Tech Lead – Programmer analyst - Java Web

October 24, 2020

(Work place: 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-10As a tech lead, you contribute to IT efficiency. You design, configure, administer, maintain and upgrade computer networks, management systems and database servers in accordance with the organization's needs. You draw on your ability to master new technology and anticipate innovations to help the team develop, standardize and deploy large-scale IT systems, programs and applications. You analyze client and partner needs and recommend project-specific IT solutions and information systems. You plan, prioritize and coordinate work to stay on schedule and meet objectives. Your initiatives and projects require in-depth knowledge of your field. You help solve highly complex problems that require comprehensive analysis and understanding of the organization and line of business. Coordination is critical, so you frequently interact with a wide variety of stakeholders working in other fields. You lead and serve as systems specialist for your unit, clients and stakeholders.The Development and Operations of Cloud Foundations and Continuous Delivery Department is seeking to build its team to meet the growing demand for its services. If you're passionate about cloud technologies, curious about new approaches and tools, a solid Agile team member, multi-talented, and committed, then we have opportunities for you!

Additional responsabilities

  • Identify optimal solutions to ensure the smooth operation of systems across the organization's various business lines.

  • Analyze and carry out a wide range of service requests, including upgrades, in accordance with clients' specific needs.

  • Recommend solutions to optimize the applications portfolio or operations of the organization's various business lines.

  • Perform highly complex modifications to applications, run test scenarios and produce the required documentation so as to track and ensure the quality of changes once in production.

  • Maintain the necessary ties with the organizational sectors involved in your activities, in keeping with established priorities.

  • Continuously monitor the applications portfolio and take the appropriate measures to ensure operational continuity.

  • Investigate and analyze critical incidents and highly complex problems and determine their causes.

Other working condition

  • Number of job available : 1


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience

  • Agile experience (an asset)

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

Specific knowledge

  • Excellent knowledge of service development tools, such as Node.js and Java. We mainly use Node.js and GraphQL.

  • Excellent knowledge of user experience development tools, such as JavaScript, React, Vue and Angular. We use React/Semantic UI.

  • Knowledge of test-driven development and trunk-based development (an asset) (an asset)

  • Knowledge of Bash, Linux, Redis, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch and OAuth2/OpenID (an asset)

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Complexity, Plans and aligns, Tech savvy

Work Location

400, boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Information technology (FG)

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