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AVP, Application Development (Digital)

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About the Opportunity

  • Direct Enterprise Architecture, Platform, R&D, and Development teams to create a state of the art, custom e-commerce, and web service delivery platform
  • The position is an entrepreneurial mix of exceptional team management, technology ownership, ability to manage and mentor engineers, coupled with strong interface skills working with the business stakeholders
  • Own the technology roadmap for the systems and responsible for delivering successful projects for these systems
  • Responsible for partnership and collaboration with various cross-functional teams like product management, process, project and program management, infrastructure, operations and business teams, etc.
  • Lead diverse onshore and offshore technical staff – across different continents and approximately 60 staff with 7 Directors as direct reports
  • Technical leader and manager of your engineering teams, responsible for hiring, retaining, and mentoring the talent
  • Mentor and coach leaders reporting to the position and all manager positions
  • Responsible to plan and manage the budget for your teams and projects
  • Responsible for portfolio and resource planning for your areas
  • Responsible for ensuring successful execution of technical strategies, architecture guidelines and standards, by being the technical voice for architecture, analysis, and technical strategies
  • Maintain strategic partnerships and drive joint initiatives with other key business stakeholders
  • Monitor emerging technologies and manage current relationships with third party technology vendors
  • Work closely with other senior managers in the planning and execution of business plans
  • Ensure the online customer experience is effective and best-in-class


About You

  • 15+ years of experience in enterprise software development
  • 5+ years of proven leadership experience, coaching, developing, and engaging technology teams of 30+
  • Exceptional experience delivering custom developed B2B software solutions to external clients
  • Proven understanding of Agile software development and client delivery cycles
  • Experience in fast-growing technology companies ($15-150M)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset in private agile businesses (vs. large corporate/compliance experience)
  • MarTech and/or Digital Agency experience would be an advantage
  • 5+ years of extensive design and architecture experience of software solutions with external client focus
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • Demonstrable presentation, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Soft Skills:
    • Self-driven, passionate leader with expertise and experience of delivering a full life cycle of architecture and engineering centered projects
    • Expert leader at delivery and execution in an agile and lean development environment
    • Ability to see potential issues and requirements ahead of time, plan, and execute them
    • Ability to balance short-term tactical decisions with long-term strategic thinking
    • Demonstrable leadership abilities in changing, ambiguous, and challenging situations


$180,000 - $220,000/year


How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #29605.


You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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