Downstream Portfolio Architect, Petro-Canada

Recruiter
Suncor Energy
Location
Mississauga, Ontario
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 May 2019
Closes
15 Aug 2019
Ref
28792
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Design
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LOCATION: Mississauga , Ontario (CA-ON)
JOB NUMBER: 28792

Why you should join us:
We are looking for a technical leader, someone who can collaborate with our business leaders and partners, act as a trusted advisor, and lead technical transformations and implementations for our dynamic Downstream business, which includes our Petro-Canada retail/wholesale network, distribution and refining. You will bring your breadth of architecture and technology experience (enterprise wide) to direct the concepts, technology vision, and strategic roadmaps, and develop the architecture practice to drive overall standards and shape our projects to enable business technology strategies.
You will use your expertise to:
  • Shape, influence and create our Downstream portfolio IT strategy in partnership with our Downstream business, while educating and developing their capability
  • Build and manage the digital architecture road maps and map the evolution of the portfolio applications and technology from current to future state
  • Work with our Downstream leadership teams to review and develop the architecture and portfolio to meet business needs while ensuring alignment to our IT enterprise strategies
  • Explore industry trends and best practices to identify new and leading IT and enterprise architecture direction and identify technology opportunities to deliver operational efficiencies and viable advantage to our Downstream business
  • Analyze enterprise business drivers to establish corresponding change requirements and investigate the IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement
  • Document and maintain the business domain architecture(s) including actionable conceptual and logical architectural designs using established enterprise and application design patterns
  • Build positive relationships within a matrix environment to deliver key objectives by engaging peers within the business and technical teams accountable for updating reference architectures and standards, and ensuring adherence to industry and Suncor technology standards and guidelines
  • Establish and maintain communication with Downstream and technology client groups and clearly communicate architectural risks to partners
  • Perform complex architectural assessments supporting business case development, application architecture development, technology decisions, and process optimization activities
  • Deliver appropriate program oversight to the solution architects assigned to Downstream projects and programs under your portfolio and confirm solutions are successfully implemented and achieve the desired business outcomes
We'd like to review your application if you have...
Must-haves (minimum requirements):
  • Ten or more years of experience designing and leading creative architecture solutions
  • Experience in multiple architecture domains (business, information, technology, application, infrastructure, security) and are proficient in generating technical roadmaps and architectures to lead architecture concepts
  • Experience working within agile projects
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, or a related discipline
  • Advanced knowledge of architecture tools, processes and procedures
  • A proven ability to interpret and communicate IT related information and concepts into business language for senior level stakeholders
  • Good social and communication skills to openly identify architectural consequences to relevant parties across the organization
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing
Preference for:
  • Architecture experience in retail, distribution, refining, manufacturing, banking etc.
  • A Master's level degree
  • A certification in enterprise architecture such as The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
  • A professional certification as an architect with an industry-recognized organization e.g. IBM)
Where you'll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:
  • You will work out of our Downstream head office in Mississauga, located at 2489 North Sheridan Way
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
Why Suncor?
We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else - do it safely, or don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values .
In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:
  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans
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We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.
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JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

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