Systems Solution Architect with Python, Big Data and SOA


Full Time
Location: Toronto

We are seeking an dynamic leader willing to take on a challenge! This position belongs to a Development team GRT – Liquidity Risk & Stress Testing that Develops and Supports Riskwatch/ALGO applications, for Group Treasury and other Lines of Business.

The incumbent is responsible for managing a Development team and assign development tasks,

in addition, the incumbent will be assisting in the analysis, design, and support of cost effective, mission critical, on-line, risk management and decision support systems for the bank group.

The candidate must be able to interact with various cross functional Development Teams, Business Analysts, Users, and Production Support groups.

The incumbent will have at least 6 years of progressive IT experience and a strong technical capabilities and must thrive on challenge, be proactive and dynamic, and demonstrate initiative and eagerness to learn.

Key Accountabilities:

Manages a team of IT professionals (direct and indirect reports) and is responsible for systems analysis, application software, programming and support.
Manages the team in the areas of scheduling, technical direction, future planning and standard development practices.
Negotiates IT project requirements (i.e. deadlines, budgets, resources, etc.).
Manages communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk, and resources of the work effort being managed.
Builds and maintains a strong working relationship with peers within the business lines.
Participates in budgeting processes and quality improvement activities for the department.
Accountable for managing assigned project and/or departmental budgets.
Meets scheduled milestones to ensure project/program objectives are met in a timely manner, are in compliance with IT Technology Roadmap and has an in-depth knowledge of the principles, theories, practices and techniques for managing the activities related to planning, managing and implementing software projects and programs.

Functional Competencies:

Experience with Python, XML
Related Experience with Big Data and Hadoop and System Architecture.
Possess excellent organizational and multi-tasking abilities.
Experience with Agile development methodologies
Possess excellent analytical and problem resolution skills.
Experience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) using Web Services, utilizing either SOAP or RESTful APIs is highly desired.
Hands-on technical working experience with Microservices, Cloud, and DevOps is an asset.


Post-secondary education in Computer Science or Software/Computer Engineering or related technology field.
Must have at least 10 years of experience managing teams with systems analysis, design, development and J2EE / Core Java & SQL for stored procedures & queries.