponsoring organization’s enterprise architecture
  • Establishing phased project plans that lead to a completed target architecture
  • Leading the development of architecture Guiding Principles and architecture blueprints
  • Ensuring the systems overall viability throughout the systems development and implementation phases;
  • Ensuring the solution and the scope is compliant with the stated requirements (quality control)
  • Balancing trade-offs between requirements and costs for the system and communicating the issues to the Technical Authority
  • Surveying emerging developments, new technologies, standards and methodologies that will have a positive impact on the system architecture, and incorporating these into the system architecture
  • Managing the System Architecture team to achieve these goals

Only qualified candidates legally able to work in Canada will be contacted. Remote work option possible but only within Canada. Please send a cover letter stating current status, current security clearance, if held, and resume to GoGeomatics using the apply button below.

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