IT and Network Engineering
Apr 9, 2021

Senior Solution Architect

Req Id: 274515 


At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 

Bell is making unmatched investments in our world-leading broadband fibre and wireless networks because we know they’re the backbone of the products and services our customers love. If you’re excited about transforming the way people connect, our Network team is the right place for you.  


  • Define software architecture plans with development teams;
  • Contribute to solution architecture plans;
  • Define technological alignments;
  • Work with the Planning team to understand business requirements;
  • Work with Planning & Design teams to define security requirements and ensure applications meet them;
  • Contribute to the prioritization of the projects in collaboration with Project management office and team leads;
  • Ensure with team leads, adoption and respect of strict Secure-SDLC practices and BCE development standards;
  • Contribute to project meetings, kickoffs, and report on issue status;
  • Foster best practices in the DevSecOps context;
  • Work with an agile team to develop, test, and maintain innovative security software & applications;
  • Participate in discussions with team leads for technical decision and standards affecting all the development team;
  • Participate in, and improve the Continuous Integration and the Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) cycle and processes;
  • Participate in resolving development and operational issues in a timely fashion;
  • Handle escalated issues and follow up on outstanding items promptly;
  • Guide technical documentation format and ensure teams properly document projects.


Key Technical Competencies

  • Experience designing in RESTful architectural style;
  • Deep knowledge of programming, Design Patterns and Software Architecture;
  • Excellent understanding of End To End software development;
  • Good expertise with Test Driven Development and Agile Development;
  • Good expertise of CI/CD pipelines;
  • Good expertise in SQL and Non-SQL database;
  • Good expertise in automation solutions;
  • Good experience with Linux operating systems;
  • Knowledge of security principles and tools.



One or many of the following is a plus :

  • Microservices architecture;
  • Message brokers (Kafka);
  • Key-value databases (Redis);
  • Web Development (Rest/GraphQL);
  • Python, Go and/or Node.js;
  • Gitlab Runners and/or Jenkins; 
  • SCM, SAST, SCA, etc.;
  • RHEL/CentOS;
  • MongoDB, Postgresql, Neo4J;
  • Django, Express.js;
  • Reactjs;
  • Virtualization solutions (VMWare, Openstack, Openshift, docker, lxc, proxmox);
  • Code quality and security (SonarQube, Checkmarx, JFrog Xray).

Key Personal Competencies

  • Great communicator – ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization;
  • Team player – ability to work with a wide range of geographically distributed teammates;
  • Critical thinker – demonstrated ability to tackle complex problems effectively;
  • Avid learner – continuous learner of all things technical and process;
  • Focus driven – ability to manage stress and pressure in a collaborative environment;
  • Transformational agent – agile and ability to mobilize resources and execute on critical initiatives needed to transform our business;


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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Ontario : Ottawa || Canada : Ontario : Toronto || Canada : Quebec : Montreal 
Application Deadline: 05/14/2021 


Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


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