Sep 22, 2022

Assistant Manager - Data Management and Software Development

  • Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools
  • Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Full-time Education Information Technology Management

Job Description

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools invites applications for an out-of-scope, full-time Assistant Manager - Data Management and Software Development. Reporting to the Manager, Technology Services, this position has two primary portfolios: data administration and software applications development management (in-house and third party). The successful candidate will have in-depth operational knowledge of data management and analytics, as well as software development management strategies. Experience leading an Agile team (Scrum or Kanban) would be considered an asset.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the work and processes of the Data Management and Software Development team
  • Provide guidance and support to all members of the Data Management and Software Development team
  • Facilitate cross-team collaboration
  • Direct interface between the Data Management and Software Development team and end-users/proponents to support successful project completion
  • Develop budgets and timelines for work undertaken by the Data Management and Software Development team
  • Develop an annual operating budget for the Data Management and Software Development team
  • Anticipate future demands of initiatives related to people, technology, budget and business within the department and design/implement strategies and solutions to meet these needs
  • Oversee and prioritize all work undertaken by the Data Management and Software Development team
  • Set attainable goals for team members to ensure timely project completion
  • Provide guidance to team members to encourage work productivity
  • Identify industry trends to ensure GSCS is positioned well to respond to those trends

This role is directly responsible for the success of:

  • Student data management
  • Analytics, analysis, and reporting tools related to all data collected within Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools (GSCS)
  • In-house developed software applications
  • Developing and implementing quality controls and departmental standards to ensure quality standards, organizational expectations, and regulatory requirements are met
  • Gathering business process information to successfully scope and deploy projects related to data and software solutions
  • Coordination of third-party software implementations

Required qualifications include:

  • University Degree in Computer Science or related field an asset
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills
  • Commitment to the ideals and principles of Catholic education
  • Demonstrated analytical skills for problem solving and trouble shooting
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Experience leading or managing a software development team
  • A combination of relevant education and experience may be considered

Preference may be given to candidates with:

  • Experience working in an Agile team environment, Kanban preferred
  • Experience in a team management, leadership and/or mentorship role
  • Knowledge of NIST Secure Software Development Framework (SSDF)

Applicants must complete the online application process https://www.applitrack.com/gscs/onlineapp/ - Job Opportunity 2605. Applications must be submitted on or before 12:00 pm noon on Wednesday, October 5, 2022.

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools is committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce, which reflects and affirms the diversity of our school division. Applications are encouraged from First Nations and Métis candidates.