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Senior Solutions Architect - Credit

Reference ID: RBCAA008881364

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What is the opportunity?

The Senior Solutions Architect will play a key role in shaping the strategy and implementation of Retail Credit applications. The Architect will lead the evolution of the Retail Credit technology architecture and provide architecture direction using best of breed design patterns and principles. The Architect will partner with business stakeholders, technology leadership and development teams to drive the development of end-to-end solutions. The Architect will primarily be responsible for the creation and rationalization of solutions as well as the communication of the same to both business and technology stakeholders and providing guidance to the delivery teams for its implementation.

What will you do?
  • Provide leadership on the construction and maintenance of robust, secure and efficient applications and reusable frameworks
  • Provide leadership on application development tools and application platform infrastructure support
  • Provide expert counseling to application development community
  • Define guidelines and standards for application design, development and deployment. Provide thought leadership and guide strategic evolution of application platforms
  • Develop technical roadmaps for Retail Credit application platforms that are aligned to both T&O and Business strategies
  • Work closely with business partners to understand the business vision, strategy, and business capabilities
  • Develop and review domain technology roadmap by mapping business capabilities and technology capabilities to define target state and roadmap
  • Collaborate with architecture community to align technology roadmap with enterprise technology strategies

  • What do you need to succeed?

  • Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience including 5+ years of architecture experience
  • Advanced knowledge, experience, and understanding of architecture, application development, application systems design, and integration
  • Solid experience with Middleware technologies (e.g. MQSeries, IBM Information Broker, Camunda, Kafka), Cloud technologies (Bluemix, Pivotal Cloud Foundry), design approaches including event-driven architecture, cloud-based deployments, REST/API first applications, and Service Oriented approaches.
  • Extensive knowledge of Personal Financing Products (e.g. Loans, Mortgages, Credit Cards) and associated application processes
  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated experience with program/projects involving complex integration of technologies/platforms across functional technical teams.
  • Ability to quickly evaluate options, make decisions and execute within an intense technology environment with multiple stakeholders with excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical, consultative, and team communication / facilitative skills
  • Capability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and relationships with global architecture areas, Application Development, T&O management, RBC business groups, Global Technology Infrastructure, and others

  • Nice-to-have
  • Expertise in Cloud, Services and DevOps
  • Familiarity with SAP CRM, Process Integrator
  • Knowledge in big data technologies such as Bluemix, API management, Hadoop

  • 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
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • A world-class training program in financial services

  • ARC

    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 employ approximately 78,000 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 39 other countries. For more information, please visit .

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    City: Toronto
    Address: 88 Queens Quay W
    Work Hours/Week: 37.5
    Work Environment: Office
    Employment Type: Permanent
    Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
    Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
    Required Travel (%): 0
    Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
    People Manager: No
    Job Posting End Date: 03/03/2019
    Req ID: 180458

    Posting Notes:

    Posted: February 11, 2019
    Closes: April 12, 2019
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    10,000+ employees
    Banking & Finance

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