Enterprise Solution Architect

by Buckland

Location: St Thomas, ON
Date Posted: May 19, 2024

Job Description

Enterprise Solution Architect


Who we are

For over 70 years Buckland has been working to help companies across the world experience global trade in a better way. Buckland employs a unique approach to global trade that focuses on combining trusted technologies and talented people that know how to use them. As a customer-focused company, Buckland provides customers with a single source of unmatched Customs Brokerage (Canadian, US, Mexican), Trade Managed Solutions, Freight Forwarding, Trade Technologies and Warehousing/Distribution Services. Buckland strives to provide customized services in a memorable way.  

Buckland is looking for an Enterprise Solution Architect

What you’ll be doing

We are seeking a highly skilled Enterprise Solution Architect, reporting to the Director, Information Technology, with a strong focus on software architecture and a solid understanding of IT infrastructure. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in aligning our software architecture with business goals, ensuring scalability and performance, while also contributing to the broader IT strategy.


What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary, benefits package and matching retirement plan
  • A friendly, collaborative work environment
  • Opportunities for professional development & ongoing learning
  • A chance to be part of a growing organization


You will be responsible for

  • Lead the development and implementation of technology solutions architecture, ensuring alignment with business requirements.
  • Own end-to-end solution design, focusing on software systems while maintaining a holistic view of the IT infrastructure.
  • Evaluate and improve internal business strategies and IT processes, with a focus on software development and deployment in a CI/CD environment.
  • Create and implement comprehensive software architecture models to meet the organization's strategic objectives.
  • Work collaboratively with IT teams to integrate software solutions with existing IT infrastructure.
  • Provide expertise in software development practices and technologies, including Cloud-native architectures, and DevSecOps, Big Data, and Analytics.
  • Assess new software technologies and their feasibility for integration into the existing IT landscape.
  • Ensure the security, efficiency, and scalability of software systems within the organization.
  • Mentor and guide teams in software architecture best practices and patterns, promoting knowledge sharing and continuous improvement.


 What we need from you

  • Certifications in software architecture frameworks and methodologies are preferred (e.g., TOGAF, SAFe for Architects, Azure Solutions Architect).
  • Demonstrated experience working in an Agile software development environment.
  • Familiarity with core Agile events such as Stand-ups, Iteration Planning, Iteration Reviews, and Retrospectives.
  • Strong ability to collaborate cross-functionally with product owners, testers, and other stakeholders.
  • Advocate for and practice continuous integration, continuous delivery, Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour Driven Development (BDD).
  • Valid Passport and ability and desire to occasionally travel to Canada.


What skills & experience you’ll bring to us

  • Proven experience as an Enterprise Solution Architect with a strong focus on software architecture.
  • Expertise in modern Agile software development practices, architectures, and technologies.
  • Solid understanding of cloud IT infrastructure components and how they interact with software systems.
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and project management skills.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills, capable of driving technology initiatives.
  • Experience in cloud computing, data management, and emerging technologies.
  • Relevant degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Ability to travel between CA and USA up to 10% of the time as required.
  • Valid Passport and ability and desire to occasionally travel to Canada and USA.


Want to apply? Get in touch today

Please visit www.Buckland.com to learn more about Buckland and the services we provide.  The career page will highlight all current open positions and they can be found in this link. When applying, ensure to have your most up to date resume and all relevant documents related to your application ready to be uploaded.

Buckland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

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