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Application Architect


J.D. Irving, Limited, Information Technology Division is the destination of choice for naturally curious, energetic & collaborative people excited about the internet of things, data, mobility & innovative solutions while always focused on the delivery of the customer experience.


With over 270 employees centralized in Saint John, Dieppe and Halifax, we offer our people the opportunity to engage in project deliveries that add business value to our organization while enjoying the friendly and beautiful communities of the Maritimes.


We invest in continuous professional growth through strong career development and training programs. As a key member of our team, your coworkers will be among the best in Maritimes –that’s why JDI.


We have a new full time opportunity for an Application Architect. The position can be filled from Saint John, Moncton or Fredericton, New Brunswick.


This position will lead the efforts to provide effective management to a diverse application portfolio. The position is responsible for ensuring the application portfolio meets the current and future needs of the individual businesses, as well as the enterprise.



  • Education Required: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Years of Experience Required:
    • 10+ years of experience working as an application architect in a diverse, enterprise IT environment
    • 5+ years of experience designing, planning, implementing and supporting software solutions in an enterprise IT environment
  • Experience in creating application architecture artifacts
  • Experience providing leadership, planning, estimating, and presentations of ideas and solutions
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment
  • TOGAF certification is preferred

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in assessing current applications to ensure they meet the current and future business needs
  • Selection of application solutions for our companies ensuring they meet the objectives of the business
  • Ensure the application architecture is aligned with the enterprise architecture standards and guidelines
  • Provide Current State, Transition State, and Future State artifacts for application assets
  • Participate in the development of enabling strategies
  • Provide expertise on application architecture principles, approaches and best practices
  • Identify and manage metrics needed to provide effective application portfolio management
  • Provide guidance to Instance Strategy decisions for Enterprise Applications
  • Working with the IT Application Owners, define the appropriate integration patterns needed for each application
  • Ensure that application solutions meet the security needs of the organization
  • Provide leadership in application cost management by understanding cost drivers of applications and providing effective management techniques

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online.


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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