Senior Application Environment Engineering Specialist


Senior Application Environment Engineering Specialist

GAME ON – OLG needs you

We said GAME ON, and we mean it! Massive changes are afoot in the gaming industry and beyond. Are you interested in being empowered to seize growth opportunities? be part of a bold transformation to take customer success to a new level? OLG strives to be a market leader in gaming and a premier choice for entertainment. We are ready to take this game to the next level and need a passionate application environment engineering specialist to perform daily activities/audits to ensure availability and stability of pre-service environments. -production, and configure and implement application/infrastructure solutions in new or existing pre-production environments to meet business needs to meet customer expectations. Collaborate with OLG stakeholders and our external vendors to ensure application/infrastructure solution designs drive desired business outcomes. Responsible for controlling the activities of a dynamic and tightly integrated environment supporting enterprise-wide development and testing activities.


Attached to the Sr Manager Application Environment Engineering, you will be required to:

  • Perform daily activities/audits to ensure availability and stability of pre-production environments

  • Main point of contact and coordinator for all aspects of the test environment (i.e. configuration, code installation and troubleshooting)

  • Support various solution configuration activities including implementation/configuration of new solutions, changes to existing systems, technical fixes during subsequent testing and validation of integrations

  • Collaborate with various technology departments, business partners, project managers, vendors and other third parties to identify and diagnose issues with existing applications and infrastructure.

  • Restore normal operations in a timely and accurate manner and escalate where appropriate

  • Develop, configure and implement project software package (i.e. command, latest versions, distribution files, etc.)

  • Collaborate with Architecture, Solution Delivery and Operations to identify and implement automation tools and processes to support increased agility and speed of pre-production environments

  • Review project documentation and provide technical expertise to ensure proper use of pre-production environments

  • Champion and participate in activities that will transform build, manage, and deploy processes in pre-production environments using automation

  • Participate in the preparation of architectural changes, solution design and technical specifications through the release management process cycles (ITIL, SDLC)

  • Document and maintain concise, well-written procedures for managing and resolving pre-production infrastructure issues


Professional experience: Minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in medium to large technology environments. Minimum of four (4) years of experience supporting, deploying and/or delivering application/solution infrastructure. Proficiency in twelve (12) of the above core skill areas listed above. Provide subject matter expertise and/or guidance to a team.

Education: Post-secondary degree, preferably in an information systems discipline, business administration, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Primary knowledge around: VMS and UNIX/AIX operating system. Linux and Windows operating system. Pre-production environment tools. VMS scripting languages ​​and tools. Sybase database SQL scripts/data access tools. Environment automation tools. Data movement tools. Middleware application configurations. Web services tools. Integration of systems and technologies. Configuration of mobile technologies (Android and IOS). SQL scripting/database data access tools. System deployment and release management tools. Networking (tools and utilities). System development life cycle. Technological architecture. Cloud Computing/Virtualization Technologies. Information system security concepts. Technical troubleshooting. Document management

Secondary knowledge around: Data governance. Programming languages. Shell scripts under UNIX/Linux/Windows.

Negotiation and Influencing: ability to negotiate and influence effectively while being open to perspectives and maintaining strong relationships

Strategic thinker: strong strategic and critical mind with the ability to immerse themselves in unique challenges and find creative solutions

Cooperation & fun: inclusive and collaborative working style while creating fun and excitement in our work

Integrity and Trust: do what is right and operate with transparency and openness


  • Part of a larger image: socially responsible company that returns all profits to the province and the people of Ontario

  • Flexible work environment: to help balance work and life

  • You count: family-friendly work practices and remote work

  • Freedom to innovate: supports new and better ways to succeed

  • Be your Authentic Self: environment that values ​​diversity as a source of strength

  • Learning galore: 24/7 access to robust online learning programs

  • Public Service Pension Plan: participate in a large defined benefit pension plan sponsored by the Ontario government

  • Variable compensation program: performance-based incentives to share our success

Learn about OLG – GAME ON!

OLG’s goal is to contribute to a better Ontario by providing great entertainment experiences for our customers. We are a several billion dollars organization with a wide range of business lines including lottery, land-based casinos, digital lottery and casino, horse racing and charitable gaming. OLG is in the midst of a massive transformation to become customer obsessed and take our digital business to a whole new level.

The key to our success is our people. Our culture will be based on real, positive partnerships that embrace trust, clarity and openness in everything we do. We support and empower employees and teams across the organization through greater accountability, leadership development and growth opportunities. OLG is embracing more flexible work options and family-friendly work practices, including remote work.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are essential elements of our culture, the cornerstone of our values ​​of respect, integrity, stewardship and excellence. At OLG, our employees have the space to be themselves and use their insights and skills for the benefit of the people and the province of Ontario.

As we reshape and grow our business, we are unwavering when it comes to living our purpose and ensuring our business delivers meaningful results. benefits for Ontarians. OLG’s net profits are reinvested in the province, contributing to the quality of life of Ontarians.

To learn more about OLG, visit our website at

We look forward to hearing from you, interested candidates should apply online by February 15, 2022.

OLG is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected] if you need accommodation at any time during the rental process.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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