City : Montréal
Category : Full time
Industry : Real Estate
Employer : Ivanhoé Cambridge
We invest globally and act locally for a sustainable impact in communities
As a global real estate industry leader, our mission is to generate long-term value for our 6 million depositors in Quebec and to have a positive environmental and social impact on both the people who work for us and the businesses that call our properties home. We develop and invest in real estate assets and projects that help enhance the urban fabric of communities in the midst of renewal, and create lifestyles in tune with the changing needs of the occupants of today and tomorrow. Our vision: to invest in a way that maximizes value and sustainability as we bring human-scale developments to the world.
Ivanhoé Cambridge is:
- A real estate subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, a global investment group (cdpq.com)
- C$69 billion in assets in the office, retail, industrial, logistics and residential markets
- Strategic investments in a worldwide portfolio over 1,200 properties strong
- A diversified, multitalented team committed to creating spaces that bring people together to live, work and play
- Office environments designed to foster collaboration and creativity, rooted in a flexible, technology-enabled experience
Digitally connected, sustainable and state-of-the-art: A workspace that meets your expectations
New work spaces that make teamwork easier than ever and spark creativity at every turn
The flexibility and technological tools you need to take your performance to new heights
A barista, snacks and special theme meals, employee lounges and outdoor patios, complete with therapeutic lights to keep you at the top of your game
Tuition and professional development fees reimbursed to empower your career advancement
Time to devote to charitable endeavours so you can leave your personal mark on the communities where we work and invest
A stimulating, supportive and inclusive environment where your health, safety and well-being are our top priorities
Unlock your potential working with a dynamic team !
You will be responsible for defining and refining a comprehensive technological vision for the Company’s infrastructure platforms to align infrastructure and cloud-based project architecture and ensure the quality, resilience and performance of infrastructure platforms used for financial investments.
Working with the enterprise architect, you will contribute to the architectural phases of infrastructure and cloud-based projects and oversee the architectural features required to meet the Company’s business needs, adhering to the guiding principles and overall technological vision of the Company’s infrastructure platforms. This role will require you to work closely with various integration specialists and technology partners to deliver integration plans and deploy technology solutions. You will serve as a technology leader with regard to infrastructure and cloud-based projects.
You will also be called upon to monitor developments in this field and keep tabs on the latest technologies used for infrastructure platforms.
You are a strong communicator and comfortable interacting with both clients and senior executives. You have a thorough understanding of business and technology issues and how to implement strategies to address both.
Specific duties include the following:
Develop technological guidelines, standards and targets in line with the Company’s strategic and business objectives;
Create strategies to better manage the development of applications and infrastructure systems and to ensure that current solutions remain viable over the long term;
Support infrastructure platforms by identifying technologies that will make it possible to take advantage of opportunities as they arise;
Guide the progress of feasibility studies;
Define solution architecture and design the corresponding solutions;
Play an active role in the delivery of integration plans;
Lead solution implementation;
Monitor developments in information systems and technologies;
Advise management on the necessary corporate investments in technology;
Participate in managing infrastructure platforms;
Participate in developing the IT strategic plan.
The key to success!
Undergraduate degree in information technology or equivalent;
Ten or more years of relevant experience in the information technology field, with at least three years in infrastructure and cloud architecture;
Experience with Azure and AWS cloud services and infrastructure solution integration (cloud-based and on-premise);
Experience in VMWare architecture;
Experience in infrastructure automation (cloud-based and on-premise);
Expertise in Cisco telecommunications solutions and Microsoft 365 services, an asset;
Expertise in data management and analytics solutions, an asset;
Thorough understanding of industry best practices, especially regarding the Zachman and TOGAF methodologies for architecture and the ITIL and COBIT frameworks for operational standards;
Considerable knowledge of the current laws and regulations applicable to IT;
Familiarity with real estate management, an asset;
Capacity to formulate a vision for the designated area of expertise; knowledge of the business sector;
Ability to provide sound advice with regard to infrastructure platforms;
Excellent leadership in the field and a talent for working in multidisciplinary teams;
Ability to leverage expertise to influence others and maintain solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
Strong written and oral communication skills with a gift for tailoring the message to the audience (e.g., clients, IT professionals);
Self-directed, meticulous and curious, with good time management and organizational skills, along with a strong sense of integrity;
Fluency in written and spoken French and English; You will interact, on a regular basis, with different integration resources and English-speaking technology partners (Brazil, China and Europe).
You’re in the right place!
Our people are the heart of our organization. Come be part of our team and enjoy the perks of a flexible schedule, remote work arrangements, and flex days in addition to annual vacation leave — all to help you balance your personal and work obligations, have time to get involved in your community and maintain a healthy lifestyle. You will also be entitled to a comprehensive array of healthcare benefits and take advantage of a myriad of opportunities to grow and learn.
Diversity, equity and inclusion: Our main priorities
At Ivanhoé Cambridge, we are proud to champion the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion — which can be seen and felt in everything we do and everything we strive for. As a leading player in the global real estate ecosystem, we are committed to harnessing opportunities to create inclusive, community-centric spaces and forge a just, forward-looking future where our industry and our talent are supported and nurtured.
We firmly believe that diversity, equity and inclusion are the forces propelling innovation. In order to ensure we can have a positive impact on the communities where we live and work and where our investments are based, we are dedicated to creating a stimulating environment where everyone can aspire to and achieve excellence. Ask us about any accommodations you might require to ensure the recruiting process is a fair and equitable process for all. Note that any such accommodations will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.