Engineering Manager

Toronto, Ontario /
Inkblot Therapy – Engineering /
/ Remote
Our Mission
Inkblot is on a mission to improve your mental health at home, at work and beyond. We offer accessible, affordable and effective mental health solutions for individuals and organizations that care. With secure virtual and in-person counseling, personalized therapist matching services and digital-first employee wellness programs, we’re helping over a million people start feeling better without the wait. Backed by Green Shield Canada, Inkblot is Canada’s fastest growing mental health service provider providing EFAP, iCBT, specialized clinical services and Health advisory.

Our commitment to social impact is at the core of what we do, creating significant measurable social impact by improving the health and wellbeing of people in the communities where we live and work.

Want to help people get the support they need when they actually need it? You’re in the right place.

Life at Inkblot: 
Inkblot makes staying healthy at work and at home easier through the power of great people. Inkies are creative, supportive and passionate about what they do. We work in an engaging and collaborative virtual team environment – one that’s fast-paced, purpose-driven and inclusive. 
As an Inkie, you’ll have access to growth opportunities, resources and mentorship to reach your personal career goals. You’ll also have unlimited vacation, benefits that cover more than just teeth cleanings (affordable therapy, anyone?) and a schedule that takes life’s surprises into account. See details on our commitment to your health below.

About your role

We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to lead our Digital Therapy and Practice Management development teams as we continue to build out exciting changes to our digital health product and practitioner product. You'll be working closely with Product Managers, Designers, and QA teams to enrich these products to help our client's and practitioner network have the most seamless experience while using our platforms. You love leading people and championing growth, ownership, and accountability within your teams. You are an excellent coach, strong communicator, and have the technical depth to guide and advise the team and other stakeholders.

What you'll be doing

    • Make informed architectural decisions / recommendations
    • Participate in maintaining and updating the product roadmap
    • Stakeholder meetings (address needs of coaches, reports needed, roadblocks, etc)
    • Ensure team is adhering to best practices when it comes to TDD, CI/CD, Cloud Infrastructure
    • Developing processes you see fit to help the team excel
    • Identify areas of improvement within the codebase
    • Substantial experience in leading teams who are developing REST APIs
    • Guiding your team's personal career growth

What you'll need:

    • Computer Science degree or relevant experience
    • 5+ years leading agile teams, especially in startup-like environments building new things
    • Advanced development knowledge using frameworks such as React and Ruby on Rails
    • Excellent knowledge of security, privacy, and accessibility
    • Knowledge of and enforcement of policies stated in plans such as Disaster Recovery Plan, Incident Response Plan
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment
    • Excellent understanding of both full stack development and software engineering
    • Release management
    • Familiar with OWASP
    • Understanding of CI/CD pipelines
    • Familiar with cloud infrastructure (AWS is a plus) 
    • Experience with common programming techniques such as TDD, SOLID, DRY, KISS. Containerization
Our Commitment to Your Health: 
We pride ourselves on offering flexible and comprehensive benefits for you and your dependents, covering medical, dental, mental health and more. At Inkblot, we also understand that life happens. When it does, we offer flexible work hours for the times when you need to put your health, family, or well-being first.

Culture Matters: 
We believe the best workplace cultures are where every voice is valued and every person feels comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. Diversity and inclusion are ingrained in our DNA. 
Inkblot Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Whatever you need to be successful, we will support you. If you need accommodation during the recruitment process or a few questions answered, please let us know at