Senior Director Digital Architecture

Date: May 3, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4Y 2Y5

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.


The Senior Director of Digital Architecture, is accountable for proactively and collaboratively leading Digital Information Technology End to End architecture for the digital technology stack. This starts and ends with a focus on delivering signature-ready, actionable technology recommendations to Digital, Business and IT leaders, so they can adjust roadmaps and projects to achieve target business outcomes.  Based out of Rogers corporate headquarters in downtown Toronto, the successful candidate will lead digital architecture strategy and technology roadmaps in partnership with the digital team, managing a team of architects in a direct reporting capacity.  The Senior Director of Digital Architecture must be capable of practically applying existing, new and emerging technologies to new and evolving business and operating models. Conversely, they must be able to understand, monetize and operationalize new technologies.


What you will be doing…

  • Responsible for the technology strategy and the support of the roadmaps for digital platforms that underpin all online and mobile capabilities required to support Rogers’ multi and omni-channel strategies and emerging technology opportunities in partnerships with the Digital product and technology leaders. 
  • Interface with the Digital teams, while collaborating with supporting IT teams.  
  • Sits on both the IT Architecture and the Digital SLT’s.
  • Be an active and thoughtful business partner, working with Digital and business teams to support self-serve for digitally-enabled applications (i.e. sales and service enablement and adoption initiatives). 
  • Build strategic relationships with key leaders in the spirit of partnership across Rogers with a focus on achieving predictable delivery outcomes.
  • Build, grow and develop the highest performing digital architecture team in the industry, bringing depth to all system areas to deliver against business demands.
  • Lead a team of architects and Influence digital business initiatives.
  • Identify Ecosystems and Develop Business Models
  • Research and Understand Technology and Non-technology Trends
  • Enable Enterprise Ideation and Innovation
  • Determine and Help Orchestrate the Delivery of Business Outcomes


What you have…

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system analysis or equivalent business experience.
  • full-stack experience across a diverse range of web and mobile technologies and methodologies, including mobile development, web authentication technologies, content management solutions, data caching and data transformation, e-commerce engines, and personalization technology. 
  • Familiarity with Cloud platforms at the SaaS and PaaS domains
  • Has delivered the customer-facing digital channel and product needs of a business by applying leading digital content and e-commerce technology and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of business models, operating models, financial models, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting and risk management.
  • Familiarity with information management practices, system development life cycle management in Agile/sAFE, IT services management, infrastructure and operations, and EA and ITIL frameworks.
  • Knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, open data, micro-services, event-driven IT and predictive analytics
  • Exposure and understanding of existing, new and emerging technologies, and processing environments
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Knowledge of all components of holistic digital architecture
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Information Technology
Requisition ID: 143999
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

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