Sr Mgr Database Services

Date: Apr 21, 2021

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.


As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

Reporting to the Director Platform Engineering, the Sr. Manager Database Services position is critical role evolving our technology landscape. The role requires significant day-to-day interactions with the Rogers’ senior leadership and close collaboration with business units. To be successful, the candidate requires strong technical, financial, delivery skills as well as an ability to work in a high paced environment managing diverse activities.


What you will be doing:

  • Lead and promote strategic direction of IT Database Technologies
  • Manage the team of IT database technologies for both full time and vendor engagements
  • Complete annual execution planning including budget, technology and workforce management to ensure stable, available and secure environment
  • Provide strategic database solutions based on business requirements and provide direction to the team on day-to-day activities
  • Close collaboration with colleagues across the organization in business, IT and Digital
  • Ensure smooth and efficient operations within a very large and complex environment
  • Lead technical design and implementation of database technologies both on-prem and public cloud:
  1. Functions include public and private cloud, datacenters, networks, servers, cloud infrastructure, platform services, databases and storage
  2. Proven and Demonstrated, in-depth knowledge of structured and non-structured database architecture, administration and distributed computing.
  3. Keep up to date with best practices in existing and upcoming database technologies and recommend new solutions or process improvement opportunities.
  • Act as technical lead during incident management by setting priorities and resolving technical issues
  • Be accountable to for team resolution of accountable systems and create action plans to provide long term sustainability
  • Enable and support the strategy, vision and business objectives of IT
  • Implement and maintain database platform and operational security by developing policies, procedures, and controls to insure appropriate use access throughout the organization
  • Improve current Standards, Consolidation, Backup and Recovers, Disaster Recover strategy for Database environments
  • Evaluates and recommends new technologies to improve the DB and MW team operational efficiency for SLT
  • Analyze capacity and performance requirements

What you have:

  • 10+ years of experience in Consulting &/ strategy
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong business sense to help drive prioritization decisions
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong relationship skills with the ability to balance multiple stakeholders and agendas simultaneously
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong financial and business acumen
  • Passionate to drive change
  • Knowledge of Rogers' management processes preferred
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Managerial courage
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and to turn concepts into plans
  • Drives for results
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 219702
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering 

Job Segment: Manager, Database, Engineer, Computer Science, Cloud, Management, Technology, Engineering

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