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Title:  Solutions Architect


Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, CA, J3P 1A1

About Descartes: 

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes has over 147,000 parties using its cloud based services. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at


As a Solution Architect at Descartes, you will be a liaison between technical and non-technical stakeholders. While participating in the development of the ShipTrack platform and collaborating with the product team. You will focus on technical requirements and ensure that the solution fits the business needs.



  • Help define the technical vision of the ShipTrack systems.
  • Participate in the design and development of the ShipTrack platform.
  • Collaborate with technical and non-technical specialists to define requirements and propose scalable and reusable solutions.
  • Communicate with the different product teams and help define process flows, data flows and system dependencies.
  • Coordinate product deployments.
  • Participate in the investigation and resolution of system issues.
  • Participate in the implementation of the software development processes and policies defined by the development management team.



  • University degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or equivalent.
  • 10 years overall experience working with and managing software development with a recent exposure to Redis, SQL Server, queuing, messaging, and microservices.
  • 5 years experience as a Solution Architect working on large scale cloud systems.
  • Strong expertise in software integration and system dependencies.
  • Strong expertise high throughput systems.
  • Strong expertise in data modeling.
  • Excellent knowledge of microservice architecture.
  • Excellent knowledge of the AWS cloud environment.
  • Experience and good understanding of Agile methodology
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills with an ability to apply existing and emerging technologies / architectures to deliver innovative solutions Strong analytical skills - problem identification and resolution.
  • A highly innovative and collaborative spirit.
  • Proven ability to architect, construct, and deploy solutions in a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent mentorship, interpersonal, leadership, and presentation skills.



We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. 

For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please review our EEO is the Law , Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Statement, EEO/AA Statement Descartes participates in the E-Verify program. Please click below to learn more about the E-Verify program. Notice of E-Verify Participation Right to Work (English and Spanish)

Descartes is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. Applicants in North America with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can email us at Provide your name and contact information along with the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process. Your request will be responded to as soon as possible. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.


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