We’re looking for a strong leader with broad and deep experience to join us as a Director of Engineering at Index Exchange.  In this role you will set vision for and oversee one or more of our product delivery units, which means leading, motivating, growing and improving a set of Engineering Teams and Engineering Managers as they deliver incremental business value that has a direct impact on revenue, and therefore on the company’s success.  

You’ll be working with a talented Engineering organization to enhance and improve a software platform that handles over 60 billion requests everyday with extremely low latency, and you’ll be working with a great leadership team to improve how we make it all happen.

First and foremost, you must be a true leader with great communication skills.  We need someone who can really drive home the “why” to create a strong sense of purpose, a strong focus on business value and a strong sense of ownership; someone who can motivate teams and other leaders, who can help us live the values that make Agile work, and who can celebrate success and both own and use failure to fuel improvement. We need someone who can come in and make us even stronger.

Here’s What We Want:

Leadership: We need someone who can help us grow.  That means hiring the right people, helping people grow both technically and personally, helping teams improve the way they work, creating a stronger and stronger sense of ownership at the individual and team level, mentoring more junior leaders and identifying and developing new leaders. We need you to have proven leadership ability and experience leading and managing both individual contributors and first-line managers 

Change Management: You’ll have the ability to manage organizational change and plan accordingly for them

Technical: You’ll have a passion for technology and a strong desire to learn. You also have experience driving the adoption of technical best practices and leading by examples.

Communication: As a leader you need to provide consistent and steady feedback to your team – both positive and constructively critical. To do this, you have experience using the right kinds of metrics in the right way. You will also need to keep all stakeholders and the leadership team well informed.

Agile Environment: You have experience in a truly Agile environment, which means going way beyond process and understanding and living the values that make Agile work 

Multitasking: As a leader, you will have the opportunity to lead multiple concurrent initiatives. We want someone who’s able to juggle more than one thing at a time and know how to prioritize.

Here’s What You Have:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience in Ad Tech
  • Experience with high volume, low latency distributed systems
  • A solid understanding of DevOps
  • The ability to work out of either or both of our North York or Downtown Toronto offices

Why You’ll Love Working Here:

  • Open concept office designed to facilitate communication and collaboration
  • Free snacks, beverages, and lunch catered in daily
  • Flexible hours and casual dress code
  • Annual celebrations (Summer BBQ, Holiday Party, All Hands, Hack-a-thon) and team outings
  • Full healthcare benefits, paid vacation, unlimited sick days, 5% RRSP matching, discounted gym memberships and more


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Index Exchange is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes the value of every person in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. Index Exchange believes equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

Index Exchange is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Please let us know if you’d like to request a reasonable accommodation.

ACCESSIBILITY FOR APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES Index Exchange is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Index Exchange* will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please email hr.support@indexexchange.com or call 416.785.5908 ensure to provide your name, the best way to contact you, a detailed description of the nature of any accommodation that you may require (including any materials or processes that can be used to ensure your equal participation).

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