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Job ID : 956 

Closing Date : 10/09/2022

Job Category : Corporate 

Location : NOVA Head Office, Corunna Site, Joffre Administration, Manufacturing East Corporate Center, Pittsburgh Corporate Admin, Red Deer Executive Place 


Who We Are:

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures plastic resins and other petrochemical products that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees take pride in our focus on safety and social responsibility by working together to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability, ESG, and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

NOVA Chemicals helps shape a world where products vital to our health and happiness are even better tomorrow than they are today. We are seeking talented and passionate people who enjoy working in a collaborative, innovative environment to join our dynamic team. 


We are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate professional for a Digital Automation Engineering Analyst with experience working in an agile development environment, Infrastructure-as-Code, Security-as-Code experience, and End to End (E2E) workflow development. NOVA Che
micals digital strategy is focused on innovation and leveraging cloud capabilities and automation and orchestration services to meet the rapidly evolving needs of our business. Ideal candidates should have experience working with continuous integration/delivery pipeline platforms, application security, security orchestration, and business process automation.


You will help the team evolve NOVA Chemicals digital practice, leveraging best practices and tools and apply your expertise in E2E automation to establish a scalable digital platform, optimizing for efficiency, self-service, governance, and security. 


You Will Use Your Expertise To:   

  • Supports the vision of Digital Enablement Team by working closely with team members and leaders to implement and support secure, high performance, maintainable and scalable enterprise cloud architecture across the organization
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders to deliver the outlined requirements and own the end-to-end delivery of solution
  • Development of new and maintenance of existing enterprise solutions built on Microsoft Power Platform: PowerApps, Power Pages and Power Automate
  • Collaborate closely within cybersecurity and cross-functional business units to drive secure-by-design automation practices. Utilizing strong analytical and conceptual skills to clearly understand business operations and dependencies 
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the rapidly evolving landscape of development and workload migrations to SaaS, and PaaS 
  • Design and implement continuous security processes to continuously improve the security posture of applications and infrastructure 
  • Work closely with product and platform teams to engineer and implement security controls with a focus on DevOps 
  • Implement a highly automated approach to deliver our key management processes by exploiting investment in existing tooling and/or identify new tooling
  • Develop procedures to automate security tasks during code builds and deployments 
  • Support platform integrations includes security, cloud, and infrastructure 
  • Build security utilities and tools for internal use that enable NOVA Teams to operate at high speed and wide scale
  • Coordinate between development and operations teams to increase the security, stability, and reliability of applications
  • Challenge the status quo and seek new and better ways of solving technical problems 


What We Are Looking For:   

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with a minimum of 5-7 years related experience and continued professional development. 
  • At least 1 year of relevant software delivery/network/system automation experience.
  • Experience in power platform development
  • Knowledge of CI/CD practices in low-code and pro-code frameworks 
  • Demonstrated deep understanding of application security controls across multiple platforms. 
  • Experience in DevOps tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet or other similar tools to support automation and orchestration service development. 
  • Working knowledge in Azure cloud.  
  • Knowledge of Azure DevOps Scrum work management practices. 
  • A safety minded individual to support and maintain a positive safety culture by following all safety policies and procedures and actively contributing to a safe working environment.  


You Can Stand Out If:   

  • You are passionate about driving a DevOps mindset and culture in a fast-paced, challenging environment where you get the opportunity to work with a spectrum of tools and technologies to drive forward “automated delivery”.  
  • You are responsible by practicing Responsible Care® in your day-to-day work to ensure safety, health, and environmental stewardship, which is the cornerstone of NOVA Chemicals culture.  
  • You are innovative and eager to experiment with new ideas and technologies by measuring the impact of emerging technologies and recommend improvements.   
  • You are collaborative by aligning yourself on team goals and being deliberately inclusive to encourage every voice of the team.  



Additional Information:

  • Relocation will be considered for this position
  • Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience
  • Travel to other NOVA Chemicals locations will be required
  • The successful candidate is required to provide proof of a valid driver’s license


Why NOVA Chemicals?

NOVA Chemicals’ flexible benefit programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees, because when it comes to benefits, everyone has different priorities. Our benefits offerings will vary based on your work location, and are an element of the “Total Rewards” package used to reward employees.


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  • Read more on our Responsible Care® and sustainability initiatives like Project STOP


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

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