Security Architect

November 22, 2021

Job Description

There When It Matters for 175 YearsThis year, we are proud to celebrate our 175th anniversary. Since our founding in Quebec in 1846, we've been committed to improving the financial health of all of our clients. We are driven by the opportunity to help families thrive, communities grow and businesses succeed. As our roots have grown stronger than ever before, we are ready to lead the way for the next 175 years.Laurentian Bank Financial Group (LBCFG) is a diversified financial services provider whose mission is to help its customers improve their financial health. The Laurentian Bank of Canada and its entities are collectively referred to as Laurentian Bank Financial Group (the "Group" or the "Bank"). With more than 2,900 employees guided by the values of proximity, simplicity and honesty, the Group provides a broad range of advice-based solutions and services to its personal, business and institutional customers. With pan-Canadian activities and a presence in the U.S., the Group is an important player in numerous market segments.This role sits within LBC Tech, a subsidiary of Laurentian Bank Financial Group.The solution architect is an advisor and subject matter expert representing technology helping to solve complex problems to support business goals. This is a key role shaping the strategy and implementation of technology projects across the Bank. You will also provide expert consultation to project, business and development teams on new initiatives. You will develop application roadmaps to help modernize the Bank's application ecosystem. You will be responsible for creating end to end solutions, working very closely with the business stakeholders and development teams. You will help guide and lead the technical teams throughout the development cycle.

Responsibilities

ºWorks with the business and technical teams to define scalable, available, and resilient end to end solutions spanning digital front ends and back end systems taking into account the enterprise architecture strategy ºHas in depth understanding of technology solutions, including cloud, containerizations, and APIs ºCreates and maintains the technology application modernization roadmap to evolve platforms to meet business objectives ºDemonstrates analytical mindset with strong affinity for problem solving in complex environments ºInfluences the Bank's strategic orientation by implementing technological solutions that optimize the quality of services and operationsºEnsures solutions being proposed are viable and balance strategic and tactical goals, and meet project budget and timelines ºPerforms impact analysis to understand which upstream and downstream systems are impacted ºContributes to the growth of the architecture practice by helping define the enterprise architecture objectives, standards, creates and maintains supporting documentations and artifactsºProvides subject matter expertise, helps lead the technical teams and is a trusted advisor to the business ºWorks with Security, Data, and Infrastructure architecture to ensure all facets of architecture are being considered ºDemonstrates excellent communication and negotiation skills required to clearly articulate and explain the proposed solution to senior stakeholders ºHelps define the SDLC to ensure development and testing automation processes are in place to optimize efficiency and quality

Qualifications

º7+ years of architecture experience implementing solutions for large programs with excellent understanding of how to build resilient systems, that are secure and interconnected in a complex ecosystem ºExperience in designing secure solutions using security best practicesºPrior experience in software engineering ºExperience with designing and implementing cloud-based architecture solutions, front end, REST APIs, Service Oriented approaches, Mobile and Digital technologies, and infrastructure ºExperience in Agile software development projects ºStrong leadership skills ºKnowledge of the banking and financial sectorsºExperience with Enterprise Architecture framework such as TOGAF ºStrong team player with demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environmentºExperience in design and development of high availability platformsºExperience with enterprise architecture modeling tools such as Sparx EA, BIZZdesign, MEGA, Archimate is 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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