Manager, Software Development, Financial Systems
Intact Financial Corporation
Montréal, Québec, CAN
2d ago

About the role

Work location : Montreal (2020 Robert-Bourassa) or Toronto (700 University Ave)

Hiring manager : Prabhanjan Mishra

Your mission :

  • Manage, motivate and lead the expansion of a high-performance, multidisciplinary software engineering project team comprised of data integration specialists (developers, business analysts, architects, quality assurance and delivery leads etc.
  • supporting the Intact's Finance Modernisation and strategic acquisition programs

  • Empower your employees to thrive within the context of a major business and technology transformation by understanding and transmitting its underlying drivers and implications and providing strategically aligned objectives, feedback, skills-development and career plans accordingly
  • Work directly with internal project and program managers, architects and delivery leads to provide resources and solutions to support their requirements by deploying robust, low-maintenance functionality as per delivery schedules
  • Ensure sound governance of the delivery lifecycle with robust testing, controls, documentation and hand-off processes to ensure a smooth transfer of new features to support teams
  • Act as mutual back-up of the production support manager on occasion
  • Lead status meetings and assignment planning of internal and contracted resources on projects in matrix mode
  • Effect intake of evolutive initiatives for sizing and dispatching to project managers
  • Manage and maintain trusting and collaborative relationships with a variety of stakeholders (i.e. IT support groups, audit, operations, business partners, contractors, compliance, senior management etc.)
  • Cultivate change and innovative thinking to support a culture of continuous improvement and lead a transition towards a more agile delivery model
  • Qualifications

    What you bring to the table :

  • Capacity to seek out new avenues for adding value to the delivery lifecycle such as through the application of new technology and work methods
  • A motivational leader and effective communicator
  • An expert in the software development cycle
  • Agile / Scrum / Scaled Agile development experience, an asset
  • Organized, results-oriented, proactive and a driver of change.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize within a context of competing priorities and time pressure
  • A collaborative and diplomatic partner able to create an open, dynamic and participatory environment within and beyond the team
  • Comfortable working in a complex and ever-changing technological and business environment
  • What you have :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology / Software Engineering or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience managing IT project teams and production support teams
  • Experience managing IT resources
  • Experience in change management and transformation within a project / program context
  • English required, bilingualism an asset
  • Experience with Cloud integration, data and / or analytics solutions, an asset
  • Experience with Oracle eBusiness, Oracle Fusion, ERP, EPM ecosystems, an asset
  • Knowledge of Accounting and Financial reporting processes and operations, an asset
  • Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team :

  • An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
  • Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
  • A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • An extensive, flexible benefits package
  • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
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