Job: Data Solution Architect

Title Data Solution Architect
Categories Contract
Salary DOE
Location Toronto, ON
Job Information

Very urgently looking for experienced and proven Contract Data Solution Architect. Candidates strongly preferably to have Capital Market Banking, DB2 , ETL, Data Warehouse, ESB work experience.
This is a one year, 12 moths contract to start with.
This person must have the following key skills:
• Knowledge of Risk IT systems.
• ETL, ESB, Data Warehouse or Big Data
• Understanding of database refactoring /re-engineering.
• Expert knowledge of the software development process:
o Full understanding of the SDLC
o Experience in the testing and deployment phases of the development process
• Must have expert level knowledge of a modern programming environment (java, .Net, functional programming or similar)
• Must have designed several large scale distributed systems used for business critical processes.
• 5+ years experience working in a financial services environment
• Strong communication skills and be comfortable communicating across teams, to front office and operations staff, and to very senior managers on both the technology and business side.
• Excellent organizational and documentation skills, and be able to easily architectures and plans to a spread of different organisational levels. Experience with one or more formally defined notational conventions (eg UML or patterns) a plus but not mandatory.
• Willingness to dive in and be hands on in the solutions architecture and systems design process on a frequent basis.
• The ability to influence outside the area of assigned formal authority; consequently the person should be diplomatic and exhibit cultural and political awareness.
• Good stakeholder management through both formal and informal means

Additionally this individual will need to demonstrate the following:
• Strong and clear communication skills
• Team leadership
• Ability to collaborate and work with multiple stakeholders at the same time from different areas of the bank, both wholesale and retail
• Ability to build a culture of respect
• Proven track record of being an effective change agent
• Proven track record of problem solving and the ability to drive resolutions through to final result.
• History of leading cross line of business virtual teams in the delivery of complex artifacts.
• Experience working within a federated control model


• Required: Bachelors Degree from a recognized university in a technical subject
• Preferred: Graduate Degree in a technical or engineering subject from recognized university.

This is a one year, 12 moths contract to start with.
Location is in downtown, Toronto.

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