Director of Engineering



Director of Engineering

Toronto,Ontario -Permanent


Job Description

Our client are in search of a Director of Engineering who will play a key role in our growth strategy.

Our CTO is looking for a leader who can work independently, yet harness the tools, processes and frameworks that make us a great organization. Our Business Lead needs a technical partner who understands the importance of moving fast and appropriately in a scaling business.

You will be managing several full stack teams, and responsible for bringing our solutions and infrastructure services to life, ensuring timely and quality delivery. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for technology, strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to guide, mentor, and motivate the development teams. Most importantly, you are one who will thrive working in a dynamic, fast-paced, and Agile environment.

Your Impact:

Rapidly grow out multiple engineering teams in downtown Toronto or Oakville to help develop some of our new product/initiatives
Lead and mentor multiple development teams and Team Leads; enabling them to improve the product and further their careers
Manage the activity of the developers that will allow the teams to reach business goals
Provide and document high-level technical strategy, standards and best practice direction to all development teams within business line
Establish and document processes and key performance indicators for the development practice
Bridge important communication gaps between multiple cross-functional product and technology teams
Work with agile teams including Product, UX & Design, Development, and QA


Must Have Skills:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience
Strong business acumen and judgement in finding the right balance between moving fast and moving right
Experience leading and managing product development organizations of more than 50 people
A passion for coaching and mentorship with the ability to build high performance teams
Excellent communication skills
A proven track record of growing developers to their full potential
A passion for user experience and qualityA love for learning
Experienced with leading and managing product teams and have a proven track record of success
Excited by the challenges that come with a rapidly growing and scaling company, and have thrived in this kind of environment
A strong leader with the ability to set a vision for your team, and lead them to strong execution and delivery
Coaching and mentorship is your passion - you thrive on seeing your team members grow and develop personally and professionally
Not afraid to stretch yourself outside of your comfort zone to take on new challenges, and have a love for continuous learning

Our Core Technologies:

Back-end: TypeScript, Node.js, GraphQL, NestJS, Prisma, Postgres, Redis, AWS, Lambda
Front-end: TypeScript, React.js, Next.js, Cypress, Storybook, Styled Components


Details:

Starting: ASAP
Travel: 0%
Dress Code: Casual







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