Manager, Solution Architecture

Manager, Solution Architecture

Toronto, Ontario, Canada  - Permanent

Job Description

We’re looking for people who believe in our mission to make wearable technology truly ubiquitous and convenient so that everyone can benefit from it. We are a cross-functional team solving big challenges at the intersection of fashion, electronics, software, and data science. We are considered a leader in HeathTech / IoT.

This individual’s work will be approximately 50% People Management, 30% Technical Guidance, and 20% Documentation.

• Accountable for the associated technical strategy and architecture patterns & roadmaps, optimally balancing business needs with enterprise target architecture objectives.
• Champion and drive modernization within the portfolio, identifying technical issues & risks to ensure technology currency.
• Collaborate with senior developers, architects, technical specialists, business subject matter experts, vendors, third parties, and related stakeholders across the organization to drive detailed design and implementations.
• Represent IT in dialogues with business teams; present options with pros, cons, and implications for consideration in business decision-making.
• Provide critical thinking and technical leadership from the idea creation stage to the implementation of each project
• Present architecture design recommendations to senior management and executives for review, including local Project Architecture Review Committee (PARC) and Architecture Review Board (ARB) meetings.
• Focus on reducing friction, increasing reuse, and innovating towards accelerated delivery.


Conduct 1:1 meetings, hiring, performance management, and reviews

Write technical specifications

Drive process improvements to deliver operational excellence

Write requirements and design specifications

Architect and deliver cloud-based solutions (front-end, backend, database, etc)

Mentor direct reports for technical and career guidance

Must Have Skills:

Degree in biomedical / software engineering, computer science, or a related discipline

Experience with Software as a Medical Device (SaMD)

7+ years working with software

2+ years leading teams

2+ years in medical device development

Experience working with medical devices Regulations and Quality Management Systems such as ISO 13485, IEC 62304, ISO 14971, IEC 60601-1, MDSAP, MDR, HIPAA

Participated in a medical device submission for FDA, Health Canada, or EU

Managed software teams

Nice to Have Skills:

Created documentation: software development plans, DHR, DHF, DMR, SOPs

Worked with a leading cloud computing platform (AWS, GCP, Azure)

Familiarity with Scrum development

Knowledge of ECG, SpO2, etc


Starting: ASAP

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