Enterprise Application Architect

BC Pension Corporation

March 09, 2015

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Job Category: 
Management and Operations
Job Specialization: 
IT Management
Company Overview: 

The BC Pension Corporation is one of the largest pension benefit administrators in Canada. Created in 2000, the corporation operates on a not-for-profit basis under the provisions of the Public Sector Pension Plans Act.

We provide pension administration services on behalf of British Columbia’s College, Municipal, Public Service, Teachers’ and WorkSafeBC pension boards of trustees, to more than 1000 plan employers and just over 426,000 active and retired plan members.

The corporation is respected for the high level of professional customer service we provide to our clients. Our staff take pride in maintaining that service level to walk in customers, on the phone, email and by letter. We actively research and develop technologies and resources that help us continue to meet our customers’ growing and changing needs and expectations.

Job Summary: 

The Enterprise Application Architect provides leadership and direction in the overall development, maintenance, usage and stewardship of the enterprise architecture related to a specified discipline through traceable transformations of artifacts that reflect enterprise or program/project-level business requirements. The Enterprise Application Architect will develop strategies, policies, processes and procedures to institute domain specific architecture principles and standards, and includes: implementing best practices devising ways to effectively apply the respective discipline expertise to meet the corporate objectives.

Our ideal candidate will bring:

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent, and 4 years of experience as an application architect OR an equivalent combination of education, training & experience.

The candidate must have recent practical experience that includes:

  • experience leading, implementing, maintaining and enhancing large, complex and enterprise-wide application architectures, including the development of various application architecture artifacts;
  • experience in maintaining, monitoring and enforcing functional and application architecture standards and guidelines;
  • experience working with large complex application models, metadata management principals and practices;
  • experience with Oracle suite, Java environment and web standards and conventions;
  • experience with large enterprise applications utilizing multiple tiers, complex databases and significant batch processes;
  • experience in the SDLC management of both functional and technical information assets;
  • experience with transformation of business requirements into practical solutions which have a high degree of operability;
  • experience assessing application quality and implementing corrective measures;
  • experience with application development governance, security and privacy requirements relative to system access and use risks;
  • experience leading, and participating in, development projects, using formal development methodologies, processes and tool sets;
  • experience in establishing and maintaining the use of modeling and other software development tools.

Please ensure that your resume clearly describes how your qualifications match the requirements for this position.

Applications may be considered for other similar current and future vacancies, including permanent and/or temporary positions. An eligibility list may be established. Testing may be required.

Closing Date: March 23, 2015

How To Apply: 

To learn more about the Enterprise Application Architect position, and instructions on how to apply, please visit www.pensionsbc.ca