Director of Engineering - Toronto

Toronto, Ontario, Canada · Software Engineering expand job description ↓

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ABOUT US

At TribalScale we like to think of ourselves as a global innovation company. But what does that mean? It means we don’t just build digital products for our clients, we help them transform into the kinds of companies that will lead the world into the 21st Century, and we do it — globally.

We’re a unique blend of digital transformation, product development and design. Our designers, product managers, engineers, and industry experts create digital solutions for web, mobile, and emerging technologies. But more importantly, we transform our clients into digital-first companies through teaching and collaborative development. We don’t just give them a fish, we teach them how to catch their own, because we’re excited to help build the future of technology and we want to give our clients the tools to build it with us.

We also partner with our clients to create new startups in the service of technological enablement and innovation. TribalScale Venture Studios leverages our teams, processes, and tools to create, source, and scale startups in conjunction with corporate partners.

All in all, our goal at TribalScale is to empower our clients to build success in today’s rapidly changing digital market.

ABOUT YOU

TribalScale is looking for a Director of Engineering to support our team and bring world class products to life. You will be responsible for growing, managing and mentoring our Toronto engineers. You will assist our business development team by bringing in projects and helping shape the technology decisions that we present to our clients. You have experience building software across web and mobile and enjoy learning about new technology. Come join our fast growing innovation firm!

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Plan, guide, manage and support engineering activities and projects
  • Utilize best practice engineering methods and provide expert technical guidance for engineering initiatives
  • Create/design and manage requirements for systems and drive development from start to completion (including hands-on coding if needed)
  • Manage the growth of the engineering team in our Toronto office, onboarding new hires and overseeing recruitment
  • Mentor the engineers, acting as a role model, while working to ensure team members are growing professionally and quality products are being developed
  • Collaborate with the business development team to represent our engineering team in scopings and pre-sales meetings
  • Support the team in day-to-day operations while improving or create engineering processes
  • Represent engineering in cross-functional projects and to the company at large

REQUIREMENTS

  • 6+ years of development experience
  • 1+ years of direct people management experience
  • Experience building production software with a focus on web or mobile
  • Strong experience with agile methodologies of software development
  • Excellent communication skills and a history of working with various internal and external stakeholders
  • Comfortable with the start-up environment and interest in helping us grow to the next level!

WHY YOU WANT TO BE AT TRIBALSCALE

  • We are a collective of people and collaboration is key to our process.
  • We don’t work for our clients, we work with them. We’ve helped ABC News, CBS Radio, the PGA Tour, CIBC, AAA, and more.
  • Our team led the mobile revolution and now, we’re pushing the boundaries with emerging technology and we’re transforming companies.
  • Everyone brings something valuable to the table and we empower each other to be a change-maker.
  • We live by our values, meritocracy, empowerment, and transparency, and we recognize that diversity is our strength.
  • Our mission is right the future and that’s what we’re doing, we’re making a dent in how the world innovates.

BENEFITS

Stay Happy & Healthy

  • Health benefits: 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Wealthsimple Group Retirement Savings Plan (GRSP)
  • Generous maternity and paternity leave policies
  • Daily hot breakfast
  • Fully stocked kitchen: unlimited drinks and snacks
  • Office fitness and social events
  • Office closed over Winter holidays
  • Corporate-discounted GoodLife membership
  • Perkopolis: company perk plan
  • Free Netflix membership

Make Meaningful Connections

  • Friday socials to cap off a great week
  • Regular office activities: game nights, movie nights, group fitness, and more
  • Quarterly team events: axe-throwing, beach day, and more
  • Take your pick at a gaming break: Super Smash Bros, foosball, ping pong

Discover Your Potential

  • Tickets to local events, conferences & meet-ups
  • Out-of-town conference subsidies
  • $2000 annual professional development allowance
  • Weekly Lunch & Learns with industry leaders
  • $3000 referral bonus

Want To See The World?

Our employees have the opportunity to rotate through our offices, giving employees the chance to travel, experience new cultures and discover their full potential.

DIVERSITY

At TribalScale our company is built on doing things differently and challenging the status quo. We don’t just support differences, we celebrate and thrive on difference for the benefit of our employees, our solutions, and our partners.

TribalScale is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, able-bodiedness or gender identity.

If you require accommodation for any reason, please let us know as we are more than happy to accommodate all.

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