Senior Manager Application Development – Sault Ste. News Mary

GAME ON – OLG needs you

We said GAME ON, and we mean it! Massive changes are afoot in the gaming industry and beyond. Are you interested in being empowered to seize growth opportunities? be part of a bold transformation to take customer success to a new level? OLG strives to be a market leader in gaming and a premier choice for entertainment. We are ready to take this game to the next level and need a passionate Senior Director of Application Development who manages the design and development of application solutions to meet business needs while providing leadership. technical to a team responsible for detailed design, development, delivery and quality. application solutions.


Reporting to the Director of Application Development, you will be required to:

Partner in design, development and delivery

  • Responsible for the internal agile delivery of technology products and services and all non-operational changes to the business
  • Leads a technical team of application developers who are responsible for the design, development, configuration, agile delivery and quality of applications (new and existing) to meet customer requirements and expectations
  • Manages solution development team delivery for projects (including agile, waterfall, and hybrid projects) and manages relationships with select vendors, including resolution of escalated issues to avoid delays and minimize risk
  • Maintain expected product delivery, support and standards for the development department and its functions

Provide technical advice

  • Supports the QA team in the development of the test strategy and standards, including the definition of the different test phases to build a standardized test strategy, including the expansion of the continuous integration pipeline/ continuous deployment (automated build, test and deployment)
  • Oversees level three (3) application support activities and ensures that on-call structures are configured to meet business support needs. This includes ensuring there is enough in-depth knowledge to provide the level of support required based on expectations and continually training and developing the skills and capabilities of the team.

Leadership coaching and mentoring

  • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate and direct staff to their optimal performance levels; including defining roles, responsibilities and expectations of team members; ensure both the quality and completion of development work (including source code control, code review and unit test completion); provides timely coaching and performance feedback, ensuring a cohesive operating unit with optimal use of team skills while instilling a culture of continuous improvement


Cooperation & fun: inclusive and collaborative working style while creating fun and excitement in our work

Integrity and Trust: do what is right and operate with transparency and openness

Direction: Minimum of four (4) years of experience managing development teams, either in a managerial or supervisory role

Professional experience: Minimum of seven (7) years of progressive experience in medium to large technology environments, including experience in progressively advancing roles within technology or a related function such as development, solutions architect , etc

Education: Post-secondary degree, preferably in a development, information systems, business administration and/or project management discipline, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Technical skills:

  • Knowledge of project management, Kanban, Scrum, SAFe, SDLC, agile development and application tools and techniques to plan, design, develop, test, implement and maintain segments and phases of the lifecycle of the system development.
  • Knowledge of methodologies, architecture, applications, protocols, tools and techniques and ability to design, develop, support and implement client/server applications, online transaction processing systems, web development, architecture of operating systems, database systems and components
  • Knowledge and ability to use tools, techniques and platforms to test, write, design, debug, troubleshoot, maintain and modify programming and scripting languages, source codes, interactive web pages and computer programs
  • Solid understanding of programming languages, including the ability to coach developers and assess and communicate areas of concern (such as Java, Python, Rust, Go, C, C++, C#, ReactJS, NodeJS, etc. ), OpenVMS and Linux experience is an asset.
  • Experience implementing and delivering applications using CI/CD and hedging tools to support automated code analysis, deployment, testing and monitoring, including cloud implementations , containers, and infrastructure as code (such as Gitlab, SonarCube, Veracode, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Azure, etc.)


Part of a larger image: socially responsible company that returns all profits to the province and the people of Ontario

Flexible work environment: family-friendly work practices to help you balance work and life

You count: we are wellness-focused with various resources, to support your physical and mental well-being Freedom to innovate: supports new and better ways to succeed

Be your Authentic Self: environment that values ​​diversity as a source of strength

Learning galore: 24/7 access to robust online learning programs

Public Service Pension Plan: participate in a large defined benefit pension plan sponsored by the Ontario government

Learn about OLG – GAME ON!

OLG’s goal is to contribute to a better Ontario by providing great entertainment experiences for our customers. We are a multi-billion dollar organization which supports a wide range of business lines, including lottery, land-based casinos, digital lottery and casino, horse racing and charitable gaming. OLG is in the midst of a massive transformation to become customer obsessed and take our digital business to a whole new level.

The key to our success lies in our people. Our culture will be based on real, positive partnerships that embrace trust, clarity and openness in everything we do. We support and empower employees and teams across the organization through greater accountability, leadership development and growth opportunities. OLG is embracing more flexible work options and family-friendly work practices, including remote work.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are essential elements of our culture, cornerstones of our values ​​of respect, integrity, stewardship and excellence. At OLG, our employees have the space to be themselves and use their perspectives and skills for the benefit of the people and the province of Ontario.

As we reshape and grow our business, we are unwavering when it comes to living our purpose and ensuring our business delivers on its promises. significant benefits for the people of Ontario. All OLG profits are reinvested in the province, contributing to the quality of life of Ontarians.

To learn more about OLG, visit our website at

If you’re excited about this career opportunity and joining the OLG team, we want to hear from you, please apply online by January 31, 2022.

OLG is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected] if you require accommodation at any time during the hiring process.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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