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Date Posted: Jun 22, 2019

Reference Code: 37574-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 


About Our Practice:

The focus and passion of Deloitte’s Agile/DevOps Practice is to help our clients become a place where their employees are passionate about the work they do, and they can dramatically accelerate the speed at which can deliver value.  With an established foothold in the Agile/DevOps domain, we are excited to be growing our footprint to continue to enable our client to successfully adopt leading-edge Agile/DevOps principles and practices, accelerate their ability to continuously deliver, and deploy technology solutions.

We are a specialized capability within our technology consulting practice in Canada, focused on the technical, organizational, and cultural elements that must be considered when helping our clients embrace the Agile/DevOps mindset. We help our clients adopt the Agile/DevOps culture through a transformation approach that is feedback driven and co-creative. Each of our professionals is a strategic thinker with a passion for helping organizations innovate on the way they work. Our measure of success is our ability to ask our clients tough questions, challenge them towards making real sustainable change, and mentor them to embrace a working model designed to address the challenges of an environment of constant change. Our key clients span public sector, consumer business, insurance and banking industry segments.

We look for our Senior Leads to continually challenge and grow their own technical expertise and business skills in equal balance, growing small teams around them and mentoring. If you are interested in leading the development of innovative solutions and passionate about continuous development, then joining Deloitte Consulting as a Senior Lead could be your most rewarding move.

About the role of Senior Lead

The Senior Lead role is a key leadership role at Deloitte. Accountabilities span all aspects of client services, from delivering complex Agile/DevOps transformation programs to selling and driving business with our customers, to managing and setting the direction of the practice and our people. 

Key Roles & Responsibilities include: 

  • Leads Deloitte and client technical teams that cover one or more of the following disciplines: Agile Coaching, deployment and configuration management, release management, technical cutover, environments management and infrastructure automation.
  • Liaises with Deloitte and client development teams, IT service groups and 3rd parties to encourage process transparency, mutually-beneficial design and delivery practices, and a clear view of roles and responsibilities across the Deployment Pipeline.
  • Architecting Agile Delivery Framework solutions for our clients by assembling leading Agile practices to achieve business outcomes
  • Applies DevOps thinking - i.e. brings development and IT ops processes, people and tools closer together - in order to increase the speed, efficiency and quality with which we deliver technical solutions to our clients
  • Provides Agile/DevOps thought leadership and mentoring in both advisory and delivery contexts, focusing on the requirements of our clients' customers
  • Identify, lead, and close business development opportunities while cultivating and building long term relationships with senior executive clients
  • Contribute to the growth and development of the Agile/DevOps practice and create a learning environment through leadership and by participating in the development and delivery of industry training programs
  • Actively participates in professional association, industry, firm and community events and assume internal leadership roles focused on practice development (e.g., campus recruiting, thought leadership/IP development

Required Experience and Educational Background:

We are looking for high-performing and dynamic candidates who possess a successful track record as well as the following requirements:

  • Previous experience as an architecture or technical team lead, on a major systems delivery program applying different SDLC methods including but not limited to Agile, Scrum, XP, Kanban,  Version Control, CI/CD pipeline, Release management, Cloud and Infrastructure provisioning
  • A technical background, with overall 10 years of professional experience and at least 4 years’ experience in implementation work; for example, in enterprise Java development or infrastructure automation
  • A thorough grasp of agile and lean delivery concepts and methodologies, and a history of successfully applying this knowledge to manage medium sized (5-10 people) technical teams
  • Strong Architecture and design experience of products and services from current cloud vendors, e.g. Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Cloud
  • Experience in a significant delivery or operational role during the go-live of at least two major web sites (or other large IT systems)
  • Experience with change management
  • A Post graduate degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration or similar domain and/or professional designation
  • Experience in business development with demonstrated sales in consulting services
  • Experience advising clients operating in multiple industries
  • 25-75% travel expected

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make a greater impact than you ever thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and drive our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, and lead.

At Deloitte, we understand that everyone, and their career goals, are different. As a firm, we help create the conditions and opportunities that will enable our people to thrive – both professionally and personally. We do this by making three commitments to our people:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to work how you want, and we have innovative spaces and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

Apply now and let us show you how to push your career to the next level at Deloitte. The One Firm. For You.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted



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