Position : IT Solution Architect
Full Time | Requisition ID: 1402
Location: Dartmouth, NS, Canada, Dartmouth, NS, CA
We are in search of an experienced IT Solution Architect. This position will report to the Senior Manager of IT Architecture and will be responsible for contributing to the design and implementation of our Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations platform and support the day-to-day operations of our organization.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work together with the architecture team to design and develop technical solutions that align with business objectives and goals.
Evaluate technologies and products to determine feasibility and compatibility with new and/or existing systems.
Enforce infrastructure development standards, guidelines, and best practices.
Identify and resolve issues and risks that may arise during the infrastructure implementation process.
Collaborate with stakeholders, business analysts, project managers, and technical teams to ensure a successful outcome.
Generate supporting documents and documents templates.
Use enterprise architecture tools to capture, analyze, and visualize information about the organization’s processes, systems, data, and technologies.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience
Minimum of 5 years of experience in infrastructure development with at least 2 years in an infrastructure architect role
In-depth knowledge of Microsoft D365 Finance & Operations or other enterprise level ERP
X++ development experience considered an asset.
Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities
Effective communication and collaboration skills
Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
Capable of working well in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Cooke offers full-time year-round employment, competitive rates and a competitive benefits package which includes health and dental as well as a company matched pension.
Position: Senior Data & Analytics Architect
Full Time | Requisition ID: 1326
Location: Saint John, NB, CA
We are in search of an experienced Senior Data & Analytics Architect. This position will report to the Senior Manager of IT Operations and will be responsible for designing, architecting, and facilitating solutions that continue to enable the success of our global reporting platforms and self-service analytics users.
Core responsibilities will include:
Coordinate with business resources to identify and address data, analytics, and operational reporting requirements
Provide guidance, support, and solution designs for business analyst resources
Provide operational support for existing solutions
Define and enforce analytics development standards, guidelines, and best practices
Collaborate with stakeholders, business analysts, project managers, and technical teams to ensure successful outcomes
Generate supporting documentation and document templates
Provide technical expertise and guidance to cross-functional teams
Evaluate technologies and products to determine feasibility and compatibility with new and/or existing systems
Skills and experience required:
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience
Minimum of 10+ years of experience related to reporting & analytics development, with at least 5 years as a Data Architect, Data Scientist, or similar role
Highly proficient with T-SQL and PL/SQL
Familiar with data visualization tools such as Power BI and Tableau
Strong understanding of MS SQL databases including an in-depth knowledge of database structure principles
Familiar with cloud data lakehouse and change data capture technologies
SQL Server Reporting Services development experience considered an asset
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to relay complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams
Capable of working well in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
Cooke offers full-time year round employment, competitive rates and a competitive benefits package which includes health and dental as well as a company matched pension.
Full Time | Requisition ID: 1280
Dartmouth, NS, CA
As a Project Manager, you will be responsible to:
Plan, manage and successfully deliver concurrent medium to large-scale, complex IT-based projects
Work directly with customers, stakeholders, and senior management to deliver on key objectives and project goals while also following best practices to ensure successful delivery and outcomes.
Lead and guide teams of technical and business professionals throughout the project’s delivery.
Ensure the project adheres to the established methodologies and meets the customers’ business requirements while remaining in line with the defined scope, schedule, budget and quality standards.
Identify, raise, and negotiate changes in scope, budget or schedule with customers, stakeholders, and senior management as required.
Identify milestones, critical success factors, and alignment of the project deliverables to expected business outcomes.
Develop, monitor, and maintain standard project management-related artefacts.
Keep the project team, customers, and stakeholders well informed on the project delivery progress, risks, changes, and deliverables.
Provide mentorship and coaching to project team members on project delivery and management standards
A successful candidate will have:
Project Planning and Management Knowledge and Skills:
Extensive experience in project management with a strong knowledge of the project lifecycle and project management methodologies.
Proven experience leading strategic and tactical management of concurrent medium to large-scale technology projects using various technologies.
Ability to develop quality project management artefacts, including charters, project management plans, and multi-year project budgets.
Ability to analyze the project health accurately to identify and manage potential risk events and issues, developing and implementing mitigation strategies.
Possess a strong working knowledge of business requirements analysis, demand management, problem-solving, quality assurance and continuous improvement.
Project Management Professional certification or equivalent working experience will also be taken consideration.
Leadership and Resource Management Skills:
Experience and practical knowledge of resource management, resource requirements estimation, formation of project team, and ability to supervise, and provide leadership/guidance to project teams.
Strong people skills and passionately foster an effective working environment for staff.
You can solve problems, are highly organized, can manage time efficiently and meet deadlines as required
Dependability with a great work ethic, demonstrated initiative, ownership of issues and an exceptional attitude
High degree of self-motivation, resilience, adaptability and flexibility and able to manage competing priorities
Consultation, Communication and Collaboration Skills:
Ability to consult with and effectively influence others to productively resolve various customer, project, and technical issues and provide effective strategies to move forward.
Experience in developing various communication materials, such as meeting minutes, status reports, presentations, and confidently present these materials to customers, stakeholders, and senior management.
You have a strategic mindset and the ability to provide direction with the right sense of urgency.
Demonstrated ability to successfully negotiate with stakeholders in challenging and demanding situations.
Strong interpersonal skills coupled with excellent verbal and written communication and high degree of commitment to a positive customer experience.
You have a well-rounded understanding of the technology systems lifecycle, including analysis, design techniques, systems development, testing and implementation, to plan/manage large-scale multiyear projects.
This position requires a highly motivated and industrious individual with a range of knowledge and experience in technical concepts. Strong analytic and communication skills will be key as you will work at all levels within the organization to ensure we are delivering on our committed priorities and generating positive business outcomes