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Solution Architect, Supply Chain

Division: IT (Supply Chain)
Job location: Anywhere in Canada
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a remote work-setting


A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!

We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.

Job summary

We’re pushing forward with our mission to open the world to cannabis and are looking for more talented IT professionals to join the journey and support our upcoming initiatives! We have a variety of new and exciting career opportunities in IT dedicated to enhancing the success of our global markets and to learn more, check out the position below or visit our Careers Page - #GrowwithAurora

Are you a dynamic IT professional with experience supporting supply chain applications? Do you go above and beyond to deliver the ultimate IT user-experience and thrive in a remote-work environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

We’re searching for experienced professional to plant their roots with us as the newest Solution Architect, Supply Chain. In this role, you will report into the Manager, IT Supply Chain and will support, stabilize, and provide supply chain innovation by collaborating with key business stakeholders in all our global markets. Sound interesting? Here is a little more…


As the Solution Architect, Supply Chain you will…

  • Provide application support for assigned ERP applications with Supply Chain
  • Proactively identify, catalog, prioritize application issues, then provide accurate and timely resolution of these issues while ensuring operational stability
  • Perform functional, technical, and performance testing to validate the operational stability of custom built or vendor created application systems
  • Work with business stakeholders and external vendors to resolve application system issues and collaborate with teams to create processes and documentation to ensure consistent support for systems, database, and infrastructure environments
  • Design and implement processes, procedures, scripts, templates, databases, and software components that support data quality and integrity
  • Collaborate and build a strong relationship with all members of the IT team vendors and key business stakeholders to create and maintain reliable, efficient, and high-quality application solutions
  • Participate in application development projects through all facets of the Software Development Lifecycle or COTS product lifecycle to assess impact and ensure operational stability
  • Provide training to the business on various application systems and projects developed in-house and externally
  • Develop, configure, enhance, and support in-house built or externally developed application systems by evaluating the business need, analyzing and gathering technical requirements, and developing software systems in accordance with relevant IT standards


You’re the ideal candidate if you have…

  • 3-7 years’ experience in application support and system analysis operating in multi-disciplinary teams within fast-paced and innovation driven dynamics
  • Extensive experience with ERP (SAP, Oracle, JDEdwards, SAGE), IT operational process frameworks, computer systems technology, programming, design techniques, and various Software Development Lifecyle methodologies in enterprise level support environments
  • Post-secondary education, such as a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma, in Computer Science or related field (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • Diverse system expertise in the following:
    • ERP Supply Chain Modules including DRP, MRP, Transportation, Constrained planning, Unconstrained planning and integration points (internal/external to ERP)
    • ERP Applications including, Manufacturing, BOM, Inventory, Planning, Maintenance, WMS, Transportation Management, finance and costing modules
    • Procurement applications and integrations points to core Applications, including Maintenance software
    • Order Management including inventory management, sales orders, IR/ISO, shipping documentation and overall integration points to core ERP Applications
    • SOA architecture and integration points between ERP Applications and Legacy Applications
    • Shop floor system integrations

Bonus points if you have…

  • A PMP and ASCP Certification
  • Strong knowledge or prior work experience in relevant industries such as cannabis or CPG dynamics


We can’t wait to meet you if you are…

  • A technical professional with the ability to understand integration links between different ERP modules and legacy systems to enable the business processes required effectively
  • A natural liaison between cross-functional teams and can easily interpret the needs of the business and enable the proper set up in ERP Applications
  • An organized individual who can manage multiple projects at once and has experience leveraging stage gate methods to ensure timely execution of plans
  • A dynamic communicator who can translate IT complex terms into simple formats for various users


Why you’ll love working at Aurora
Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it… 


  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, remote work options, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more!
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations.


  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with cannabis.


Next steps
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. 
Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!


Health and safety

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and as a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.







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