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Senior Solutions Architect

Home Trust Company

This is a Full-time position in Toronto, ON posted May 29, 2021.

Company Profile Company Profile Home Capital Group Inc., together with its operating subsidiary Home Trust Company, has developed a track record of success as Canada’s leading alternative lender.

Building on the demonstrated strength of its core residential mortgage lending business, the Company also offers complementary lending services, as well as highly competitive deposit investment products.

Home Trust’s core values are respect, trust, and integrity.

The Chief Technology Office (CTO) works to provide overall technology direction while actively supporting key business objectives by enabling the business with innovative and cost effective technologies.

Position Responsibilities Projects (60%) Work closely with the business, application, security and IT infrastructure teams to analyse business and technical requirement, and create a solution collaboratively with all the stakeholders that meets HTC current and future business’s objectives Document and communicate the solution architecture that adheres to architecture principles and standards, ensure all the architecture disciplines have been sufficiently represented on the project Certify solution implementation aligns with solution architecture and design Research and recommend new solution, software and technologies as required Ensure the solution meets current and projected non-functional requirements such as security, high availability, reliability, scalability, auditability, capacity and performance Engage in the technical change control process, ensuring that changes are defined, test requirements declared and risks/costs/impacts quantified Architectural Leadership (15%) Encourage the simplification and streamlining of business processes to deliver strong business benefits at an acceptable risk Strategic planning and execution of all aspects of data, application, infrastructure and security architecture.

This will include documenting current and future state architecture and transformational roadmap that align with business strategy Work with IT and business subject matter experts to provide highly innovative and creative solutions that achieve quality and process improvements leveraging IT technology investments Continuous improvement of the solution architecture process and solution design process Communicating with the various teams and executives to ensure solution alignment Playing a critical role in the architectural governance reviews and design reviews Enabling touch points on key projects to ensure success of the overall initiative through effective architecture practices Ensure solution alignment to business process and requirements, solution functionality integrity and consistency at all required layers (e.g.

Application, Data & Information, Security and Infrastructure) Accountable to document and communicate the costs, risks and benefits of the solution with the stakeholders Verify stability, interoperability, flexibility, maintainability ,portability, security and scalability of the architecture Contribute to establishing formalized architecture practices, processes, standards and a centralized architecture repository Champion architecture best practices, standards and support governance processes Performance Management and Development (10%) Participating in defining enterprise architecture solutions to ensure HTC legal, financial and IT requirements are met to mitigate risk Thinks strategically and recognize the relationships between a company’s processes, capabilities, Applications , Technologies and infrastructure’s components Keep up-to-date on emerging architectures, technologies, and methodologies Risk and Compliance (15%) Contributes to development of/complies with policies & procedures related to enterprise architecture Works with other internal staff experts to maximize the standardization and efficiency of new policies & procedures Ensure changes to the system and business solutions are appropriately risk rated Identify solution implications and risks Maintain relevant documentation in compliance with regulatory guidelines including AMLTF legislation Increase knowledge of risk management practices and techniques Participate in the review of Audit results for IT group Formal Education Bachelor’s degree required in Computer Science or equivalent Related Experience 10 years’ experience in in a medium to large sized IT environment as a solution architecture competency working on modernizations, digitalization and/or complex enterprise solutions Senior level experience with SaaS platforms, Database Platforms (Traditional and Modern), Middleware platforms, Web and Portal Technologies, Cloud (Public, Private, Hybrid) Deployment, Security (Infrastructure, Data, Application), Master Data Management, Data Warehouse, Data Integration, Big Data, Data Architecture and Data Modelling, Service Oriented Architecture and Mobile Development Experience with architecting multi-vendor environments on premise, in cloud and/or hybrid model Ability to evaluate solution options, make decisions based on cost, risks and benefits and execute within the enterprise with multiple stakeholders Strong capability to adapt business requirements into technical requirements and solutions Familiarity and experience working with common enterprise products (i.e., Oracle, SAP) and frameworks (ITIL, Zachman, TOGAF, etc.) Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills; ability to present and discuss strategies and technical information in a manner that establishes rapport, persuades others, and establishes understanding for technical and non-technical audiences Skills Position Complexities Acknowledgement Some work beyond standard hours based on fluctuating business volumes and to accommodate all Canadian markets may be required.

Bilingualism is an asset.

All employees of Home Capital Group Inc.

must comply with all applicable Home Capital Group Inc, Home Trust Company, and specific Line of Business policies, standards, guidelines and controls.

Additionally, all employees are obligated to become familiar with Home’s risk management framework and understand the operational risk management requirements within their specific business.

Employees are also expected to understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct & Ethics Policy at all times and escalate any issues or concerns through various reporting channels (i.e.

Ombudsman, Compliance Hotline, Whistleblower Policy, etc).