Mackenzie Investments

  • Systems Integrator

    Job Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/8/2018 10:33 AM)
    Reference Number
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada's premier personal financial services companies, and one of the country’s largest managers and distributors of mutual funds and other managed asset products, with over CAD$154 billion in total assets under management at October 31, 2017. The company serves the financial needs of Canadians through multiple distinct businesses, including Investors Group, Mackenzie Investments and Investment Planning Counsel.


    As part of Power Financial Corporation, we are focused on the long-term strength and stability of our companies. We recognize these as core responsibilities to our clients and shareholders as we adapt and lead in an ever-changing world.



    The IGM Technology Division provides information technology solutions and support to the IGM Financial group of companies:  Investors Group, Mackenzie Investments and Investment Planning Council.


    The Systems Integration team provides services primarily to Investors Group and Mackenzie Investments.  Team members may occasionally work on multi-company initiatives, or participate in the implementation of multi-company technology solutions.




    The IGM Technology division is looking for Systems Integrators to be based out of either its Winnipeg or Toronto locations. The successful candidates will be associated with the Systems Integration Services team.


    The Systems Integration team is comprised of individuals who have specialized in one or more aspects of computer application technology and have delivery responsibilities that span Application Support, Projects and Portfolios.  Systems Integrators are skilled at the implementation of 3rd party hardware and software systems, and have specific deeper expertise in both infrastructure (such as networking, personal computing, server, etc.) and enterprise software solutions such as MuleSoft, IBM Security Access Manager, OpenText CMS, Microsoft Office, etc.  They are responsible for the integration of 3rd party hardware and software into the existing Applications Technology and Shared Services environments and are responsible for ensuring that component deliverables are appropriately engineered, meet business service level expectations, and adhere to enterprise standards. 




    • Participate in the evaluation, selection and development of application technology to support the IGM Technology plan
    • Ensure components are engineered to meet service levels and corporate Technology standards
    • After Hours On-Call and Level 3 Advanced Support
    • Maintain and support internal and third-party software packages and escalate issues to vendors or other in-house Support teams as appropriate
    • Perform software upgrades to internal and third-party applications and services
    • Research and resolve problems within the scope of responsibility, escalating to appropriate departmental staff any issues that may adversely impact systems
    • Assist with maintaining accurate technical support documentation and procedural compliance documentation
    • Build and deploy technology infrastructure to assist and automate maintenance, security, and deployment processes
    • Provide guidance and direction to IGM Technology initiatives
    • Participate in project planning and estimating
    • Participate in transition to production and transition to maintenance, including providing relevant documentation and orientation to Production Services support areas
    • Participate in direction setting and research for the Systems Integration Services team
    • Develop or contribute to Best Practices and the mentoring of junior staff
    • Work closely with Project Managers, Quality Assurance Analysts, Systems Analysts, Systems Architects, Software Developers and other Systems Integrators



    • Experience implementing and supporting new application technology into a large-scale infrastructure environment, including On Premise and Hosted solutions
    • Experience with two or more of the following is an assetUnix/Linux or MS Windows server administration
    • MS IIS or IBM WebSphere server administration
    • MS SQL or Oracle database administration
    • Scripting with PowerShell or Python
    • MS Windows workstation administration and support
    • Network administration including the support of Firewalls, Switches and Routers
    • Bachelor of Science university degree or equivalent education and experience
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Superior communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently
    • Proven ability to write effective documentation that is clear and meaningful to its target audience
    • Effective internal consulting skills with a strong customer service orientation
    • Detail oriented with proven success in setting work priorities, multi-tasking and balancing varying demands
    • Ability to lead and mentor others
    • Positive attitude and ability to learn new technologies quickly
    • Dedication to keeping up to date with current trends and best practices
    • Previous work at a large financial institution would be a definite asset



    Internal Applicants:

    If you are interested in applying for this position please direct applications on-line using the “apply for this job” icon located at the bottom or to the left of the posting. If you would like to refer someone for the position please email the posting using the “email this job” option and have your referral indicate that they were referred by you when completing the application. All resumes should be received by June 16 , 2018. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources. Please record your extension number on your resume and cover letter. The job grade for this position is 12. The referral bonus level for this position is 2.


    External Applicants:

    We thank all applicants for their interest in Mackenzie Investments; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Mackenzie Investments offers an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive base salary, performance-based bonuses, excellent benefits, recognition for your accomplishments, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.


    Mackenzie Investments is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.


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