Cloud Security Architect
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
16d ago

What is the opportunity?

This an exciting opportunity to define the Cloud technology architecture and direction for one of the world’s biggest banks from the ground up.

In what is essentially a Greenfield site, RBC is looking at only the latest and cutting edge technology in its push to deliver a public (AWS / Azure / Google Cloud) multi-

cloud strategy to enable the business.

RBC requires an Enterprise Architecture that includes Kafka, Mesos, Kubernetes, openFaaS and Apache Flink and is in the realm of the Lead Cloud Architect.

Reporting to the Director, Cloud Security Architect, the Lead Cloud Security Architect works across multiple technical and business functions providing technical leadership for all cloud and security related issues in order to deliver secure systems for our staff and clients.

What will you do?

  • Provide thought leadership in Public Cloud Architecture and how to deliver it at scale in a large enterprise
  • Assist in developing the Enterprise Architecture for the Cloud program
  • Support the Information Security and Cyber Security programs
  • Execute security architecture for RBC’s external cloud technology
  • Serve as trusted advisor to key business and technology partners Head of Cloud, CISO, Head of Devops, Head of Risk, Innovation Dev Teams
  • Influence, consult, plan with and guide Technology Owners, Domain Specialists, Business and IT SME’s in support of the Cloud and IT Risk and Security Program
  • Must Have

  • Strong relationship, influencing and leadership skills
  • Experience delivering Cloud and Internet facing applications with a focus on security
  • Experience with architecting multi-vendor SaaS, IaaS or PaaS environments particular public Cloud (AWS / Azure / Google Cloud)
  • Experience building Cloud strategies and target and reference architectures as well as previous experience with application development security using DevOps
  • Experience with API and MicroService Security as well as with working with cloud security management / governance tools
  • Experience performing security design reviews and educating developers on cloud native apps
  • Nice To Have

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, or Engineering.
  • IT security (e.g., CISSP) or Cloud Security-related certifications (e.g., vendor neutral (CCSK, Certified Cloud Professional / Architect, etc.
  • or Cloud vendor certification (VMware VCP, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Google, IBM, etc.)).

    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.
  • Work in an environment promoting continuous learning through learning session, study group, external event, online learning.
  • Become part of a team that thinks progressively and works collaboratively.
  • We care about seeing each other reach full potential.

  • Working in a unique atmosphere dedicated to Innovation.
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact from a local-to-global scale
  • Work on Next Gen Technology to lead the way in Innovation
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, transparent, non-hierarchal and ego-free culture where your talent is valued over your role title.
  • 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.

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Experienced Hire / Professional

    People Manager : No

    Application Deadline : 06 / 30 / 2018

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