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Date Posted: Jan 10, 2019

Reference Code: 35881-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 
All Available Locations: Vancouver 

External Posting Description

Assisting our clients in implementing their digital strategy. They use the power of technology to take advantage of the digital shift that requires companies to overcome the complex challenges of integrating systems, both within the organization and with its external partners, suppliers and clients. At Deloitte, the Digital Integration group helps companies manage the inherent complexity of technology, supports them in consolidating or personalizing technological solutions to meet the most complex business objectives and achieve their digital strategy. Our range of services integrates systems and technologies with an approach focused on the company and on creating value.


Our digital integration services include:


  • Creating digital solutions and integrating them with the company’s existing systems
  • Performing large-scale business transformations
  • Diagnosing and reviewing solutions, reviewing quality and managing risks
  • Defining requirements, creating system architecture and personalizing development
  • Managing projects and programs, and providing guidance in the implementation of an agile methodology
  • Performing quality assurance and end-to-end trial automation

The Digital Integration group’s multidisciplinary teams help our clients reduce costs and risks by simplifying the integration with current systems and by assisting them in all aspects of achieving personalized and innovative digital solutions.


As a manager, you will:


  • Manage a diversified team of talented consultants and ensure they are well supported so they can reach their full potential.
  • Manage technology projects, from beginning to end.
  • Be responsible for complex architecture solutions for real-world problems.
  • Be responsible for managing and supporting the development cycle, including needs analysis, design, implementation, testing and deployment.
  • Manage and motivate various project teams composed of five to 10 people.
  • Maintain relationships with clients and ensure they are completely satisfied through commercial advantages obtained during the project.
  • Prepare and present documents to the client’s senior management.
  • Support the preparation of responses to calls for tender and proposals, reinforce Deloitte’s eminence in the market and participate in prospecting activities.
  • Develop your expertise in a specialty field and boost your reputation as a business advisor.
  • Contribute to the practice’s growth and development.
  • Participate in creating and delivering training programs.

External Posting Qualifications

General Skills

  • Successful completion of an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field with outstanding academic credentials is required.
  • Graduate degree (e.g., a master's degree in business administration) or a professional designation, or both, an asset
  • Have a minimum of ten years of relevant experience
  • Unflinching commitment to professional excellence and customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with clients
  • Superior ability for oral and written communication
  • Proven ability to assume all responsibilities related to the project management cycle
  • Experience in problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, decision making, documentation, client expectations management and team leadership.
  • Mandatory travel within Canada 


Technical Skills




  • Have a minimum of eight years of experience in consulting, IT or systems deployment
  • Previous Workday implementation experience is preferred, however must have a minimum of 2-3 full life cycle with hands-on configuration experience with at least one ERP solution (Oracle, PeopleSoft, NetSuite, SAP, etc), preferably Cloud based ERP technologies (Workday, NetSuite, Oracle Cloud); Implementation experience should include either Conversion or Integration delivery experience
  • Have at least three years of experience as an application architect or integration architect and one or two years of experience as a solution architect
  • Experience in development and multiplatform architecture
  • Experience with SOAP / REST web services
  • Experience in one to two middleware platforms (MuleSoft / Dell / IBM / Oracle)
  • Experience in Service Oriented Architecture or Application Programming Interface (API) development and implementation projects for large IT organizations using systems integration methods and technologies
  • Experience in using several formal methods related to the software development lifecycle, including Agile
  • Experience in managing service delivery projects involving 5 to 15 people
  • Present solutions or recommendations for implementing new features or solving technical problems in systems development projects
  • Ability to provide vision and mentorship to less experienced staff members, and promote system development as an important specialty area




  • Have five or six years of experience in developing .NET or J2EE platform architectures
  • Certificate in architecture (TOGAF, SCEA) or publication of articles on enterprise architecture or solution architecture, preferably
  • Ability to build strong client relationships at the senior management level (director / vice-president / customer experience leader) in a relevant market and leverage them to evaluate sales opportunities

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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