Modern Applications Sr. Solution Architect

Hitachi Solutions - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Company Description

Hitachi Solutions is a core IT Company of the Hitachi Group, which employs over 330,000 people worldwide. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Hitachi Solutions' reach extends to group companies in Japan and abroad, working with a worldwide network of alliance partners. Through systems integration, we strive to provide ideal solutions and products to customers in a diverse set of countries and regions including Asia, North America and Europe. Using a portfolio of management consulting, implementation, and support services, we help our clients compete with the largest global enterprises leveraging powerful, affordable, and easy to use industry solutions built on Microsoft technologies. Our vision is to help you achieve your vision through superior products, prices, and people.

Job Description

As a Modern Applications Sr. Solution Architect for Hitachi’s Azure Cloud Enablement Team you will be responsible to lead and deliver high quality modern application solutions while being part of a dynamic and fast-growing team consisting of endless opportunities.

Hitachi Solutions provides high quality solutions with predictable delivery. We do this with clear process, standards, and an unrivaled commitment to quality. As a Modern Applications Solution Architect, you will be the lynchpin of our application development engagements.

Modern Applications Solution Architects lead client engagements from definition through delivery. You will collaborate with customers to scope the engagement, define requirements, turn those requirements into application design and architecture, create a delivery plan, and manage a team of developers and quality assurance engineers in delivering high quality applications.


Experience in as many of the following as possible:
  • Single Page Application Development (e.g. Angular, React, Aurelia)
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Microsoft Azure or experience with any of the major cloud providers (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Microservice and Containerization Architecture
  • IoT (Internet of Things) development
  • JavaScript, Java, Python experience with a preference for .Net and C#
  • ASP.NET (MVC and Web forms)
  • WebAPI
  • Unit Testing and mocking frameworks (examples: RhinoMocks, Moq, NSubstitute)
  • One or more Dependency Injection frameworks (Unity, Castle Windsor, SimpleInjector, NInject)
  • In depth knowledge of SQL Server/TSQL or other database technology but does not need to be an administrator.
  • Application security
  • Git or source control best practices
  • At least one Microsoft Certification in a relevant discipline or able to obtain one within your first year (Hitachi will cover the costs associated with obtaining and maintaining certification.)
o Experience with Entity Framework or other ORM (Object Relational Mapping)
o PowerShell, Bash, Azure CLI, Docker, Kubernetes
o Experience in SSO (single sign-on)/federated security
o php, WordPress, C/C++, Linux, R, Python

Practices, Principles and Techniques
  • Application Security
  • Agile/Scrum SDLC Methodology
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Test Driven Development
  • SOLID Principles
  • Unit Testing
  • Enterprise software and integration patterns
  • REST
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Nice-to-have: DevOps
Required skills / qualifications

10+ years of overall software experience including enterprise software implementations
Proven ability to engage customers at all levels to understand customer challenges and needs to develop technical solutions
Proven experience communicating and coaching technical best practices for clients and internal team members
Experience with leading a project team on one to many projects
Strong delivery experience and application of best practices to deliver complex applications for clients
Proven experience assessing the current state of an organization, recommending changes and implementing them
Proven experience of architecting cloud services into a solution platform on Azure OR a strong level of technical experience on a competing cloud platform (i.e. AWS, GCP) with a desire to grow into an expert role on the Azure platform
Experience or desire to coach, mentor and provide leadership to team members
Post-secondary degree/diploma in Business, Computer Science or a related discipline;
Prepared for domestic and US travel as required whilst recognizing the goal is to service local customers or work remotely whenever possible
Nice-to-have: Previous Consulting experience

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