Director, Software Engineering

  • Company:
    Thomson Reuters
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    6 hours ago
  • Category:
    Consulting & Corporate Strategy

We’re looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.

  • Understand business and technology issues, as they impact overall project plans.
  • Effectively collaborates with other managers, senior management and extended staff on project status and related project information.
  • Work with Finance colleagues in managing capital and expense budgets for multiple projects including resource allocation and prioritization.
  • Ensures appropriate resources are identified, hired, and retained.
  • Plan and manage the workforce based on demand, skills and costs. Balance the resources between our own resources and third parties.
  • The position is based in Toronto with some travel necessary to other locations in North America (this will be compliant with government regulations re: safe travel)
  • 10+ years’ experience leading development teams, including 3+ years at a Director level or higher.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, software engineering or related field is required.
  • Experience in managing multiple teams with a total staff of over 50, both onshore and offshore.
  • Prior experience in building SaaS commercial software products is required. Preferred applications include financial and practice management along with workforce productivity solutions.
  • Experience with cloud-based technologies including Microsoft Azure and AWS.
  • Experience with machine learning preferred.
  • Proven expertise in managing agile teams and implementing agile development practices such as short iterations, test driven development and DevOps automation.