CTC007143 - Senior Technical Architect/Technical Lead

Industry Sector: Telecommunications
Job Type: Contract
Duration: One year
Work Mode: Mixed


Hybrid role, must work in office 2-3 days/week

Hours per week: 37.5 hr/week

No testing in interviews

There is potential to hire Full time

The Technical Prime role within the IT/BRS organization is a highly specialized role to support design and delivery of different initiatives in the Ordering, Internet and TV system domains. The Technical Prime is involved in every phase of the projects, as well as in hardware / software / network upgrades and production issue investigations.

Key Accountabilities

Lead and coordinate design, development (including code reviews), testing and deployment activities, working closely with multiple vendors

Determine technical feasibility and perform analysis and evaluation of proposed solutions

Improve business and software operations by conducting systems analysis and recommending changes

Review vendor assessments

Perform capacity planning and coordinate performance testing accordingly

Oversee and assist the vendors and project teams in all test phases (system testing, functional testing etc.)

Participate in deployment strategy development with the Deployment primes

Build executive presentations and communicate release changes (technical) to the support teams

Occasional assistance to the production support teams to resolve production issues


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar

7+ years experience in web application development and/or architecture using Java technologies

Strong hands-on experience with API development, consumption and business models

Strong development experience using Apache Kafka

Proficient in SQL/NoSQL and other query languages.

Experience with DevOps methods and technologies: CI/CD, Automation, (Git, Jenkins, Gradle, etc.)

Knowledge of modern architecture design concepts including Microservices, Domain Driven Design, Event Stream Processing

Knowledge of cloud/container platforms (OpenStack, AWS, GCP, OpenShift, Kubernetes)

Certification in IT professional programs an asset

SAFe Agile course completion and/or certification preferred


Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills

Proven leadership skills

Excellent ability to articulate ideas and influence vendors at design

Excellent ability to articulate technical problems to non-technical audience

Autonomous, tolerance to a fast paced, fast changing environment

Strong team player; ability to facilitate, negotiate and work within a multi-domain team environment

Ability to ramp up quickly on new technologies, languages, frameworks and tools

Creativity and ingenuity

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to efficiently work in virtual teams, handling multiple projects
  • Availability to work occasional weekends and evenings to meet hard deadlines and available to work occasional overnights to take part in deployment activities
  • Ability to travel within Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto corridors with little advance notification; travel depending on project needs à occasional only
  • Fast paced, changing working environment
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