Senior Solution Architect Job in Montreal for Bell |

Senior Solution Architect

July 2 2022
Industries Telecommunications
Categories Information Technology, Project Management, Business Analysis, Systems architect, Design
Montreal, QC

Req Id: 377460

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.

About the Team:

The Bell Network team is on a journey to transform how Bell delivers the best customer experience with seamless access to a software-driven and cloud-based ecosystem of products, services and content. This transformation is about simplifying, virtualizing and automating the network transport and services to lower costs and increase agility to deploy Bell services.

At the centre of driving this transformation is the 5G/MEC/IoT Services Development team, orchestrating the full life cycle of these changes, from initial concept and strategic direction, to its delivery and launch. From emerging ‘smart’ technologies like edge computing, virtual network services and 5G network slicing, our team is the glue in aligning the direction of the organization and managing the development and execution of complex cross-functional programs that will really make a difference to Bell’s profitability and the superior experience delivered to our customers.

We are a new start-up team of industry experts, covering a wealth of technical backgrounds across wireless, wireline, TV and Media, but grounded in a strong understanding of the business side of technology. The breadth of our scope is wide, interfacing across Bell business units and with the industry that influences our direction. If you have an insatiable appetite for learning, with exceptional communication skills and an ability to influence and engage in a fast moving environment, we have the next career progression for you!

Key Competencies:

  • Experience in delivering services in a shared resource environment with multiple types of methodologies, including Agile and Waterfall.
  • Depth of technical understanding across the 5G ecosystem (Wireless technology, 5G RAN, 5G Core, IoT, Cloud, MEC)
  • Manage projects using LEAN problem solving, and analytical skills, combined with clear business judgment.
  • Is self-motivated, can work autonomously and takes initiative
  • A hunger for learning, an ability to develop and implement creative ideas, and the discipline to manage different projects to tight deadlines simultaneously
  • Frameworks (SAFe, LESS, DAD, Nexus) is an advantage.
  • Must have positive attitude and high energy with exceptional cross-group collaboration working both within Bell and across external partner teams.

Job Duties/ Accountabilities:

  • Overseeing the successful delivery of services through the complete lifecycle from aspiration, design, development, implementation to transitioning to Operations. Including on time delivery, meeting customers & technical requirements, and staying on budget.
  • Understanding the high-level technical architecture and being able to facilitate debate and guide decisions on appropriate solutions.
  • Monitoring project process and track progress against milestones, scope and budget. Work with the team to proactively address risks and issues using best practices. The Delivery Manager will be responsible to escalate and report on these items in a standard format to key stakeholders.
  • Explore and assess potential services to develop on Bell network leveraging Smart Core 5G technologies (Connectivity, MEC, Cloud, IoT, Media)
  • Work with internal engineering teams and external market organizations (Business Markets) to provide technical guidance feedback on product & feature definition, feasibility, scoping and development.
  • Communicating complex ideas to a non-technical audience.
  • Understand and apply product technology, strategy and direction to evolving businesses
  • Build business cases and development roadmap in collaboration with Business and technology teams.

Critical Skills/ Competencies:

  • Master degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of experience in technological program delivery management
  • 2+ years product development in software companies
  • 2+ years Experience with Scaled Agile frameworks
  • PMP or MPM certified, with a proven track record in successfully leading large scale projects
  • 5+ years Experience managing budgets
  • Excellent communicator able to build trust with all stakeholders, including executive presentations
  • Excellent analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Bell Tools (Jira, Confluence, MS Office, SAP)
  • Bilingualism (English & French) is an asset
  • Experience with Software as a Service or Platform as a Service business models
  • Experience with API development, consumption and business models
  • Experience with software engineering
  • Prior experience developing and/or testing network services
  • Proven track record of working in and/or with distributed engineering teams
  • Extensive knowledge of the 5G market trends, industry players, and new technologies.






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 : Quebec : Montreal
Flexible work profile :
Application Deadline: 08/18/2022

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.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at

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