Sr. Manager Dev and Delivery

Date: Nov 24, 2020

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 fuels us, and moments define us.

 

Rogers is looking for a talented leader with a strong technical and management background, reporting to the Director of Commerce Technology at the Rogers Park Brampton Campus. As a Sr. Development Manager, you will lead your team to engineer, scale, and optimize large scale eCommerce systems. You will collaborate with technical teams and business owners within the matrixed organization.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for multiple projects, teams and systems. The role requires exceptional versatility, including project leadership, technology, and Agile planning and communication. The Sr. Development Manager is required to:

  • Manage, negotiate, and coordinate with technology, and business stakeholders on prioritization of tactical and strategic technology initiatives, as well as monitor the entire project process
  • This role is accountable for end-to-end delivery of features, enhancements and projects
  • Takes the lead for establishing, implementing and monitoring 'best practices’ for technical development methodologies and tools, ensuring expected application performance levels are achieved
  • Builds understanding of industry trends and contributes to the development of standards and practices for areas of domain expertise; influences the development of plans and processes; signs-off code reviews.
  • Extends expertise across multiple technical domains; awareness of risks associated with application development and potential impacts, incorporating risk planning and mitigation
  • Provide estimates and high-level solutions as part of the project life cycle
  • Work directly with business owners to define requirements for all project methodologies
  • Implement processes, best practices, and tools that allow for multiple paths of delivery. i.e., create simplified, consistent, reusable, efficient and flexible solutions
  • Manage partnerships with external vendors and accountabilities from those vendors to Rogers
  • Inspire others to adopt the new processes and improvements based on program retrospectives
  • Determines staffing requirements to meet department needs. Hires and retains talent.
  • Conducts appropriate staff performance management and review practices and follows Rogers HR standard policies and procedures in people management

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • 10+ years of professional Development Management experience managing increasing project size and complexity; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • 5+ years of leadership experience in customer-centric organizations
  • 5+ years’ experience in implementing projects or using the agile methodologies
  • 5+ years’ technical background in Development, such as Java, Spring, Angular, Object Oriented, C++, Linux/UNIX, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, among others
  • Deep technical expertise and strong problem-solving and data analysis skills
  • Working knowledge of key technical concepts such as cloud-based systems, web services, Kubernetes and container frameworks, etc. 
  • End-to-end management of an entire development cycle from concept to deployment and monitoring of applications, procurement engagement and vendor management
  • Proficient with Agile development management tools (JIRA, and Confluence preferred)
  • The ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • A thorough understanding of software development in a team and a strong track record of shipping software
  • Strong business acumen
  • Experience working with outsourced and offshore teams and able to work in hours that is in synch with the offshore teams
  • Telecom industry experience is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences
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 & Information Technology
Requisition ID: 203613
 
At Rogers Digital, our team doesn’t shy away from big ideas – we bring them to life. We work tirelessly to deliver the best user experiences (period) and build amazing self-serve experiences that our customers want to use. We are customer-obsessed agents of change and are committed to innovation and creating effortless experiences for customers and frontline employees. We use cutting-edge tools and technologies to solve critical and complex problems with award-winning solutions. Our work impacts millions of customers everyday. At Rogers Digital, we’re looking for people who embrace change, take risks, and push boundaries. Learn more about our team and our work @ https://digital.rogers.com/
 
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
 
Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering 

 


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