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Team Leader, Networks

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Date: Oct 18, 2017

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the manager, networks, you will provide key input into future infrastructure network strategy and identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities. You will also lead the planning that is required to prepare for implementation changes that support strategy and continuous improvement initiatives.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure efficient operations of infrastructure network services is used across the enterprise
  • Participate as a member of our network operations leadership team, which governs a global team of outsource service providers who are responsible for the operations and maintenance of a broad scope of network related assets and technologies
  • Govern outsourced vendor management, with the goal of achieving best performance and quality while reducing cost
  • Govern network technology actions through effectiveness processes
  • Lead the planning and execution of all release management activities
  • Standardize configurations to reduce risk and/or provide new network feature capabilities
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the plan for network technologies and services to meet or exceed technical and security standards and policies
  • Ensure critical network infrastructure meets disaster recovery requirements
  • Manage the original equipment manufacturer relationship in the delivery and support of infrastructure, and ensure network vendor support aligns with business expectations

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • 10 years of infrastructure operations experience, with at least five years of experience leading technology
  • Oil and gas industry experience is an asset
  • Bachelor degree in computer science or technical college diploma
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Information technology infrastructure library (ITIL) foundation certification is preferred

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong technical knowledge of an enterprise level network, with specific knowledge in WAN/LAN, MPLS, optimization, load balancing,  satellite, cloud computing, routing, switching, QOS, TCP/IP and IaaS
  • Good vendor management skills to successfully lead an outcome-based outsource agreement or statement of work
  • Interest and aptitude to actively pursue continuous learning and maintain technological currency
  • You have strong analytical skills and are able to translate customer needs into information systems business requirements while effectively managing resistance to change
  • Strong conflict identification and resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead effectively through conflicting and rapidly changing business priorities within in a multi-disciplinary environment

Why Suncor
Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • Competitive base salary and compensation programs
  • Attractive annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

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Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communitities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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