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Software architect

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 1320 Cornwall Road
  • Location: Oakville, Ontario
  • Other Possible Location(s): Vancouver, British Columbia; Montreal, Quebec; Québec, Quebec
  • Job category: Information Technology
  • Job ID: JR10012134
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-06-30



  • Carry out the detailed technical or high-level design of solutions, in accordance with the architecture developed in areas of specialization such as software engineering, technological infrastructure, information security, data management or data and application integration.

  • Design structured, innovative, high-performance and ideally reusable system components that integrate seamlessly into the company's ecosystem.

  • Collaborate on architectural work according to his specialty.

  • Act as lead within the solution delivery team and oversee complex development efforts ensuring the integrity of the design is maintained, and in some cases, build and implement the most complex components, all while ensuring compliance with integration, design, development and information security standards and rules.

  • Promote the reuse of existing components, participate in the selection of external software packages, services or components (e.g., cloud computing).

  • Work in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders to design components that comply with corporate directions, are efficient, viable and profitable.

  • By constantly monitoring trends within their specialty, promote and participate in the evolution of cutting-edge methodologies, tools and services that conform to corporate standards and guidelines.

  • Ensure that the technical and design documentation necessary for the sustainability and support of the designed elements is produced, valid and kept up to date.

  • Supervise internal resources, external service providers and independent third parties who participate in the design and technical implementation of solutions.

  • Act as the technical spokesperson for the delivery team, within the Information Technology vice-presidency, particularly in the governance of solution reviews or various external groups, on the components for which he/she is responsible.

  • May be called upon to configure software tools and components, do development, continuous deployment and integration (DevOps) in order to optimize the efficiency of the solution delivery teams.

  • Support the operationalization and deployment of solutions.

  • Provide Projects/Components high level estimates.

  • Produce technical documentation.

  • Build PoC for the dev team if needed.

  • Perform code reviews and promote code quality.

Target profile

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, management informatics, information systems, computer engineering or software, mathematics or any other relevant training at the same level.

  • More than 10 years of experience in information technology, with a minimum of 5 years in the required specialty area.

  • Mastery of techniques, reference frameworks and methodologies specific to your field of expertise (SAFe©, Agile, Software Development Lifecycle, etc.).

  • Experience with continuous deployment concepts and tools (e.g., DevOps).

  • Excellent communication skills structured and accessible technical speaker, able to summarize efficiently and capable of working effectively in a team environment.

  • Natural leader with the ability to influence and guide others, particularly in solution delivery teams and collaborators outside his/her specialty.

  • Strong ability to identify and solve problems.

  • Excellent coordination, negotiation and decision-making skills.

  • Knowledge of the insurance and financial services industry (asset).

  • Hands-on experience with software development and deployment.

  • UML

  • Functional knowledge of English, both oral and written (asset). Bilingualism will be considered an asset.

+ all technologies already listed in dev profile:

  • Java, Spring & SpringBoot, Apache Camel, Apache Kafka
  • C#, .NET (asset)
  • MSSQL, MongoDB (asset)
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Helm
  • Kong, Istio (asset)
  • Terraform
  • Unix and bash
  • OWASP, Security, encryption, OpenID, OAuth2
  • Enterprise Integration Patterns

*Please note that the internal job title is software designer.

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Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

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