Designer, IT architecture

November 24, 2021

(Work place: Lévis, Montréal)

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

NV-11As a designer, IT architecture, you actively monitor opportunities offered by new technologies for the organization as a whole. You design components (software, data and infrastructure) to meet the needs and requirements of business projects based on architecture targets and supporting foundations. You also ensure that new components are compatible with existing ones.You lead and influence the design of detailed architecture, software and testing/implementation strategies for very large-scale, highly innovative projects and initiatives involving multiple sectors. The ability to work with technology, anticipate innovation and optimize work processes is therefore essential. You advise clients and practitioners on integration and coordination matters, so the ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate a thorough understanding of needs is key. Your initiatives require extensive knowledge of your line of work.You make recommendations regarding the choice of components and produce specialized deliverables as part of projects that have a very high degree of operational and conceptual complexity. Coordination is critical, so you frequently interact with stakeholders working in a wide range of other fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.You lead, influence and serve as an expert advisor to your unit, senior management and decision-making bodies.

General Information on the Position

Main Responsibilities

  • Help business partners identify and analyze needs, set priorities, and select and evaluate technology components for critical cross-sector projects

  • Coordinate studies and the positioning and 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

Other working conditions

  • Workplace: Currently regular telework because of the pandemic. Position located in Lévis or Montreal, depending on the applicant selected. The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work

  • Number of job available : 1


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience

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

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

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Information technology (FG)

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