IT Solutions Architect

IT Solutions Architect

N/A Id: 15866 - Permanent

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking an IT Solutions Architect to join our client in Surrey, BC.


Why work with our client?

  • Competitive rates
  • Centrally located
  • Transit accessible



  • Understand business strategy and supporting processes to drive the right architecture, leading to an integrated systems architecture. 
  • Assist in defining and ensuring a comprehensive and coherent view across Business, Information, Systems and Technology. 
  • Advise on options, risks, costs versus benefits, system impacts, and technology priorities. 
  • Create architecture documents, including architecture patterns, decisions, and rationale for those decisions.
  • Consult with project teams to fit projects to enterprise architecture, as well as to identify when it is necessary to modify the enterprise architecture.
  • Direct the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry, and market trends.
  • Recommend new or different technologies that will not only meet project requirements but also align to business objectives, roadmaps and strategic solutions, as well as to the organization’s architecture principles and standards.
  • Empowered to try new approaches and learn new technologies. Have a desire to learn and embrace new and emerging technology.


Top Skills Required

  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, IT, related technical field or equivalent work experience.
  • TOGAF certification (ideal, but not required)
  • Skilled in all aspects of system design including tools capability, integration design, data modelling, security & privacy, business process implementation, etc.
  • Able to lead technical discussions with internal customers that drive decisions and implementation.
  • Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology to help ensure solutions are implemented according to the design/architecture
  • Enjoy working collaboratively with internal stakeholders to maximize M365 functionality and user experience
  • Able to stay current on technology, ie. M365 features and capabilities including availability, reliability, performance, monitoring, backup, and security
  • Have an ability to visualize, articulate, and solve complex problems
  • Have a high standard of organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Able to participate in compliance and security reviews as necessary
  • Able to work with third-party service providers to ensure business and architectural requirements and standard are being met
  • Ability to be inclusive, collaborative, and respectful
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada


Why work with us?

  • Build a long-term relationship with an experienced recruitment expert
  • Access to the ‘hidden’ job market – opportunities across Canada that aren’t posted on job boards
  • Get a high-level understanding of market dynamics affecting your industry
  • Gain insight into the culture of the company you’re applying for before submitting your profile


About Us

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters provides contract and permanent IT recruitment services to employers across Canada. We have a specialized approach to recruiting, segmenting our recruitment teams into specialty practice areas focusing on Development, PMO, Infrastructure and BI/CRM/ERP skill sets.

This approach enables our recruiters to become specialists; they know the market and work hard to understand each candidates’ capabilities, goals, career ambitions and quickly present them with the best possible opportunities.  We are committed to helping candidates develop their careers and to helping our clients grow their business and complete important projects successfully.


We create opportunities for IT Professionals to empower business.