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Solution Architect

Requisition ID:  170186 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Store Systems 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.



Are you looking to create solution designs and set the technical direction for innovative retail projects?


As a Solution Architect with Sobeys, you will work with business partners and IT managers to architect and design the Next Generation of store applications.


This role can be based out of any of our offices including: Mississauga, ON; Stellarton, NS; Montreal, QC; or Calgary, AB.  We offer a hybrid work model (2+ days per week in office) with the opportunity for additional flexibility. 


Sobeys Inc. is investing big in technology – Join us and invest in your future

We are on a journey to completely transform how we do business. 


Hear why Bruce Burrows, SVP, Chief Information Officer is inspired to be part of the digital transformation at Sobeys Inc. Learn more about our IT opportunities and apply today!


Job Description


In this exciting role, you will:


  • Lead and coach project development teams in architecting solutions that achieve project goals while meeting our architecture and IT principles.
  • Deliver solution Blueprints and Technical Designs.
  • Influence the evolution of enterprise architecture strategic goals and deliverables.
  • 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.
  • Analyze current technical solutions 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.
  • Technical knowledge of cloud, Azure, integration, and architecture standards.
  • Experience and knowledge of retail systems including POS, workforce, fresh and ordering 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.
  • Planning and execution skills with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple resources to a team goal.



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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