Senior Manager, Solution & Quality Engineering

  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Feb 24, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Senior Manager, Solution & Quality Engineering

The opportunity

The Senior Manager in our Capital Markets Investment Analytics team is responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of application software supporting the delivery of technology services and solutions to consumers across the organization.

As a senior member of the leadership team in Solution & Quality Engineering, you will have the opportunity to provide thought leadership and action to support the delivery of business and technology sponsored initiatives and the continuous improvement of the Enterprise Operations division.

As a leader, you reflect the values of the Enterprise Operations division and develops a culture that attracts and retains the best people. This includes defining and aligning appropriate opportunities for training, project diversification, exposure to new technologies, and opportunities for career advancement.

Who you'll work with

The Senior Manager will work closely with Capital Market partners; with respect to decision-making, objective and direction setting, collaboration, and planning. They will lead a highly skilled and diverse group of Software Developers, Solution Architects, and Managers in the design, development, and maintenance of Capital Markets data pipelines and Investment Analytics to assist with the investment way we make decisions for various desks. Connect with different levels of OTPP staff - providing a senior technical and application perspective to business and IT partners.

What you'll do

  • Lead a group of Software Developers in the design, development, and maintenance of investment Analytics applications. The scope of this responsibility includes collaborating with colleagues to evaluate and define appropriate application development approaches and to lead in their adoption and alignment by using both formal venues and informal relationships across the organization.

  • Through leadership and direct supervision, application development services are provided in an efficient manner, balancing near term results, longer term efficiencies, risk and cost. The services are consistent with applicable standards and are maintainable, testable and supportable over time.

  • Performs functions at a senior management level, including departmental planning, interpersonal design, project sponsorship, initiative ownership, vendor and professional services relationship management, recruiting strategy, and talent management

What you'll need

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in the Information Technology industry, with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science.

  • Minimum of 9 years of experiences in delivering solutions in an investment context, ideally in Capital Markets.

  • Minimum of 5 years in a managerial capacity managing a team in solution design, delivery, and support.

  • Strong architecture, solution design, delivery and support skills in the context of investment data management applications, such as data pipelines, and investment data platforms and upskilling business lead development to meet enterprise standards.

  • Expert knowledge gained through extensive experience and success in delivering solutions. This includes practical experience in current Solution Development Life Cycle standards and tooling; complemented with a deep understanding of hardware and software platforms, connectivity solutions, databases, middleware, cloud computing, etc.

  • A proven grasp of current development processes, standards, and tooling is required. This includes analysis and design techniques and tools, development techniques, testing approaches and deployment methods. Leader in Agile Methodology and continuous build, deployment, and testing techniques.

  • Maintains a sound knowledge of the Investment Industry and a detailed understanding of the OTPP business objectives, processes and practices related to the Investments customers.

  • Managerial talent - especially in the area of technical professional staff management, talent development and succession planning. Actively seeks opportunities to improve leadership skills, leads by example, and encourages others to reach their full potential.

  • Highly flexible and demonstrates an ambitious approach. Finds ways to solve problems that balance Capital Market driven outcomes with appropriate software development standards and strategic technology direction. As well as passion about technology in a Capital Markets/investments context



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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