Senior Technical Team Lead, DevOps

As our next Senior Technical Team Lead, DevOps, you will define the path we take to drive efficiency and continuous improvements across our enterprise delivery pipeline.

Toronto, ON

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Our employees make a difference by providing a secure retirement for 327,000 working and retired Ontario teachers. They&rsquo;re the reason for our success and talent development is one of the most important tenets of our strategy.<br /><br />We look for people who are willing to truly embrace the three cornerstones of our culture: innovation, agility and partnership. We provide our employees with the tools, resources and learning opportunities they need to be the best at what they do &ndash; so together we can support our mandate to deliver outstanding service and retirement security to our members &ndash; today and tomorrow.<br /><br />Ontario Teachers&rsquo; is headquartered in Toronto with offices in London and Hong Kong. With $191.1 billion in net assets as of December 31, 2018, we are responsible for providing immediate, personalized services to our members along with investing across a variety of asset classes in virtually every corner of the world.

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Overview: <h2><strong>The opportunity</strong></h2> <p dir="LTR">We are adding a Senior Technical Team Lead, DevOps to our Enterprise Operations division as part of our organization-wide investment in new and optimized technology. In this role, you will lead the continuous delivery capability on our DevOps team for our internal delivery partners and will implement best practices across the organization. As our next Senior Technical Team Lead, DevOps, you will define the path we take to drive efficiency and continuous improvements across our enterprise delivery pipeline.</p> <p dir="DEFAULT"><strong>Who you'll work with</strong></p> <p dir="LTR">Reporting to the Director, Platform Engineering and Development Services, you will deliver a variety of DevOps services to our internal clients. You will be part of a collaborative and innovative team, working closely with senior stakeholders from Technology Infrastructure, Project Delivery, and Solution Engineering. As part of an organization dedicated to strengthening our technology foundation, you will continuously learn through experimentation, research, and professional development opportunities.</p>
Responsibilities: <p dir="LTR"><strong><u>Lead continuous delivery DevOps solutions.</u></strong> You will:</p> <ul> <li>Establish automation strategies that focus on enhancing delivery quality, standards, and throughput</li> <li>Drive standardization, common implementation, and efficiency for DevOps practices</li> <li>Collaborate with Solution Engineering leads to ensure that internal resources and capabilities are aligned with business needs</li> <li>Continuously update and build upon your knowledge of DevOps tools, technologies, and processes to improve service delivery</li> </ul> <p dir="DEFAULT">&nbsp;<strong><u>Evaluate and enhance existing DevOps systems.</u></strong> You will:</p> <ul> <li>Review and authorize DevOps reports focused on performance metrics</li> <li>Manage the DevOps lifecycle end-to-end including software addition, removal, and technical updates</li> <li>Perform demand analyses for DevOps services; communicating the values of these systems to stakeholders and ensuring adequate investment is made for service delivery</li> <li>Initiate and facilitate improvement in DevOps services, products, and systems</li> </ul> <p dir="DEFAULT"><strong><u>Manage a team of 6+ direct reports.</u></strong> You will:</p> <ul> <li>Coach, mentor, and manage the workload and performance of your team</li> <li>Provide technical oversight and leadership to the team</li> <li>Keep up to date with DevOps best practices; ensuring learning is documented and shared with your team members</li> </ul>
Requirements: <h2><strong>What you'll need</strong></h2> <ul> <li>The experience and education. You have 7+ years&rsquo; experience in technical solution design, delivery, and support in DevOps &ndash; with a minimum of 3 years in a managerial capacity.. Ideally, you have a bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Computer Science, IT, or Software Engineering.</li> <li>The technical knowledge.&nbsp; Practical experience in the Solution Development Lifecycle; complemented with a thorough understanding of Python, Java, Powershell, C#, YAML.&nbsp; Experience in implementing and maintaining a DevOps delivery pipeline and associated toolsets including: Github, Jenkins, Bamboo, Sonarqube, Ansible, Chef, Sonatype Nexus, Urbancode Deploy.&nbsp;</li> <li>&nbsp;The business acumen. You are focused on achieving desired outcomes and will do what it takes, including making adjustments to your strategy, to successfully execute on a goal. An excellent negotiator, you recognize the value specific initiatives bring to an organization, clearly communicate the anticipated return on investment, and prioritize accordingly.</li> <li>The people skills. You are comfortable working with individuals at any level and are able to effectively convey your point and gain support from an array of stakeholders. You&rsquo;re an excellent listener who&rsquo;s able to understand client needs, manage conflicting demands, and develop a solution that everyone is happy with. An outstanding written and verbal communicator, you excel when working with others.</li> </ul> <p dir="DEFAULT">&nbsp;</p> <h2><strong>What we're offering</strong></h2> <ul> <li>Pay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentives</li> <li>Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development</li> <li>Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage, including a Health Spending Account</li> <li>Guaranteed retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan</li> <li>Competitive time off</li> <li>Discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis</li> <li>Degreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track ALL kinds of learning resources &mdash; from courses to videos to articles and more.</li> </ul> <p dir="DEFAULT">At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We are a globally minded organization and take pride ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create reflect and celebrate diversity of thought, background and experience.</p> <p dir="DEFAULT">Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.</p>