Lixar is looking for a
Solutions Architect

Solutions Architect
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar is looking for a Solutions Architect to become part of our team. As a Solutions Architect, you will be supporting and participating in the ongoing development of leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a senior developer who has experience working directly with clients, excellent communication skills and a sense of commitment to customer satisfaction.

As a Solutions Architect, you will have:

  • 7+ years previous Java or .NET development experience
  • Post-secondary education in engineering or computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working on long-term enterprise projects (more than one year) that involved at least four or more team members
  • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively
  • Apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges
  • Able to communicate effectively within a development team and with clients
  • Leadership skills, experience in mentoring team members
  • Experience in an Agile software development environment (SCRUM)
  • Proven experience using RESTful Web Services, XML, EJBs, JDBC, RDBMS, SQL
  • Understanding of development frameworks such as, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Tiles
  • Application server experience (e.g. Jboss, Tomcat)
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration (e.g. Maven, Bamboo, Cruise Control)
  • Experience with test automation frameworks (JUnit, Mockito, TestNG, JMeter)

The following would be considered an asset:

  • Experience working in a small company where team work is paramount
  • Mobile Application development experience
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: Objective C, Android SDK
  • Familiarity with MacOSX and other UNIX based Operating Systems
  • Web technologies, jQuery, HTML, javaScript, CSS
  • Development tools: Maven, JIRA, Git, Confluence

With these attributes:

  • A sense of humour
  • Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Have exceptional communication skills
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers
  • Not blame others for your mistakes
  • Exceptional client communication skills
  • Get things done!


Sound like you?
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Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.