Financial Services Solution Architect – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Financial Services Solution Architect

Position Description:

CGI offers the opportunity to work for Canada’s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company with a true global presence in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and sense of commitment. CGI’s continuous growth is a testament to the confidence clients place in them and to the dedication of their professionals. At CGI, all employees are called members because they feel a powerful sense of ownership and accountability. Members at CGI are building their own company – in 100+ offices worldwide. CGI has the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for clients – and for members; that’s why an astounding 90 percent of them are CGI shareholders. We’re expanding and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team.

As a Financial Services Solutions Architect, you will collaborate directly with global and local clients on various dynamic and exciting transformation initiatives and projects. You will evaluate, architect, advise and present solutions and services to client and CGI executives across multiple project streams and teams. If you are searching for a role that allows you to share your solution architecture expertise with team members and clients that are eager to collaborate, crusade, and propel transformative change, this opportunity is for you.

Must Have Skills / Experience Requirements

  • Senior level experience acting as a solutions architect for large financial services initiatives, services and products
  •  Senior level experience designing and articulating transformative solution architecture
  •  Senior level working knowledge of architecture frameworks, design patterns and secure design practices
  •  Senior level working knowledge of modern architecture (microservice, event-driven, service-oriented)
  •  Senior level working knowledge of development processes and methodologies that enable fast delivery (agile, devOps, CI/CD)
  •  Proven ability to align solution architecture with the objectives, dependencies and constraints of a client and their business
  •  Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to explain concepts to any level of an IT or business organization (analysts to executives)
  •  Excellent relationship building, negotiation and conflict resolution soft skills
  •  Architecture certifications (TOGAF, CISSP)

Very Nice to Have Skills / Experience Requirements

  • Experience working as or closely with Enterprise, Data, CyberSec, Cloud and Information architects
  •  Certifications in Azure and/or AWS
  •  Recent application/integration development experience (Java, .NET, Spring Boot, JavaScript, Python, Angular, Mulesoft)
  •  Acting as a solutions architect specifically in the retail banking and/or commercial banking domain

Required Level of Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a computer science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education and technical work experience



  • Financial Services
  • Solution Analysis
  • Solution Design
  • Solutions Architecture

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.