Senior System Architect

Mid-Senior Level
Ottawa
Contract
, Remote Friendly

Job Description

ADGA Group Consultants is hiring a Senior System Architect to provide System Architecture guidance to Land Command Systems Program Management staff and coordinate System Architecture efforts of both the Canadian Deployable Mission Network (CDMN) and the Land C4ISR Support System (LCSS).

  • Develop top level SoS System Views for the CDMN and LCSS networks;
  • Provide guidance on the application of the architecture framework 
    • Ensure the design thinking defined in the framework is understood and applied 
    • Ensure that sub-system views are documented in accordance to the DND Architecture Framework standard and support other System Architects with documentation activities.
    • Provide guidance to the Chief Engineer on what views are of value and should be developed within the Land C4ISR ecosystem.
  • Work in collaboration with the Senior Business Analyst, ensure that the System Architecture is aligned with the CDMN/LCSS Operational Architecture, Operational Requirements and Concept of Operations. 
  • Highlight any gaps or deficiencies of the System Architecture with respect to the Operational artifacts and provide recommendations to the Chief Engineer on corrective or mitigation measures. 
  • Ensure the System Architecture is maintained across Land Command Systems Program as operational artifacts change and perform any other work related to this category.

Qualifications

  • Proof of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) Master’s degree in network, software, computer, systems, electrical, or a suitable engineering or technical field required to support Land C4ISR.
  • Must have demonstrated Professional Engineer License within Canada.  
  • Experience as a System Architect on Military Command and Control Communication and Information systems or ISTAR systems.
  • Experience in the preparation of technical concept documents, system specifications, and technical proposals in the field of Information Technology / Information management or engineering. 
  • Communicating information technology frameworks/strategies to management and technical staff.
  • Communicating system engineering direction for projects or systems.
  • Providing advice, guidance, and recommendations on technical issues to support the decision-making of senior management.
  • Leading multidisciplinary teams in the development of IT tactical systems, frameworks or strategies.
  • Developing architecture in one or more of the following areas: 
    1. System-of-Systems level architecture for C4ISR systems;
    2. System requirements gathering for complex systems;
    3. System level architecture for command and control communication and information systems with in a distributed platform environment;
    4. System level architecture for command and control communication and information system, within a Client/Server environment;
    5. ISTAR System level architecture for Military
    6. C4ISR systems; and/or data architecture definition and implementation for C4ISR systems or similar systems. 
  • Analyzing, designing and/or implementing solutions in one or more of the following areas:
    1. Command and control communication and information systems with in a distributed platform environment.
    2. Command and control communication and information systems within a client/server environment. 
    3. Military ISTAR systems. 
    4. Joint or Allied C4ISR Interoperability solutions using NATO Standardization Agreements; and System management solutions (tools and processes) for communication & information systems and/or ISTAR systems.
  • Demonstrated work experience in system integration, verification and validation, for hardware and software components (COTS and/or custom developed) in new or existing systems, in one of the following areas:
    1. Command and control communication and information systems with in a distributed platform environment. 
    2. Command and control communication and information systems within a client/server environment. 
    3. Military ISTAR systems. 
    4. Joint or Allied C4ISR Interoperability solutions using NATO Standardization Agreements; and 5. System management solutions (tools and processes) for communication & information systems and/or ISTAR systems.

Additional Information

  • Must currently hold Federal Government NATO Secret and Controlled Goods 
  • Copies of Degree/Diploma/Certifications will be required 
  • Hybrid work environment (remote and onsite) 

ADGA commits to putting diversity into action to build a stronger, more representative team and help our customers and communities thrive. We are a proudly Canadian company, striving to further diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and provide every individual with the opportunities and resources to help them reach their full potential.

Since being acquired by Commissionaires Ottawa, ADGA has adopted the social mandate of Commissionaires to create meaningful employment opportunities and generate financial resources for veterans of the CAF, RCMP, their families, and fellow citizens who share a passion to contribute to the security and well-being of Canadians.

ADGA s'engage à mettre la diversité en action pour bâtir une équipe plus forte et plus représentative et aider nos clients et nos communautés à prospérer. Nous sommes une entreprise fièrement canadienne. Nous nous engageons pour promouvoir la diversité, l'équité et l'inclusion dans le milieu de travail et d'offrir à chaque personne les possibilités et les ressources qui lui permettront de réaliser son plein potentiel.

Depuis son acquisition par Les Commissionnaires Ottawa, ADGA a adopté le mandat social de Les Commissionnaires qui consiste à créer des possibilités d'emploi significatives et à générer des ressources financières pour les anciens combattants des FAC, de la GRC, leurs familles et leurs concitoyens qui partagent la passion de contribuer à la sécurité et au bien-être des Canadiens.

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