Manages a team of IT professionals engaged in the development, maintenance and support of IT solutions. May be responsible for one large application or for a group of smaller applications.
Is responsible for highly valued IT assets on which the University’s business operations are almost completely dependent.
University degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS) or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum 10 years of experience in a complex and diverse IT environment demonstrating experience in project planning and management, risk analysis and IT resources management
Knowledge of the University’s information technology policies, procedures and standards
Experience working with various software development methodologies, tools, and techniques (systems analysis, data modelling, database design, system design, programming, quality assurance, documentation, change and problem management, etc.)
Experience using software metrics; formal estimation methods, defect measurement, etc.
Experience managing a team of IT professionals
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Negotiating, interpersonal and communication skills
Bilingualism French and English (spoken and written)
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa :
Planning : 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.
Initiative : 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.
Service Excellence : Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions.
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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.