Solution Architect (Manager)

Halifax, NS

Venor is pleased to partner with our client Kainos in their search for a Solution Architect (Manager).

At Kainos, you’ll have the opportunity to transcend limitations and make a significant, immediate impact. Whether transforming digital services for millions of citizens or helping Fortune 500 companies successfully implement and thrive on Workday, your work will matter. With a people-first culture and a global presence, Kainos fosters a team-oriented, diverse environment where everyone’s ideas are heard and valued.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a Solution Architect (Manager), you will lead multi-disciplinary agile teams in designing and delivering high-quality solutions that delight customers and positively impact users worldwide. Collaborating with customer architects, you will establish functional and non-functional designs, offering expert advice on estimated effort, technical implications, and complexity.

You will oversee, coach, and develop a small team, focusing on performance management and career development. You will guide your team through solving complex problems together by providing direction and leadership.

As a technical leader, you will collaborate with peers to develop policies and standards, share knowledge, and mentor colleagues. You will also stay up-to-date on the latest technologies and methodologies, fostering an environment of continuous learning and growth.


  • Experience with delivering software designs for multi-tiered modern software applications.
  • Understanding whole solution architecture concepts, and can communicate and negotiate these with customer architects.
  • Prioritizing non-functional concerns for customers and incorporating these into the application design.
  • Experience with public cloud platforms like AWS, and Azure, including SaaS and PaaS offerings.
  • The ability to easily communicate technical design in conversation, documentation, and presentations.
  • The ability to make effective decisions within fast-moving delivery.
  • A passion for developing people, with demonstrated ability in managing, coaching, and developing junior members of your team and wider community.


  • Proven experience being accountable for all sizes of technology delivery challenges (e.g. project, multi-team program.
  • Experience proactively developing business across accounts with sales and account managers.
  • Management experience, including setting objectives, giving feedback, and leading performance reviews.
  • The ability to prioritize your time across multiple major projects.
  • The ability to share your thoughts and views on technology.
  • Past participation in technology communities.

At Kainos and Venor, we believe in the power of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to building a team that is as diverse as the world we live in, where everyone is valued, respected, and given an equal chance to thrive.   We actively seek out talented people from all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristic that makes them who they are.   We also believe every candidate deserves a level playing field. We are here to support you every step of the way, so if you require any accommodations or adjustments, we encourage you to reach out. We understand that everyone’s journey is different, and by having a private conversation we can ensure that our recruitment process is tailored to your needs.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please reach out! Interested candidates can forward their resumes in confidence to Nick Misener at nick@venor.ca.

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