Do you want to be part of a team helping to strengthen every community across Ontario? Are you interested in seeing the importance of your work firsthand? Do you have a passion for developing applications with modern cloud technology in an information driven corporation?
Become a Manager, Information Solutions with MPAC
The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is made up of a team of experts who understand local communities and assess every property in Ontario. What we do provides the very foundation that municipalities use to base the property taxes needed to pay for the services we use every day. Learn more >
Our Information Technology team works closely with each department across the business to design, build and deliver innovative solutions that help make MPAC an international leader in the property assessment industry. The way we think about technology is different, and our teams are proud to share their knowledge and contribute to meaningful, technology-enabled success stories that enhance operational intelligence and customer service delivery. We tackle complex problems collaboratively in an agile environment, and are committed to ensuring MPAC technology is consistently available, scalable, performance-based and secure. We’re a group of forward-thinking and talented professionals who stay ahead of the game by using open source technology, cutting-edge cloud computing, advanced analytics and predictive and machine learning models.
Here’s what you will do as part of the team:
Provide technical leadership towards the implementation of information sharing objectives and delivery of information solutions;
Design and develop applications and technology to provide stakeholders with tools crucial to their business continuity and success;
Manage relationships and collaborate with external vendors on required solutions;
Ensure technical issues are resolved and adhere to service level agreements;
Create a learning environment where best practices and knowledge is shared;
Mentor and coach staff and recognize individual and team contribution and capabilities;
Continually innovate by leading projects aimed at centralized and integrated solutions and at improving operation efficiencies, and meeting quality objectives;
Participate in developing strategies and standards to implement processes that ensure the highest quality and integrity of information processing and delivery;
Obtain approvals for major projects and initiatives from executive management and obtain vendor quotes for new work objects and products;
Research and stay informed about new or emerging trends in software development and technology and suggest new toolsets/methods to improve information processing and workload management;
Lead and mentor your team while fostering a creative, collaborative and empowered environment and promoting a customer-oriented service delivery approach; and
Provide input to annual Branch operational goals, identify unit operating budget requirements, and identify and develop plans to mitigate variances against budget.
Here’s what you will need to succeed:
Completion of a university degree or three-year college diploma and post graduate certificate in Computer Sciences or a related field;
Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible experience in Information Technology (ie. programming patterns, data structure and algorithms), tools, skills, techniques and methods (ie. continuous integration/delivery, version control, automated testing, software design patterns, web services, messaging technologies, etc) and microservices architecture;
Extensive working knowledge of Cloud Technology;
A practical understanding of Agile methodology as it relates to the software development life cycle;
Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills;
Strong interpersonal, communications and consultative skills; and
Strong management and team building skills to provide leadership, motivation and direction to staff.
Nice to have:
Understanding of enterprise architecture practices and property valuation practices; and
Certification in Scrum Master.
What’s in it for you:
Great corporate culture
Opportunity for growth
Strong focus on learning, professional accreditation and mentorship
Leading edge technology
Full time MPAC employees also enjoy: competitive benefits package, defined benefits pension plan, three weeks’ vacation to start, parental leave top-up and more.
Requisition # MPAC-094-20-2341305
Job Location Canada-Ontario-Pickering
Job Type Permanent, Full-Time
Salary/Rate $97,317 - $121,646 / year
Number of Positions 0
Start Date of Employment
Posting Date June 24, 2020
Expiry Date July 10, 2020
Department Information Technology
Branch Architecture and Information Systems
Area of Search Open
Hours of work 36.25 hours per week
Ready to apply?
Apply Online, create your candidate profile and upload your resume and cover letter by July 10, 2020 . Please note, only applications submitted through the Applicant Tracking System will be accepted.
Successful candidates will be required to undergo a background verification with Mintz Global Screening. By applying to this job posting, you are providing your consent to MPAC to share your name, email address and phone number with Mintz, to conduct the criminal and driver abstract check and for Mintz to disclose the results to MPAC, should you be the successful incumbent.
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