Technology roles in financial services organizations are responsible for both building technological frameworks and helping organizations make technology work to support business objectives. Technology professionals not only develop the IT infrastructures and digital applications that allow an organization to do business, but also ensure the security of those systems and communicate between the development community and the user community to ensure smooth implementation of new technology solutions.

In-demand roles in Technology generally require:

  • Knowledge of data interpretation, technology infrastructure and/or computer software applications
  • Relationship, project and/or change management skills to smoothly implement new technology solutions
  • Technical and/or business educational backgrounds in Computer Science, Information Systems, Applied Computing, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Business, Industrial Engineering, Cybersecurity or Computer and Network Support.

Andrea Stapley is AVP Security Operations, Information Security at Sun Life Financial.

In-Demand Careers in Technology

Cybersecurity Professional

Technical proficiency and a detail-oriented work ethic are essentials for Cybersecurity Professionals in their critical role as guardians of their organization’s digital infrastructure.

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Infrastructure Engineer

Infrastructure Engineers are experts at developing, maintaining, and improving the computer hardware, software, communication, and network technology systems that financial services organizations rely on so critically.

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IT Business Analysis Manager

Using their leadership skills and project management experience, an IT Business Analysis Manager ensures the processes used by their team of IT professionals best support the organization’s business objectives.

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IT Business Analyst

Excellent communication and problem-solving skills are fundamental necessities for an IT Business Analyst, who analyzes and evaluates an organization’s technology systems and processes.

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Systems Developer

A Systems Developer applies their talent working with cutting-edge technology to design business application software that best serves the needs of the organization and their customers.

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