<![CDATA[ProVision Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.PROVISIONSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Senior Release Manager]]> Summary of Project: The program is in need of a senior Release Manager with a technical development background, to undertake the duties of a Deployment Specialist, which includes building, and deployment of releases for multiple applications, using both Agile and Waterfall methodologies. 

Profile focus: Candidate should have strong hands-on deployment experience . Manager is not looking for a PM profile as they don' t have the production end result mind set required. 

No QA or Change managers. 


MUST HAVES: 

SLDC/Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle * 4 yrs 
Coordination of multiple release of applications * 4 yrs 
Release management experience * 4 yrs 
Deployment of applications * 3 yrs 
Banking/Financial Industry * 3 yrs 
Documentation * 4 yrs 
Analysis of metrics * 4 yrs 
Sharepoint * 4 yrs (creating dashboards ) 
Strong Excel skills * 6 yrs 
Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel) * 6 yrs 
SIT /BAT 2yrs* ( environment they will work in ) 
Risk management 3yrs* 
Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must. 
ITIL Foundations v3 
Rational Team Concert 
a. Experience with source code management 
b. Configuring the Jazz Build Engine, to build, deploy and report for code promotions 

ANT Scripting understanding 
XML knowledge 
Linux 
a. Ability to create scripts and automation 
JAVA Development Experience 
Agile Development experience 
Knowledge of Release Management Best practices in AGILE development 
Understands Continuous integration methodology 

NICE TO HAVE: 

Plugin Development 
Jenkins Experience 
QA automation 
RTC Administration 



The release manager organizes, directs, and manages activities for building and maintaining software releases for their promotion to the production environment. The release manager may manage large multi-discipline teams in a matrix management organization. Acts as a liaison between business unit personnel and testing teams in executing and managing test processes and ensuring the availability of environments used to conduct testing of the final deliverables. The candidate will be required to review release notes, coordinate/orchestrate issue resolution incorporating SME input from multiple teams within the Technology sector. The position requires strong people skills as well as written and verbal communication skills. 

Business Critical Deliverables 

• Own the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases within EETS. 
• Responsible for the overall Release communications and manages communication to key stakeholders ensuring they are aware of significant changes/impacts in a timely manner from a timeline, cost and a risk perspective. 
• Responsible for coordinating and managing the overall deployment of applications releases, including sequencing of project deployments to ensure on-time delivery. 

Accountabilities / Scope: 
• Act as the Build Manager for Agile projects - build and deploy code to multiple environments 
• Interface and communicate with Project Managers and/or application support manager and/or other TS partners on a daily basis. 
• Establish improved processes to enhance release delivery timeliness and quality across EETS and to improve visibility/performance across the portfolio of projects/activities. 
• Coordinate the planning and support of the Release Production Acceptance Testing (PAT) with Project Teams, ITS. 
• Understand and communicate testing impact of scope changes/PCRs to the project management team both from a timeline/cost and a risk perspective. 
• Chair Production release status calls with ITS and Project Managers to ensure activities are coordinated and issues are addressed in a timely manner. 
• Make and implement recommendations to improve the overall Release Management process within EETS. 

SKILLS: IT expertise in systems programming or network management. Team leadership experience
   
 
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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[IT - Solutions Architect IV]]> Must Have: 

Architect 8yrs* 
Application Design 8yrs* 
Enterprise Content Management 8yrs* 
Experience in some of the technologies in digitization domain: content repositories, ingestion platforms, mobile, eSignature, Robotic, BPM, document composition. 

Development 8rys* 
Automation 8yrs* 
Leadership 8yrs* 
Vendor management 8yrs* 
Large organization 8yrs* 

Experience with project lifecycle methodologies: PDLC and/or agile 
Experience with presenting architecture solutions to architecture community and forum such as ARB/EAB, etc. 

Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel. 

Nice to have 

Data Modeling 
BPM (Pega, JBPM or any other major workflow) 
Microsoft .Net framework 
Banking 
Problem Solving 
Stakeholder management 

• Experience in banking industry or similar large companies. 
• Background with Enterprise Content Management systems and/or BPM or other digitization technologies such as Smart Forms, eSignature, eComposition or similar line of products. 
• Ability to communicate well with large scattered teams. 
• Ability to work with business functions, vendors, partners and potentially participating in RFI/RFPs 
• Service oriented mind set, approachable and team player 
• Proficient in creating architecture assets. 
• Presentation skills, ability to guide a team through an unfamiliar concept/solution and get their buy in. 




Develops and maintains respective architecture framework / solution that supports the most efficient, reliable, scalable, and secure solutions to meet the business needs and technology strategy; this includes planning, evaluating, recommending and designing architectural solutions in compliance with enterprise standards. Contribute to, design and/or develop an architecture framework including technology domain architecture strategy, policies, ‘ guiding principles’ and standards to govern how technology solutions will be developed and implemented 
• Work with CoE partners and other Architects to understand the security standards, risks and ratify solution security design 
• Research/analyze business requirements to evaluate and recommend optimal solutions within technology architecture 
• Review project detailed solution architecture and design ensuring it meets requirements / complies with the architectural and security standards, patterns and frameworks and provide sign-off on the detailed design 
• Contribute to the development of project plans by providing input and manage projects / initiatives by directing assigned resources, communicating project status and providing timely escalation of issues 
• Provide expert consultation and participate as a subject matter expert on projects of moderate to high risk and complexity 
• Work with Technology Systems Analysts to develop a Requirements Traceability Matrix to ensure end-to-end traceability of the solution to the requirements 
• Build consensus and facilitate collaboration and decision-making within/across business units to ensure consistent application of IT strategy and compliance with architecture framework 
• Ensure projects are compliant with technology domain architecture and design/operate processes to provide ongoing review of inprogress activity against technology architecture and development standards 
• Comply with well-defined enterprise technology delivery practices and standards and project management disciplines - including creation of project documentation of system requirements, estimates of scope and cost 
• Support the development, documentation, communication and execution of a comprehensive strategy, policies and solutions 
• Conduct pre and post implementation reviews, ensuring all technical solutions have met business requirements 
• Contribute to and/or develop the process by which decisions will be made regarding technology standards 
• Protect/enhance the security, availability of technology, brand integrity and shareholder value by establishing parameters for continued investment in technology solutions, and providing technical risk analysis / assessment 
• Identify enhancements and gaps in architectural frameworks, standards and patterns to raise issues for inclusion in future versions 
• Continuously enhance knowledge/expertise in own area and keep current with emerging industry trends, new technologies and best practices in the external market that can contribute to delivering effective client solutions 
• May develop and/or contribute to negotiations of third party contracts/agreements 
• Participate in knowledge transfer with senior management, the team, other technical areas and business units 
• Work effectively as a team, supporting other members of the team in achieving business objectives and providing client services 
• Expert knowledge of architecture for own technology, tools, processes and procedures and broader organization issues and technology 
• Advanced knowledge of applications, programming languages, industry best practices, business/ organization, Bank standards, infrastructure, architecture 
• Works autonomously on complex, highly visible architecture projects / initiatives 
• Manages / directs activities related to analysis and design of architecture on larger, high risk / complex projects 
• Acts as a lead expert resource in the exchange of architectural information for project teams, the business and/or outside vendors 
• Generally reports to Senior Managing Architect or above 
Undergraduate degree or Technical Certificate 
• Graduate degree, preferred 
• 8-10 years relevant experience
   
 
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Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Application Architect - Database Architect]]> Our client is a high profile, government funded organization, who is seeking the services of an Application/Database Architect with depth in a wide variety of Oracle Production and Oracle Database Warehouse configurations.  This high visibility of this assignment makes it an ideal resume profile builder.

 

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • Extensive experience in Oracle 11g, PL/SQL and at least two different computing platforms, operating systems, database technologies and programming languages.
  • Leadership experience in the development and implementation of application and database architectures
  • Knowledge of performance considerations in different environments, experience in troubleshooting database performance and tuning Oracle databases.
  • Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development and implementation of applications
  • Extensive experience in systems analysis and design in large systems environments
  • Experience in the use of data and process modelling methodologies, techniques and tools, including a working knowledge of metadata structures, repository functions, and data dictionaries
  • Awareness of emerging IT trends and directions
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines

 

Desirable Experience and Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of object-oriented analysis and design.
  • Experience in developing enterprise architecture deliverables (e.g. models) based on Ontario Government Enterprise Architecture processes and practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices

 

Preliminary Assignment Scope:
  • Analyse current database applications with reference to enhancement/integration requests and recommend solutions or consolidation of applications and products/services; define strategies and design for synchronization of data between application databases and data warehouse. 
  • Leverage extensive experience in architecting, designing and building IT applications
  • Effectively communicate risks and issues for both applications and data; collaborate with development teams to ensure data quality and successful development of enhancements to existing applications and design/development of new applications & databases.
  • Manage and execute architecturally significant projects as required to support target state development – including proof of concept exercises, rapid results 100 day experiment projects, etc.
  • Participate as Oracle database Subject Matter Expert on IT initiatives involving data integrity, data integration and quality.
  • Support IT projects in the transforming and aligning the application architecture with our target future state.

 

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

 
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Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Solution Designer]]> Job Overview

As an Application Consultant you will be joining our Remote Banking and Shared Services technology team specifically to be a part of their application solution design team. You will assist the Director and Sr. Director of Strategy & Design in developing short and long term strategies on various domains.  Domains include but are not limited to Enterprise Integration (Web Services & Browsers), Messaging, Product Catalogue and Application Security.

 

What You Need To Know
    • Provide a leadership role in formulating Solution design and mapping the applications architecture to the chosen technology platform
    • Define application components, platforms, interfaces, and development tools
    • Provide technical guidance to application development teams
    • Create and recommend application solution designs with activities, tools and techniques for converting business requirements and logical models into a technical application design
    • Make recommendations on best development practices using formal methodologies and disciplines for delivering new or enhanced applications
    • Coordinate solution estimate and development efforts across the organization in response to client requests
    • Present technology solutions on new and existing initiatives to senior executives and across the organization
    • Be able to analyze, negotiate, and communicate cost, effort, and solution approach for various initiatives
    • Act as a change agent and be able to present and communicate new ideas, products, and technology solutions
    • Translate user requirements to create design documents and prepare the development plan to ensure that the design meets business needs
    •   Identify technical risks with project delivery solution designs
    • Listen and understand business long term goals and develop a long term road map that will meet in assisting client needs
    • Providing application solutions or making technology selection decisions that are often made in situations where business requirements are not completely defined or changing
    • Develop and maintain roadmaps reflecting the technical and business’ s strategic direction 
    • Assess the impact of our  technology initiatives and procedures and making adjustments to internal operations as necessary to improve productivity
    • Determine the feasibility of new products / systems by analyzing market/economic data, competitor practices, vendor viability and our architectural fit
    • Must have 5-10 years of experience as a Solution Designer
    • Must have a strong background in application development
    • Must have excellent communication skills in order to provide guidance and recommendations to clients
    • Must have knowledge of the application delivery process, application design and architecture
    • Must have proven experience in relationship building and management
    • Previous experience
    • Understanding of Retail Banking applications considered an asset
    • Previous experience with ESB applications such as Datapower or OSB considered an asset
    • Previous experience with any of the following technologies considered an asset: Rational Unified Process, Agile Software Development, SOA Design Patterns, Java EE, JSP, JMS, JMX, JAX-WS, SOA, WebServices, BPE, Oracle Weblogic, Oracle DB, and PRPC
    • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
    • The opportunity to be part of a team that continues to advance our company as the market leader in innovative technology
    • An environment where you can build easy, flexible, and personalized banking solutions for our clients while broadening your technical knowledge and expertise
    • An organization that focuses on managing and developing talent with exceptional training, rotational experience, exposure, and mentorship opportunities
    • The chance to network and work with senior leaders across Technology and our bank
    • Workplace accommodation solutions and assistive technologies that remove functional barriers
    • Flexible health benefits, stock purchase plan, competitive incentive pay and recognition programs
    • Competitive salary and employee banking benefits
    • The opportunity to be involved in   community investment and  corporate sponsorship events 
    • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role
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