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Location: Trail , British Columbia

Posting Date: Jun 27, 2024

Closing Date: Jul 24, 2024

Occupation Type: Information Technology

Career Level: Technical/Professional

Employment Type: Full-time

LOCATION: Trail, BC (Remote work options in Western Canada may be considered for this opportunity; incumbent must be willing and able to work aligned to business hours Pacific Time).

Are you seeking an opportunity to build a satisfying career with an organization that puts their community and employees first? If you have a proven track record of success in Microsoft Cloud solutions, we encourage you to read on!

We’re seeking an experienced IT professional to join the KSCU team as our new Technical Architect. In this role, you will be responsible for the design and implementation of our business systems, ensuring they align with our IT strategy and seamlessly integrate with existing systems. You will play a crucial role in ensuring these systems are adaptable and scalable to support our future initiatives. You are passionate about technology and an advocate for best practice and ‘Secure by Design’.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the design and deployment of enterprise-wide IT systems, ensuring they meet project objectives and requirements.
  • Collaborating with various stakeholders to understand project goals and deliver solutions that align with our IT strategy.
  • Providing expert guidance and oversight throughout the implementation process, from investigation and design to proof of concept, pilot, and rollout.
  • Creating reference materials and effectively communicating complex ideas to both internal and external stakeholders.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related field
  • 3+ years of professional technical architecture experience, to include Microsoft cloud platforms. E.g. MS Azure, M365, MS Dynamics
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing enterprise systems
  • Relevant domain certifications e.g. Certified Azure Architect and those further relevant to MS cloud systems
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience with information technology systems, networks, security best practices & technologies, infrastructure, operations, and management
  • Experience with writing IT and end user documentation
  • Financial institution experience that includes exposure to technology and systems consistent with Kootenay Savings Credit Union environment
  • Solid understanding of telecommunications networks, technology capabilities, technical architecture including technical planning, design and implementation
  • Advanced knowledge of IT best practices and the ability to keep abreast of new technologies
  • Advanced knowledge of cloud computing, technology capabilities, technical architecture including technical planning, design and implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain a network of internal and external relationships and maximize collaboration potential
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced organizational and time management skills
  • Strong focus on customer service and service delivery

Why work for us?

We know that our dedicated employees give us a lot and are key to our success; in return, we offer a total rewards package that includes:

  • Competitive salary of $83K – $98K based on skills and experience
  • Competitive benefits including extended health, dental and vision coverage
  • Health care & Personal spending account
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages
  • The opportunity to build a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-strategic initiatives
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of a talented and dedicated team who improve our members’ financial lives

If you are a team player ready to take on an exciting challenge in a progressive, employee-focused environment, we’d like to hear from you!


We are the region’s leading credit union with over $1.6 billion in assets, over 30,000 members and over 200 employees. Our Corporate Office is in Trail, BC along with our Member Service Centre and we have eleven branches throughout the East & West Kootenays offering retail and commercial banking services. We’re community-minded, we donate back to the community, support local non-profits, and provide sponsorships and bursaries for students to help them grow. It’s part of who we are as Kootenay Savings Credit Union and, together as a team, we can make a real difference. For more information about Kootenay Savings, please visit kscu.com. For more information about the Kootenay regions, please visit imaginekootenay.com.

Please apply online through the careers section of our website at kscu.com to upload your resume and complete the application questions.

Closing date:  July 24, 2024

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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