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  • Experience 2-5 years
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description

Do you have experience leading a team in the development and maintenance of complex business solutions? Consider this opportunity in the Treasury Board Secretariat, Central Agencies I&IT Cluster, and lead the delivery and support of innovative technology solutions.

Note: This position is located at 33 King Street West, Oshawa; however, alternate work arrangements, including flexible hours, telework (remote work), and a compressed work week, may be available.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

  • Provide overall project coordination and control of activities in the development, implementation, maintenance, and delivery of business solutions.
  • Lead the team to develop and maintain complex applications.
  • Provide technical leadership in delivering integrated technology solutions.
  • Lead the research and acquisition of technology, systems, and products.
  • Identify short- and long-term solutions and define service delivery requirements in consultation with management and clients.
  • Work with service providers and external stakeholders on the purchase of new software/hardware and negotiate the acquisition of services.
  • Provide oversight and direction to support time-sensitive services within established service level commitments.

Location: Oshawa

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:

  • You have a strong background in application delivery.
  • You have advanced knowledge and experience implementing and supporting vendor solutions.
  • You have experience with SDLC methodologies.
  • You have experience working with integrated solutions that support payment processing, data capture, and image capture functions.

Analytical Experience and Project Management:

  • You can conduct complex system analysis, design, and implementation.
  • You have experience resolving critical sustainment issues.
  • You have experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in developing IT solutions for clients.
  • You are able to work within tight timelines and can motivate staff to meet expectations.
  • You are familiar with research and project management methods.

Interpersonal, Team-Building and Communication Skills:

  • You are an inclusive leader, experienced in engaging and motivating team members.
  • You are able to assess client requirements and work towards meeting their objectives and service delivery needs.
  • You are effective in resolving conflicts and presenting options and recommendations in clear, non-technical terms.
  • You can prepare project reports, analyses, systems documentation, training manuals, and senior-level briefing materials.
  • You are able to lead the team through technical discussions and assign work based on knowledge and experience of the team members.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy > and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint > pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Salary Range: $1,687.30 – $2,107.87 Per Week

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 18 months (with possible extension), 33 King St W, Oshawa, Central Region


  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures, including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
  • Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario) (, including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated’ under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 174019, by Thursday, January 20, 2022. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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