Deployment Lead - Senior

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 12-09-2018
  • Leads the development of a master deployment plan that will include technology (software and hardware). 
  • Responsible for the planning of the roll-out processes and sequence of new systems and platforms. Facilitates meetings with all key project stakeholders to identify pre cutover, cutover and post cutover activities in the deployment plan. 
  • Lead execution of the deployment plan during go live. 
  • Contribute to risk and issue management for deployment activities and scope. 
  • Work with business owners to develop a business continuity plan as well as the business stabilization team including mandate, activity plan and the measurement and management of the effectiveness of business stabilization. 
Experience & Requirements: 
  • 5 to 10 years of extensive position related experience required. 
Must Have: 
  • Previous Leadership of National level deployment with multiple report directs. 
  • Waterfall and Agile Development team experience. 
  • Excellent planning skills. 
  • Experience should include deployment of over 10,000+ Hardware packages in all Provinces/Territories. 
  • Experience in a rapidly moving and high pressure environment. 
  • Ability to coordinate with multiple Internal and External stakeholders. 
  • Excellent communication skills at peer and Senior Levels. 
  • Strong ability to manage day to day issues and escalate when necessary. 
  • Team Player 
  • Effective Communicator 
  • Scheduling and Change Management experience 
  • Expert in Status reporting 
  • Valid Reliability federal government security clearance
Nice to Have: 
  • Bilingual
  • Jira experience
  • Office 365 experience
Duration: 24 months plus possible extensions
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