Cloud Enterprise Architect – Cogeco

Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Job Description:
At Cogeco, our culture lifts you up—there is no ego in the way. Our common purpose? We all want to win for our customers. We aim to always be evolving, dynamic, and ambitious. We believe in the power of genuine connections. Each employee is a part of what makes us unique on the market: agile, dedicated, problem solvers.

The incumbent is responsible for: establishing top-level cloud architecture strategy, guidelines, patterns, frameworks, policies and practices; supporting other internal architecture practices such as solution design, data and technical architecture; and supporting and reviewing “demand” driven projects.

Job Responsibilities:
Maintain and document “top-level” views of how current business capabilities and business functionality are supported by people, process, and technology
Establish strategic technical target for business capabilities and business functionality
Take a leading role in the creation of technical roadmaps for the strategic technical target
Assist senior business stakeholders in the creation of business capability roadmaps
Works with business stakeholders and analysts to understand and influence key business requirements that drive strategic solutions
Establish policies, standards, frameworks, patterns and guidelines on cloud technology to be employed at Cogeco
Develop, present, and maintain architecture standards through an IT Council / Architecture Review committee
Collaborate with business analysts, solution architects, technical architects and data architects to create project solutions that respect strategic technical directions
Perform project reviews, ensuring compliance with architecture standards, roadmaps, patterns and guidelines and approve architecture solutions through the IT Council / Achitecture Review as a voting member.
Continuously conduct research to be up to speed with the industry trends and vendor developments. Leverage recent technology achievements to enable new business opportunities
Mentor solution architects
Perform other duties as requested by immediate supervisor
Job requirements:


Bachelor of engineering degree or similar technical/mathematics degree required
TOGAF ® certification an asset
ArchiMate ® certification an asset
FAIR certification an asset


10+ years experience in IT architecture, Enterprise Architecture is expected
4+ years experience architecting “cloud native” solutions on a public cloud (Google GCP, Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure)
Experience on an asset


Ability to drive a strategic and technological planning process
Ability to interpret business needs into reliable, agile and affordable solution
Possess a thorough knowledge of architecture concepts e.g. service oriented architectures and current leading practices
Excellent capacity to draft clear and concise written reports for various audiences e.g. VP/SVP to developer
Strong ability to deal with ambiguity, handle stress and ability to accept constantly changing priorities
Ability to make decisions
Ability to assess risks and design mitigations
Excellent team player
Ability to understand financial assessments as they apply to architecture solutions e.g. what is the NPV
Fluent oral and written English
Ability to understand oral and written French


Very occasional travel required (5%)
Attention to detail
Self-Starter / Shows initiative
Good time management skills

Diversity is an essential asset to our organization’s performance. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all qualified individuals wishing to join our company, regardless of cultural and individual differences. We strive to build teams which reflect the diverse profiles and backgrounds of both the customers and communities we serve, firmly believing that this distinguishes Cogeco from competitors and contributes to our signature of excellence.

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