Architect - IT Security

October 15 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Information Technology, Systems architect, Design, Security, Continuity, Risk
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


You will develop security architecture for various complex and cross-sector projects. You will design and implement technology solutions that respond to the changing needs and technology targets of the organization. You will represent the unit when meeting with various decision-making bodies and provide operational supervision, coordination and coaching for the professionals in your unit.

You will design detailed architecture, software and testing/implementation strategies for very large-scale, innovative projects and initiatives involving multiple sectors. You will analyze, develop and recommend functional, organic or technological solutions and strategies. Therefore, in-depth knowledge of technology and the ability to anticipate innovations as well as optimize work processes are key skills. You will advise clients and the various stakeholders on incorporating and aligning solutions, which requires the ability to communicate effectively and to demonstrate a keen understanding of the needs of those concerned. The nature of the files will require in-depth and extensive expertise in your field.

You will be responsible for strategic projects involving a very high degree of operational and conceptual complexity. These tasks will require analysis and an overall, in-depth understanding of the business and the organization. Coordination will be critical. You will be called upon to interact with a very large number of stakeholders who are active in a variety of fields of expertise.

You will lead, influence and serve as an expert advisor to your unit, senior management and decision-making bodies.

Other working condition

  • Number of job available :  1


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • A minimum of eight years of a 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, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Communicates effectively, Tech savvy, Work processes

Work Location: Complexe Desjardins Montréal

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