Engineering Lead, Technology Infrastructure Integration
Full Time - Toronto, Ontario
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Engineering Lead, Technology Infrastructure Integration at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Type Full Time
Location Toronto, Ontario

At Ontario Teachers, we know that our Talent are our greatest strength – every innovation, every idea and every win has been powered by our people. We offer a work experience that inspires, encourages talent development, celebrates diversity and rewards superior performance. The best and brightest not only come here – they stay. Help us continue to deliver outstanding service and retirement security to our members and be the world’s leading pension plan. Apply today! Your Talent. Your Experience. Our Future.

The opportunity

As the Engineering Lead for Technology Infrastructure Integration, you will be accountable for application technology and infrastructure strategy, planning design and continuous improvement, working with various service providers to lead all aspects of implementation. You will lead activities around planning, gathering and translating technical requirements into infrastructure solution designs in alignment with business Product & Delivery needs.

Who you'll work with

You will work with multiple internal and external parties to maintain relationships with key vendors and internal partners. This is a senior technical role that resides in our Technology Infrastructure team and supports business Product & Delivery at Ontario Teachers’. You will work under the guidance of our Senior Manager, Product Delivery Support.

What you'll do

  • Analyse existing application platforms to ensure they are effectively meeting the needs of the organization

  • Recommend alternative technologies and improvements based on market research and business requirements

  • Lead the design and review processes for new Infrastructure systems and application platform services.

  • Lead the creation of detailed plans/approaches for the integration of new systems and application platform services into existing infrastructure design/architecture

  • Evaluate the success of a new system integration, identifying best practices and lessons learned to incorporate into future integration plans

  • Ensures application and system design are in alignment with technology and OTPP operational standards. This includes compliance with standard operating procedures on application, middleware, database, network, and technology infrastructure aspects.

  • Mentor and coach junior technical staff and managed services staff

What you'll need

  • Expert understanding of application platforms and infrastructure technologies with server hardware and operating system (Windows, Linux) and server virtualization

  • Significant experience in the design of distributed, high availability application platforms (Charles River IMS, SimCorp Dimension) and Cloud environment (Azure preferred)

  • In-depth knowledge of security and authentication mechanisms (e.g. SAML, Claims Based Auth, certificate based auth)

  • 3+ years of design experience in Enterprise Infrastructure Services running various Compute, Network & Storage ecosystems

  • 3+ years in hands-on experience in, deployment and administration of application platforms (Windows, Linux)

  • 2+ years in application platforms automation – infrastructure as code (Ansible)

  • Excellent capability to manage deliverables, influence design, make recommendations, facilitate decisions, lead technical staff and organize work as it relates to the management level within Teachers’

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

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

  • Competitive time off

  • 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 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. Through our Inclusion & Diversity Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) events, celebrations , we offer a variety of opportunities for colleagues to connect for the purposes of professional development and networking & mentoring.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today!

Accommodations are available upon request (talent_acquisition@otpp.com) for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

Note that all individuals employed by Ontario Teachers’ in our Toronto office will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. We remain committed to an accessible, inclusive and barrier free workplace; written requests for a human rights-based exemption from vaccination will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the country where this role is located.

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Functional Area: Information Technology

Requisition ID: 3968

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Posted Jan. 10, 2022

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