Head of Software Development and Engineering

Toronto based Tech Start up Company - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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We are a Toronto based technology start-up seeking a Head of Software Development & Engineering. We offer a positive working environment and have a super motivated team of people working hard and still having fun in the middle of all this. We’re reimagining how business is done by digitizing an offline industry.

You are located in Toronto and do not require sponsorship.

Package and Benefits:

Benefits package ( single and family plans )

A focus on meaningful work that drives professional development

Being part of a winning, high performance team

An exciting workplace culture

Career and Advancement opportunities in a growing organization.

What we are looking for in you.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the engineering/software development team, working closely with marketing and


  • Managing software development end-to-end
  • You will be hands on with security and infrastructure management (AWS is a plus)
  • Implementing new systems and processes

Job brief

We are looking for a Head of Software Development & Engineering to lead our engineering/software development department and help us build a great technology platform. You’ll also design and manage our infrastructure and ensure all internal systems operate securely and effectively.

To be successful in this role, you should be confident in managing our teams while, at the same time,

setting goals, budgets and timelines for various projects. We also expect you to be in charge of our

integrations with external partners and oversee all software development plans from ideation to


Ultimately, you’ll make sure we use innovative technologies that maximize our productivity and help our

company grow.


  • Oversee front-end and back-end development teams and their projects
  • Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements
  • Ensure compliance with security regulations
  • Manage software development projects by setting requirements, goals and timelines
  • Prepare and manage the engineering department’s budget
  • Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives

and resources

  • Hire engineers and coordinate their training
  • Implement innovative technologies
  • Coordinate with external stakeholders for new integrations and tools
  • Review and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipment


  • Work experience as a director of engineering/software development or in a similar Head/-level


  • Extensive experience with cloud technologies and modern human-computer interfaces
  • Hands-on experience in back-end and front-end development
  • Good understanding of agile methodologies
  • Leadership abilities with a strategic mind
  • Excellent project management skills
  • BSc/MSc in Software Development, Computer Science, Systems Design Engineering or relevant field
  • 5+ years of full-time professional software development /infrastructure experience
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively

Reference ID: SenDir2020

Application Deadline: 2020-06-08

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $130,000.00 to $145,000.00 /year


  • Dental Care
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Vision Care


  • Software Development: 4 years (Required)
  • Management : 7 years (Preferred)
  • Infrastructure: 5 years (Required)
  • Systems Design: 5 years (Required)


  • Toronto, ON (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No