Associate Director, GRC Team Lead
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
8d ago

What is the opportunity?

You are a passionate, energetic, digital thinking & agile individual who will lead the Capital Markets Risk Reporting GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) platform.

As a self-driven, collaborative professional with excellent communication skills, this opportunity will involve global interaction with teams in New York, London UK, and Asia / Pacific, developing innovative solutions for business groups and technologists across Capital Markets.

You will have a high degree of autonomy and decisional authority to enhance and develop the platform.

What will you do?

  • Manage a dynamic team and budget for development efforts.
  • Develop and execute on the strategic roadmap to enhance our award winning platform.
  • Set strategic vision on architecture and lead the development of our GRC platform.
  • RESTful API development between internal and external systems, as well as traditional ETL approaches to build on Big Data data models.
  • Pioneer machine learning algos in the technology risk and controls assurance domains.
  • UI & UX Application development (web and desktop applications).
  • What do you need to succeed?


  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple stakeholders, staff and interact with senior management.
  • At least 2-4 years of C# / .NET and familiarity with Python / R experience.
  • Experience managing a team and overseeing Run The Bank Functions (RTB).
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas : Traditional Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, or Reinforcement Learning.
  • Solid project management skills; pragmatic and not idealistic we want solution people who deliver on their ideas.
  • Nice-to-have

  • Experience with RSA Archer GRC platform.
  • Familiarity with Deep Learning packages such as Tensorflow and PyTorch.
  • Exposure to or interest in one or more of the following areas : Hadoop platform, NoSQL, Spark, or cloud platforms.
  • Experience in the Technology Risk, Application Security or Information Security domains.
  • What’s in it for you?

    We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper.

    We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Flexible work / life balance options
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities
  • Opportunities to building close relationships with clients
  • About RBC

    Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization.

    We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis.

    We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S.

    and 37 other countries.

    For more information, please visit

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    Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

    RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

    We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal / Native American status or any other legally-protected factors.

    Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

    City : Toronto

    Address : 155 Wellington Street West

    Work Hours / Week : 37.5

    Work Environment : Office

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : People Manager

    Pay Type : Salary + Variable Bonus

    Required Travel (%) : 0

    Exempt / Non-Exempt : N / A

    People Manager : Yes

    Application Deadline : 11 / 30 / 2018

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