Strategic Operations Specialist

Our market leading agricultural client has an immediate need for a Strategic Operations Specialist. This is a 6 month contract position located out of their Calgary office. Could this be you?

In this role, you will be part of a team responsible for setting up an operations control center. As part of this team, you will be accountable for overlaying a monitoring strategy over the new applications to ensure they are useful and that the right visibility is provided to the right people from a global strategy perspective while balancing performance and value for the organization.

The following traits will allow you to succeed in this role

  • You are strategically minded – you are able to develop a holistic top down approach as part of a monitoring strategy.


  • You have a broad range of technical experience – you have a broad range of technical experience and are able to work with the tools you are given.


  • You are flexible – You are able to shift approaches to meet the demands of the user.


  • You are process driven – You ensure you are meeting the process standards in place but are not afraid to take a proactive approach and implement process improvements.


  • You are cost oriented – You are able to balance performance and value for the organization.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set up operations control center and implement a global monitoring strategy as part of the process.
  • Ensure KPIs are being met for users as part of the monitoring strategy and generate process improvements as needed.
  • Ensure compliance processes are being followed as part of the implementation.
  • Facilitate change management practices throughout the course of the implementation.
  • Move services to cloud out of legacy.
  • Cloud monitoring and network security.
  • Balance performance and value for the organization, while being conscientious of cost.

Skills & Qualifications

  • An extensive tool kit and knowledge of multiple systems, services, and applications.
  • Experience working in IT/Technical application, infrastructure monitoring strategy, and supporting global strategy for enterprise infrastructure, systems, and applications (specifically as it relates to operations).
  • Experience with the implementation process from start to finish.
  • Experience monitoring servers, applications and components from different cloud providers.
  • Experience with performance metrics/KPIs and process improvements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders on all levels of the organization.

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