Engineering Manager

Our client is a remote-first company, with supporting tools and processes are not hierarchical

Your new company
Our client is on a mission to bring more innovators to healthcare.
They are:
  • an award-winning startup funded by prominent VCs
  • a successful graduate of 500 Startups, the Creative Destruction Lab and Dreamit Health
  • a TechCrunch Disrupt Top Pick for cybersecurity
  • one of Canada's Top 20 early-stage technology companies by CIX
  • named one of the Top startups disrupting healthcare in Canada by PwC and CB Insights
Our business is a subscription-based platform, but we are also an ecosystem, a community that champions startups and entrepreneurship. We embrace automation, collaboration, startup empowerment, and creative problem-solving. Their customers work with us and with each other to tackle the world's biggest problem: making healthcare more efficient, accessible, economical and effective, at a time when the world needs it more than ever before.

Your new role
You, as a successful Engineering Manager, will:
  • Directly manage a team of 5-6 full-time Software Engineers of various areas of technical focus, working remotely across Canada
  • Manage, with inputs from the team, resource allocation, capacity planning, hiring planning and team delivery schedules
  • Lead by example, representing the culture and values of the company and enabling lowest-level decision making while actively removing roadblocks to ensure continued progress and productivity
  • Drive quality improvements in both culture and output, and actively participate and reflect on technical decisions and collaborations
  • Act as primary advocate and champion of your team and its credibility to the rest of the company and management
  • Plan onboarding (first two weeks, 30/60/90) of new employees, ongoing performance coaching and learning reviews and objectives and career planning through dedicated reviews and 1:1s
  • Plan and manage compensation packages, skill assessments, learning opportunities, and progressions of team members
  • Continuously manage and optimize knowledge sharing within the tea
  • Lead with industry knowledge and awareness of external practices and technologies relevant to supporting the team’s success

What you'll need to succeed
As we are scaling our technical team rapidly with an ambitious roadmap, at a time when digital health innovation and data security have never been more important, we are seeking an empathetic, inspirational and driven Engineering Manager.The skills you bring:
  • Top-notch communication skills (verbal and written) in a leadership setting
  • 7+ years experience in Engineering Management
  • Experience and familiarity with leading in remote team settings through video conferencing, collaboration and document tools
  • Deep demonstrable passion for engineering innovation and creativity and good code practices
  • Genuine interest in mission-driven entrepreneurship and “social good technology”
The background you have:
  • Experienced in coaching and managing performance and compensation of Software Engineers in a small startup environment
  • Experienced in recruiting, hiring and onboarding of these individuals
  • Extensive background in cloud software development in general, including open-source stacks, security considerations and large public cloud deployments

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job Type
Technology & Internet Services
Closing date
4 Mar 2022

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Stephen Murtagh, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Toronto (EN)
8 King Street East, 20th Floor

Telephone: 4166466215