Manager, Platform Technologies (Cloud & DevOps

February 4 2019
Industries Recruitment, Employment services
Categories Information Technology, Programming - Development, Systems architect - Design, System administrator
Burnaby, BC

For more information and to apply for this role please click on the following link - https://jobs.applyfirst.ca/jobs/107861

  • Join one of BC's Top Employers!
  • Use your IT and leadership experience to help improve the lives of others! 
  • Be part of an exceptional company culture with great employee benefits and a healthy work/life balance!

Build a career with one of BC's Top Employers! 

BC Housing is a trusted leader and partner in providing housing solutions for British Columbians. Through safe, affordable and quality housing, we truly make a positive difference in people's lives and communities.

This year, BC Housing has once again been recognized as one of BC's Top 55 Employers and one of Canada's Greenest Employers! That doesn't happen by accident. We know that our team of talented and compassionate employees is our greatest asset and ensuring their health and well-being is our number one priority. 

Here are just some of the ways we look after our team:

  • Three weeks' annual vacation, flexible working arrangements and additional paid personal days off to help you achieve work/life balance
  • Flexible benefit options customized for you and your family
  • Generous maternity and parental leave top-up payments so you can spend more time with your family
  • A wellness rewards program that promotes physical activity and mental well-being
  • Free access to on-site fitness facility 

An exciting opportunity awaits! 

BC Housing currently has an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Platform Technologies (Cloud & DevOps) to join our team in Burnaby.

With an annual budget of $1.28 billion (2018/19) and a portfolio of housing services and programs that assist 107,200+ households in 290 communities provincewide, BC Housing relies on a skilled team of systems professionals and leaders – such as the Manager, Platform Technologies (Cloud & DevOps) – to put in place the technology solutions needed to meet business goals.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Enterprise Application Technology, you'll provide leadership by drawing on your extensive knowledge of various technology platforms, configuration management tools, and Cloud/virtualization platforms as well as your strong people management skills.

More specifically you'll provide expertise and leadership in the following areas:

  • The delivery of the organization's Cloud platform solutions;
  • Establishing, growing, and maintaining DevOps processes within the organization by leveraging automation tools and applications, including services available in Public Cloud, and leading platform provisioning, build deployment, software configuration, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and release engineering processes.
  • Managing the Release Management practice, which upholds the organization's change management policy and standards. 

Of course, no two days are likely to be the same in this role. If you're seeking a rewarding opportunity that offers lots of challenge, collaboration and a healthy work/life balance, this could be the role for you!  

In order to qualify for this role, you will have a recognized degree or diploma in Information Technology along with at least 5 years of experience in supporting mission-critical corporate applications, programming in a variety of languages, and using a Systems Development lifecycle with a structured methodology. You will also have sound experience with enterprise-based technology and at least 3 years of experience in a leadership role.

The benefits of joining a Top Employer! 

We didn't become one of BC's Top Employers and one of Canada's Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Upon joining BC Housing, you'll be warmly welcomed into our supportive and collaborative workplace that balances engaging and challenging work with personal downtime and wellness initiatives.

All of our employees are rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and a host of great benefits, including:  

  • Paid BC Medical Services Plan (MSP) and Extended Health and Dental
  • Short-term illness and injury plus long-term disability benefits
  • Group life insurance and AD&D
  • Public Service Pension plan 
  • Employee and Family Assistance program
  • Professional training, development and career progression opportunities 
  • Generous maternity and parental leave top-up payments
  • Three weeks' annual vacation plus a modified work week option and additional paid personal days 

We're also a social and inclusive team that values open communication and transparency. We ensure that all of our team members have a voice and that their opinions are heard and actioned. We genuinely appreciate the amazing effort that our people go to each and every day and we also have Reward and Recognition programs that reward great effort, long service, environmental awareness, good ideas, and positive change. 

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today! 

For more information and to apply for this role please click on the following link - https://jobs.applyfirst.ca/jobs/107861

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