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Lead, Technology Risk

North York, ON

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is a world-class regulator that is innovative, proactive, inclusive and socially responsible. We regulate the liquor, gaming, cannabis and horse racing industries, with the principles of honesty and integrity, and in the public interest. If you are interested in work that serves Ontario and its citizens, we have an opportunity for you!

The Technology Regulation and iGaming Compliance Branch (TRCB) is seeking a Lead, Technology Risk, who will help to lead in the design, development and maintenance of an overarching process to identify risk as it relates to computerized technology in gaming, which includes electronic gaming as well as the newly regulated industry of internet gaming (iGaming). This position will involve responsibility for updating and writing technical standards that are clear and concise in what they mean to stakeholders.

Reporting to the Manager, Technology Risks and Standards, the successful candidate will:

·        Utilize project management principles and techniques to develop, communicate and execute project plans for risk identification and, in turn, standard creation and/or revision.

·        Develop and implement a data-centric approach to validate the effectiveness of technical standards.

·        Be integral in creating and maintaining a research and innovation program to ensure that TRCB is an industry leader as it pertains to technology regulation.

·        Keep abreast of best practices across regulated gaming jurisdictions and technical industries to identify relevant practices for consideration, as the risk landscape is ever evolving, and research and innovation are key.

The ideal candidate will have:

·        In-depth knowledge of computerized, software and electronics technology.

·        Expert-level knowledge of risk identification, management, and analysis.

·        Well-developed communication skills, and strong written ability to generate clear documentation on outcome-focused, risk-based technical standards.

·        Experience with data analysis, data visualization and related tools.

·        Project management experience.

·        Demonstrated experience leading teams, delegating and overseeing the team’s work, and leading positive change.

·        Excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with internal and external stakeholders.

·        A bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as Computer/Electronics Engineering, or Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of relevant work experience and education.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada and will be subject to a criminal background check.

To apply to this vacancy, please submit your application online at our Careers webpage, located at, by Thursday, April 27, 2023.

The AGCO is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer.

The AGCO has the responsibility to lead by example in advancing racial equity and to build a diverse, inclusive, accessible and respectful workplace where every employee has a voice and the opportunity to fully contribute. To this effect, you are encouraged to reflect upon the diversity you would bring to the role within your application including, but not limited to, individuals identifying with one or more of the under-represented groups identified within Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

Disability-related accommodation during the recruitment process is available upon request.

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