Director of Engineering

Toronto
Software Delivery – Engineering
Full-time
Wave propels brave entrepreneurs who pursue their dreams and drive the world’s economy. As an award-winning product and company, and one of the fastest growing financial services software, we have more than 4 million business owners from 200+ countries around the world. Every year, we track over $240 billion in income and expenses and more than $20 billion in invoices. We’re on a mission to change the lives of Entrepreneurs across the globe, and looking for only the best to join us. 

About the Team:
We’re on a roll, and we’re looking for a Director, Software Engineering to join our engineering team.Reporting to the SVP, Information Technology.

About Technology at Wave:
Our site is not built using a single technology. Our primary toolkit includes Python and Django, Ruby on Rails, and JavaScript but we also explore and experiment with brand new technologies to see how they can help fulfill our mission. Complete Continuous Integration workflow that run test suites on every commit and deploy code to production with one click. Culture of shared ownership via mandatory code reviews and learning opportunities such as mentorship programs and bi-weekly workshops.

Here's how you will make an impact:

    • Leading our software engineers to deliver world class solutions
    • Growing our teams and building great engineering onboarding programs
    • Delivering the technical leadership required to build fantastic solutions our customers love
    • Directly mentoring senior engineers to be leaders for their teams and develop their own mentees
    • Balancing speed of delivery with great quality and world class security
    • Achieving our high standards on scalability, availability and reliability

You'll thrive here if you have:

    • Experience leading fast growing software engineering teams in a SaaS environment
    • Expertise in  continuous delivery
    • Personal skill building top notch software using a range of technologies; polyglot is good.
    • A record of leading teams to deliver outstanding software
    • Passion about building an engineering culture that developers love being a part of
    • You have a good sense of how excellent software makes for great product market fit
    • You can work in a highly collaborative environment that doesn’t rely on rigid hierarchies to get things done
    • You can communicate effectively with your peers and senior management
    • You rigorously prioritize the right things necessary to deliver software our customers love
We hire world-class talent, but the learning doesn’t stop once you’re in the door. We’re committed to growing you personally and professionally through flexible mentorship programs, ongoing learning opportunities and a serious investment in each employee. We’re here to do excellent work - together - and achieve that through bringing on only the best and developing them to be even better. 

With collaboration and transparency at our core, including monthly town halls where we regularly share business metrics and updates from the CEO, we’re empowered to pivot plans to solve problems, remove bottlenecks and always find a way to win for our Customers. 
 
Our culture is reflected in a stellar Glassdoor rating (including a 99% approval rating of our CEO) as well as numerous awards. We’ve been continuously recognized as one of Canada's Top Ten Most Admired Corporate Cultures, an Employee Recommended Workplace, and Great Place to Work Certified, awarded specifically in the Technology, Millennial, Inclusion and Women categories for several years running. 

Get ready to do the best work of your career with Wave. We're waiting for you.