The Opportunity

Moncton, NB
Information Technology
Competition Number: 03-2446

Role Location: Moncton, NB

Atlantic Lottery (AL) is seeking an innovative, self-motivated, and talented individual to work as an Solutions Architect located in Moncton, NB (Office or Hybrid). The Solutions Architect will act as the subject matter expert and be responsible for the Strategic architecture direction related to various projects and emergent technology solutions.

What you'll do


Enterprise Architecture: Contributes to the development of Atlantic Lottery's enterprise architecture framework (standards, principles, guidelines, and documentation), guiding the development of business and IT solutions.

EA Planning & Strategy: Develops and documents enterprise architecture strategies and roadmaps, contributing to business plans. Proposes enterprise architecture initiatives supporting business requirements, technology lifecycle management and regulatory requirements. Create, maintain, and update application life cycle management view working closely with business and other architects.

Portfolio Planning: Assist in scoping and sizing initiatives, by performing technical assessments of concepts/initiatives to determine business, financial and operational benefits and/or impacts of new product and service offerings.

Delivery Architecture: Be the technical subject matter expert (technical lead) on business and technology initiatives for internal teams (development, business, testing, and project management) and third-party vendors throughout the project or product lifecycle producing architectural artifacts such as, solution vision and technical implementation plans.

Business Architecture: The business architect's scope of activities includes helping the organization achieve targeted business outcomes related to growing revenue, optimizing costs, and mitigating risks. Focus on development of the business strategy and business architecture of the organization.

Cloud/Integration Architecture: The Application Portfolio includes systems that we be on premise, in the cloud and/or utilizing SaaS solutions where warranted. The architect requires the proper knowledge to determine which product and their respective hosting model while designing the solution.

Data Architecture: The Architect plays a role in designing and managing enterprise data management frameworks, interpreting business requirements into technical requirements, and collaborating with various stakeholders to optimize data utilization while ensuring integrity.

What you'll need


Education and Experience:

  • Master's or bachelor's degree in business, computer science, computer engineering, system analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in at least three disciplines, such as business, information, solution or technical architecture, application development, middleware, information analysis, database management or operations in a multitier environment.
  • Expert knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics.
  • Strong awareness and understanding of player-based product, sales and business development, and related social, political, technological, and economic factors that impact the gaming business.
  • Experience working with business, operating and financial models, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting, and risk management.
  • Insight into information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, agile and lean methodologies, infrastructure and operations, and Enterprise Architect and ITIL frameworks.
  • Understanding of various operating models such as project-centric and product-centric and different types of agile principles, methodologies, and frameworks, especially those designed to be scaled at the enterprise level.
  • Must be 19 years of age or older to apply.

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent analytical, planning, and organizational skills. Organizationally savvy, with situational and contextual intelligence of the political climate of the enterprise and how to navigate obstacles and politics.
  • Balances the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions and organization goals.
  • Strong consulting skills such as targeted communications, engagement management, stakeholder management and business development.
  • Estimates the impacts of Enterprise Architect alternatives and applies multiple solutions to business problems.
  • Rapidly comprehends the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
  • Ready to think, behave and act in an innovative consulting manner to drive the organization's business strategies.
  • Understands and speaks the language of the business. Excellent written, verbal, communication, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate new ideas and concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.

AL Benefits:

  • Extended health coverage that includes medical, dental, and vision.
  • Basic life insurance and disability.
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan.
  • Four weeks of vacation annually (pro-rated) plus one week of management leave (pro-rated). Plus, we have vacation purchasing program and 13 paid statutory holidays.
  • Wellness Support: Wellness programs focused on physical and nutritional health (and more), 3 paid personal care days and a 24/7 Employee & Family Assistance Program.
  • Two volunteer days per year.
  • Career advancement opportunities.

Recruitment Process: The last couple of years has accelerated change across our workplace, including our hiring practices! As a result, throughout your application process, you may be asked to connect with us virtually, and may not be required to meet in-person. All interviews are conducted in English, our working language, unless otherwise stated.

Internal Employees: Internal Employees interested in this opportunity must be in "good standing," which includes meeting expectations on their last performance review. Performance improvement plans, disciplinary action, attendance, mandatory training, and other performance related items will also be taken into consideration when determining the applicant's "good standing" status.

A little bit about us

Atlantic Lottery

Our players have been having fun and "dreaming big" since 1976 when Atlantic Lottery started offering lottery games on behalf of the governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island. The game options have grown and changed over the years and so has our workforce! Today's Atlantic Lottery has more than 600 employees, who are the heart and soul of our business. We offer everything from dare-to-dream draw games to online bingo; breakopen tickets to sports wagering; and games in social settings and on the internet. With games come winners - big and small wins every day - but the best thing about lottery games is that when you choose to play with us, everyone benefits. 100% of our profits go back into our communities. That feels good! #ProudToBeAL

We are proud, gritty, community-minded, and punch above our weight. Being Atlantic Canadian means that we work hard and we know how to have fun. It also means that we genuinely care for each other as co-workers, neighbours, and friends.

Your best life is waiting in Atlantic Canada. At Atlantic Lottery, we have many roles that allow you to work from any of our four Atlantic provinces. Explore living East:

Are you interested?

Work With Us

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal/educational background checks prior to employment.