Ignition Solutions Architect - JMP Solutions, a Convergix Automation Company

by JMP Solutions

Reference #: JMPSO001173
Position Type: Regular, Full-time
Remote work options: Hybrid
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: May 09, 2024
JMP Solutions

Job Description

The role of Information Systems Solutions Architect will play a key role as part of the Information Systems group, with responsibilities to all regions of the company. This is a vital role in the development of the overall Information/MES/IIoT solution architectures for our customers. Successful applicants will be involved in every stage of the solutions implementation process including consultancy, assessment, requirement gathering and specification, solution architecting and development, technical implementation, user training and commissioning.


The Information Systems Solutions Architect role is perfectly suited for those who have excellent conceptual thinking as well as people skills and who are seeking an exciting career in a growing organization. Candidates with an academic and professional background in System Design, Computer Science, Electrical, Computer Engineering or a business degree with industrial and/or computer development experience will be considered.


This is a Remote opportunity with some travel required. 


What Would a Typical Day Look Like?

  • Involvement in pre-sales support, develop overall solution architecture, requirements specification and system design, as well as construction and implementation.
  • Perform gap analysis and determine best approach to address the gaps.
  • Act as functional lead on a variety of projects
  • Facilitate functional re-use in solution architecting.
  • Building crucial relationships with key global partners within the manufacturing software scope of responsibility
  • Participating in strategy determination with team leadership and global partners to promote the adoption of partner product suite in North America
  • Being responsible for maintaining deep domain specific knowledge of Information/MES/IIoT solution architectures available in the manufacturing software space
  • Provide learning and mentoring to others across the corporation.


What Qualifies You for this Opportunity?

  • 10+ years of experience in the manufacturing software arena, particularly using software that can be described as Information/MES/IIoT
  • Experience working in an industrial manufacturing environment and with industrial controls
  • Proven expertise in areas such as requirements specification, architecting solutions, systems analysis, and design.
  • Certified with Inductive Automation’s Ignition Platform software; experience with Sepasoft and/or Cirrus Link Solutions integrated modules an asset.
  • Demonstrable understanding of industrial automation PLC platforms, network design and implementation, OT/IT configurations, production and engineering processes.
  • Advanced experience using industrial software packages provided by any or all the following vendors:  Rockwell, Siemens, Aveva/Wonderware and GE.
  • Experience with network architecture design, system virtualization, and associated design tools
  • Experience using software and systems like MQTT, Azure DevOps, AWS, Node-Red, and Docker an asset.
  • Development experience using Python, Java, JavaScript, and/or Microsoft .NET
  • Experience with database software such as Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, and/or InfluxDB
  • Familiar with application development methodologies, techniques and standards, configuration management, middleware, networking and communication, and hardware configuration
  • Project management experience an asset.


Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel objects, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, talk and hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required for the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


JMP Solutions (a Convergix Company)

Founded in 1987, JMP is an automation systems integrator offering solutions to diverse industrial and consumer end markets. It designs, engineers, and integrates hardware and software to automate its customers’ manufacturing and production facilities. Headquartered in London, Ontario, with an established North American footprint consisting of 17 office locations across the U.S. and Canada, the Company’s multi-geographic branch model provides it with a strategic advantage over smaller, sub-regional competitors, allowing it to provide targeted, local support while also growing with its blue-chip customer base across geographies and applications. We are certified as a “Great Place to Work” in both Canada and US. We have also been awarded one of the “Top 50 Best Workplaces Canada” nine (9) times, including Best Workplaces for Inclusion, for Women and Professional Services 2021 and 2022.


What does JMP Offer You?

Here at JMP, we offer a very generous compensation and benefits package including:

  • Health
  • Dental coverage
  • RRSP Matching / 401K Matching
  • and more!



Convergix Automation Solutions is a Global Systems Integrator specializing in custom automated manufacturing systems including, robotics, controls, material handling, information and software systems, process automation in a variety of manufacturing industries. With over 900 employees, 25+ Locations worldwide and $300M in Sales, Convergix is growing organically as well through acquisition to become a leading $1B Automation Integration global partner.  We are a single source automation solutions provider that leverages the geography, technology, industry expertise and capacity of the entire Convergix portfolio across the entire value chain for our customers in a diverse set of industries.

Learn more about us: https://convergixautomation.com/


What does CONVERGIX value?

Our values are our foundational concepts on which we build CONVERGIX; we adhere to these no matter what mountain we climb.

  • Integrity - Respect, Transparency, Commitment
  • Excellence - Continuous Improvement, Innovation, Collaboration, Communication
  • Passion - Momentum, Sense of Urgency, Growth, Success, Velocity


We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


JMP Solutions has an accommodation program in place that provides reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please contact Human Resources.





Application Contact Information

Company Name:   JMP Solutions
Company Website: https://www.jmpsolutions.com/careers/
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