Senior Solution Architect

Intact Financial Corporation
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Job Description

  • Our employees are at the heart of what we do best: helping people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. When you join our team, you’re bringing this purpose to life alongside a passionate community of experts. 

    Feel empowered to learn and grow while being valued for who you are– here, diversity is a strength. You have our commitment to support you in reaching your goals with tools, opportunities, and flexibility. It’s our employee promise.

    Our hybrid work model provides the balance between working from home and enjoying meaningful in-person interactions.

    Read on to see how you can shape the future, win as a team, and grow with us.

    About the role

    We are currently looking for a Senior Solution Architect to join the architecture team and play a crucial role in Intact’s growth. You will provide architecture and technology leadership to project delivery teams as they develop end to end solutions, and integrations to services & API's supporting our ever evolving ecosystem.

    You will have key involvement in building our initiatives and in providing expertise and counsel ensuring technology teams and business areas understand the architectural options and technology choices in support of their business. Architects recommend solutions that account for total cost of ownership, risk and leverage (or advance) strategic enterprise assets.

    You must possess a balanced mix of technical and business skills, as you will often work with business and technical leaders in the organization. This role requires leadership and involvement in all stages of the solution definition, from the conceptual architecture creation to the solution development and definition, and even more specific areas depending on skills and interests.

    Your responsibilities:

    • As a central architecture player within the organization, facilitate solution definitions:
    • Requirement analysis
    • Solution Design
    • Document and model solutions
    • Problem solving with the different teams and various stakeholders
    • Implementation follow up
    • Participate in product selection when a new product or technology is required
    • Participate in the development of standard & patterns definition with architects
    • Facilitate the research, evaluation, and selection of software technology and product standards, as well as the design of standard configurations.
    • Help the enterprise architect define metrics to measure and demonstrate enterprise technology value
    • Manage and develop the architecture for a broader scope of projects, working closely with application architects that manage and design architecture for a single project or initiative.
    • Monitor the current-state solution portfolio to identify deficiencies through aging of the technologies used by the application, or misalignment with business requirements.
    • Contribute to the evolution of the enterprise application portfolio from future to current.
    • Consult with application and infrastructure development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture, and identify when it is necessary to modify projects to accommodate the solutions architecture.
    • Liaise with the business and your team to review solutions
    • Participate in the development of roadmaps & strategies. Make sure the goals of the business are aligned with the appropriate solutions and that we are making an impact and adding value for our organization.
    • Define and document the application architectures, jointly with the product tech lead and taking into account the demands of the projects
    • Act as a technical mentor among the development teams
    • Document all solution architecture design and analysis work
    • Assist in the development to define business vision and communicate to all stakeholders
    • Collaborate with business constituents, EA team members, project teams and staff in various IT functional areas as needed to fulfill the responsibilities described above.

    What you bring to the table:

    • Demonstrated knowledge & architecture experience in:
    • Architecture (micro / macro / monolithic services, apis)
    • Service oriented architecture
    • Event driven architecture
    • Application architecture
    • Distributed architecture
    • Data architecture and data modeling
    • Integration patterns and best practices
    • Understanding of artificial intelligence and machine learning concepts
    • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies
    • Ability to understand the long-term (big picture) and short-term perspectives of situations
    • Strong technical background (platforms, languages, protocols, frameworks, open source etc.)
    • Past experience related to Commercial and Specialty insurance products and industries would be an asset
    • University Degree in Information Technology/Software Engineering or any equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Experience with architecture frameworks (TOGAF) & architecture certifications a plus
    • Bilingual (French and English)- Need to interact on a regular basis with colleagues across the country

    What we offer

    Working here means you'll be empowered to be and do your best every day. Here is some of what you can expect as a permanent member of our team:

    • A financial rewards program that recognizes your success
    • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan; we match 50% of net shares purchased
    • An extensive flex pension and benefits package, with access to virtual healthcare
    • Flexible work arrangements
    • Possibility to purchase up to 5 extra days off per year
    • An annual wellness account that promotes an active and healthy lifestyle
    • Access to tools and resources to support physical and mental health, embracing change and connecting with colleagues
    • A dynamic workplace learning ecosystem complete with learning journeys, interactive online content, and inspiring programs
    • Inclusive employee-led networks to educate, inspire, amplify voices, build relationships and provide development opportunities
    • Inspiring leaders and colleagues who will lift you up and help you grow
    • A Community Impact program, because what you care about is a part of what makes you different. And how you contribute to your community should be just as unique.

    We are an equal opportunity employer

    At Intact, we value diversity and strive to create an inclusive, accessible workplace where all individuals feel valued, respected, and heard.

    If we can provide a specific adjustment to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please let us know when we reach out about a job opportunity. We’ll work with you to meet your needs.

    Click here to review other important information about the hiring process, including background checks, internal candidates, and eligibility to work in Canada.

Company Info.

Intact Financial Corporation

Intact Financial Corporation is a Canadian multinational property and casualty insurance company. Originally established in 1809 as the Halifax Fire Insurance Association, it was later acquired by by Nationale-Nederlanden and from 1993 to 2009 was a subsidiary of the Dutch multinational ING Group under the name ING Canada.

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