TSP (Train Service Planning) IT Solution Architect, Toronto/Canada

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TSP (Train Service Planning) IT Solution Architect, Toronto/Canada

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Entry date: immediately Job No.: 137611
  • DB International Operations GmbH
  • Information Technology, Rail Transport
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • Toronto

Deutsche Bahn International Operations and Aecon Concessions have formed a partnership called ONxpress Operations Inc. 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 combined the experience and capability of the ONxpress partnership to enable us to bring the international experience of designing, constructing, and operating rapid transit solutions in high-density population and urbanization locations.

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.

  • Establish an IT systems architecture for the IT Systems required for Train Service Planning, that enables fast and efficient development, systems integration, continuous deployments, operations and incremental improvements
  • Develop and implement an IT TSP strategy as an integral part of the IT Strategy and in close alignment with the Head of IT
  • Select, implement, optimize and sustain all TSP IT Systems
  • Establish an open TSP data standard needed to support interoperable integration architectures
  • Track and evaluate the latest technology trends and implements them to optimize the TSP IT Systems
  • Create a solution lifecycle roadmap for the TSP IT Systems – plan, organize, control, evaluate and improve the systems (implementation, development, operations) in alignment of evolve Onxpress needs and priorities
  • Consult, advise, and collaborate with senior-level stakeholders across the entire organization and contracting authority to identify business and technology needs, innovations and to optimize the use of asset data
  • Ensure security of data within the TSP IT Systems
  • Audit TSP IT systems and assess their outcomes
  • 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 a related field
  • 8+ years of experience working in IT operations, supervising technology teams, and overseeing large information technology projects, specifically in Rail IT Projects
  • Has a track record of successfully delivering IT projects, ideally in the Rail industry
  • Specialist domain knowledge of TSP IT Systems (Scheduling, Service Planning and Optimization, Simulation, Dispatching), for example with Trapeze, OpenTrack, Maximo, Jade OS)
  • Specialist Knowledge of Software Development and IT Architecture
  • Strong knowledge of project management principles; Certified Scrum Product Owner, Prince2 Foundation certification
  • Perform effectively in a fast-paced, start-up environment – comfortable to act with uncertainty and able to create new systems, policies and procedures quickly and effectively with limited resources for quality and timely implementation
  • Deep understanding of lean principles, agile methods and modern forms of collaboration (BizDevOps)
  • Experienced in working in intercultural environments and large, complex projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with teams across the entire organization
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills
  • 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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