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Director, Software Engineering At BlueCat


Toronto, On

Job Description

BlueCat is looking for a Sr. Director, Software Development, reporting directly to our CPTO in our Toronto Head Quarters.

You will lead managers on our DNS EDGE Product who will benefit from your experience with AWS based SaaS application development. We have a large and growing group of talented engineers leveraging AWS, Docker and microservices architectures. You’ll work closely with a variety of dynamic teams, including Product Management, Architecture, Operations and Customer Care, understanding what it takes lead great teams that build great software. You are expected to guide, mentor and get the best out of everyone while having fun.

The most important aspect of this team is that we’re never satisfied with status quo. We continually learn, adapt and extend. BlueCat is an agile shop, so we expect you to Get Sh!t Done by experimenting, failing, learning and most importantly, pushing forward.

BlueCat is a highly collaborative place to work. We prefer walking up to someone’s desk over sending an email. We support, thank and congratulate each other.

This job might be for you if you:

  • Have spent the last decade successfully building, deploying and managing massively large scale distributed internet systems and products
  • Have spent the past 5 years managing multiple agile teams
  • Have actually used AWS as part of a solution in production and are cozy with continuous delivery and continuous deployment topics
  • Are extremely comfortable when navigating the world of open source tools and frameworks
  • Are comfortable communicating with people at all levels, both written and verbal

You’re practically a shoe in if you:

  • Are motivated by helping your teams grow as much as by working on cool technology
  • Have experimented with data analytics and machine learning

BlueCat’s core values are:

  • Curiosity - We care and inquire about the challenges and needs of our customers.
  • Clarity - We keep communication crisp, clear, and responsive.
  • Collaboration - We win with each other, never alone.
  • Transparency - We ensure all relevant information is available – no questions are off limits.
  • Ownership - We are responsible and accountable for getting things done.

What you’ll get from us:

Fast growth for BlueCat means fast growth for you! With the world’s biggest and hottest logos as our clients, we are a well-established business that still operates with the fun culture of a start-up. We get to work hard and still have all the fun without all of the risk! Experienced leaders make sure we keep going to the moon and beyond.

While we’re growing together, we’ll have your back with solid compensation/bonuses, education budgets, record breaking sales quarters, and a company culture that values curiosity, clarity, collaboration, transparency and ownership.

If you’re as excited about the future of our company as we are, we would love to hear from you!

Accommodations will be provided throughout the recruitment, hiring and employment process in accordance with the AODA and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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