Lead, Integrations

By | March 14, 2019


Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, QuadReal Property Group is a Canadian real estate investment, development and management company operating on a global scale. The company’s $24.5 billion portfolio spans 23 Global Cities across 17 countries. Owned by British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), formerly bcIMC, one of Canada’s largest institutional investors, QuadReal was established to manage its real estate investment portfolio. Role Description The Manager, Integration is a hands-on leadership position responsible for the fulfillment of an API-led, Microservices-based integration strategy. The strategic vision is to create a modern commercial real estate API portfolio to connect core applications while enabling innovation for smart buildings, web and mobile experiences, new applications, and emerging technologies. This role requires a technical leader who can manage teams in a complex technology environment through effective communication, collaboration with business and IT leadership, integration, and automation. This role requires a technical background and will span the development, operationalization, and management of new and existing enterprise Microservices leveraging an integration Platform as a Service. This role will be responsible for the success of the integration delivery practice, building and maintaining team competencies, and communicating successes to integration sponsors and stakeholders Responsibilities As leader of the integration delivery team, the manager will work with integration software developers, across IT teams, and with business partners to fulfill these responsibilities: Design, provide oversight, and coordination of enterprise integration solutions across QuadReal based on EA strategy and standards Establish an integration production-and-consumption delivery model: creating APIs, maintaining service levels, and evangelizing the availability and re-use of the real estate API catalog to add business value while saving integration costs and time. Lead, motivate, and develop a high performing team; establish employee backup and succession plans; ensure continued professional development of the team through coaching and mentoring. Participate in planning of integration projects and corresponding strategies among business divisions, enterprise architecture, and applications teams. Collaborate with solution architects and guide project solution architecture to utilize existing APIs while progressing the overall enterprise API portfolio Ensures success of integration practice delivery: appropriateness of application designs and code implementations, personnel allocation, resource utilization against budget, supervision of project team members, and fulfilling the long-term strategic program objectives balanced against the need to deliver tactical, deadline-based projects. Management of Platform and Delivery Vendors/Partners Research and make recommendations for integration products and services in support of procurement and development efforts. Manages integration platform providers and ensures their products are secure, maintained, performant, and cost effective. Responsible for sourcing and maintaining professional services partners to assist in the delivery of integration software development and support Maintain relationships with vendors of application software deployed in the organization’s IT environment to research and provide direction on their integration capabilities. Assist with problem determination and resolution efforts when operational issues with integration solutions arise. Assist with department budget and supervise department-related spending. Education and Qualifications: Bachelor or equivalent degree in Computer Science or Information Systems Certifications or training in integration technologies, CSM ScrumMaster, COBIT, PRINCE2, or Project Management Professional beneficial 3+ years’ experience in software engineering leadership roles: Integration Manager, Software Development Manager, or Technical Team Lead 8+ years’ experience developing, implementing, and maintaining software and integrations Knowledge of software engineering related to: Java/JEE or C#, web services, databases, flat files, SFTP/FTPS, Cloud applications, and legacy applications Knowledge of API strategies, frameworks, and tools: Microservices, RESTful, SOAP, RAML, JSON and XML 5+ years’ experience with API gateways, Enterprise Service Buses, and integration platforms 2+ years’ experience with ETL/ELT data integration platforms Experience with procurement and ongoing vendor management of integration platforms and related professional services (in-house, external, and/or offshore) Experience with business and technical requirements analysis and data mapping. Knowledge of relational and non-relational database systems and big data technologies Competency in Agile methodologies: SCRUM or Kanban Experience with securing integration scenarios using appropriate authentication, authorization, non-repudiation, and data encryption methods Awareness of applicable data privacy practices and laws Awareness of Microsoft cloud technologies: Azure, Flow, SharePoint Understanding of commercial real estate industry and organizational goals and objectives Personal attributes: Proven experience leading application integration or software development teams Strong interpersonal, influencing, collaboration and negotiation skills Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills Exceptional customer relationship skills, consensus building skills, and ability to establish effective working relationships in a diverse environment Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment QuadReal Property Group will provide reasonable accommodation at any time throughout the hiring process for applicants with disabilities or for those needing job postings in an alternate format. 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