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Teck Resources

Director, Digital

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
Reporting to the Head of Digital Analytics, the Director, Digital will oversee the software development, architecture and platform operations function of a team of roughly 400 employees, contractors, and vendors. The Director, Digital will bring significant experience in business-to-business (B2B) products and multi-customer organizational leadership (similar to a CTO in a mid-sized, funded startup).

We're looking for a strategic, seasoned and very accomplished executive with a clear track record of success, thought leadership and of building and growing a company. This role will lead all aspects of the continuous development and improvement of our products, as well as bringing new SaaS products to market, and working alongside other groups to support them in meeting the needs of both internal and external customers. Best-in-class digital experience and knowledge, with a deep understanding of Agile and Design Thinking is required in this role.

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Help build productive and value driven partnerships with third party vendors and development teams to help unlock rapid delivery
  • Build an environment where the organization and its people learn naturally from experiences and look for ways to apply their learning to benefit the organization
  • Lead, mentor and develop teams in a collaborative way
  • Be known as a leader whose advice is sought and who can encourage respect and cooperation because of knowledge, experience and the ability to get things done
  • Develop and articulate reliable plans and link them to functional and business financial plans
  • Oversight and management of a ~$60M+budget
  • Effectively influence people of all levels in a fast paced environment

  • 10+ years of technology, software and product development experience running medium to large/sophisticated projects with multiple dependencies and collaborators
  • 10+ years' experience building and leading high performance software development and architecture teams in a B2B environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Commerce, Business, Computer Science, MBA or equivalent experience
  • Nice to have: Broad understanding of the business of mining
  • Experience with full-stack web and mobile software development environments including: Azure cloud-native development, Python and API frameworks, JavaScript/Typescript, Relational and NoSQL databases, microservices and micro frontends, containerization technologies, big data pipeline orchestration, Databricks/Spark, Terraform/IaC
  • SaaS experience in the commercialization of software and technology solutions and products (e.g. microservices, GoF, SOA, Event based)
  • Experience with infrastructure scaling (e.g. load distribution, SDN, horizontal, vertical)
  • Agile Methodology knowledge and/or Scrum training or certification, with experience leading in an Agile delivery environment
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills to define value of proposed activities and actions
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with demonstrated ability to lead and empower a large team and key internal and external collaborators
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to set and communicate short-, medium-, and long-term strategies
  • Clear understanding and consistent record of change management
  • Effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills, with the ability to lead up and down the organization and articulate the benefits of technology to non-technical senior business leaders
  • Process focused and results oriented
  • Able to think strategically and possess technology intuition
  • A passion for continuous improvement
  • Great organizational skills, with excellent planning and time management skills

About Teck
At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person's unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets.

Teck has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the six consecutive years. Teck has also been named to the Forbes list of the World's Best Employers for the past two years and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People .

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

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