Director of Software Engineering


Website T-Net British Columbia

Job Title: Director of Software Engineering

Job ID: BB

TEEMA is partnered with one of Vancouver’s fastest-growing SaaS companies whose platform is revolutionizing their industry. Founded in 2012, this profitable, Vancouver-born, start-up success story doubled in size this year and plans to continue at that growth rate through 2022! What’s even more impressive is that 85% of their customer growth has come from customer referrals or word of mouth! To help manage this growth, they are hiring 4 Directors of Software Engineering to provide strategic leadership of 3-5 Scrum Teams within a specific Product Value Stream.

The Role:

In this role, you’d have a chance to grow and lead a full development area, functioning as the strategic leader for a critical part of the business and helping shape the future of the platform. As a leader of leaders, you can truly exercise your multiplier muscles as a coach and mentor to your Development Managers and Staff level ICs, teaching and supporting them to hire well, execute effectively, balance technical and operational excellence with business needs, and build and maintain a great culture, where people love coming to work every day.

  • History of effectively managing managers across multiple teams and having demonstrated success in leading a strategic organization.
  • Experience driving many large complex projects with a high business impact from inception to production and have been accountable for the operational and engineering excellence of your organization’s product.
  • A strong track record of scaling organizations and systems both in numbers and complexity.
  • A strategic partner, able to push and pull through relational influence to help your customers, company, and area succeed.
  • Developed and executed against medium- and long-term strategic plans to help your business gain market share.
  • A proven multiplier, knowing how to grow the people and systems around you towards exponential growth.
  • Rapid growth excites you and you know how to set up organizational structures and processes that can weather that growth without losing momentum.
  • You are a champion of the business to your organization, knowing how to create a strong vision, i.e., ‘the why’, that the team buys into. You are a champion of technology to the business, ensuring we continuously invest in architectural, engineering, and operational excellence as needed.
  • You have been responsible for a large-scale SaaS product or supporting very large-scale on-premises systems in production and have a history of running cross-functional Agile DevOps teams.
  • You’ve helped scale an organization from less than 100 to more than 300 and are familiar with 100% year-over-year growth pressures.
  • You are a project methodology expert, having led agile transformation, but also understanding the pros and cons of traditional vs modern SDLC approaches.
  • You are very technical, understanding architectural design patterns for scaling systems and where the pitfalls are, e.g., Monolith to Microservices and SOA
  • You have a background in medical software or a high compliance space like Fintech.

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