Software Development Architect

Position ID
Position Type
Full Time


At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.


Join the momentum. We are seeking a Software Development Architect for our growing Technology team. MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Driving innovation throughout the firm, our Technology team provides industry-leading solutions that enable MNP to better serve our clients and people. We deliver on the strategic needs of service lines, industry and specialty groups, and operations at all levels throughout the firm. Our specialists develop, enable and support initiatives that allow MNP to deliver client service, collaborate, communicate and operate reliably and efficiently.



Performance Expectations

  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Strategize improvements to existing software products
  • Assist with architecting new custom applications
  • Design and help execute integrations with third party applications
  • Design and develop solutions to facilitate the integration between various enterprise applications; support a wide array of key business processes
  • Design, write, test and deploy code
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers
  • Oversee the building of prototypes and proofs-of-concept that validate design assumptions
  • Provide input for creation of User Interface (UI) designs
  • Produce technical documentation of solution design
  • Advocate for key application architecture decisions


  • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum five (5) years professional experience in software development with a minimum of two (2) years in a technical leadership position
  • Experience with a breadth of different development technologies, frameworks and languages
  • Ability to think big picture around solution design
  • Understanding of current web services technologies and service oriented architecture
  • Knowledge of ASP.NET, C# and associated frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of application security and information security in general
  • Prior experience working with large, complex databases and queries
  • Understanding of Agile development methodologies, including Scrum is preferred
  • Previous experience with ePayment and eSignature systems is an asset
  • Ability to build technical consensus with other team members and management

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
  • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
  • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
  • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
  • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team


MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our total rewards package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.


MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.




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