Senior Director of Software Engineering POST NUMBER: 408841

Montreal, QC, CA On-Site
April 25th, 2024
$ 120000.00 - 150000.00 yearly
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Job Title: Senior Director of Software Engineering
Industry: Financial Services

Location: Montreal OR Toronto

Company Overview:
Our client is a leading financial services company dedicated to providing innovative solutions to our clients.

Position Overview:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Director of Software Engineering to lead our dynamic team of software engineers. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of software solutions that support our business objectives and drive innovation in the financial industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor a team of software engineers to deliver high-quality software solutions on time and within budget.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements and priorities.
  • Drive the technical vision and strategy for software development, ensuring alignment with business goals.
  • Evaluate and implement best practices, tools, and technologies to optimize software development processes.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to team members, fostering a culture of learning and innovation.
  • Oversee the full software development lifecycle, from planning and design to deployment and maintenance.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • years of experience in software engineering leadership roles, preferably in the financial industry.
  • Strong technical background with expertise in software development methodologies, programming languages, and technologies.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and managing software development teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive innovation and implement best practices in software engineering.

Language Requirements:
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is an asset.

How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for further consideration.


Titre du poste: Directeur principal de l'ingénierie logicielle
Industrie: Services financiers

Lieu: Montréal ou Toronto

Présentation de l'entreprise:
Notre client est une société de services financiers de premier plan dédiée à fournir des solutions innovantes à nos clients. 

Description du poste:
Nous recherchons un directeur principal de l'ingénierie logicielle hautement qualifié et expérimenté pour diriger notre équipe dynamique d'ingénieurs logiciels. Le candidat retenu sera responsable de superviser le développement et la mise en œuvre de solutions logicielles qui soutiennent nos objectifs commerciaux et stimulent l'innovation dans l'industrie financière.

Responsabilités principales:

  • Diriger et encadrer une équipe d'ingénieurs logiciels pour fournir des solutions logicielles de haute qualité dans les délais et dans les limites du budget.
  • Collaborer avec des équipes interfonctionnelles pour définir les exigences et les priorités du projet.
  • Définir la vision et la stratégie techniques pour le développement logiciel, en veillant à l'alignement avec les objectifs commerciaux.
  • Évaluer et mettre en œuvre les meilleures pratiques, les outils et les technologies pour optimiser les processus de développement logiciel.
  • Fournir des conseils techniques et un soutien aux membres de l'équipe, favorisant une culture d'apprentissage et d'innovation.
  • Superviser le cycle de vie complet du développement logiciel, de la planification et de la conception au déploiement et à la maintenance.


  • Baccalauréat ou maîtrise en informatique, en génie ou dans un domaine connexe.
  • années d'expérience dans des postes de direction en ingénierie logicielle, de préférence dans l'industrie financière.
  • Solide expérience technique avec une expertise dans les méthodologies de développement logiciel, les langages de programmation et les technologies.
  • Un dossier de réussite éprouvé dans la direction et la gestion d'équipes de développement logiciel.
  • Excellentes compétences en communication et en relations interpersonnelles, avec la capacité de collaborer efficacement avec les parties prenantes à tous les niveaux.
  • Capacité démontrée à stimuler l'innovation et à mettre en œuvre les meilleures pratiques en ingénierie logicielle.

Exigences linguistiques:
La maîtrise de l'anglais est requise. La connaissance du français est un atout.

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

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Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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