Term, one year with possibility of extension or of becoming regular
City, Province, Country:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions:
March 6, 2012
March 18, 2012
(annual salary): The Bank offers a competitive total compensation package with starting salaries, based on qualifications, generally ranging between $70,333 and $87,916* (job grade 17).*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 successful candidate will be part of the Release Management Team. The responsibilities of this team are to plan, bundle, schedule, communicate and verify the overall build, configuration and test plans of changes to hardware and/or software to create a set of release components ready for the production environment.This team is responsible for the controlled evolution and protection of the production environment. The position is a rewarding opportunity that allows the candidate to contribute to the success of one of the Banks critical operations. IT Operations provides end-to-end accountability across IT Services for the Bank of Canada. The IT Operations team provides technical services in the planning, implementation and support of network, server, security, database, applications and storage operating environments and facilities that support the Banks critical financial and banking operations systems.
lead or participate in planning, scheduling, bundling, communicating and verifying the overall build of a set of release components into the high-availability (HA) environments, e.g., quality assurance, preproduction and production monitor to ensure the success of the builds and the implementation of new releases into the production environment using established change management and configuration management processes maintain build or deployment scripts using Ant and Maven maintain/configure the related tools, such as Jenkin, to support the build and deployment process provide inputs to optimize release management procedures maintain/configure release management Subversion repository maintain/configure release management Nexus repository resolve complex problems related to release management; apply existing criteria and develop new approaches to improve the process build long-term relationships within ITS and the client community by communicating and managing client expectations during the planning and rollout of new releases conduct research into leading-edge service management solutions; monitor and keep up to date on technology development, methodology and industry trends, taking the lead or participating in the evaluation of new tools and products
university degree in computer science and 5 or more years of work experience in the technical engineering and operational areas of IT or 10 years of recent work experience in the technical engineering and operational areas of IT in addition experience with release, change and configuration management experience with IT service management principles, frameworks, practices, processes and tools knowledge of J2EE, Oracle and UNIX platforms strong knowledge of Ant, Maven, Jenkin, CVS, Subversion, WebLogic server and Nexus English essential ITIL certification and/or experience working with ITIL processes experience in technical and operational areas of IT, with specific expertise in implementing service management processes and best practices experience developing, customizing and documenting work flows, procedures and processes strong knowledge of project management principles and concepts experience developing and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders
ability to communicate effectively in both official languages experience with distributed computing environment hardware, software and operating systems; networking and telecommunications concepts, standards and protocols; and intranet/Internet environments and web technologies
If you are a qualified candidate, please submit a detailed resumι and a covering letter by 18 March 2012. We will also ask you to complete a mandatory questionnaire during the application process. Condition of employment: Candidate must be eligible for secret status clearance. There will be no relocation assistance provided for this recruitment action. We are committed to employment equity and we encourage 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.
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