Works at the highest technical level to ensure that systems are in place (hardware, software, data, processes and best practices) to support the University’s business objectives. Is involved in all phases of systems analysis, the planning of system development and the technical design University wide. The systems impacted include large scale mission critical systems. The position has large latitude in setting priorities and is responsible for the business implications of the application of technology for the current and future business environments. Works with minimum supervision and acts as a specialist with a deep knowledge of complex technologies to enable and support critical University-wide systems and the supporting technologies.
University degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum 10 years of experience in a complex and diverse IT environment.
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation:
Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
- Advanced knowledge of various programming languages and scripting languages and of computing hardware, software and software development methodologies.
- Knowledge and experience in IT Services management.
- Knowledge of the University’s information technology policies, procedures and standards would be considered an asset.
- Experience supporting large-scale server infrastructure systems in a multi-platform environment.
- Experience in project management and meeting strict deadlines.
- Ability to identify alternatives for optimizing computer resources.
- In-depth analytical skills for complex problem solving – identification, diagnosis, resolution.
- Leadership skills, ability to coach and mentor other IT professionals.
- Ability to design end-to-end business system solutions in a complex application and technology environment.
- Good communication skills to interact with team members, support personnel, and provide technical guidance and expertise to clients and management.
- Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written).
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Applications from employees belonging to the bargaining unit PIPSC will be considered first. Priority will be given to employees who have an entitlement as defined by their collective agreement or university policies. The University also accepts external applications, they will be selected in second place. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).