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Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 9:12 AM

Solution Architect
Reference Code: 47182

United States (US) : Charleston, WV or Houston, TX
Job Category: Information Technology/Systems
Employment Type: Employee Full:time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program

General Information
The Solution Architect will be a member of the Business Unit IT Project Delivery team providing senior application technical leadership on alarge custom development program within the Information Services organization. Working with the program manager, project team members, IS professionals, vendors and business stakeholders, the role will provide recommended application development practices, approaches and solutions in alignment with TransCanada standards. The incumbent will perform code quality and other reviews, advise project leadership and technical resources, identify and recommend issue resolution and continuously improve application design and architecture quality.
*We anticipate filling this position locally and therefore this position is not eligible for domestic or cross:border relocation assistance.
*This position may be filled at either the Charleston, WV or Houston, TX location.
:Acts as the senior application development expert on a large commercial custom development program;
:Responsible to provide, maintain and evolve a cost effective, secure and reliable design of an end to end solution that is aligned with the Information Services technology direction and with the business strategy;
:Liaises with Business Partners and development resources to ensure solutions meet current and strategic needs;
:Works with Business Primes, Enterprise Architecture, other Architects, etc. to determine SLA (service level agreements) and ensure they are met;
:Leads and collaborates with the Project Teams, Business Systems Analysts, other Architects, etc. to create, drive and communicate the overall architectural vision to support project delivery;
:Develops and approves estimates for new work;
:Works across multiple technology components and development efforts to ensure correctness, consistency, continuity, and efficiency;
:Ensures solutions are scalable and maintainable for complex business and functional needs.
:Approves technical direction for new projects
:Works with Architecture team to develop, maintain and adhere to company standards
Qualifications and Education
:Excellent decision making skills,a senior specialist who can apply expertise cross:functionally, assist in overall project planning and advise on system development opportunities.
:Negotiation, persuasion, influence and assertiveness;
:Ability to handle aggressive deadlines and juggle multiple responsibilities;
:Ability to be an analytical and creative thinker;
:Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with both internal and vendor:provided resources;
:Strong technical and business communication;
:Planning, documentation, analysis and business requirements management techniques.
:Requires minimum 10 years of related work experience and aUniversity degree in Business, Computer Science or Engineering or the equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered;
:Extensive senior experience developing complex application solutions in an agile environment;
:Understanding and previous experience in the implementation and maintenance of web applications and transaction processing applications;
:Senior level experience with .Net and JavaScript, SQL Server, Windows, Java.
:Experience planning and conducting code reviews;
:Technical writing experience is desirable;
:Experience working within the pipeline domainor industryis considered an asset.

*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.
Applicants must


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