Assistant Vice President, Infrastructure Services

January 13, 2022

Job Description

There When It Matters for 175 Years This year, we are proud to celebrate our 175th anniversary. Since our founding in Quebec in 1846, we've been committed to improving the financial health of all of our clients. We are driven by the opportunity to help families thrive, communities grow and businesses succeed. As our roots have grown stronger than ever before, we are ready to lead the way for the next 175 years Laurentian Bank Financial Group (LBCFG) is a diversified financial services provider whose mission is to help its customers improve their financial health. The Laurentian Bank of Canada and its entities are collectively referred to as Laurentian Bank Financial Group (the "Group" or the "Bank").  With more than 2,900 employees guided by the values of proximity, simplicity and honesty, the Group provides a broad range of advice-based solutions and services to its personal, business and institutional customers. With pan-Canadian activities and a presence in the U.S., the Group is an important player in numerous market segments.This role sits within LBC Tech, a subsidiary of Laurentian Bank Financial Group.The role of the Assistant Vice President, Infrastructure Services is to plan, organize, and lead staff and overall operations to ensure the stable and cost-effective infrastructure services. This includes planning, maintaining, supporting, modernizing and optimizing key functional areas including applications, infrastructure and processes. This role operates within a primarily outsourced IT services environment.

Responsibilities

º Leads the delivery of all infrastructure services, leveraging internal IT. resources (system administrators (Windows/Unix/VMware), DBAs, integrators and 3rd party service providers as required. º Leads the modernization of the infrastructure services, include the Cloud journeyº Establishes and monitors key performance indicators, taking effective action where results are below internal and vendor SLA targets. º Oversees the Architectural due diligence for databases, VMware, and backup solutions; and Infrastructure Applications support to achieve High-availability targetsº Ensures timely remediation and reporting of Audit gaps º Conducts Vendor performance review and Manages escalations from Infrastructure services teamº Review and recommend for approval by the vice president, licenses, maintenance, and support contracts º Ensures smooth delivery of complex high value projects from inception through to benefits realization.º Guides Senior manager in conducting annual performance planning, review & Training

Qualifications

Qualificationsº University Degree in a technical or business-related discipline with at least 15+ years of related experienceº At least 5 years in management role in a 24x7 operating environment. º Deep technical understanding of Cloud Strategy and DevOps Strategy implementationsº Experience managing a multi-cloud hybrid strategies and environments (Corporate data centers, Azure, AWS, GCP), including ongoing security and compliance reviews, access and availability, performance, stability and scalability; and cost optimizationº Experience with software-defined infrastructure and infrastructure-as-codeº Experience using Terraform for cloud provisioning and immutable infrastructureº Experience with supporting Cloud Native applications for scalability, resiliency and containerizationº Senior level understanding of server administration including (Unix/Windows), and VMware.º Senior level understanding of enterprise database environments such as Oracle and SQL.º Experience managing or delivering IT services and operations in a mixed managed environment. including both in-house managed services and outsourced and managed services environments. º Experience applying ITIL best practices º Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in core competencies including leadership, people management, strategic thinking, teamwork, adaptability, problem solving, judgement and decision making. º Bilingualism (English/French) communication skills are an asset.Other:º On call availability for Incident and change managementº After hours and weekend implementations management and coordination

Additional Information

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment that reflects the diversity of our customers and our communities. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability or any other legally-protected ground. Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request for job applicants taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.#MS1

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