Solutions Architect

Full Time posted 2 days ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Technology 

Merit Services is seeking an experienced and highly skilled Solutions Architect to join our esteemed client’s team in the beautiful city of Maple. As a Solutions Architect, you will play a critical role in designing and implementing innovative, scalable, and efficient IT solutions that meet our client’s business objectives and drive digital transformation.


  • Collaborate closely with clients, business stakeholders, and technical teams to understand business requirements and develop architectural solutions.
  • Design end-to-end solutions that align with industry best practices, leveraging appropriate technologies, platforms, and frameworks.
  • Conduct detailed analysis of client’s existing systems, applications, and infrastructure to identify gaps, opportunities, and areas for improvement.
  • Develop comprehensive architectural designs, including system integration, data flow, security, and scalability considerations.
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to development teams throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure effective implementation and adherence to architectural standards.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies, tools, and frameworks to recommend innovative solutions that drive business value.
  • Conduct architectural reviews, performance evaluations, and code assessments to ensure quality, efficiency, and scalability of solutions.
  • Identify and mitigate technical risks, anticipating challenges and providing appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, standards, and best practices to continuously enhance architectural expertise.


  • Proven experience as a Solutions Architect or similar role, with a strong track record of designing and implementing complex IT solutions.
  • In-depth knowledge of enterprise architecture principles, methodologies, and frameworks.
  • Strong expertise in designing and integrating scalable, reliable, and secure systems.
  • Proficiency in a wide range of technologies, platforms, and programming languages.
  • Solid understanding of cloud platforms (such as AWS, Azure, or GCP) and cloud-native architectures.
  • Experience with software development methodologies, DevOps practices, and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels.


  • Competitive salary package, commensurate with experience and skills.
  • Comprehensive health and dental insurance coverage.
  • Retirement savings plan, including company matching contributions.
  • Paid vacation and personal leave, adhering to statutory requirements in Ontario.
  • Flexible work schedule and the option for remote work arrangements.
  • Professional development opportunities, including training programs, certifications, and conferences.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters innovation and knowledge sharing.
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the organization.
  • Access to cutting-edge technologies, tools, and resources to support your architectural engagements.
  • Company-sponsored social events and team-building activities to foster a positive work culture and strong team collaboration.
  • Convenient location in Maple, providing a balanced lifestyle with access to nature, amenities, and proximity to Toronto.
  • Competitive maternity and paternity leave benefits, complying with provincial regulations.
  • Health and wellness benefits, including gym membership discounts and employee assistance programs.
  • Supportive and experienced mentorship to accelerate your professional growth and development as a Solutions Architect.

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