IT Development Manager

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Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 110263   
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto, ON 


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
  • Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems.
  • Experience MyFlex and an agile work environment where work is what you do not where you do it.


What will your typical day look like?

Work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective field
Have challenging and interesting work in a team environment
Continue your development throughout your career to reinforce and expand your chosen career path

Role Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead design and development of high-quality AI solutions that meet the requirements of internal business groups and are aligned with the firm’s technology standards and guidelines
  • Actively contribute ideas for new AI solutions, enhance and extend existing solutions
  • Be the “go-to expert” for designing new solutions leveraging best-fit design patterns and tech stack in an evolving AI tech landscape while balancing business needs and feasibility
  • Interface with business and ITS stakeholders as the SME in AI solutions delivery while ideating, solutioning and through delivery
  • Led execution of “lab” and proof-of-concept efforts to determine solution feasibility
  • Be a hands-on development manager with expectations to guide and provide direction to onshore and offshore developer resources through all development artifacts (e.g. technical design document, code, unit testing, release notes, deployment instructions)
  • Engage with cross-functional team members across ITS teams through delivery of new solution
  • Communicate status of development activities with the project manager
  • Raise any risks/issues/dependencies to project manager in a timely manner, and proactively propose appropriate mitigation plan
  • Lead team through operational responsibilities of solutions in production (e.g. timely execution of operational job, address any failed jobs, root cause analysis, etc.)
  • Drive continual improvement activities for areas of responsibility, helping to ensure increased business value though improvements in effectiveness, efficiency, and cost optimizations of solutions

About the team

Artificial Intelligence (AI) CoE team is an internal team within Deloitte’s ITS (Information Technology Services) organization.  AI CoE focuses on delivering end-to-end solutions that have a predictive or cognitive component to deliver business value.  In addition to project delivery, we perform lab work to identify new AI opportunities and feasibility of turning ideas into reality.  AI CoE is a data centric team and very passionate about working with data!  We typically source data from our firm’s data lake and data warehouse. We primarily work with Azure technology to deliver solutions but love to learn new tools and technology and are constantly evolving. 

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You have an ownership mindset who enjoys transforming ideas into tangible solution that delivers business value.  You have breath of technical experience that enables you to design effective solutions.  You are experienced in leading team of internal and external developers, both onshore and offshore, through project delivery and operational activities.  You enjoy partnering with business and ITS stakeholders for successful delivery. 


  • 3+ years of experience in a development manager or similar role in a technology organization
  • Breadth of experience in the Azure technology stack leveraging services such as ADF, Azure ML, Cognitive Services, Cognitive Search, Azure blob, Azure SQL, Azure Key Vault, Azure Batch, Azure Containers, etc., or equivalent cloud technology
  • Demonstrated knowledge of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science concept
  • Experience with BI tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI) and web application development (e.g. Angular, React) that act as the frontend interface to surface AI output
  • Experience leading development effort of AI solutions is a strong asset
  • Knowledge of various SLDC project development methodologies, specifically Agile and SAFe
  • Proven ability of delivering solutions in a fast-paced environment involving multiple stakeholders
  • Knowledge of management consulting business models is an asset
  • Superior verbal and written communications skills including oral presentation
  • Excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to effectively work with multiple stakeholders and lead others in teams
  • Ability to coach staff in design and development skills
  • Successful delivery utilizing offshore and vendor resources
  • University degree or equivalent work experience


Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.


Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours


At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

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