Manager - Detailed architectures

September 4 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Information Technology, IT, Project management, Systems architect, Design
Montreal, QC

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level


The person in this position develops detailed architectures for various complex and cross-sector projects. The incumbent designs and implements technology solutions that respond to the changing needs and technology targets of the organization. The successful candidate represents the unit when meeting with various decision-making bodies and supervises, coordinates and coaches professionals within the unit.

Main Responsibilities

  • Help clients identify and analyze needs, set priorities, and select and evaluate technology solutions
  • Conduct studies and execute the positioning, feasibility and detailed design phases. Recommend technology
  • Develop and apply conceptual and logical models and carry out design, implementation and integration strategies
  • Ensure cross-sector coordination with decision-making bodies. Provide support and follow up
  • Coordinate the activities needed to ensure the quality, performance, reliability, availability and continuous improvement of technology solutions and systems.

Other working conditions

  • Workplace : Montréal or Lévis according to the candidate's preference
  • Number of job available : 3


  • Bachelor's degree
  • A minimum of six year of relevant experience
  • Extensive experience in project management. Must have expert knowledge of project management principles
  • Desktop support experience required (must have already provided support in a previous career)
  • Experience in the cross-sector architecture of technology solutions (environments/tools/operating software and components)

Please note that other combinaisons of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

  • In-depth knowledge of virtualization concepts
  • Knowledge of Citrix, VMware and Windows servers
  • Basic knowledge of security and telecom
  • Knowledge of Windows 10 (an asset)
  • Knowledge of packaging concepts (an asset)
  • Knowledge of System Center Configuration Manager management tools and usage concepts (SCCM 2012 – Current Branch) (an asset)
  • Intermediate-advanced proficiency in English
  • Proficiency in communicating in oral French at an advanced level

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Communicates effectively, Complexity, Drive results, Innovation, Tech savvy

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