Solution Architect- Capital Markets

  • Date Posted Mar 21, 2023
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 15736

Are you a leader and learner? Would you like to see the impact of your work? Do you see yourself in a collaborative, challenging and result-oriented environment? Are you a people person? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Solution Architect- Capital Markets who will address CTO architecture capacity gaps by engaging across CM CIO teams to develop Capital Markets reference & target architecture deliverables. This candidate will work primarily in Global Markets, trading systems, and pre & post-trade execution.


  • Liaise with CIO teams across client’s Global Markets to develop requirements and target architecture deliverables
  • Build credibility with internal and external stakeholders by demonstrating a strong understanding of the business domain, core platforms and common industry technologies
  • Engaging across the Capital Markets delivery teams to understand their business domain responsibilities, key end-to-end workflows, core data assets and strategic plans
  • How business roles + desks utilize technology, how technology is built, and what technologies they require
  • Building out requirements and documenting architectural diagrams that represent a future state, then collaborating with Capital Markets teams to refine
  • Successfully pitch these to CIOs, CTOs, as well as other senior leadership
  • Alignment of architectural deliverables to relevant strategies and OKRs to justify technology choices
  • Facilitate and organize Capital Markets processes and activities into appropriate business models to facilitate technology alignment 
  • Collect and organize technology inventories into appropriate capability and platform models to support architectural decision making
  • Identifying technology choices and completing trade-off analysis to support architectural decision making
  • Create compelling arguments that tell a story and facilitate rapid decision making
  • Organizing technology choices and transitional architectures into executable roadmaps for future funding
  • Improve the practices required to maintain architecture viewpoints as persistent current state and future state representations

Desired Skill Set:

  • 10 years of proven exposure to Capital Markets technology roles
  • 5+ years of experience in technical and/or architectural roles in Capital Markets
  • Must be an individual with the capacity and experience to work independently, facilitate decision-making, speak frankly, and stand behind their ideas
  • Must have strong consultative, technology analysis and architecture skills
  • Excellent documentation and presentation skills
  • Must be comfortable presenting ideas, decisions, and options to senior leadership in an engaging and concise manner
  • Excellent PowerPoint and Visio skills
  • Critical thinking and analysis skills

Nice To Have:

  • Exposure to Major Transformational Programs
  • Experience as Capital Markets Enterprise and Solutions Architect
  • Experience as a Management Consultant

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