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Solution Architect

Requisition ID:  169211 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Merch & Supply Chain Product Team 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Alberta; Nova Scotia; Québec  

City: Mississauga / Montreal / Calgary / Stellarton

Location: Tahoe Office, Bureau de Montréal-Nord, Calgary Office, Foord St. Office 

Postal Code:  


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.


Job Description


In this exciting role, you will:


  • Lead and coach project development teams in architecting solutions that achieve specific project goals while adhering to strategic enterprise architecture and IT Guiding Principles.
  • Review and provide guidance for system development lifecycle documents, specifically input into the Blueprint, High Level Technical Design and review of detailed designs.
  • Leverage and assist with the evolution of enterprise architecture strategic goals and work products.
  • Evaluate and provide input into discovery initiatives, business proposals and charters for new projects.
  • Evaluate and recommend tools, techniques, and processes to enhance software development and quality.
  • Participate in Blueprint and High-Level Functional Design and determine strategy.
  • Analyze current technical solution to meet the business process.
  • Consult on recommendations for business process change with respect to total solution.
  • Analyze technical changes required to meet new business goal.
  • Determine business and technical requirements for the solution.

Job Requirements


What you have to offer:

  • An Undergraduate degree in a related area
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience in all aspects of the development and deployment of software solutions in a distributed environment.
  • Strong technical knowledge of SAP/ERP and Supply chain system integration.
  • Experience and knowledge of the following would be a strong asset:
    • SAP S4
    • SAP CAR
    • SAP PMR, FNR - Next Generation Merchandising systems
  • Significant experience in 3 or more distinct software development environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to align technical solutions to business goals.
  • Great breadth and depth of technical and business knowledge, strong familiarity with current and upcoming technological capabilities, and a proven ability to architect, construct, and deploy solutions in a collaborative team environment.
  • Effective communication skills with a demonstrated ability to collaborate and coordinate with others in a matrix organization.



This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision of their digital future.  Are you ready to be part of this success story?






Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



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