Manager, Data Management & Middleware Services
City, Province, Country:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions:
September 21, 2012
October 4, 2012
(annual salary): The Bank offers a competitive total compensation package with starting salaries, based on qualifications, generally ranging between $91,074 and $113,843* (job grade 19).*Where the Bank has needs for specialized skills, it may offer higher starting salaries to exceptional candidates.
Canada's central bank is the nation's pre-eminent macroeconomic policy institution. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada's economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. No matter what your area of expertise, you'll enjoy an open culture and a superior work environment that will challenge, energize, and motivate you to excel. (More info)
The Manager, Data Management & Middleware Services is responsible for the management of a group of employees and consultants who provide technical services in the planning, architecture, implementation and support of database, middleware and related software.
create a healthy work climate for the unit, build employee capability, support employee professional development and enable employees to optimize their contribution develop and maintain effective and collaborative business relationships with internal and external entities to effectively conduct the business of the unit to ensure understanding of client needs and support effective resolution of client inquiries and concerns manage client service levels and expectations while maintaining a balance between corporate and client goals and objectives develop operational plans and prioritize and delegate work to achieve the units annual objectives, assigning resources and ensuring the collaboration of other organizational units as required ensure that processes and procedures meet or exceed established business norms, analyze current systems and procedures in light of evolving technology and best practices, identify risks and opportunities and translate this knowledge to improve processes and operations, and recommend revisions to accommodate changing business conditions for improved performance provide technical leadership and direction for the maintenance and evolution of the database and middleware architecture, including the integration of security requirements, for all Bank infrastructure and databases develop, recommend and implement departmental and corporate standards (as required) relating to the database and middleware domain and ensure compliance with standards direct research on the evolution of the database administration function and its associated technologies, methodologies, etc., and make recommendations to management on the applicability of these concepts maintain awareness of industry trends as they pertain to the evolution of the database and middleware environments be responsible for the performance (i.e., production, reliability, safety and integrity of data) and support of business-critical database and middleware technologies as used across multiple platforms assess the impact of new services and/or technologies on existing Bank systems, services and standards, and ensure that appropriate measures are taken to integrate new services into the existing environment act as on-call manager for business continuity and critical incident management on a rotational basis, and prepare procedures to ensure continuity/recovery of service to clients participate in annual audit exercises and ensure that appropriate follow-up is carried out regarding audit observations
a bachelors degree in computer science, engineering, business administration or other related disciplineor an equivalent combination of education and experience may be consideredin addition: a minimum of five to seven years in managing IT-related operations support a minimum of five years in leading/managing a team English and French essential linguistic requirement: functional in second official language (training may be provided to help the selected candidate reach the required level of fully functional) advanced knowledge of operational support best practices relevant knowledge or certification in database support (i.e., Oracle 11g, Microsoft SQL) and middle tier components (OCA/OCP DBA an asset) excellent communication skills with proven ability to present information clearly and concisely ability to build and cultivate a broad network of relationships that can be leveraged proven track record managing a budget
fully functional in both official languages
Condition of employment: Candidate must be eligible for reliability status clearance.Priority will be given to candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Relocation assistance may be provided, if required. The Bank of Canada benefits from the unique perspectives, attributes and talents of its diverse workforce. We offer flexibility to accommodate the needs of our employees and candidates. The Bank of Canada is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from qualified men and women, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.If you are a qualified candidate, please submit a detailed resumι and a covering letter by 4 October 2012. We will also ask you to complete a mandatory questionnaire during the application process.
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