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Application Architect (Applications Developer) (2 positions)

September 4 2019
Industries Public administration
Categories Information Technology, Programming, Development, Database Dev. & Admin., Analyst, ERP, Packaged Software, SaaS, Project management, QA, Tester, Debug, Systems architect, Design, Security, Continuity, Risk, Product development and Management
Ottawa, ON

The Library of Parliament is a non-partisan organization providing stimulating and rewarding work. We recognize that our employees are our most important asset and, as such, we offer excellent benefits, a minimum of four weeks' vacation leave, learning opportunities to support professional and career development, competitive salaries, and more!

Our Business Support Services (BSS) provides support and services to the Library of Parliament in the areas of human resources, finance and materiel management, corporate planning, information technology, and publishing, editing and creative services.

We are currently looking for candidates to staff the following position: Application Architect (2 positions).

The Application Architect helps to ensure the continuing availability and operability of key elements of the Library of Parliament Information Technology (IT) infrastructure (e.g., software applications, IT systems, operating systems). The Application Architect works closely with other members of the Systems team in the Information Technology Directorate to provide the required support to integrate, develop, configure, deploy, operate, maintain and upgrade those elements and to continually enhance the computing environment in order to meet the business needs of Library service areas.

To be considered, candidates must have:

Successful completion of post-secondary education in software engineering, computer science or a related field OR an acceptable combination of relevant education, training and experience

Recent* and significant** experience defining and recommending solution architectures that include technology selection; system interoperability and integration; definition of non-functional requirements; and selection of development frameworks, methodologies and coding standards

Recent* and significant** experience in software design, data modelling, and development of quality solutions using established development tools, guidelines and conventions, including but not limited to Microsoft Visual Studio, .NET Framework, SQL Server, HTML, and CSS

Experience analyzing business objectives and requirements, preparing action plans, estimating development efforts, and identifying risks

*Recent experience is defined as experience acquired within the last five (5) years

**Significant experience is understood to mean a substantial depth and breadth as well as complexity of tasks that could be expected to have been obtained by carrying out the functions for a minimum of two (2) years.

For more information about this career opportunity, please visit our website at

Application Deadline: 18 September at 11:59 p.m.(Eastern Time)

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