Help Wanted: Lead Ontario’s enterprise IT efforts

IT professionals have only one more day to apply for a role that will involve developing enterprise IT strategies for the Ontario government.’s postings this week include one from the Ministry of Government Services seeking a coordinator, enterprise infrastructure planning, who will be based in Toronto. The province wants someone who will “lead, manage and coordinate the alignment of infrastructure technology services (ITS) client and ITS infrastructure services,” the posting said. Although no technical requirements were listed, applicants should be comfortable managing teams and be prepared to act as a resource to management on various corporate and management committees. The deadline to apply for this job, which will pay between $95,000 and $115,000, is Oct. 8.

Online dating site Lavalife, meanwhile, is looking for a match of its own. A mobile developer will be hired to design and implement iPhone, Android, Blackberry, SMS and rich mobile web related technologies for its user base. The role will involve some client-facing activities and troubleshooting operational issues. Lavalife is looking for five years’ experience and a raft of technical skills including XML, JSON, HTML5, JS and CSS, as well as mobile usability. Lavalife will pay anywhere from $75,000 to $95,000.

Placement agency FutureTek is looking for an application architect on behalf of one of its clients. The successful candidate must have knowledge of capital markets, credit risk and market risk, so it’s a pretty good bet that it’s a financial services firm. The company wants five years’ experience or more and the job will be based in Toronto. FutureTek’s posting adds there will be two roles: that of a solution architect and managing a solution architect. The salary ranges between $92,000 to $115,000.

Ottawa-based IT consulting firm Conoscenti Technologies Inc. wants a data centre operator who will operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks and to co-ordinate access and use of computer networks, according to the posting. All applicants must have a valid Government of Canada security clearance. The job involves some rotating shifts and requires a good understanding of mainframes, preferably IBM’s. The company will pay $18-$20 an hour.

Premier Candle Corp, which manufactures and designs candles and is based in Mississauga, Ont. needs a network support technician who will maintain, troubleshoot and administer the use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), Mainframe networks and computer workstations and peripheral equipment. The company only asks for one to two years’ experience but lists working with others and problem solving as some of the essential skills. Public transportation is available for those who would commute and the salary is negotiable.

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