Application Solutions Architect

November 22 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Information Technology, Internet, Web, E-Commerce, ERP, Packaged Software, SaaS, 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


Our department, the gateway for IT support for our business partners from Desjardins Group support functions, looks after more than 50 solution applications (a number that is increasing all the time) based on a variety of technologies, platforms and languages.

We aim to innovate by harnessing our solutions to technological trends like cloud computing, digitization, mobility, ongoing development, etc.

You will work on implementing new technologies such as cloud computing (Saas), continuous development (PaaS) and support for existing applications in different areas of business.

You will be the mainstay of our technology transformation!

Main responsibilities

  • Serve as an expert advisor and subject matter expert for projects and mandates specific to your area of expertise and whose scope and impact are significant and may be felt across Desjardins Group. Identify and prioritize projects that combine business and technology and that support business strategies.
  • Advise and assist business partners and specialists with the positioning, planning, development, performance and follow-up of various strategic mandates under your responsibility. Organize, manage and deliver guidelines, as needed, on specific technical subjects requiring the consensus of multiple stakeholders.
  • Develop and update policies, standards, architecture targets and supporting foundations, or technology solutions, taking into account aspects pertaining to data, applications and infrastructures to support your unit's strategic projects and initiatives.
  • Identify and analyze problems. Raise any major issues. Establish frameworks and make recommendations to the decision-making bodies and committees involved.
  • Represent your unit in dealings with senior management committees and decision-making bodies.
  • Represent Desjardins when negotiating and entering into agreements with partners and external organizations

Other working condition

  • Number of job available : 1


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • A minimum of eight year of relevant experience
  • Experience implementing software
  • Experience implementing architecture as part of a project
  • Experience implementing software
  • Experience implementing architecture as part of a project
  • Experience with Liferay, Java, .Net, PaaS and Cloud (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

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Communicates effectively, Complexity, Decision quality, Drive results, Interpersonal Savvy, Tech savvy, Work processes

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

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