Manager of Platform Technologies (Cloud & DevOps)
BC Housing
Burnaby, BC
To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online at: (Please search for "3044" in the keywords search box at the top of the page to find this job)

Come join the dynamic IT team at BC Housing!

The IT team at BC Housing has been instrumental in delivering on significant leading edge technology solutions that are critical to the organization delivering on its mandate. As the organization grows, the IT team is expanding to continue to meet these critical demands.

BC Housing is looking for a key strategic and influential technology leader focused on supporting BC Housing’s Cloud and DevOps strategies. As a progressive public sector organization, BC Housing plans to implement a hybrid cloud environment with emphasis and priority on public cloud solutions. In parallel, BC Housing will implement automation technologies to support management of our technical and application infrastructure.

The Manager, Platform Services focuses on our application and database infrastructure, including long term strategies for taking advantage of cloud and application automation technologies and release management. This role also works closely with all managers and staff within IT, particularly the infrastructure and application development teams, to ensure solutions will integrate and meet all requirements. Also a motivator and consensus builder, this role needs to understand business expectations and provide significant leadership in order to implement solutions that will be scalable and robust.

You’ll be a great fit for this role if you have at least 5+ years working with mission critical platforms, including:

Experience working with Oracle and Microsoft-based enterprise technology
Experience qualifying, researching, planning and designing Public Cloud and On-premise platform solutions
Experience leading DevOps engineering practices with emphasis on platform automation, CI/CD pipelines, container builds, deployments and orchestration
Experience in release management practices, upholding and organization’s change management policy and standards

You will also possess the following:
A broad understanding of web application, database and networking concepts
A broad understanding of systems technology trends and the ability to critically assess and evaluate those trends as they apply to the organization.
The ability to create and update technical and user manual documentation.
The ability to generate and articulate new ideas and adapt effectively to new technologies.
The ability to assess and enact process-orientated changes to improve IT operation effectiveness and efficiency.
A self-motivated mentality with the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision and excel under pressure to meet deadlines and changing priorities.
If you are an organizational leader with significant experience and expertise in public/private/hybrid cloud environments, along with automation technologies that support DevOps initiatives, this job may be for you.

To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online at: (Please search for "3044" in the keywords search box at the top of the page to find this job)

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
To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online at: (Please search for "3044" in the keywords search box at the top of the page to find this job)