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Application & Enterprise Architecture Director (Reference Number: 2568)

Position Type: Full Time
Position Location: London
Date Posted: 02.16.2018

Experience: Minimum 8 years

Job Description


Lucas Professional Search Group is current working with London Hydro in their search for an Application & Enterprise Architecture Director.


Responsibilities include:

- lead the strategic design/roadmap, acquisition, management, and implementation of the IT infrastructure based on the evolving needs of Ontario utilities

- provide leadership in enterprise and emerging systems such as SAP

- provide recommendations impacting the selection and use of information technology (e.g. platform, build/buy, integration, architecture specification)

- deliver an architecture that supports an efficient, secure and standards-based IT environment

- develop, articulate and evolve the corporation's strategic information technology structural direction

- evaluate and analyze solutions from such perspectives as architecture, feasibility and cost

- lead multidisciplinary teams responsible for improving or re-engineering business processes and information systems

- responsible for long-term strategic planning, documentation and training

- establish and manage a security plan to ensure all company information is protected against external threats

- coordinate the creation of policies, standards and guidelines regarding the selection, development, implementation and use of information technology platform


Qualifications include:

- Computer Science or Engineering degree from a recognized university

- minimum of at least 8 years of progressive IT and management experience, ideally in a similar role

- experience in a Utilities environment or in-depth SAP knowledge 

- IT application development experience with ability to provide mobile app development input

- strong experience implementing IT Governance, SLAs and best practices in enterprise systems environment

- strong leadership, management and supervisory skills

- analytical, logical, innovative with excellent communication skills

- understanding of existing enterprise and emerging systems (e.g. SAP CIS, Web Portals)

- strong business acumen to provide knowledge and counsel to internal IT and potential external collaboration partners

- in-depth knowledge of specialized architecture in areas such as cloud computing, networks, cyber security and positioning of emerging technologies (e.g. SaaS, Green Button, Bluemix-Watson)


If you meet this criteria and are a proven leader with professional success in the IT field in a senior management capacity, please send your resume to Lucas Professional Search Group to the attention of Brenda Broughton at

 “Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assignment, selection and placement process.”


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Contact Name: Brenda Broughton
Telephone: 519-963-8266

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