Enterprise Cloud Architect

  • Company:
    BMO
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Address: 4100 Gordon Baker RoadJob Family Group:TechnologyEnterprise Architecture plays a vital role within the BMO technology organization. Based on our enterprise reference architectures, we lead the development and implementation of innovative, secure and cost-effective information technology target architectures, feeding into multi-year investment plans, solutions and operational environments that support and enable BMO lines of business to meet their defined strategies. This includes:Timely creation of Reference and Target Architectures, describing capabilities needed for BMO Engineering solutions, delivered in advance of solution implementationDefinition of security capabilities to be incorporated into Targets, Solutions, and Patterns, to drive a “baked-in” security mindset for solution design and engineering teams and safeguard our environments, data, intellectual property, and operations within BMO’s risk appetite.Definition of operational capabilities, including security operations, to be included in the solutions to meet the business requirements of availability performance, and information security risk management.Defining the principles, standards, patterns and guidelines regarding the proper use and deployment of technology within the EnterpriseThe Cloud Infrastructure Architect contributes to creating the strategic enterprise architecture for the bank, combining deep knowledge of technology infrastructure to support seamless experiences for our stakeholders – customers, BMO employees, BMO developers, and others. The Cloud Infrastructure Architect defines the principles, standards, patterns and guidelines regarding the proper use and deployment of technology within the Enterprise, creates the policies, processes, and procedures around technology governance by assessing the appropriate evolution of architecture in both a business and a technology context, and advises the business regarding the use of technology in providing overall value to the Enterprise. This includes performing the required research to understand both the current state of the financial industry and technology landscape to define immediate needs and looking forward to emerging technology to identify the appropriate, modern, cloud-native capabilities to add to our architectures.As an Cloud Infrastructure Architect, here’s what you will do:Lead the definition and development of architecture, patterns and guidelines to accelerate cloud adoption (AWS and Azure) and modernize on-premise infrastructureProvide leadership in technical guidance and counsel to Development, Information Security, Engineering and Operation teams to ensure that their processes and deliverables align with the Architecture of the EnterpriseDefine the security controls for a variety of cloud and on-premise workloads, working closely with Information SecurityResearch, identify, document, and socialize (via formal governance and through ad hoc meetings) capabilities to be built into both cloud and traditional infrastructure target architecturesBe accountable for developing the functional roadmap to implement capabilities defined in target state architectures by working with application owners, engineering teams, and other architects.Partner with our Information Security (IS) team to ensure alignment between Enterprise Architecture and IS on the infrastructure security capabilities needed to maintain BMO’s security postureWork across EA teams to ensure capabilities are understood and consumed in application and infrastructure focused target infrastructuresContribute to the definition and implementation of technology governance activities (e.g., reference architecture, standards and guidelines) to ensure that project teams adhere to industry best practices and BMO standardsIdentify and define new processes and/or process improvement opportunities to integrate EA defined capabilities into BMO engineering and application designsResearch and monitor industry trends and technologies to recommend technology direction. Provide leadership to project teams to capitalize on these technology opportunities. Evaluate and recommend emerging technology capabilities to further enhance BMO’s technology infrastructure.Research emerging technologies and attend relevant professional courses/conferences to maintain currency of skill setDevelop and maintain strong working relationships with peers across the T&O organization.What makes you a great fit?You have a university degree (BA) or higher in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline10+ years of work experience in IT, either application development or infrastructure engineeringExperience in guiding cloud adoption with appropriate security, understanding both the opportunities and challenges. You take a balanced approach to risk based on the requirements of the data or system in questionKnowledge of IT management practices obtained through formal training and/or work experience.Advanced knowledge of the business of a large Enterprise, the financial services industry, as well as development and/or IT Operation specialtiesDeep knowledge of all aspects of technology and of architecture concepts and practices; capable of driving from strategy to architecture to design & implementation as neededYou have a good understanding of functional aspects and technical behavior of the foundational technologies supporting BMO’s banking systems systems: operating systems, networks, security, compute, storage, and cloudDeep knowledge of architecture frameworks, methodologies, and tools (e.g., The Open Group Architecture Framework [TOGAF], Zachman Framework)Industry certifications on Cloud (AWS, Azure, M365), Security, Networking, Microsoft, and Agile Development will help to demonstrate your background aligns to the roleWhat technical skills do we look out for? Advanced communication skills, both written and oral, able to influence application owners, technical teams and non-technical audiences. You can structure your thoughts to tell a compelling story. When you talk, people listen.Relevant IT infrastructure & platform knowledge in one or more of the following domains:Cloud Platform — AWS, Azure, or GCPNetworking – TCP/IP, UDP, routers, switches, firewalls, ports & protocols, Quality of Service (QoS)Distributed/server – you’ve built or supported Windows/Linux server/storage environments and you have migrated traditional workloads to cloudWorkplace Technology – you’ve built or supported excellent user experiences on a variety of Windows and Apple devices, including integration with AD, Azure AD, and modern management tools (UEM)Unified Communications and Collaboration – you’ve built or supported real time communications infrastructure using tools like Microsoft Teams, and you understand how to manage collaboration and file sharing using SharePoint Online, OneDrive, and Teams ChannelsData security – knowledge of security capabilities and best practices to secure data within on-premise systems and in the cloudGrowth mind-set and positive attitude towards fast-evolving technologies and their security.Innate curiosity, high energy, and problem-solving abilityWillingness and ability to build relationships with members of other teams to ensure effective collaboration and architectural designs that can be implemented within BMOStrong influencing skills to sell the architectural ideas to business partnersDemonstrates advanced consulting and client management skillsSolid relationship and managerial leadership abilitiesEnergetic, self-motivated, and achievement- and outcome-orientedKnowledgeable and experienced with:Technology and solution design and configuration in one or more domainsIdentify and access management design and implementation (OIDC, OAuth2, AD, AAD, FIDO2)PKI, key management and encryption architectures and solutionsCloud services and infrastructure – Azure, AWS, and M365 in particularFunctional and technical behavior of network protocolsVirtualization, server design, network administration and troubleshooting.DevOps and Agile deployment concepts and DevOps toolsetsKnowledge of Operations/Run requirements of complex systems – logging, monitoring, alerting, app & infrastructure instrumentationWe’re here to helpAt 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.To find out more visit us at https://jobs.bmo.com/ca/en .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.