Engineering Manager

Halifax or Remote (Canada), NS
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On behalf of Adaptiiv, Venor is recruiting an Engineering Manager that will contribute to their mission to transform the patient experience with 3D printed patient-specific accessories for use in radiation therapy. Apadtiiv fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration, diversity, creativity, growth, and success. We are looking for individuals who have exceptional talent and an entrepreneurial drive to contribute to the ongoing fight against cancer.

The Engineering Manager is a technical leader who drives the day-to-day function of the engineering team. They have a strong technical background and are experienced in designing, building, and deploying secure, scalable products and services. The Engineering Manager works closely with project members on our product and design teams to understand our customer needs, ensure that Adaptiiv is building the best possible product and that technical tools and systems evolve to meet their requirements. The Engineering Manager is an internal ambassador for the engineering team, communicating development opportunities and constraints with internal teams and stakeholders. This is a people-oriented role, helping to guide the team in technical and architectural decisions, to solve issues and remove blockers, provide feedback, and mentorship.     

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leads the day-to-day activities of the engineering team, tracking deliverables and metrics, creating and owning roadmaps, requirements grooming, scrums, and removing blockers 
  • Provides technical direction for the development, design, integration, testing, and maintenance of our platform 
  • Facilitates and leads all scrum activities (such as sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives) 
  • Acts as main point of contact for contracted engineering resources, including planning of tasks, and managing backlog
  • Develops quality assurance and automated testing practices to ensure the organization can quickly release new products
  • Participates in and completes quality assurance and peer review activities for team members
  • Works to remove blockers to allow team to succeed and facilitate discussion, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Identifies and actions on areas of opportunities and optimization in partnership with peers and team members
  • Ensures delivery of high-quality, value-driven, operationally efficient features that support our technology platform and business initiatives
  • Works closely with Regulatory to ensure our software development meets specified QMS requirements
  • Maintain policy, process, and compliance documentation for the team
  • Works within an Agile framework to help prioritize and negotiate tasks to meet timelines 
  • Works closely and collaborates with Product Owner on planning, reporting, and product roadmap
  • Works to increase the effectiveness of the engineering team through optimization of systems and the creation of internal tools and processes
  • Attracts, hires, mentors, and grows team of engineers 

What we are looking for:

  • 2+ years experience in an engineering manager or team lead role
  • 7+ years experience in a software development role
  • Post-secondary education in computer science, engineering, or equivalent
  • Previous experience in the healthcare or medical technology industry, an asset
  • Understanding of IT/Cloud infrastructure
  • Hands-on experience building web applications and APIs 
  • Experience with native application development 
  • Demonstrated experience using GitHub, Zenhub, Jira, and Jenkins 
  • Familiarity with MeVislab, an asset 
  • Previous experience working with product managers, user experience designers, and researchers to build applications
  • Experience with Agile principles and methodology 
  • Understanding of modern application development best practices
  • Proven team leadership skills leading and mentoring a team of engineering and technical specialists
  • Experience leading and guiding large-scale technical projects
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with others
  • Passion to resolve problems, manage risk, lead change, and facilitate collaborative decision-making
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite, Salesforce, and other business tools or CRM
  • Prior start-up environment experience and success in launching new technologies, an asset

At Venor, we value and celebrate diversity. We welcome applications from all individuals of any race, color, religion, gender identity, orientation, national origin, or disability status.

To learn more about this opportunity, contact Craig Coady via craig@venor.caNick Misener via nick@venor.ca, or Steph MacIntosh via steph@venor.ca.

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