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Engineering Manager

Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent



Job Description

Our client has big plans, with an aim this year to double their Engineering department. To help support their growing teams, they're looking for a Software Engineering Manager. Working there requires drive and passion for shipping high-quality product - it’s about looking at feedback and data, making smart decisions quickly, and solving problems with a mind for business and a customer-centric vision. To be successful, you’ll work closely with Product, UX, QA and our Business teams to execute, iterate and improve their offering.

In this role you’ll oversee 2-3 squads of Software Engineers. The ideal person for this role brings equal parts grit and poise. We’re placing a high premium on previous experience in a start-up or similar paced environment. You need to be able to easily jump from thinking about high-level design, architecture and strategy to digging down and getting your hands dirty as you support your team. You’ll require a solid technical foundation and a desire to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Key Qualities
Leadership: Set the example. Leverage your experience as an Engineer in a similar setting to mentor and guide the team as well as their next generation of leaders
Development: Grow the team, including very active participation in interviewing/hiring and work to establish performance management, one on ones, coaching and development plans
Execution: Take a hands-on approach, be comfortable participating in code reviews, design sessions, stand ups and more

They Really Value
Direct experience as an Engineering Lead or Manager and deep roots as a developer
Strong knowledge of Java and/or other OOPs (C#, Go, etc.)
Exposure to microservices, cloud hosting and networking
A strong proponent of Agile methodologies
Someone who thinks in terms of quality and craftsmanship

What They Offer
Opportunity to work on an amazing consumer-facing product used by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide
Competitive compensation package and equity in the business
Healthcare coverage from day one and a generous vacation policy
Fun company-sponsored events and off sites


Details:
Starting: ASAP
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