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Vice President, Software Development (4803615)


Software Engineer



Markham, Ontario, Canada

WHAT WE DOChallenge. Core values we live by. A company that Thinks Differently.We are a team of 200+ passionate people who work on SaaS-based solutions for the Automotive Industry in North America. We're disrupting in our space and leading our competitors because our applications are complex, well supported and led by a management team that knows exactly how we are going to WIN. We just need your help getting there.We get lots of recognition (Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500 - in 2016 - 2019!) and have grown rapidly. Deployments are used by millions of users every day, generating millions of dollars in revenue with top brand automotive manufacturers (Hyundai, Kia, GM, Nissan, FCA, Toyota, Lexus).We have a culture of shared ownership that lends well to our fast-paced and ever-changing atmosphere.WHO WE ARE LOOKING FORWe are looking for a driven and motivated Vice President of Software Development who can help us deliver outstanding Technical and Architectural expertise to the organization. Reporting to the CTO, you'll work with teams to develop Software that performs at a high level, is scalable and follows industry best practises. You'll develop and build roadmaps for both our technical vision as well as the management of our people.You are passionate about new technologies and well rounded with many aspects of software development because you've been a developer yourself in the past. Ideally, you've grown to a VP level position so you can interact with and understand many cross-functional teams to collaborate effectively at all levels. You specialize in growing, coaching and motivating people.You're a true leader who excels at Problem Solving, Communication and getting Sh!t done.The overall objective of the VP, Software Development is to power the growth of Dealer-FX by ensuring the growth and development of the Dealer-FX product. It is the job of the VP, Software Development to get a world-class product out the door, ensuring high performance and scalability. WHAT YOU'LL BE DOINGCollaborate with Architects and other Product Leaders to plan Product Development and delivery.Plan, recruit, manage, guide and mentor a high performing team that stays focused on that delivery and executes with successIdentify issues that get in the way of successBuild, deploy and manage massively large-scale distributed systems,Demonstrate comfort with helping implement CI/CD pipelines and know how to overcome potential obstaclesAdapt. You're never satisfied with the status quo; being an Agile specialist means you understand the Fail Fast principle and live by itLearning and adapting to the needs of business and our clientsUnderstand best Development practises, quality code and investing in the [Register to View] achieve its core objectives and meet the day-to-day requirements of the job, the VP, Software Engineering brings skill and competence in a variety of areas:Technical acumen is typically acquired through many years (i.e. more than 10) of progressive jobs and positions in technology and developmentLeadership and People Management competence will have been developed through several years working in increasingly demanding and complex leadership roles. Typically, the VP will have direct experience of a similar scale, scope and complexity as this position, or failing that, can demonstrate readiness to advance to a VP level.Planning and Process, including:Proficiency in code review best practicesProficiency in Azure Devops & Confluence a plusHands-on experience with Continuous Integration, Automated Deployments, and Release Management best practicesWell versed in the Software Development Life Cycle, and extensive knowledge of Agile and its tools, including Scrum & KanbanDealer-FX is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities.Please, no unsolicited agency referrals.