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Date Posted: May 15, 2019

Reference Code: 41081-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 


Be a part of cutting-edge technology innovation at Deloitte. Our Blockchain Practice promises to fundamentally alter the infrastructure that powers the economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet. We are hard at work shaping the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, security, infrastructure, and that’s just the start.

The excitement surrounding the possibilities of blockchain technology are at an all-time high—and rightly so. At Deloitte, we have been advising upon and delivering blockchain software solutions to major global institutions since 2014.

If you are an individual who is self-directed, determined, and intellectually curious, we think you would be a perfect addition to our growing team. Our motto is to be bold, take risks and move fast. We strive to work with clients to define their blockchain innovations, lead strategy development and build solutions that will be critical to success in the digital century. Our global network includes blockchain labs in US, Dublin and Hong Kong with 1000+ folks and ecosystem partners.

How will we help you grow:

This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career at Deloitte. We work in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. While fast-tracking your career, you’ll have the flexibility to pursue your specialist passions. So, whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.

As a Blockchain architect will support the requirements of the service area, create distributed ledger architecture solutions and apply them to strategic efforts internally or work with technology teams as a subject matter expert across the Blockchain projects and with our partner vendors. As a technology architect you will be responsible for architecting, setting up, managing, and evangelizing the tools and processes.


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • ·        A degree in Computer Science / Mathematics or equivalent work experience in a field utilizing the same subject matter
  • ·        Experience working with some clients to include proof of concept work, component ownership / design and some whole systems architecture with those customers
  • ·        Knowledge of a core set of systems including databases, transactions processing, messaging and integration technology
  • ·        Able to take a business solution from customer requirements into a coherent concept and then into some prototype code. Experience of taking early code into the basis of a client led proof of concept project.
  • ·        Experience with at least one Blockchain implementation
  • ·        Minimum 1 year of experience with one or more of the following Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technologies: Ethereum, Hyperledger, Multichain, Ripple, Chain, BlockApps, Corda, and/or Monax/Eris
  • ·        Minimum 2 years of experience with 1 or more of the following programming languages: Java, Go, JavaScript, Scala, Python.
  • ·        Minimum 1 year of Agile development experience using continuous integration and/or other DevOps tooling
  • ·        Minimum 1 year of technical architecture experience

Preferred Skills, Good to Have:

  • ·        Installation, configuration and development including work within a production environment
  • ·        Infrastructure architecture and design in Cloud (PaaS and IaaS), especially around Linux-based workloads using virtualization or containers (Docker)
  • ·        Experience with security and cryptography
  • ·        Experience with Blockchain architecture design patterns and supporting infrastructure
  • ·        Experience and interest in Cloud and containerization technologies (e.g. Docker)
  • ·        Prior experience working in areas of emerging technology and driving new points of view and capabilities
  • ·        Experience in defining one or more following architecture aspects: Availability, Maintainability, Operability, Scalability and Portability
  • ·        Prior experience in management methodologies (waterfall or agile), enterprise planning, estimation, and project management (single and multi-site)
  • ·        Experience delivering end-to-end solutions (Lifecycle for infrastructure including SDLC)
  • ·        Possess the ability to confidently articulate the benefits (and drawbacks) of an open source implementation to technical and non-technical client stakeholders

About Deloitte

Your role as a manager at Deloitte:

  • ·        Embrace and live the firm’s purpose – to make an impact that matters – by pushing yourself and your team to identify solutions to challenges that are most important for our clients, people, and society
  • ·        Develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • ·        Deliver exceptional client service by maximizing results and driving high performance from people, while also fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • ·        Influence clients, teams and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships
  • ·        Understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, and align people to them to set appropriate priorities and direction

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make a greater impact than you ever thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and drive our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, and lead.

At Deloitte, we understand that everyone, and their career goals, are different. As a firm, we help create the conditions and opportunities that will enable our people to thrive – both professionally and personally. We do this by making three commitments to our people:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to work how you want, and we have innovative spaces and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

Apply now and let us show you how to push your career to the next level at Deloitte. The One Firm. For You.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted



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