EAIS (Enterprise Asset Information Systems) Lead, Toronto/Canada

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EAIS (Enterprise Asset Information Systems) Lead, Toronto/Canada

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Entry date: immediately Job No.: 127703
  • DB International Operations GmbH
  • Information Technology
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • Toronto

Deutsche Bahn International Operations and Aecon Concessions have formed a partnership to operate and maintain the Regional Express Rail (RER) network in the Greater Hamilton and Toronto Area (GHTA), Canada.Deutsche Bahn International Operations GmbH is part of the Berlin headquartered DB group, a world-leading global railway engineering and infrastructure construction and operating business with an extensive international reputation for delivering successful rail development projects globally. Our partner Aecon is based in Canada, and they are a leading infrastructure company that connects roads and transit systems, communication networks and water infrastructure projects across North America and internationally.The partnership will be called ONxpress Operations Inc and the combined experience and capability of the ONxpress partnership enable us to bring the international experience of designing, constructing, and operating rapid transit solutions in high-density population and urbanization locations. 

We are looking for an EAIS Lead who will report directly to the Head of IT and be the subject matter expert for all EAIS objectives on this rail network transformation project in Toronto. The EAIS Head will establish a systems architecture for the EAIS, that enables fast and efficient development, systems integration, continuous deployments, operations and incremental improvements. This will include all necessary processes, procedures and policies to ensure an efficient Management of Enterprise Asset Information Systems.

We are looking for exceptional candidates to join the project to help mobilize and bring their experience, energy, and knowledge to support us in delivering the program: Starting from concept into operations while building a passionate and performance-driven team, steering quality, delivering exceptional performance, and customer satisfaction. All of this will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a project that will change the face of Toronto and will enhance the lives of all riders through the impact and success of such a sustainable project for our community.

About the project:
This brownfield project will significantly enhance the service delivery proposition for riders across Toronto and surrounding areas and will ensure a long-lasting sustainable economic, environmental and lifestyle contribution to its current and longer-term society needs.

  • Select, implement and optimize EAIS
  • Manage EAIS and plan, organize, control, evaluate and improve the systems implementation, development and operations
  • Consult and collaborate with senior-level stakeholders across the entire organization as well as contracting authority to identify business and technology needs, innovations and to optimize the use of asset data
  • Ensure security of data within the EAIS
  • Supervise all EAIS IT-related projects
  • Implement a strong, collaborative culture and procedures to continually improve the EAIS
  • Audit EAIS systems and assesses their outcomes
  • Support in carrying out inspections or audits by Contracting Authorities
  • Draw added value from lean principles, agile methods and modern forms of collaboration (BizDevOps) 

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field - or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent 
  • 5+ years of experience working in IT operations, supervising technology teams, and overseeing large information technology projects, specifically in EAIS in the Rail industry
  • Specialist domain knowledge of Enterprise Asset Management (Fleet & Fixed Asset Maintenance Management)
  • The specialist knowledge of the ZEDAS Enterprise Maintenance Management System (EMMS)
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of IBM Maximo, Infor and HeathHub
  • Data management and data integration technologies
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with teams across the entire organization
  • Decision-making skills
  • Strong knowledge of project management principles; Certified Scrum Product Owner and/or Prince2 Foundation certification would be an asset 
  • Deep understanding of lean principles, agile methods and modern forms of collaboration (BizDevOps)
  • Strong and evident customer benefit focus
  • Experienced working in intercultural environments on large, demanding, complex projects
  • Fluency in English

  • Opportunity to be part of an international organization shaping the rail transportation landscape in Canada
  • Continuous learning and development by way of transparent knowledge transfer by global railway experts
  • Gain valuable experience in a diverse and inclusive team of international industry experts
  • Make a difference and by being part of a team fostering sustainable mobility 

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