VP of Software Development

VP of Software Development

Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada †-†Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for a VP of Software Development to join our growing team.

This person will be a well-rounded leader and provide sound technical expertise in all aspects of our software technology and product. They will communicate with stakeholders and customers to ensure our companyís technologies are used accurately and efficiently to meet their purpose.

We expect this individual to be well-versed in current technology, trends, and a variety of business concepts.


Develop and execute a strong innovative technology roadmap aligned with the company vision
Determine make vs. buy decisions; build and leverage relationships with 3rd party providers
Develop strategies for advancing partnerships, technology platforms and external relationships
Conducting technical reviews of products and solutions to evaluate feasibility and applicability
Establish product technical specifications and develop MVPs
Drive the development process to meet timelines for product launches
Design the applications and platform infrastructure/architecture to deliver digital products to market
Key leader of the product development stage gate process working collaboratively with R&D, Engineering, Marketing and Business Development teams
Assess and implement new technologies as part of the product development roadmap to ensure competitive advantage
Inspire, develop and engage a world-class team of engineers, product managers, UX designers, and data scientists
Monitor and track KPIs, metrics, and team budgets
Communicate Myantís technology strategy to partners, investors, and stakeholders
Ensuring technology developments and systems adhere to regulatory, quality and security standards

Must Have Skills:

Qualifications Required:

BSc/BA or masterís in computer science, engineering, or a related field
MBA or relevant graduate degree would be an asset
Previous executive experience and 10+ years in senior leadership roles
Experience leading software development in cloud environments across SaaS, big data platforms, mobile applications, AI, ML, and consumer electronic products
Experience defining and implementing strong cyber-security plans to protect data and facilitate partner integrations
Demonstrated success taking a digital product from ideation to commercialization
Experience in digital healthcare, telemedicine and consumer products industry
Proven success building high-performing technical teams, working in a fast paced environment and implementing process management systems
Demonstrated success delivering customer-centric tools and applications
Ability to conduct technological analysis and research trends in order to build business strategies
Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and guide others
Strategic and analytical thinker with a history of navigating through complex issues
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Previous experience working in a startup environment
Previous experience working for a medical device and/or wearable technology company is a bonus
Experience and knowledge in textiles and automated textile manufacturing is a bonus


Starting: ASAP

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