CATO - Solutions Architect

CAPCO - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Senior Architect

LOCATION: TORONTO

About us

Capco is a global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry. Our professionals combine innovative thinking with our unrivalled first-hand industry knowledge to offer our clients consulting expertise, complex technology and package integration, and managed services to move their organizations forward.

Through our collaborative approach, we help our clients successfully increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs and enhance control. We specialize in banking; capital markets; wealth and investment management; insurance; finance, risk & compliance; and technology. We serve our clients from offices in leading financial centers across North America and Europe.

About the role

As a Capco Senior Architect, you will oversee the design and implementation of technology solution platforms for our Insurance clients. In this role, your will partner with our clients to design strategic technology architecture, data models, and roadmap to provide business and technology stakeholders with an integrated business / technology view of target-state platform functionality and capabilities. In addition, you will also directly support technology implementation activities, providing oversight and solution design guidance during implementation.

Detailed responsibilities include:
Design and build business and technology capability models
Engage technology stakeholders to design integration patterns and solutions
Deliver an end-to-end architecture blueprint that outlines application, infrastructure and data designs
Input into project management and product planning activities, including cost and timelines estimates
Actively support implementation activities and provide technology guidance
Engage development teams to design technology proof-of-concepts to validate solution designs
Partner with business product owners and business analysts to support system specifications documentation
Directly support and partner with technology leads to resolve implementation issues / complexities
Align to solution designs with client standards, practices, and data compliance policies
Provide technology recommendations and opportunities to improve existing platform

About you

Capco is looking to hire at a variety of levels based on candidates’ education and experience.

Education, Skills, and Experience:
Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computer Science and / or Engineering
7-10+ years of relevant experience as a Solution and / or Enterprise Architect
5-7+ years of relevant experience in Life and / or P&C Insurance system design and implementation
5-7+ years of experience in financial services leading technology integration, platform and API design initiatives
Experience working with Insurance technology platforms, tools, and back-end services
Strong experience with C#, Java, Java Script, React, JQuery, .Net Framework, SQL Server, Kafka,
Strong experience with scripting languages, virtual infrastructure, web servers, and SCM tools / practices
Experience with designing and implementing DevOps tools, governance, and infrastructure
Experience with integrating with Cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, etc…)
Practical experience with translating business capabilities and functional requirements into system specifications
Practical experience with leading Agile technology initiatives
Proven ability to assess, evaluate, and develop SW solutions that involve legacy systems, services and back-ends
Excellent communication (written and verbal), presentation, and facilitation skills
Demonstrated leadership and self-direction, willingness to teach others and learn new techniques
Ability to manage multiple goals and deadlines with stakeholders across business and technology

The next step

If you’re looking forward to progressing your career with us, simply send us your resume to get started. We look forward to learning more about you. If you have any question, please feel free to reach out.

Capco is well known for its thought leadership and client-centric model that distinguishes it from other consulting firms. Capco’s strong technology and digital knowledge base, it’s global experience of the Financial Service enables us to deliver projects from strategy through to delivery. We are committed to providing new areas of expertise from which our clients will greatly benefit. We have:

Access to industry-focused talent globally
Ability to leverage innovative products and solutions for complex architecture and large-scale transformation
Extended global geographic market reach
Ability to capitalize on our client footprint and deep domain expertise within financial services

For more information about Capco, visit www.capco.com.

Capco is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.