Technical Architect (Manager), Deloitte Global Audit & Assurance

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Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

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


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.

Learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching
Leverage the Deloitte CPA Advantage program, a comprehensive support program for CPA modules and the CFE.
Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
Build your leadership skills at Deloitte University.
Have many careers in one Firm.
Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness. 
Enjoy My Benefit Dollars - a flexible benefit to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. 
Experience a firm where wellness matters.
Experience MyFlex and an agile work environment where work is what you do not where you do it
Experience MyFlex where reduced hours or seasonal work allows you to meet your personal goals.
Build a network of colleagues for life
Have an impact that matters through pro bono and significant volunteer opportunities.
Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.
Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.
Be part of a firm that leads the way and pushes themselves to look like contemporary Canada.
Grow your network and your knowledge by joining one of our many Employee Resource Groups.



Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cutting edge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with premier thought leaders in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture?

What will your typical day look like?


  • Responsible for coordinating a team of technical architects and developers in the design and implementation of cloud solutions within the Audit & Assurance portfolio, working with governance groups to ensure adherence to global standards
  • Responsible for leading the creation of roadmaps for key elements of the technical architecture in collaboration with the technical architects, and for communicating the architecture roadmap to technology and business teams. Expected to anticipate and identify upcoming trends, and their impact on the business.
  • Expected to take ownership of the delivery of the software according to the product and technology roadmap(s) by creating an environment of shared consciousness among the team(s) for empowered execution. Expected to communicate major milestones, identify potential project risks, provide continuing direction to technology teams, and communicate project status regularly.
    • Own the architecture for our next-generation technology solutions for Audit.
    • Provide thought leadership on The Art of the Possible to our business and other technology leaders.
    • Guide and lead the development teams on implementation and improving the platform and solutions.
    • Leverage industry knowledge and stay close to technology developments in the open-source and cloud communities.
  • Identifying and recommending new technology solutions and ensure delivery teams align with scrum methodology.
  • Develop trusting relationships with our business and other subject matter experts with to deliver end-to-end, cohesive, high-quality solutions for our customers.
  • Ensure the delivery team's goals and objectives align with the business and technology strategy.
  • Contribute to the business and technology strategy of the business unit in alignment with global business strategy.
  • Clearly and Effectively Communicate with senior leaders regarding the software architecture, delivery plan, discuss problems and recommend solutions and improvements.
  • Leverage industry knowledge and stay close to technology developments in the open-source and cloud communities.
  • Ensure team has clear direction on technical requirements.
  • Develop our next level of architects and other technology talent.
  • Practice Agile, SAFe and Scrum development methodologies.

About the team


Deloitte Global Culture:


At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network. In Deloitte Global, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark. Deloitte Global supports our talented professionals in answering the question: What impact will you make?


In Deloitte Global Audit & Assurance, we make an impact by delivering a strong foundation of audit practices across Deloitte. We leverage new ideas and technologies to raise quality standards, drive growth and change, and define the audit of the future.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone with:


  • Bachelor's Degree in the fields related to Engineering, Computer Science or Technology
  • A minimum of 5 years of technical architecture design and development experience in enterprise environments
  • Experience managing cross functional development teams across geographies
  • Proven track record of delivering solutions cloud, data, infrastructure, APIs, and front-end technologies
  • Outstanding communicator with both business and technology audiences
  • Proven experience architecting, delivering, and supporting highly available and performance systems
  • Extensive experience architecting and delivery software solutions using .NET Framework, ASP .NET, SQL Server, Single-Page Applications.
  • Experience with many of the following from the Microsoft Azure: API/Web Apps, Web Jobs, Azure Functions, Data Lake, Azure SQL, Power BI, KeyVault, Azure AD, AppInsights.
  • Extensive experience with relational databases like SQL Server.
  • Experience with MongoDB, Cosmos DB, or similar NoSQL database technologies.
  • Experience with Angular and/or ReactJS, NodeJS.
  • Extensive experience working across teams and operating in an Agile Scrum culture.
  • Capable of technical deep dives into platforms, infrastructure, databases, and applications as needed, yet cognitively agile enough to have strategy discussions with leadership.
  • Ability to know what is possible using latest technologies (open source, data stores, algorithms, etc.).
  • Experience with continuous delivery and using agile techniques.
  • Firm sense of accountability and leadership.
  • Passionate for making things better and driving action.




Our shared values


While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.


Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:


  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You? Apply by [insert date].

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.

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