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Technical Lead (Software Delivery)

Department name: Information Technology
Business unit: TOPS
Position ID: J0722-2231

A little about us

What we do at Shaw matters - in a world where being connected has never been more critical, we bring the best wireline and wireless technology and solutions together to create exceptional customer experiences. Every day we help millions of Canadians live their best-connected lives through the strength, capacity and combined power of our Fast LTE and Fibre+ networks.

At Shaw we say we’re brighter together, and we believe it’s the diverse mix of brilliant people here that really makes us shine. When you join our team, you’ll see we are so much more than just a company. Shaw connects you with limitless opportunity, an incredible culture, career development and a great benefits package. We are a friendly, collaborative group, and we have a lot of fun finding new ways to delight our customers.

Come dream bigger and brighter with Shaw.

The role

We are currently seeking a Technical Lead to be a part of a dynamic high performing interactive BMA team (Business Management Applications). The successful candidate will be establishing a technical vision in collaboration with architects, technical teams, project teams, domains and quality assurance focusing on project delivery. It requires an innovative, pragmatic, and problem solver interested into producing quality solutions possessing accurate analytical, qualitative & quantitative view of technical debts, which supports in driving other departmental improvements and business opportunities.

A typical day

• triage support of cross-domain release technical issues and work with other tech leads to resolve.
• the assessment & review of the quality of technical deliverables for a project & end to end delivery of feature (including non-core components)
• Review, validate and assess the feasibility of architectural vision
• Reconciliation of feature implementation to architectural vision
• Technical support for feature SOX and Security questions related to project
• In depth understanding of risks, dependencies, impacts of proposed solution.
• Tracking all technical critical path, risks, impacts and dependencies
• Evaluate and introduce new tools, techniques to the development team (Shared accountability, domain primarily)
• Supporting the development of architectural framework and design
• Improvement of SDLC and technical delivery standards
• Ensuring development environments are available
• Contribute to Tech Lead Community
• Provide mentorship & guidance to developers
• Environment feasibility analysis as per scope
• Solution Synopsis updating & Technical Debt Articulation
• supporting project delivery plan with project team
• supporting test coverage for Quality Management team
• Support Release Management in the technical assessment and review of scoped features, enhancements and operational backlog.

Your skills/experience

• Post-secondary degree or technical diploma in computer science or related field
• 7+ years working with design, development and support/operation of IT systems
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal are a must
• Strong conflict resolution, coordination, troubleshooting skills are a must
• Strong software development skills are an asset
• Working experience with 3rd party vendors is an asset
• Leadership experience is an asset
• Deployment tools (Example: Jenkins, TeamCity or similar)
• Debugging skills (example: logs through Splunk or similar tools)
• Experience in Wireline & Wireless communication industry
• Experience in software applications like Order Entry, Order Management, Oracle Enterprise Service Bus, Oracle Billing, HPSA

Other details

• This position requires the successful completion of a criminal and credit background check
• The successful candidate will be based and hired at our Calgary Shaw Barlow location

Posting closing date: August 31, 2022

At Shaw, we believe diversity and inclusion are integral to the continued growth and success of our entire company. We believe diversity and inclusion enhances our Company’s culture and creates a sense of belonging where people feel comfortable bringing their true selves to work. This in turn promotes innovation through harnessing the variety of experiences, thoughts, and perspectives our employees have to offer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, age, or any other identifying characteristic.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.