Lead Advisor Solution Architecture

January 11, 2022

Job Description

The lead security architect is an advisor and subject matter expert representing technology with the responsibility of securing our applications and infrastructure. This is a key role shaping the strategy and implementation of technology projects and platforms across the Bank. You will also provide expert security consultation to project, business, platform, and development teams on new initiatives. You will participate in infrastructure and application roadmaps to help modernize and maintain the Bank's infrastructure and application ecosystem with a security lens. You will help guide and lead the technical teams throughout the development cycle. The candidate will work closely with senior technology leaders and executive business stakeholders to understand business strategies and ensure technology solutions align strategically, are customer focused, while keeping an agile and innovative mindset.

Responsibilities

ºWork with the business and technical teams to define scalable, available, and resilient end to end solutions spanning digital front and back end systems considering the enterprise architecture strategy in the appropriate security domainsºContribute to the production and maintenance of architecture artifacts in relation to SIEM, Identity and Access Management, Public Cloud, Data protection, Threat and Fraud Management, and Application/Network/Endpoint/Infrastructure security.ºSubject matter expert contributing to security reviewsºHave in depth understanding of technology solutions, including cloud, containerization, and APIs ºExpert knowledge in public (AWS, Azure) and private cloud implementations ºWell versed in network architecture and best practicesºContribute to the creation and maintenance of the technology application and infrastructure roadmaps to modernize platforms to meet business objectives ºDemonstrate analytical mindset with strong affinity for problem solving in complex environments ºInfluence the Bank's strategic orientation by implementing technological solutions that optimize the quality of services and operationsºEnsure solutions being proposed are viable and balance strategic and tactical goals, and meet project budget and timelines ºPerform analysis to understand the impact of changes to upstream and downstream systems ºContribute to the growth of the architecture practice by helping define enterprise architecture objectives and standards. ºProvide subject matter expertise, help lead the technical teams and be a trusted advisor to the businessºWork closely with Solution, Infrastructure and Data architects to ensure all facets of architecture are being considered ºDemonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills required to clearly articulate and explain the proposed solution to senior stakeholders ºExperience with license and capacity planning ºWork closely with vendors for outsourced solutions. Review vendor solutions and recommendations

Qualifications

º7+ years of architecture experience implementing security solutions for large programs with excellent understanding of how to build resilient systems in a complex ecosystem ºProven experience working in a highly complex multi platform 24/7 environmentºExperience in designing secure solutions using security best practicesºWorking knowledge of federated IDPs, Intrusion detection, encryption, penetration testing and enterprise security toolingºKnowledge of security management standards and frameworks such as ISO 27002ºExperience in Agile methodologies ºStrong leadership skills ºKnowledge of the banking and financial sectorsºExperience with Enterprise Architecture frameworksºStrong team player with demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environmentºExperience in design and development of high availability platformsºCertifications in one or more of the major cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP) AssetsºBilingual (English/French) verbal and written communication skills are an asset.

Additional Information

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion:We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment that reflects the diversity of our customers and our communities. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability or any other legally-protected ground. Accessibility:Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request for job applicants taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.PIPEDA:We may collect, use or disclose your personal information for the purpose of establishing an employment relationship with you.

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