Engineering Manager

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: USA - Canada - Toronto Canada Toronto USA
  • Date Posted: January 3, 2022

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    First Point Group have partnered with a growing venture capitalist owned SaaS company based in Toronto, ON. Their exclusive SaaS solution has become so successful that they doubled their headcount by 100% during 2021. Due to their continued success and growth, our client has an immediate need for an Engineering Manager to join them on a full-time capacity leading their engineering teams here in Toronto.

    Job Description:

    • A highly competitive base salary.
    • Flexible work environment (home working and office available).
    • Up to 20% additional bonus.
    • Free stock options/equity.
    • Free food and replenishments.
    • Generous allowance for PTO and wellness breaks.

    Key Responsibilities will include:

    • Managing a team of 6 to 8 engineers.
    • Ensuring that key projects and engineering duties are fulfilled. Including answering technical questions, overseeing estimates for project work, and training for new engineers.
    • Assisting into the technical roadmap of the product.
    • Identifying and planning the adoption of new technologies as well as reviewing current standards/practices.

    Desired Experience:

    • 3+ years’ experience leading software engineering project teams either as a direct line manager or team lead.
    • Experience working in start up or venture capitalist owned environment.
    • Provable track record of delivering projects to high standards.
    • Demonstrable work that has pushed an organization forward.
    • Improving standards.
    • Deploying new technologies that are consistent with the roadmap.
    • Improving business processes.
    • Solid product knowledge for the systems our client develops.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication.
    • Ability to engage and motivate others.
    • Thrive in a collaborative team environment.
    • Ability to be decisive and make difficult decisions.
    • Strong technical design capability.
    • Strong interpersonal skills to manage a team of engineers.