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Solutions Architect

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Position summary:

This position is to plan, design and implement Hitachi ID Systems solutions in customer environments, world-wide. Hitachi ID Systems software automates business processes and includes a wide range of integrations, from client devices (PCs, BYOD), through servers, applications, web infrastructure, directories, even VPNs, telephony systems and mainframes.

  • Initial 1 or 2 week training at head office in Calgary.
  • Work from home position, with visit to Calgary one day per week (or one week per month).
  • Business-related home expenses paid (phone, internet, travel).


Specific responsibilities include discovering and codifying business policies (as script logic or on-screen policies); implementing integrations with pre-existing systems and applications; mapping data between systems and automating data flows; modifying HTML+CSS+JS user interfaces; reviewing product usability; unit, regression and stress tests; migrations from one product version or one integration to the next and more.


You are an experienced IT expert interested in deploying complex solutions in enterprise scale environments. You have a broad range of technical and organizational skills and want to work with others who are just as smart as you are. You have experience with a wide range of systems and platforms and always want to learn more. You always want to learn more.

Given the multiple and complex integrations, this position requires extensive hands-on skills. Interactions with many customer-side stake-holders calls for clear, effective communication.

Specifically, successful candidates must have:

  • 5+ years of full-time work experience managing enterprise-scale systems and/or implementing complex applications.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to configure and manage:
    • Windows servers
    • Unix/Linux systems
    • IIS or Apache (including writing HTML, CSS)
    • Active Directory or LDAP
    • MSSQL, Oracle or MySQL (including writing SQL queries)
    • Networks (IP routing, TCP filters)
  • Ability to write complex scripts (Python, PowerShell, etc.) to codify business logic and automate system management tasks.


  • Competitive pay.
  • Extensive medical, dental and vision care plan paid by the employer.
  • RRSP plan with matching employer contributions.
  • Initially 3 weeks of paid annual vacation (4 weeks at 5 years, 5 weeks at 10, 6 weeks at 15).
  • Great work environment - informal, social committee, centrally located offices.
  • Challenging work with many learning opportunities.
  • Opportunities for career development.

Hitachi ID Systems is an equal opportunity employer.


Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

To apply:

Send a resume by e-mail to Be sure to include both "Job ID 998-12" and "Solutions Architect - Edmonton" in the subject line. For technical positions, the resume must be either ASCII text or in PDF format. For other positions, MS-Word is also acceptable.

Qualified applicants will be contacted and screened in a 15 minute preliminary telephone interview. This may be followed by a technical test (up to 4 hours) and in-person interview.

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