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In order to meet the growing needs of our customers, we are constantly searching for dynamic, qualified individuals to join the CTC resource team. Currently, there are several career opportunities available at CTC. If you feel you satisfy the qualifications for one of the positions listed on this page, please send your CV to resources@ctcinc.ca identifying the position(s) you are interested in. Qualified individuals will be contacted by our human resources department.
CTC006023 : Solution Architect
Location : Montreal, Quebec
Field : Solutions Architect
Position Type : Contract
Starting : June 28, 2021
Ending : June 28, 2022
Resources Required : 1
Position Description
  • Duration: 12 months, then resource will be offer a permanent position with the bank.
  • Bilingualism: French, mandatory. English, functional.
  • Open rate
  • Remote: 100% remote.
  • The Enterprise and International Solutions Delivery sector located at 600 De La Gaucheti√®re West in Montreal manages close to 100 applications and ensures the delivery of projects serving National Bank's commercial customers.
  • The Bank of entrepreneurs being one of the 5 strategic priorities of our organization, a significant increase in our delivery capacity is necessary to deploy a set of functionalities supporting business processes such as

- Digital banking for businesses

- Corporate finance activities

- Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

- Know Your Customer (KYC)

- Payment modernization (Hub)

  • In this context, we are currently looking for solution architects. The mandates mainly consist of defining solution architectures based on business needs and aligned with the target architecture and IT hygiene rules.
  • Reporting to the Senior Director, you are passionate about technology and do not hesitate to share your expertise and advice in the application of your solution architect duties. You have a high level of influence and are attracted to strategic discussions in the IT field. In addition, and most importantly, you are always looking for the technology solution that will ensure an exceptional customer experience, agile implementation, and unparalleled technology sustainability.

- You are responsible for the development of the solution architecture, validation of assessments, technical specifications, validation of compliance with the enterprise architecture and technical representation of the client.

- You are responsible for the overall technology solution, i.e., a technology solution in line with the Bank's overall activities and supporting specific projects.

- You interact with the business analysts and business line experts to understand the needs of the solution.

- You interact with the various teams in order to ensure compliance with the orientations and to support them in achieving their objectives.

- You interact with the teams to facilitate the resolution of issues, the completion of project activities and the management of priorities.

- You are a catalyst to support interactions and synergy between the project team, business lines and IT teams.

- You report on the progress of your various tasks as needed.

- You diagnose problematic situations and intervene in the resolution of complex problems by ensuring the implementation of permanent corrective measures in a perspective of continuous improvement.

- You may be called upon to act as an expert to advise senior management on technological solutions or in negotiations with suppliers.

- You may be called upon to supervise and coach resources and provide them with support in carrying out their activities.

You may be called upon to play an integrator role with multiple architects in the organization.

External Requirements:

- Completed Bachelor's degree, related to the industry, and 10 years of relevant experience or completed Master's degree, related to the industry and 7 years of relevant experience

- Experience in solution architecture (7 years)

- Excellent ability to popularize and present technical information and ability to assimilate complex technological concepts

- Knowledge of enterprise architecture is an asset.

- Ability to develop a rapport with partners, to work in an agile manner and to make decisions.

- Expertise in evaluating solutions and costs

- Ability to work with external suppliers

- Expertise in one or more of the following technologies

  • Payment system including international (Swift, Fircosoft)
  • Inter-system integration (Kafka, MQ, API, microservices, etc)
  • Digital technologies (market place, React framework, open APIs, security, mobile/web)
  • Currency management system (spot, forward, options)

- Excellent ability to work in complex environments and to assimilate complex technological concepts

- Leadership, strong initiative with consideration for deadlines imposed by the business sector, and facility in using business language