Cadeon Inc.
  • 29-May-2018 to 28-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • CAN
  • FullTime or Contract

Cadeon Inc. is the trusted authority on turning information into money. We equip our clients to leverage information in times of exponential information growth enabling them to become high performing companies. We are seeking like-minded, dynamic, focused and creative individuals to join our growing team as we expand our workforce in our Calgary headquarters. To this end, Cadeon is seeking a Solution Architect to define and deliver world class solutions to our clients.

The Solution Architect position is responsible for ensuring that the technical solutions delivered to Cadeon clients are delivered in such a way that aids our client organizations to achieve their strategic goals. The technical architecture covers Oil and Gas G&G source applications and repository databases, Data Warehouses and Data marts, data integration and the data delivery strategy (the means to get to the data). The Solution Architect will design, develop and monitor and govern technical architecture solutions specific to Oil and Gas subsurface data including key components of that architecture such as security, metadata and master data capabilities, data integration, enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence reporting and analytics. The successful candidate will define and evolve our client's Technical Architecture to a desired future state vision based on their desired business strategies and goals.
This position requires thought leadership in the areas of enterprise data modeling, data access, data integration, database and repository design and implementation supporting all key data types such as spatial data, content, structured and unstructured data used in Oil and Gas subsurface contexts. As well, a keen understanding of the application of agile delivery strategies such as Scrum to the delivery of information capabilities and the role of IT as an enabler rather than a gatekeeper are highly desirable traits of a success candidate. The person should possess the ability to engage with business and IT users and senior managers in workshops in order to elicit and/or communicate solution and architecture expectations.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Act as visionary and strategist supporting Oil and Gas subsurface data and applications.
• Survey market landscape for solution insights, direction, vendors, and methods
• Lead development of formalized solution methodologies
• Build and maintain repository for deliverables, methodologies, and business development documents
• Interface and coordinate tasks with internal and external technical resources. Collaborates with Project Managers to provision estimates, develop overall implementation solution plan, and serve as a lead as required, to implement the installation, customization, and integration efforts
• Write, or direct the writing of white papers that add further insight and thought in the solution area
• Maintain the current and future state technical architectures using the Archimate standard and the Enterprise Architect architecture diagramming product.
• Establish technical architecture principles and guidelines, including a set of SDLC templates and development guidelines for information architecture development activities.
• Evaluate and implement strategy and tools to enable self-service data exploration and business analytics.
• Develop and foster a partnership with business partners and peers.
• Creating roadmaps, leading design reviews, and performing analysis.
• Monitoring the technical progress of application, integration, information and data projects
• Contribute to all phases of the information development lifecycle, including the technical analysis, design, implementation, and QA
Experience:
Minimum 5 years' experience with solution and technical architecture in Oil and Gas subsurface applications and data, with a focus on data warehousing, data integration, ETL, MDM, Business rules, federation, data virtualization, security and business and advanced analytics, and dashboards.
A minimum of 5 years of custom development experience with at least 2 years using the Scrum delivery methodology
Desired Skill Set:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience in related discipline.
• Knowledge of various SQL and XML database products
• Knowledge of the Enterprise Architect tool and the Archimate architecture diagramming standard.
• Knowledge of various ETL tools as well as system integration and ETL design experience
• Has working knowledge of key information and technical capabilities such as Data warehouse, ETL, MDM, Metadata, Business rules, data integration, federation, data virtualization, security, and business and advanced analytics.
• Working experience with SAP/BW, Data Virtualization and Analytics tools or other reporting tool products.
• Technical knowledge and integration experience with Oil & Gas G&G applications such as Openworks, Petrel and OFM along with an understanding of the PPDM model standards.
• Deep understanding and hands-on data modeling and data structuring experience.
• Strong hands-on data warehouse and data mart design and build experience.
• Experience with Master Data Management techniques and data governance and stewardship best practices.
• Able to actively investigate new tools and methods to support and improve the technical architecture.
• Solid understanding of Development Life Cycle practices.
• Ability to build relationships and work effectively with both technical and non-technical colleagues at all levels
• Close attention to detail; commitment to accuracy
• Desire and ability to share knowledge, both teaching and learning from IT and business colleagues
• Must have demonstrated the ability to work independently or as part of a team and under minimal supervision
• Can demonstrate strong self-management and self-organization skills
• Efficiently manages time for completing urgent requests.
• Proven track record of effectively delivering results in a fast paced, flexible environment while managing multiple priorities.
• Highly motivated self-starter with excellent attention to detail and demonstrable initiative.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Proven communication, facilitation, collaboration and negotiation skills, including an ability to foster strong relationships across multiple internal stakeholder groups.
• Strong process and change management acumen.
• Must have strong written and effective verbal communication skills
• Excellent presentation skills
• Able to actively address business requests, clearly communicate commitments, issues, completion dates and provides meaningful status to project stakeholders.
• Ability to plan, prioritize and execute in a fast/ high-pressured environment
• Willing to provide backup for team members where needed.
• Subsurface (G&G) Oil and Gas domain knowledge would be a strong advantage.
Our employees are considered the most valued part of our organization. We demonstrate this commitment to our employees by offering a competitive salary and a comprehensive employee benefits package. A subcontract arrangement will also be considered for this particular position. We look forward to reviewing your resume & qualifications.

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