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Solutions Architect

Apply now Job ID 21688409200 Date posted 01/12/2022

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time


  • Are you interested in the IT delivery cycle and the product and service lifecycle?
  • Do you want to be part of National Bank's transformation?
  • Do you want to work in a dynamic and stimulating environment?

National Bank is ramping up its cultural, organizational and technological transformation. We’re in the process of an Agile and DevOps shift involving multidisciplinary and autonomous teams, where teamwork is the key to our success. We are recruiting to move forward with our work on Banking as a Service (BaaS).

The Special Projects and IT Partnerships team, under the Vice-President, IT Engineering, Architecture and Strategy (ITEAS), supports the Bank's transformation through all the architectural and project execution processes and guidelines. We must implement special projects that allow the Bank to deliver value to its clients. We also have the opportunity to innovate with our delivery methods while re-engineering processes from end to end. We work with all the Bank's Business and IT sectors.

Your role 

  • Interact with the various stakeholders (BNC internal and Fintech) to understand business needs and technological specifications
  • Be accountable for creating a technological solution that's aligned with business requirements and the architectural constraints targeted
  • Collaborate with technical teams (developers, business analysts, QA, solutions architects, domain architects, etc.) and challenge proposed technology concepts 
  • Influence the Bank’s architecture decisions and directions 
  • Be accountable for implementing end-to-end solutions 
  • Diagnose problem situations and help solve complex issues 
  • Consider the Bank’s architecture and cybersecurity principles in various architecture projects
  • Help implement safe environments for the testing, pre-production and production phases
  • Produce comprehensive architectural documents for the permanent documentation of systems

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 5–10 years of relevant experience 
  • At least 5 years' experience as an architect in the delivery of large-scale projects 
  • Communication skills (leadership, influence and able to convey information in simple terms) 
  • Able to communicate effectively in English and French 
  • Team player with the ability to positively influence and motivate stakeholders and fintechs
  • Strategic thinker with solid analytical and synthesis skills and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt in situations of transformation

Preferred competencies 

  • In-depth understanding of the following technology and solutions concepts related to a modern ecosystem: domain architecture, microservices, APIs, streaming, cloud technologies, real-time dataflow, orchestration, straight-through processing, access security, elasticity, PaaS, cloud, DevOps, etc. 

Want to learn more about the position? Feel free to contact the manager, Geneviève Boucher

Choose from many career paths; change projects, change business lines, and grow and develop by being promoted. 

Your benefits 

Upon hiring, you’ll be eligible for a wide range of benefits. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer attractive benefits for you and your family: 

  • Health and wellness program, including many benefits 
  • Flexible group insurance 
  • Defined benefit pension plan 
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan 
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program 
  • Preferential banking services 
  • Community involvement program 
  • Telemedicine 
  • Virtual sleep clinic 

These are just some of the many benefits we offer.  

Due to the current pandemic, our entire team is currently working remotely.  

People first 

We’re a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people. Our mission is to have a positive impact on people’s lives. 

Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that’s accessible to all employees. 

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodation, feel free to let us know during our initial conversations. 

We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team? 

Are you ready to live your ambitions? 

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JobField: IT

Unposting Date: 2022-01-19

Job Number: ARC0005Q

Posting Date: 2022-01-12

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