Solution Architect
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5d ago

What is the opportunity?

You will lead the development of end to end technical solution architecture for RBC Global Asset Management (GAM) in-house developed applications and vendor product integrations.

You will guide GAM’s adoption of cloud-native design, microservices architecture and work collaboratively with our application development, innovation and operations teams on private and public cloud pilot projects.

What will you do?

  • Lead solution design for new in-house developed software application, or integration of third party products.
  • Provide guidance and advice to software development and solution delivery teams during implementation of complex projects.

  • Build relationships with enterprise architecture, engineering and innovation teams to understand capabilities of enterprise platforms and tools available to GAM.
  • Champion the implementation of new ideas and solutions for both green field and legacy applications.
  • Define repeatable architecture patterns and blueprints for design and implementation of GAM solutions.
  • Develop and maintain architecture artifacts records for the portfolio of assigned applications.
  • What do you need to succeed?


  • Excellent communication skills, inclusive and collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical area of study (computer science, mathematics, engineering, etc.) or equivalent combination of practical experience and professional training.
  • Total IT experience of at least 10 years, with 3+ years in software development and design experience on enterprise level projects
  • Solid experience across a variety of technologies and design approaches (e.g.
  • NET, J2EE, mainframe, virtualization, vendor packaged and / or hosted solutions, multi-technology platform applications, SOA, etc.)
  • Prior experience visualizing, depicting, and conveying complex concepts to a broadly diverse audience through various tools and communication approaches
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to manage large cross functional technical teams and to define, influence and impact the overall technical direction
  • Nice-to-have

  • Experience in the financial industry, particularly with investment management
  • Experience with cloud service and / or big data analytics (e.g.
  • Hadoop, Data Lake)

  • Experience leveraging real time data pipelines, data streaming and message queues (e.g.
  • Kafka, Redis)

  • Experience integrating applications with API management platforms (e.g.
  • Apigee, MuleSoft)

  • Prior consulting and people management experience
  • Advanced IT management degree, IT industry involvement, or broad technical experience
  • 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.

  • Client First : We will always earn the right to be our clients’ first choice
  • Collaboration : We win as One RBC
  • Accountability : We take ownership for personal and collective high performance
  • Diversity & Inclusion : We embrace diversity for innovation and growth
  • Integrity : We hold ourselves to the highest standards to build trust
  • 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.

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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 St West

    Work Hours / Week : 37.5

    Work Environment : Office

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Experienced Hire / Professional

    Pay Type : Salary + Variable Bonus

    Required Travel (%) : 0-25

    Exempt / Non-Exempt : N / A

    People Manager : No

    Application Deadline : 09 / 30 / 2018

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