Vice President, Engineering

Competitive
Permanent
Toronto
19 May 2020
BBBH746901

One of the most exciting companies that we have worked with in Toronto is looking to bring in a Vice President Of Engineering for their team.

Vice President Of Engineering

One of the most exciting companies that we have worked with in Toronto is looking to bring in a Vice President Of Engineering for their team. The company is well established leader in the print and digital media platforms representing over 100 brands across the country, illuminating with brilliant pieces of content to millions.

The team is one of the best regarded teams in Toronto and they are working on some interesting challenges. This role reports into the CTO, who is brilliant to work with.

Mandate:

  • There is a huge mandate as they are re-inventing new product platforms and looking for a strong leader who would be collaborative with the engineering and the product team, building awesome culture with clean and effective communication with technical as well as business teams and encouraging new and creative ways to work different challenges.
  • Ideally a leader who understands technology and doesn't mind being hands-on from time to time. They have a wide range of tech-stack - Django, Python, React, Node, Kubernetes etc.
  • Strong business acumen, and exceptional experience in working complex projects
  • Comfortable with accountability - driven by success based on business objectives and KPI's
  • Leading large teams of over 70 people, working with the Engineering, DevOps, QA, Commercial and Delivery teams.
  • Someone to bring in strong focus and leadership with the passion - how to help transform old legacy environment to a new disruptive environment
  • White boarding to execution example: someone skilled at translating concepts into tangible outcomes

Why would you want this role?

Have you ever wanted to build out a Facebook like trusted NEWS ecosystems -- users are journalists -- this platform is a trusted and credible source of information that can be used by locals and national sources -- and is driven by machine learning and gets audience with similar interests, ability to take news and information.

Someone who loves working in chaos and building something/ transformational work.

Jagruti Solanki's picture
Senior Consultant | Senior Tech Appointments, Toronto
Toronto (647) 330 1634 | jsolanki@morganmckinley.com