ISL 30R – Senior Technical Architect

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date March 4, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $74,943.34 - $85,642.04 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Information Technology
Client BC Public Service
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ISL 30R – Senior Technical Architect – (58542)

Posting Title: ISL 30R – Senior Technical Architect
Position Classification: Information Systems R30
Union: GEU
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $74,943.34 – $85,642.04 annually plus 9.9% Temporary Market Adjustment
Close Date: 3/25/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Health
Ministry Branch / Division: SI/HSIAR
Job Summary:

Senior Technical Architect
Information Systems R30

An eligibility list may be established.

A dynamic career opportunity to showcase your IT project management expertise

The Health Sector Information, Analysis and Reporting Division set the foundation for the delivery of high quality health sector information, analytics and reporting. The Division leads key information management functions including data stewardship, governance, security, access, analytics and reporting, quality assurance, performance measurement and evaluations functions.  HSIAR sets out to exercise effective governance over data resources, while enabling timely and secure access to data, supporting an integrated, modernized model of information sharing across the health sector. The Division leads the overarching provincial analytic strategy and approach, and performs comprehensive, integrated analysis of health sector performance to ensure a consistent and timely approach health system measurement utilizing a client centred approach.

The Role:  The Senior Technical Architect integrates and consolidates enterprise/sectorial technical architectures and platforms in support of Ministry or Government strategic and operational goals.  As the Senior Technical Architect, you are responsible for organizing, leading, and managing projects concerned with the implementation of new data analysis infrastructures and services that will support the business applications and data resources of the ministry or government and devise ways to efficiently share common services and technology components in a secure environment.  This includes developing multi-year technology and service roadmaps, plans and strategies, and providing advice to executive on alternatives and solutions, product evaluation, risk assessment and cost benefit analysis of existing and future information technology infrastructure.

In the Senior Technical Architect role, you will be part of high performance team that delivers successful and innovative technology solutions to clients and stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have experience leading information technology infrastructure projects, including leading teams to positive and successful project outcomes. This position requires someone committed to teamwork and staff engagement, who has a demonstrated ability to lead a high-performing team. If you have excellent communications, problem solving and organizational skills and are ready for a new challenge, we look forward to your application.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues. The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The BC Public Service is an inclusive and accessible employer. Please advise the hiring manager if any accommodations are required to assist you to ensure equitable participation.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • A Degree in the Computer Science field or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years of recent related experience; OR
  • A Diploma in the Computer Science field or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years of recent related experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education or experience may be considered.

Recent related experience must include the following:

  • Experience managing technical infrastructure components/environments.
  • Experience providing technical advice to and supervising work teams.

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Recent experience supervising employees, including developing and evaluating performance, setting goals, coaching, team-building and mentoring team members.
  • Experience managing stakeholder relationships, including providing advice and recommendations to senior executives.
  • Demonstrated experience using project management methodology and IT change management processes.
  • Demonstrated experience leading design and implementation in a technical environment.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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