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Director Enterprise Big Data Architecture


This is a Full-time position in Toronto, ON posted August 31, 2017.

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution that’s been providing a full range of financial products and services to 11 million clients for 150 years.To learn more about CIBC’s Lines of Business check out our website.To learn more about CIBC and the CIBC Group of Companies please visit CIBC.com.The Enterprise Architecture (EA) team is critical to achieving value through the development and execution of our bank’s strategies.The team applies principles and practices in a number of services to support the translation of business strategy into technology strategy, and develop an end state architecture for CIBC.The ultimate goal is to create practical solutions that are aligned with CIBC future state strategies and evolve the technology environments to reduce cost and complexity.As well as drive competitive advantage through customer-centric capabilities.The CIBC Technology team is passionate about delivering high-quality, creative, and secure solutions that simplify banking for our clients through all our channels.CIBC has a long history of technological firsts: from telephone banking, mobile applications to being the first Canadian bank to offer Apple Pay.CIBC has been recognized for excellence in online and mobile banking functionality and innovation in payments by leading industry organizations.By adopting emerging technologies and leveraging strategic partnerships, we’re building easy, flexible, and personalized banking solutions that allow us to exceed our client’s needs.We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse team of employees who reflect the communities in which we live and work.Job OverviewAs a Director Enterprise Big Data Architecture, you will build a strategic roadmap for the development and management of data assets through a series of transition architectures aligning to the Enterprise data vision.You will also be responsible for leading, coaching, and growing a team of data architects.What You’ll Be DoingBuild architectural frameworks to ensure alignment of Reference / conceptual / logical /physical models.Develop and promote consumable data architecture assets.Standardize methodologies around Master Data, Data Quality, Data Governance, Metadata Management and Data Security.Guide and Consult on data designs and implementation to ensure consistency around information architecture principles and standards.Provide solution architecture for Information Management specific initiatives.Promote and educate on fundamental aspects of data architecture and data governance.Evaluate new products, technology, and packaged applications that impact information architecture including third party tool assessment.Manage fiscal budgeting and expense control.Are You the Right Person for This Role?Must-Haves10+ years of dynamic Enterprise Architecture experience in a management level role.5+ years experience utilizing enterprise architecture concepts in the role of a Data Architect using related technologies.Enterprise modeling standards and experience using data architecture modeling tools.Strong leadership and people management experience with focus on coaching, feedback and recognition in a transformative environment.Experience with or thorough understanding of key Information Management capabilities: Data and Content integration, Digital Operations, Big Data, Master Data Management, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Metadata Management, Data Quality, Service Oriented Architecture, Enterprise Content Management, Data Security & Privacy, Information Life Cycle.Knowledge of Hadoop ecosystem, it’s architecture and key technologies like Kafka, HBase, Spark, Impala, NoSQL DBs.Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate to varied audiences.Nice-to HaveTOGAF and/or Zachman frameworks.What’s in it for YouBe at the epi-centre of OUR digital transformation, driving initiatives that improve our clients’ experience and build on our position as a market leader in innovationYou have the opportunity to develop your talent with relevant training, exposure and mentorship opportunitiesA workplace focused on cultivating an inclusive environment where your diverse talents will be valued and leveragedCompetitive compensation and recognition programs, flexible health benefits, share purchase

– we not only want you to work with us, we want you to bank with usAn opportunity to engage with life-changing organizations such as the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and United WayClick to learn more about Rewards & Recognition, Learning & Development, and Employee Community InvolvementWhat You Need To KnowMust be legally eligible to work in Canada at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows you to fulfill the requirements of the rolePlease click here to Apply On-Line.