Lead Integration Engineer, Application Systems

  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Feb 07, 2023
Full time

Job Description

The opportunity

As the Lead Integration Engineer, Application Systems, you will be accountable for coordinating a set of Technology Infrastructure (TI) services – application platform integration, release and environment orchestration, DevSecOps, and environment delivery – to support Product portfolio teams.  You will lead activities around planning, requirement analysis, solution alternatives engineering and implementation for application platforms residing in the cloud or on-premises.

Who you'll work with

You will lead a multi-functional service delivery group – application vendors, Product portfolio squads and Technology Infrastructure teams – to engineer solutions that meet the needs of Developers and Product Teams.  You will work under the mentorship of our Senior Manager, Product Delivery Support.

What you'll do

  • Analyse existing application platforms to ensure optimal operations and analyze new application system requirements to identify where the integration of newest technology and application patterns can be applied

  • Based on the knowledge Product portfolio needs and their application platform uniqueness, perform  research, conduct proof of concepts, and then recommend solution alternatives or improvements after the detailed assessment

  • Technically plan, direct and implement, TI activities with collaboration from TI DevSecOps & Environment Automation, TI Engineering, TI Infrastructure Operations, and vendor teams to deliver the Technology Infrastructure solution

  • Lead the design walkthrough and operational readiness review of new systems / application platform to ensure compliance with security, availability, performance, BCP/DR, and other Teachers’ standards / strategies.

  • Promote DevSecOps, support CI/CD pipelines, optimize release delivery agility, design fit-for-purpose environment strategy, deliver automated services and provide L3 level support

What you'll need

  • Strong ability to interpret and translate the needs of the customer into pragmatic solutions and executable actions

  • Design level knowledge of system architecture and patterns, cloud (PaaS/SaaS) principles, and integration and interdependencies of application systems

  • In-depth knowledge of application, data and infrastructure integration between application platforms in a multi-cloud / SaaS approach connecting to critical technology components residing on-premise.

  • 5 years of operational experience with providing L2/L3 application support, leading changes through change management and situation-managing incidents and problems

  • Very self-motivated, ability to quickly learn, lead deliverables, influence, facilitate decisions, coach and lead technical staff

  • Preferably, experience in working with Azure, AKS, Tanzu, http, java, F5, sqlDB, oracleDB, linux, windows, sso, scripting languages

  • Excellent in critical thinking and problem solving skills, excellent planning and organization skills



What we’re offering

  • Pay-for-performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development

  • Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage

  • Retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan

  • The opportunity to invest back into the fund through our Deferred Incentive Program

  • A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working

  • Competitive time off

  • Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year

  • Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis

  • Degreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track various learning resources — from courses to videos to articles and more

At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring.  We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves.  To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers'.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today! You may be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application.

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