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Senior Information Systems Specialist

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA, M5G 1X6

Req ID:  39894

Status: Temporary 18-month contract

Education Level: 4-year university degree with a focus on Computer Science, Math or Engineering;

Location(s): Downtown Toronto / Hybrid

Shifts(s): Days

Travel: 10%

Deadline to Apply: August 14, 2022

 

OPG continues to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement and economic impact—all while safely keeping the lights on.
Now we’ve set our sights on being a net-zero carbon company by 2040 and a catalyst to help the economies where we operate achieve net-zero by 2050.

 

OPG operates a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar. We are also a clean tech leader and innovator, offering challenging and unique work opportunities. Help us use our power to change the world. 

 

In 2025, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is establishing a new corporate headquarters on a campus setting in the Municipality of Clarington located within Durham Region. The new campus will include the existing Darlington Energy Complex located just south of Highway 401 and a new building to be constructed on adjacent land presently owned by OPG. 

 

BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG) is looking for a results-oriented professional to join our team in on a temporary basis in the role of Senior Information Systems Specialist, at our 700 University Avenue location in Downtown Toronto.  The role allows for hybrid working model from home up to two days per week.

 

Reporting to the Senior Manager Market Affairs, the Senior Information Systems Specialist, is responsible for supporting OPG’s Commercial Markets Data Strategy programs enterprise wide, including administration, enhancement and upgrades of data infrastructure applications and data systems.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to OPG’s public outreach, engagement and education efforts as part of the company’s commitment to growing its social license.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Lead stakeholder discussions to identify and document their existing (and future) data needs and processes.
  • Provide support to several Quality Assurance programs by helping develop Test Driven Development criteria and running test plans that validate software functionality and datasets
  • Define and document use cases, testing requirements and acceptance criteria through Azure DevOps.  
  • Provide support for project management, technical leadership and system expertise to projects and teams involved in the design, development, deployment and administration of advanced project management information systems or tools

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or relevant Engineering discipline

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8 years experience in an Information Systems role within complex large organizations
  • Proven ability to lead and participate in support, maintenance, audit and test teams in a multi-application and multi-environment (ie. Dev, Test, Prod) technology ecosystem.
  • Ability to deliver high quality reporting on technical issues identified and providing remediation guidelines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with the following:
    • Microsoft DevOps (incl. Test Plans)

 

The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values and the OPG Code of Business Conduct.

 

WHY OPG?

As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value. Being an OPG employee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to Ontario's success.

At OPG our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change.  Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  

 

Here's why OPG might just be the ideal workplace for you:

  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide
  • Long-term career growth and development opportunities
  • Electricity is vital to the province

 

If you are looking to learn from others and be part of something important, and you are excited about the future of power generation, you will find the right fit at OPG.

 

Our promise to you

  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority.
  • A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day.
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop in our diverse lines of business.
  • Provide spaces for innovative thinking and solutions,
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • We support employment equity and diversity.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit your application online at https://jobs.opg.com/ by 11:59 PM E.S.T., August 14, 2022.  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made.

If you require technical support in a format that is accessible to you, please contact AODA@opg.com

 

 

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