At the heart of CSA Group is a vision: making the world a better, safer, more sustainable place. It's been part of our mission for nearly one hundred years: from the first engineering standard for railway bridges developed in 1919, to more than 3,500 standards, codes & related products today.
Headquartered in Canada, with a global footprint of more than 30 labs and offices across Europe, Asia and North America, CSA Group tests, inspects and certifies a wide range of products - from every day househould items to leading edge technology-to meet exacting requirements for safety, performance and environmental impact.
Our employees take pride in making a difference in people's lives through the work that we do. We're looking for people like you to help make it happen.
The Senior Technical Architect role is responsible to:
Ensure CSA Group’s enterprise systems, services and technology solutions are built, implemented, and maintained for high availability, scalability, security, integrity, and supportability.
Identify gaps and drive solutions for critical systems, services, and technologies, with emphasis on data driven and AI solutions.
Have advanced technical knowledge and a wide range of understanding in new and emerging IT technologies, and in particular:
Provide recommendations on new technologies and solutions, in support of business direction to meet either revenue growth, profitability targets, operational efficiencies, or to manage risk.
Deep subject matter expertise of CSA Group’s systems, services, and technologies.
Strong understanding of entire CSA Group IT architectural or technical landscape, including integrations and interdependencies.
Strong understanding of business requirements and implements IT Projects for Global strategic solutions (either application or infrastructure related).
Participates in architecting solutions using industry standard concepts.
Manages solution design based on detailed business requirements.
Prepares technical specifications and documents that effectively translates requirements into IT tasks to deliver acceptable business solutions.
Provides recommendations on emerging technologies and assists in planning roadmaps to support new technology.
Establishes development guidelines based on industry best practice.
Consumes services provided by third party vendors.
Protect CSA Group’s information assets.
Supports core IT and/or Business Leaders through communication and solution design for all IT projects.
Provides technical guidance and consultation to project and IT team members.
May lead and facilitate technical discussions, or process improvement teams, participating in design sessions, and transform requirements into IT solutions.
Communicates expectation well to other team members.
Mentors and coaches other IT employees, supporting professional growth.
Provides design, configuration, testing, deployment, management and monitoring of critical infrastructure, systems, and services, for projects or upgrades, on a global scale.
Applies troubleshooting, prioritization, and coordination skills to assign and resolve escalated issues.
Seeks, recommends, and implements process improvement opportunities.
Manages multiple projects simultaneously.
Education and Experience:
University Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Software/Computer Engineering.
5+ years of experience in related technologies.
3 years of experience as Data Scientist with focus on NLP.
Experience with data science tools and libraries.
Programming skills in Python and database query languages.
Experience with Machine Learning methods and libraries.
Experience with deployment of AI models and algorithms in production environment.
5+ years of experience in Software Development Life Cycle.
Experienced in project management preferably in IT projects.
Experience in analyzing systems and solutions from a Performance perspective.
Experience in configuring applications, for optimal use of system resources and response times.
Experience in system security and how to implement.
Experience using API’s, cloud-based technologies.
Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Works cross-functionally and thinks both critically and strategically.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.