IT Manager

Ontario, CA

What will you work on?

Launch and lead Spin Master’s Quality Assurance team as we implement a robust testing and release management practice in partnership with key business stakeholders to improve overall co-ordination, productivity, quality, client experience, and business continuity.  

How will you create impact?

Release Management

SAP plays a central role in our IT landscape and is complemented with a range of core systems. These systems need to be maintained, and their access & usage by IT teams managed. 

  • Coordinating activities across SAP & core systems, including development, testing & maintenance work.
  • Publishing & communicating the calendar of events among IT teams, business partners, & stakeholders
  • Ensuring that teams are accessing & executing system activities according to the established schedule.
  • Managing the movement of code or “transports” through the promotion path for SAP & other systems.
  • Ensuring the integrity and synchronicity of code and data within each SAP & core system environment.
  • Scheduling & managing the refresh of data among SAP & core system environments.
  • Working with Change & Release Management teams to ensure smooth promotion events.
  • Collaborating with IT teams to establish & govern standard release management procedures.

SAP Systems include: SAP S/4HANA, BW, BOBJ, IBP, SAC, BTP, SolMan

Core Systems include: High Radius, ShipERP, Planisware, Gentran, Informatica, Workday, Concur, Salesforce

Test Management:

A heavy emphasis will be placed on automation of testing activities leveraging key technologies and automation resources. 

  • Managing governance, co-ordination and operations of solution testing & release activities.
  • Conduct tests using automation resources and technologies at every viable opportunity.
  • Scheduling, sequencing, and coordinating test & release activities with IT and business partners.
  • Contributing to change management activities and services as changes are tested and released.
  • Operating and supporting test automations and associated infrastructure.
  • Ensuring business continuity and compliance requirements are met.
  • Establishing QA metrics, measuring (and reporting) performance and driving improvements accordingly.
  • Determining and driving our QA strategy and roadmap in partnership with stakeholders.

Automation Technologies include: UiPath, BAAR (Allied Media), Tricentis, Microsoft Power Automate.

General Management:

  • Building and managing our QA team as we strengthen our solution test & release capabilities.
  • Establishing QA metrics, measuring (and reporting) performance and driving improvements accordingly.
  • Determining and driving our QA strategy and roadmap in partnership with stakeholders.

What are your skills and experience?

  • University Degree; Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent preferred
  • 7-10+ years of experience

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun.

  • Growth and Career Opportunities
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Innovation, Collaboration and Fun
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Other fun Perks!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

Everyone is welcome in our sandbox and we are committed to an accessible and inclusive hiring process that provides reasonable accommodation to all applicants.

Spin Master strives to create an accessible and inclusive application and selection process and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants who may require provisions to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team, by email at or by phone at 416 364-6002 and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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