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BC Public Service

ISL 30R - Senior Technical Architect

Coquitlam, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
79,530 to 90,884 per year
Posting Title
ISL 30R - Senior Technical Architect

Position Classification
Information Systems R30


Coquitlam, BC V3K 7B9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$79,530.36 - $90,884.16 annually plus 9.9% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Min of Trans & Infrastructure

Ministry Branch / Division
Information Management Branch

Job Summary

Senior Technical Architect
Information Systems R30

An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent vacancies.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required by November 22, 2021. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

An excellent opportunity to join this dynamic team and apply your technological skills

The role of the Senior Technical Architect is to integrate and consolidate enterprise/sectorial technical architectures and platforms in support of Ministry or government strategic and operational goals. The successful candidate in this role will organize and manage projects concerned with the implementation of new 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.

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 Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: or by phone: 778-698-1336.

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:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in computer science field or related discipline and five (5) years related experience; OR,
  • Diploma in computer science field or related discipline and seven (7) years related experience; OR,
  • Secondary School graduation or equivalent and nine (9) years of related experience.
  • Four (4) years of experience in a lead technical role, introducing and transforming enterprise technologies in a large and complex organization.
  • Two (2) years' experience managing the configuration and deployment of technical projects and core infrastructure.
  • Two (2) years' experience designing technical infrastructure, creating long term plans and strategies and developing technical requirements to support infrastructure technology services.
  • Experience in managing and supporting major business applications, in multiple areas, such as planning, designing, developing, supporting or maintaining applications.
  • Experience in monitoring the operation of large enterprise applications, remediating failures and performance issues, and applying disciplined change management practices.
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux or Windows operating system administration.
  • Experience in database administration using variety of database systems such as MS SQL Server, Oracle or PostgreSQL.
  • Experience working with Cloud technologies such as MS Azure or Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience implementing system automation and ensuring interoperability between cross-domain systems.
  • Experience supervising the work of project teams, contractors and/or staff such as: assigning, monitoring and reviewing work.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Experience migrating legacy systems to Cloud environments.
  • Experience with applications hosted in the Cloud in an IaaS, PaaS or SaaS model.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery processes and environments such as Jenkins.

Provisos & Willingness Statements:
  • Willing and able to provide on call 24-hour support during peak periods.
  • Willingness and ability to learn new technologies on the job

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.

CRC - A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


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

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application; however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - 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.

Job Category
Information Management/Information Technology
Information Technology Management and Executive