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Creates a visionary IT architecture roadmap and organizational strategy to align business needs with technologies. Leads and facilitates the design and implementation of repeatable technical solutions and processes related to technology architecture. Defines and documents efficient and transparent architectural principles, standards, and guidelines regarding the proper use and deployment of business applications, data, and technology within the Bank. Partners with broader internal stakeholders to define architectural possibilities and futures. Works with business and development teams to recommend processes or system design enhancements. Ensures that systems are functionally appropriate, technically sound, and well-integrated. Provides immediate response to critical production program-wide problems to evaluate solutions, coordinate applicable recovery, and ensure resolution.
Creates and manages key architecture assets on Identity and Access Management and Application Security.
Ensures sound and robust architecture and provides sufficient guidance for the successful implementation of identity & access management and application security solutions to mitigate negative enterprise technology and budget impacts.
Identifies risks or issues with a technology solution and design that may impact the realization of project benefits, and guides and supports stakeholders in making good decisions that proactively resolve or mitigate potential project risks/delays.
Identifies and researches relevant technologies perform proofs of concept/prototypes, and recommends the applications of such technologies for future product architecture.
Provides input into the preparation of the business cases.
Identifies opportunities to strengthen the capability of the technology organization (e.g. sharing architectural expertise to promote technical development, mentoring employees, building communities of practice and networks).
Stays abreast of industry technical and business trends through participation in professional associations, practice communities, and individual learning.
Provides architectural expertise and domain knowledge to advise and guide senior leaders.
Minimum 10 years of work experience in IT and/or BS/BA or MS in computer science, engineering Minimum, information systems or math.
Minimum 5 years of banking/financial industry experience with an understanding of businesses and/or organizational practices/ disciplines;
Proficiency in translating complex solutions into solution architecture, patterns, UML diagrams, and guidelines.
Expert knowledge of computer or network systems hardware and software theory, practice, concepts, and technology relevant to organizational vision.
Expert knowledge in the techniques that go into producing designs of complex systems, including requirements discovery and analysis, formulation of solution context, identification of solution alternatives and their assessment, technology selection, and design configuration.
Possesses a deep understanding and problem-solving ability of various complexities.
Solid knowledge of Information Security practices within CISSP content (principles, controls, attacks).
Solid knowledge and proven working experience with Identity and Access management technologies. (e.g. ISAM, PingFedrate, ForgeRock, Okta, Azure AD, and etc.)
Solid knowledge of OAuth and OpenID Connect, SAML specifications, and federated single sign-on (SSO) protocols.
Hands-on development experience on AWS Cloud technologies: Lambda, API Gateway, AWS Cognito, KMS, Secrets Manager, ElasticCache, Dynamo DB, S3 Buckets, and etc
Working experience with Fraud prevention technologies, engines (e.g. RSA AA, ThreatMetrix, Trusteer, and etc).
Good knowledge of API, microservices, event-driven architecture, middleware, continuous integration and continuous deployment, testing, systems management, enterprise data & access layers, and pertinent styles of computing.
Good knowledge of crypto algorithms and principles (RSA, AES, SHA, more advanced cryptography like ECC)
Good knowledge of PKI and HSM security model on key management
Sufficient business knowledge to assess the impact of applied technology on customer’s business processes.
Knowledge of project management methodology and its applicability to the successful delivery of technical change.
Experience working in an Agile environment.
Understanding of the systems development life cycle;
Understands the strategic technical direction of middleware, continuous integration and continuous deployment, testing, systems management, enterprise data, and access layers, and pertinent styles of computing,
Ability to manage tasks independently.
Strong project and time management skills including multi-tasking in fast-paced development environments
A seasoned professional with a combination of education, experience, and industry knowledge.
Verbal & written communication skills – In-depth / Expert.
Analytical and problem-solving skills – In-depth / Expert.
Influence skills – In-depth / Expert.
Collaboration & team skills; with a focus on cross-group collaboration – In-depth / Expert.
Able to manage ambiguity.
Data-driven decision making – In-depth / Expert.
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At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.
As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.
BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.