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Position: J2EE Technical Architect
Location: Toronto
Responsibilities :
  • Collaborate and work with multi-disciplinary teams to plan, design, estimate and document solutions using modern methodologies.
  • Fulfill agreed to deliverables within time, budget and scope.
  • Manage and direct more junior architects and developers; provide mentoring on methodologies, best practices and specific technologies.
  • Apply knowledge of relevant technologies, analysis tools, operating systems, communication protocols, databases and data modeling to projects.
  • Apply knowledge of programming paradigms / standards and when appropriate develop reusable components that positively impact future projects.
  • Produce comprehensive and accurate documentation including the Technology Architecture Document
  • Participate in client pitches and proposals
  • Communicate with clients on key technology issues throughout the duration of projects and regarding the strategic direction for their organization.
  • Some International travel will be required.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant and progressive industry experience, mainly in Java technologies, but also have significant exposure to a variety of environments and architectures in order to resolve difficult integration projects.
  • Should possess experience in a consulting environment and in successfully meeting deliverables for a variety of high profile clients.
  • At least 3 years of hands on modern Java framework experience e.g. EJB 3, Spring, Hibernate, iBATIS, JSF, Freemarker, Velocity and Struts 2
  • Experience with a modern development architecture e.g. Cruise Control, Maven, Clover, PMD Rules and IntelliJ IDEA
  • Knowledge of the following methodologies: Extreme Programming (XP), Scrum, JUnit, TDD
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills are essential.
  • Familiarity with Flash, HTML, JavaScript and AJAX is a definite asset.
  • Experience with remote collaboration. There will be times when the team as a whole may need to collaborate with teams in other offices (ie Amsterdam, Vancouver or Hong Kong)
  • BS in Computing Science or equivalent education/experience
  • Takes ownership of tasks and drives tasks through to completion
  • Is accountable for their actions
  • A strong communicator
  • Demonstrates caring for others and honesty
  • Positive and constructive
  • Able to focus while under pressure