Deployment Lead

  • Date Posted May 20, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 14570

Do you seek challenges and personal development opportunities, and have the courage to make a difference? Are you a motivated, flexible, creative team player with perseverance, excellent multi-tasking abilities and a proven track record for meeting strict deadlines? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Deployment Lead who will be responsible for partnering with technology and business teams, as well as vendors to create and manage the end-to-end scope for project deployments in the Pat and Prod environments. This candidate will be accountable for the change process to ensure that you are adhering to enterprise and industry standards The successful candidate must be able to show they are ready to think and act like an owner and drive consensus and decisions among stakeholders in pursuit of technical integrity. The ideal candidate will focus on efficiency and reliability whilst supporting delivery teams in meeting their objectives and timelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating and managing end-to-end deployment plans for scheduling, planning, and controlling the deployment process
  • Integrating deployment management practices into the delivery process with the objective of offering reliable, repeatable IT services, at appropriate service levels
  • Ability to convert the technical expertise to recommendations pertaining to efficiency, reliability, scalability, and security; drive best practices, and engage with planning, evaluating, operationalizing, and reporting deliverables.
  • Establishing the infrastructure for tracking and monitoring all relevant updates and changes, and efficiently converting the information into reporting, recommendations, schedules and decisions
  • Providing trusted and reliable communication and reporting with confidence that all information is comprehensive, accurate, and confirmed
  • Managing correspondence with a clear articulation of impacts
  • Providing subject matter expert guidance and advice to the IT Support segments, and participating in the development of remediation and collision avoidance strategies
  • Identifying and educating on control and communication failures to help prevent issues going forward
  • Providing updates to senior leadership on accomplishments and opportunities
  • Protecting the interests of the organization through identification, management and escalation of risks and dependencies
  • Being proficient with IT workflow and collaboration tools, such as Service Now, JIRA and Confluence. Be able to independently create and manage work items in the tools as required
  • Being professionally familiar with Agile, Waterfall and hybrid delivery models to understand and align with multiple teams working in different paradigms
  • Understanding of the DevOps and continuous delivery principles and practices

Desired Skill Set:

  • 8 years of experience in information systems operations environment in service management, systems analysis or develop
  • 7 years of experience in deployment, ITS or IT project management
  • 6 years of experience in a Deployment Lead role
  • 5 years of advanced knowledge of software development and service management lifecycle
  • Experience managing projects with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent written & verbal communication, presentation, organization, leadership & planning skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Nice to have:

  • Highly proficient in the development of resolutions, plans and strategies for operational advancement
  • Sound management techniques, experience in problem resolution and development strategies for operational imp

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