Architect ( System)
Job Description

Architect (Systems)

On behalf of our client in the Financial Services Sector, PROCOM is looking for an Architect (Systems).  

Architect (Systems) – Job Description

  • Designing the end to end architecture of the application ecosystems which may include integration as aspect of the execution platform
  • Responsible for architecting project integration solutions on behalf of the Transfer Agency platform, aligned to Enterprise Architecture practices and design standards
  • Responsible for identification, design and operations of Transfer Agency assets and components.
  • Play a pivotal role in shaping the Transfer Agency target state and roadmap.
  • Working closely with LOB/consumers and providers providing thought leadership
  • Working with key stakeholders in designing target architecture
  • Identifying and managing architectural challenges and risks
  • Ensure the architecture is aligned with business requirements
  • Working collaboratively with Business Analysts, System Architects, Developers and Project Managers/Scrum Master Operations to ensure end to end success
  • Provide advice and guidance to the delivery team to ensure a smooth implementation and remove road blocks, mitigating risks
  • Work collaboratively with the Enterprise Architecture group to ensure full team alignment in technology and goals.

Architect (Systems) – Mandatory Skills

  • Experienced application and software architecture with a high level of technical expertise
  • Exposure to continuous development/integration principles
  • Display excellent planning, co-ordination and communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate and influence on key decisions
  • Collaboration with stakeholders to ensure the architecture is aligned with business requirements
  • Track record in delivering complex enterprise scale software solutions.
  • Have good understanding of the Financial Services industry
  • Have University degree and/or post-graduate education
  • Delivery Mindset: The successful candidate will be able to oversee multiple projects and excel in a complex and evolving portfolio. With a proven track record of setting and meeting clear goals and action plans, both as an individual and with a team.
  • Integrity: S/he will adhere to the highest standards of personal and professional integrity and will set a positive example for others.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: The successful candidate will have a proven track record of engaging and supporting and partnering with business units; working transparently and cooperatively with the cross-functional teams, and effectively engaging all pertinent stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • Communication: The individual will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Credibility: S/he will be highly credible with business and technology partners, while also able to connect and build trust- based relationships with stakeholders at all levels of an organization.

Architect (Systems) – Nice to Have Skills

  • Strong understanding of business and technology trends
  • Experience in delivering or knowledge of enterprise Mutual Fund Transfer Agency projects as architect.
  • Mutual Fund Transfer Agency business knowledge of products, features and operations
  • Business Process Management System - experience in application architecture including integration projects
  • Filenet and Datacap experience (an asset)

Architect (Systems) - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 9 months to start

Architect (Systems) - Assignment Location

Toronto, ONT

Job Requirements


Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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