Senior Enterprise Systems Architect


Toronto, ON

Industry: Telecommunications.


8 - 10 years

Posted 349 days ago

Senior Enterprise Systems Architect - TEC10202-17



Are you an experienced Enterprise Systems Architect who would love to work on strategic transformation projects? If so, our Enterprise Architecture team might just be for you.


Bring your experience and be the “conscience” of IT - providing guidance to our most critical strategic transformation projects, defining and supporting our Enterprise Architecture practice, supporting our IT governance activities and bringing knowledge of emerging technology and trends into our architecture and IT practice.


If this appeals to you, read on…


As a Senior Enterprise Architect, you will take on many exciting roles:

  • Valued Team Player: Collaborate with other enterprise architects, business and technical teams, vendors and partners to assist in setting strategic direction to increase the value, cost-effectiveness, reliability, security, and resilience of TELUS Application and Data Assets

  • Go-to Expert: Demonstrate significant industry and IT experience to guide, lead, and mentor other team members; work with stakeholders to identify reasonable migration paths from the current state to target state; communicate and obtain stakeholder buy-in to execute on architectural direction

  • Proactive Problem-Solver: Show self-initiative by identifying, analysing complex problems and conceptualize solutions; collaborate to define program-level solution architectures for our application and data assets

  • Engaging Presenter: Distilling complex concepts into simple messages, present strategies and Architecture to executive level stakeholders and communicate effectively with cross functional teams


 In Your Toolkit:

  • Strategy and Architecture
    • Ability to “think laterally” and focus on long-term strategic direction while guiding solution teams with their current state challenges

    • Ability to recognize opportunities to move towards long-term goals via individual project decisions and solutions by looking across Programs and Projects for related synergies and de-duplication opportunities to reduce unnecessary effort that leads to technical debt and reduced data quality

    • Ability to look outside the current set of technologies, methodologies, applications, and tools to recognize new opportunities in the industry

    • Experience with industry enterprise architecture frameworks, including TOGAF, ITIL, Zachman, DAMA, TDWI and others

    • Knowledge on an array of databasetechnology (particularly Oracle and MS SQL Server), and in Data Design Methods such as OOA, Star Schema, and Relational Data Design methods, experience with Big Data and Big In-Memory Data Platforms, MDM, Data replication, Data Virtualization, and ETL platforms (MS SSIS, Informatica or SAP Data Services)

    • Knowledge of waterfall, incremental and agile software development lifecycle methodologies

    • Knowledge of one or more IT management tool sets and architecture modelling tools such as PowerDesigner and MEGA

  • 8+ years as an enterprise systems architect, managing typical architecture deliverables and activities, including creation of roadmaps, position papers, strategic proposals, standards, and models

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills including solid facilitation skills

  • Experience with documentation, presentation, and collaboration tools such as MSSharepoint, MS Office (PowerPoint)

  • A University degree in a related field


  • Knowledge of telecom based frameworks like TAM, SID, and eTOM

  • Business knowledge of one or more business domains in Telecom

  • Publication experience, in terms of conference presentations, or articles published on Systems