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Sr Architect, Digital Technology


Brampton Ontario
19 Mar 2018
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Sr Architect, Digital Technology

Date: Mar 7, 2018

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1

At Rogers we’re for supporting you on a journey to a rewarding career. Whether you’re a developer, an analyst, or a customer care consultant, Rogers is the place where ideas become reality. We embrace change, and find ways to do better. And we deliver on that commitment by fostering an environment of passion and innovation for all people.


Who we are


We are Rogers, a dynamic Canadian media and telecommunications company. Innovation is our legacy and building a brilliant digital future is our mission. As a leading Canadian company we are passionate about winning and committed to pursuing the best. This translates into everything we do, including the selection of a candidate.


Rogers is seeking a Sr. Architect to lead transformational programs in a new Enterprise Business Unit (EBU) Digital Technology team. Sr. Architects at Rogers are passionate about solving complex problems with modern solutions and technologies that are available today. If you know Java isn’t coffee, Ruby isn’t a gem and Python isn’t a snake, and you are excited about the prospect of thriving in an intensive, collaborative and productive environment, then you’re in the right place.


What we want you to do


We are looking for a Sr. Architect who will be a critical driver of a new, forward-thinking, Digital Technology team. The ideal candidate must possess skills that make them a subject matter expert in commonly used digital experience and content management platforms, cloud infrastructure, automation, and security architecture coupled with the ability to work closely with technology delivery teams and act as a leader within the practice. This role requires strong Technology and Business knowledge as you will be responsible for working with both business and technical stakeholders. The successful candidate will be proactive with strong organizational, problem solving, communication and relationship building skills. This role is based out of our downtown office but will require travel to our Brampton office as well. 


The nuts and bolts

  • Technical Analysis - Analyze functional and non-functional requirements for development projects involving Object Oriented Programming frameworks as well as commerce, experience management, search, content management and analytics
  • Technical Design – Create application design documentation for the development team with an understanding of current state and future enhanced state. Architecture diagrams, Interface/Integration specification artifacts, extracting features from existing functionality, coordination with development SMEs


Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, Architect, and Implement next generation digital architecture and solutions
  • Implement, maintain, and improve Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environments
  • Own and lead initiatives to define, design, and implement digital solutions which includes reference architectures, estimates, and costing
  • Provide technical leadership, project guidance, and business development in various digital technology areas
  • Work with the development team to assist in code reviews and establish code standards as required
  • Mentor/guide application developers
  • Advise business and technology delivery leadership on how to translate infrastructure and business requirements into executable technology solutions
  • Lead workshops and proof of concept exercises with business and technology teams and provide presentations of the proposed solution
  • Work closely with UX and UI designers to help them understand the constraints of applications so that they produce usable designs for both desktop and mobile experiences
  • Acts as a technical liaison between business, technology delivery teams and production support
  • Advise on initial unit testing of features in applications and platforms being developed or configured
  • Define common business and development processes, platform and tools usage for solutions and delivery
  • Conduct reviews and audits of existing solution, design and system architecture
  • Serve as a digital evangelist providing thought leadership and keeping current on industry trends
  • Perform profiling, troubleshooting of existing solutions
  • Analyze, identify, and mitigate application performance issues
  • Create technical documentation



  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • 8+ years working on large, complex software projects
  • 3+ years of experience working in Agile environments
  • Broad knowledge of software development and software testing methodologies along with change and configuration management practices in linux based environments
  • Strong knowledge of software delivery life cycles including agile methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of cloud environments and solutions
  • Strong knowledge of JEE and related frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of web authoring languages such as AngularJS, Play/Akka framework, Java, XML, HTML, Javascript, CSS, etc.
  • Strong scripting skills (Python, Ruby, Perl, R, Spark)
  • Proficient with Agile development management tools (JIRA, Confluence, and ALM preferred)
  • Experience with automated deployment, continuous integration, and release engineering tools (Jenkins, Groovy, Bitbucket, Jira, Nagios, Zabbix, Cacti, New Relic, Graphite)
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure automation tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
  • Working knowledge of Azure Cloud Computing Platform & Services
  • Experience working with Docker or other virtualization platforms
  • Working knowledge in DevOps solution delivery and strategy
  • Experience with Big Data tools (Hadoop, NiFi, Spark, Apache HBase, KafKa, Apache Storm)
  • Familiar with network architecture, security architecture and network topologies
  • Solid knowledge of design patterns and refactoring concepts
  • Practical expertise in performance tuning and optimization, bottleneck problems analysis
  • Active community member and contributor to open source projects is a plus
  • Ability to travel ~25%
  • Ability to work in fast changing environment
  • Ability to work with distributed teams in several time zones
  • Ability to lead a large technical team to identify and solve technical problems
  • Telecom industry experience is preferred
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Information Technology
Requisition ID: 113410
As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We’ve been embracing and leading change for over 50-years, and we’ll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow.
We recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Simplify and innovate
  2. Take ownership of the what and the how
  3. Equip people to succeed
  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
Why Rogers?  Because your tomorrow inspires our today.
What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered.
We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.
Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering || Canada (CA) || ON || Brampton || SF:LI-LW1 ||


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