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Chief Digital Mine Architect - Americas

Date: Jul 30, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 21674 

Job Category: Information Technology 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Scope of Position

The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial thought leader and demonstrated hands-on experience related to design and architecture of digital mine strategies and implementation of relevant digital technologies, this will involve:

• Development of framework and principles, vision that will govern the digital mine 
• Development of the capabilities (functions, organization / people, processes) required in the digital mine strategy 
• Development of technology enablement and maturity models from information to communication and integration 
• Development of partnerships with technology vendors, universities, research consortiums and/or standards and guidelines organizations 
• Providing technical leadership for first-in-class technology implementations and projects
• Providing active support to the Digital Mine projects, helping developing and managing nimble packages for execution
• Overseeing and sign-off of implementations of digital mine architectures 

Functional Tasks

Remain abreast of the technology trends, Work with the Digital Leadership team, and other regional architects to refine the Hatch Digital Mine architecture offering. Work closely with other BU's Leadership and its clients to support the development of opportunities. Report regularly and proactively to the Smart Industry Leader and Digital Management on opportunities and projects to support hiring and investment plans as required, Leverage professional network to develop new Digital Mine opportunities, Serve as Digital Though Leader in the conception and inception of Digital Mine, Digital Asset / Twin, Digital Asset Management, Digital Supply Chain among others , Work closely with the other practice leads within the client's Digital team to develop Digital Mine architectures, Coach / Mentor others using a hands-on approach to further develop Architecture capabilities in Hatch, Develop, refine and own the tools (e.g. methodologies and frameworks) required to deliver Digital Mine Architectures, Build a culture of collaboration with peers and partners, Manage relationship with key partners , Advice on alliance, acquisition and investment opportunities ,Serve as Subject Matter Expert for the Digital BU representing it at conferences, speaking engagements, and other external industry related events, Responsible for signing and approving Digital Mine architectures

Key Performance Deliverables

In light of the identified responsibilities, the following are specific deliverables that the position is designed to achieve:

• Specific measures of performance will be discussed with and agreed upon with the successful candidate but will include responsibility for the achievement of targets related to Digital Mine architecture and implementation services

Preferred Experience / Education

• Minimum of 15 years of experience in Industry 4.0 like applications in Mining or other relevant sectors coupled with implementation of digital technology solutions 
• Detailed knowledge of IT/OT and digital technology trends including ICT and Telecommunication, Control & Automation, IIoT, Blockchain, Big Data, Cloud Computing, AR/VR, Automation, Operations Management and Business Systems
• Experience in working with distributed teams of professionals
• Experience building technical acumen on technology from different vendors and other parties relationships
• Proven experience in successfully applying digital technologies / solutions to a very traditional working environment 
• Expertise with an agile implementation model and will have demonstrated its effective use on past projects
• Experience developing enterprise architectures using TOGAF, RAMI 4.0 or similar frameworks
• Strong business development orientation is preferred


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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