Technology Director
Ecobee
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
6d ago

Technology Director, Thermostat Some of the cool stuff you'll be working on :

As Technology Director, Thermostat, you will lead engineers and collaborate with our product management team to create our flagship and largest product line.

Our Product Managers focus on what we should build, where you help us figure out how we should build and manage it. Our Technology Director’s do not manage people directly, however they play a role in leading their team to success.

Their experience across multiple technologies allows them to focus the team towards making the most effective technical decisions that yield the best quality for our customers.

We are looking for a strong, technical leader to help us continue the growth of our Thermostat product and take it to the next level.

We consider it the core of our business and need someone who can ensure that core is successful.

  • ecobee’s natural cross-platform nature means you and your team will be integrating hardware, embedded firmware, server backends at scale, mobile, and web;
  • meaning this role seeks someone who is very much a generalist. We operate at scale with over a million devices always connected to our system and need to scale as we grow further -

    we’ve doubled annually for the last two years!

    Who you are :

    We've built the following list as a guideline for some of the skills and interests we've seen in Technology Directors - but we strive to build our team with members from a diverse background and skill set, so if any combination of these apply to you, we'd love to chat!

  • You have lead cross-functional teams, across multiple technology streams
  • You are passionate about challenging your team to grow, guiding them to make effective technical decisions
  • You work closely with managers to ensure the team is properly staffed and skilled
  • You are customer focused and empathetic towards the needs of the end user
  • You like to continuously challenge yourself by finding new and better ways to solve complex problems
  • You enjoy learning new technologies, using the right tool for the job
  • You are comfortable assessing and managing project risk
  • As someone who likes to fully understand the problem at hand, you spend time with your team members and codebase to understand a product's inner workings
  • You have worked in embedded, at-scale server, and cloud environments
  • You’re excited about physical products and the growing IoT space
  • You understand the craft of software development and its elements, such as automated testing, continuous integration and deployment (CI / CD), and the application of DevOps principles
  • You have experience with and prefer agile development methodologies
  • You have designed and delivered scaled technical solutions
  • You keep your ear to the ground in the community to keep up with movements in the industry via blogs, tutorials, books, videos
  • What we are offering :

  • Truly meaningful work that affects our planet
  • A unique field in hardware easy to share the product with friends and family
  • Ability to work on IoT products using new emerging technologies
  • Small collaborative teams where you can impact both product and culture
  • Parental Top-Up Program (75% top up or 5 bonus days off) for all full-time employees taking Parental Leave
  • Learning opportunities supported by an education fund for every employee
  • Community support through our ecobee acts program
  • Frequent Town Halls for company transparency
  • Get in early at a growing (private) company with stock options
  • Build new things + find new solutions were growing to make room for new products!
  • ecobee is committed to workplace diversity and will provide accommodation to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

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