Senior Solution Architect
Toronto, ON CA
5d ago

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description

Does rapid iteration, experimentation and curiosity fuel your purpose? Do you want to be part of our mission to make decisions easier and lives better for our customers and employees?

Manulife is on a journey to become a customer obsessed, digital leader. We’re transforming and we need you. Manulife has a clear vision for a Global Data Strategy.

By liberating and strengthening Manulife’s data capabilities we will enable deeper insights, better product and service design, and more effective business processes.

The result will be exceptional experiences for our customers

A Senior Solutions Architect is required to assist work on architectural design, issues and solutions considerations; apply industry best practices to create scalable and secure solutions that have superior technical performance,

Individual Accountabilities for this role include :

  • Responsible for architectural design, issues and solutions considerations; apply industry best practices to create scalable and secure solutions that have superior technical performance
  • Responsible for product architectural design, issues and solutions considerations for value streams
  • Design / maintain complex component architectures
  • Designs templates and complex solution components for software and platform engineers to use
  • Troubleshoots mis-specified component architectures and rapidly corrects them
  • Working across small to medium sized teams with common purpose setting guidelines and clarifying outcomes. Leads smaller groups and coaches others within discipline to grow skills, talent and best practices.
  • Job Requirements for this role are as follows :

  • Deep understanding of business strategy and ability to craft software / platform / infrastructure architecture plans to support business outcomes.
  • Candidates should have project experience with new and emerging technologies such as big data and could platforms, coupled with a development background.

  • Experience with evaluating and building a network of third-party suppliers
  • Attends advanced training sessions and is certified on multiple domains of expertise
  • Strong interpersonal skills to coach others
  • Use and combines knowledge of the discipline and leading market trends formulate the right approach
  • Links actions to longer-term goals and strategy
  • Project work experience within a Capitol Markets environment desired.
  • Collaborative attitude, willingness to work with team members; able to coach, participate in code reviews, share skills and methods
  • Good organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion
  • Good verbal and written communication; able to effectively articulate technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes
  • Experiments with emerging technologies and understanding how they will impact what comes next
  • Strong analytical skills, copes with complex situations through deliberate analysis and planning, strong problem solving skills.
  • This is a full time permanent role that can be worked at a variety of office locations in North American including Toronto and Waterloo ON and Boston MA.

    Manulife has lots of perks including, but not limited to :

  • Competitive compensation
  • Retirement Savings Accounts and / or 401(k) plan (US only)
  • Customizable Benefits Package including Health, Dental and Vision.
  • Generous time off policy.
  • Financial support for ongoing training, learning, and education
  • DressSmart flexible work attire policy.
  • An abundance of career paths and opportunities to advance
  • If you are ready to unleash your potential, it’s time to start your career with Manulife / John Hancock.

    About Manulife

    Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better.

    We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions.

    At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers.

    As of June 30, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$877 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.

    4 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years.

    With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

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