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Infrastructure Architect (2524761810)

Science, Technology, and Engineering

IT / Computing / Software



Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Director, Technology Architecture, the Solution Architect will be responsible for helping to design the technology roadmap for corporate systems. This will include determining hardware and software infrastructure and recommending technology that improves current systems and performance. The Solution Architect will be an expert on latest technologies, to effectively guide the technical direction of projects

You Are Great At:

Operational Excellence

• Identify and manage dependencies between multiple workstreams

• Understand and ensure compliance with company standards

Team Management

• Lead, mentor, and motivate project resources

• Experience in leading a geographically dispersed team


• You thrive when youre empowered to take the lead, go above and beyond, and deliver results

• You understand communication is at the heart of creating a positive client experience and can maneuver through challenging situations with ease

• Highly self-motivated and directed

• Keen attention to detail


• You seek out innovative solutions and can easily adapt to new tools and trends

Critical Thinking

• Assessing the potential impact of emerging technologies relative to strategic business needs and recommends their use in the company for current and future needs

• You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others dont and are always thinking two-steps ahead to avoid problems before they happen. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making

• Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities

Relationship Building

• You are professional and poised, whether youre brainstorming with the team, running meetings, or delivering presentations

• You thrive on building productive relationships and ensuring that internal teams have what they need to be successful

• You are persuasive, encouraging and motivating


• You have a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities and can engage the right stakeholders at the right time to drive analyses and decision making

What It Takes:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science.

• 10+ years of experience working within a global Information Technology environment focused on corporate systems.

• Preferred certifications – Google Cloud Architect, Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA), Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization

• Expert knowledge of Virtualization; Application Virtualization; Cloud Computing models (SaaS/IaaS/PaaS), design, authentication, architecture, and costing

• Strong project management and prioritization skills, including leading and coordinating multiple projects, influencing non-direct reports and peers, ensuring on-time delivery.

• Networking Services – DNS, DHCP, routing/switching concepts, load balancing, firewalls

• Proficient in understanding enterprise servers, storage, HA/Failover design, Infrastructure as Code Concept, Cloud SQL, DevOps concepts, Infrastructure Automation tools and working knowledge of Linux

OpenTexts efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws.