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Manager, IT Commercial Solutions

Job location: Anywhere in Canada
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Division: IT (Commercial, Finance and HR Solutions)
Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a remote work-setting


A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!

We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.

Job summary

We’re pushing forward with our mission to open the world to cannabis and are looking for more talented IT professionals to join the journey and support our upcoming initiatives! We have a variety of new and exciting career opportunities in IT dedicated to enhancing the success of our global markets and to learn more, check out the position below or visit our Careers Page - #GrowwithAurora

Are you an experienced IT leader looking for a rewarding and remote career opportunity? Do you enjoy coaching others, improving processes, and driving change? If so, we have an amazing career opportunity for you!

We’re searching for a dynamic professional to plant their roots with us as the newest Manager, IT Commercial Solutions. In this role, you will report into the Director, IT Commercial, Finance and HR Solutions and lead a high-performing team that supports a variety of applications – including but not limited to Shopfiy, CRM and Corporate Websites. Sound interesting? Here is a little more…


As the Manager, IT Commercial Solutions you will..

  • Lead the technical delivery of software development projects for various global applications and e-commerce initiatives  
  • Manage a high-performing team of IT development and custom application professionals to foster their success through coaching, mentoring, and training
  • Liaise with business stakeholders and product owners to translate complex functional and technical requirements into detailed project plans and schedules
  • Facilitate the day-to-day activities of the custom application and development team by defining, implementing, and maintaining a coherent, progressive development strategy for our product line
  • Work closely with user groups to define and present the business case for new software capabilities to IT Director, Commercial, Finance, HR Solutions and senior management to ensure stakeholder expectations are met
  • Research, review, recommend and implement modern technology solutions to optimize custom software development life cycle and ensure a successful delivery of applications on-time and on-budget
  • Ensure all software development initiatives are compliant with relevant rules & regulations (SOX/CSOX, PCI, GDPR, CASL, WCAG 2.0 etc.) and corporate privacy policy
  • Report on status of product quality to management, customer support and product teams via rigorous execution of detailed plans and accurate reporting of test cases executed, bugs discovered, bugs fixed, etc.
  • Monitor and manage daily operational support activities, in alignment with business SLA’s, of critical applications including legacy solutions by working closely with other IT teams to ensure production applications are performing and operationally stable
  • Manage Application Life Cycle, including upgrades, testing, and coordinating service outages and DevOps practices for entire Software Engineering department (COTS, Custom Applications:  Web & eCommerce solutions)
  • Collaborate with users to provide training and ensure that implementations and related integrations meet the functional and business requirements and
  • Develop controls to ensure departmental expenditures are aligned with approved Capital and Operating budgets and manage strong vendor relations

You’re the ideal candidate if you have…

  • Post-secondary education, such as a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma, in Computer Science or related field
  • A minimum of 5 – 7 years of relevant work experience building software and leading software developers teams building large-scale web applications in global, remote, and public company environments (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • A technical development background using modern cloud and serverless architecture (AWS / Azure), JavaScript, React with Next.js; Shopify and integrations
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

Bonus points if you have…

  • Experience working with JIRA, Confluence and CRM systems (MS Dynamics)
  • Strong knowledge or prior work experience in relevant industries such as cannabis or CPG dynamics


We can’t wait to meet you if you are…

  • A dynamic leader with robust experience managing and coaching high-performing teams in remote and global environments
  • A compassionate relationship builder who can leverage soft skills to satisfy agendas and foster long-term partnerships
  • A strategic navigator who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can think about long-term requirements to drive business success quickly and troubleshoot technical challenges
  • A natural communicator who can operate in a team-oriented dynamic and can convey complex IT terms in engaging formats for diverse audiences
  • A client-oriented professional who has experience working with business units to define requirements and deliver the ultimate end-user experience


Why you’ll love working at Aurora
Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it… 


  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, remote work options, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more!
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations.


  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with cannabis.


Next steps
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. 
Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!


Health and safety

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and as a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.






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