Associate Director of Enterprise Architecture

Greater Toronto Area, ON L4Z 4E7 | Direct Hire

Job ID: 55595 Industry: Other Area(s)

Associate Director of Enterprise Architecture

Location: Mississauga or Toronto

Type: Full-Time Permanent

Our client, a major organization within the financial industry, has asked Bagg Technology Resources to assist them in finding an Associate Director of Enterprise Architecture to join their reputable organization on a full-time permanent opportunity. The Associate Director of Enterprise Architecture will be responsible for proactively and holistically leading enterprise responses to disruptive forces by identifying and analyzing the execution of change toward desired business vision and outcomes. The ideal candidate will be an excellent collaborator with exceptional soft skills. 

Why Join?

This is the place where your creativity is valued and encouraged. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside experts as this organization is extremely inclusive. There’s also lots of opportunities within this organization for various technical roles. On top of a competitive salary, there’s also merit bonuses, benefits, and three weeks’ vacation with this opportunity!  

Key Responsibilities for Associate Director of Enterprise Architecture:

  • Provide technical and business advice and input to the Chief Technology Officer and other designated senior executives for the development of strategic business plans and technology roadmaps
  • Collaborate with functional business areas, representing the CTO, for the development of targeted business plans and technology roadmaps that can be realistically achieved, based on a understanding of advanced technology and business knowledge.
  • Foster and improve communications within the Information Technology department, as well as between the IT department and other departments, in order to develop widespread knowledge of the company’s current technology health and future technology direction.
  • Continuously search for and be aware of emerging industry trends and players, and collaborate with technical and business leaders to identify and act upon any opportunities or risks that they present.
  • Provide a primary interface from the office of the CTO to areas of Information Technology, and to other areas as appropriate, to ensure that technology initiatives maintain alignment with corporate business strategies and objectives, and to ensure that business objectives are achievable.
  • Manage a focused team of experts with varying degrees of business and technical experience
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements for Associate Director of Enterprise Architecture: 

  • College/University degree in related field
  • Minimum 8 years of related experience (Not necessarily have to be in a Director role, but have the potential and skills required of an Associate Director)
  • Strong understanding of technologies and business practices related to payments and financial services (emphasis on cheque payments), customer communication services (customer statements), insurance, fraud analytics, large data management and mining, web services, and electronic archiving.
  • Excellent collaborator with business acumen 
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, especially at the executive level.
  • Superior management and leadership skills, including coaching, mentoring, self-awareness, political awareness, and the provisioning of constructive feedback
  • Experience in banking, insurance, and/or financial industry is preferred 


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