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Manager, Enterprise Systems & Solutions Delivery

September 17 2020
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Information Technology, IT, Consultation, Business analyst, Project management, Product development and Management
Mississauga, ON

Manager, Enterprise Systems & Solutions Delivery

Permanent, full-time position

A best practices champion whose experience in software development and/or programming design and systems management is uniquely combined with knowledge of the Education Act, education-related policies and school board operations, you're ready to become a key member of the Peel District School Board (PDSB)'s Learning Technology Support Services leadership team.

Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, you'll be responsible for the strategic planning, acquisition, deployment and operational management of the Enterprise Systems and Application Development team portfolio. This sizable portfolio includes the Student Information System, Financial Information System, HR Information System, Collaboration tools (such as SharePoint, MS TEAMS), Database Administrators, Websites, Business Intelligence and Ministry Reporting.

More specifically, as Manager, Enterprise Systems & Solutions Delivery, you'll coordinate and supervise all activities related to the requirements, procurement, design, development and implementation of organizational information systems and software applications, the maintenance, support and upgrade of existing systems and applications, and the proper integration of enterprise systems. Leading by example, you'll manage the design, development, support, training and deployment of mission-critical information and software systems, and champion best practices to ensure that all applications, databases and information management practices comply with standards, designs, policies, processes, methods and tools, and are consistently documented. Along with ensuring that development best practices are adopted, you'll recommend and implement solutions to automate manual paper-based processes by leveraging the enterprise systems, APIs and innovative solution delivery.


With your degree or diploma in Computer Systems Design or Computer Science, and no fewer than ten (10) years' direct work experience in software development and/or programming design and systems management, you have the expertise, confidence and leadership skills this key role demands. As Manager of Enterprise Systems and Solutions Delivery, you'll also make full use of the following experience, knowledge and skill set:

  • At least five (5) years' experience in overseeing the direction, development and implementation of software solutions and strategic goals in the public sector or a multi-union environment
  • Recent experience in modernizing Application Development and Support teams – from developing staff to implementing processes and modern development/support tools
  • Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies
  • Experience with agile development methodologies, APIs and the software development lifecycle
  • Experience with Business Intelligence and reporting
  • Strong knowledge of database and database administration (e.g. SQL and Oracle)
  • Knowledge of the Education Act, education-related policies and school board operations to provide expertise on legislative compliance, policy application and yearly cycle demands on systems, design and implementation
  • Technical fluency in a variety of programming languages (e.g. NET, Java, VB, Oracle Forms, Python, R, etc.)
  • Demonstrated success with project management, project-based/ matrix work structures, project lifecycle models, and software development lifecycle delivery methodologies
  • Excellent negotiation, collaboration and problem-solving skills to understand opposing perspectives and adapt the approach as situation requirements change
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to resolve conflict and manage complex situations
  • Demonstrated success leading, managing and motivating a team in an open, innovative, responsive and professional environment, including coaching members toward achievement of collective and individual goals, and providing ongoing feedback
  • Ability to adapt to, and work effectively within, a variety of situations, and work with various individuals or groups with conflicting priorities or goals
  • Proven coordination, organizational, multi-tasking, time management and planning skills to organize resources and manage priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, decision-making and issue resolution skills in situations where problems may be technical, managerial or interpersonal
  • Excellent initiative and research skills to identify trends in the use of current information technology and the impacts on an organization's operating environment  
  • Excellent budget management skills,   with attention to detail
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse school community and/or work environment.


  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure


Salary range: $103,543 - $129,430 per annum

To apply for this position as Manager, Enterprise Systems and Solutions Delivery, please complete an online application through Apply To Education. Your completed application package on Apply to Education must include your cover letter, resume and supporting educational credentials. Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 16, 2020.

The Peel District School Board, one of the largest school boards in Canada, is a racially, culturally and linguistically diverse board that serves 155,000 students who have 162 different ethnic backgrounds, 87% of whom are racialized non-white. Our students have 121 different languages as a first language and are diverse in terms of their gender, gender expression, sexuality, ability, faith and cultural background.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but will only be interviewing selected candidates.

For the safety of students, successful candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal background check prior to the commencement of any employment duties. Recent changes made by the RCMP have resulted in significant processing delays for some candidates. You may wish to start the process to obtain your criminal background check as soon as possible.

The Peel District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We will provide reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, during the hiring process if advised in advance. network