Director, Software Development
Intact Group
St-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
6d ago


Our ideal candidate is a selfless and passionate advocate for our developers, our customers, the success of our team, and the usability of our software applications they deliver.

This candidate should have a proven track record of delivering powerful yet intuitive applications that exceed the expectations of the users.

The Director will balance their time between leading the development teams, focusing on execution, influencing improvements (across productivity, innovation, quality, and predictability) and driving change.

Hiring Manager : Nathalie Giroux

Workplace : Saint-Hyacinthe (2450 Girouard West)

Your role :

  • Contribute to a great work environment by providing exemplary leadership and by mentoring our emerging leaders and managers within our Billing Software development team, located in Saint-Hyacinthe.
  • Collaborate with executive management and development team in defining the product vision and roadmap and ensuring successful execution and great product releases.
  • Evolve the existing software applications and architecture leveraging forward thinking methodologies and opening up innovative and programmatic ways for our customers to consume our products and services.
  • Manage a large portfolio of projects in a variety of technologies.
  • Hire outstanding talent that can work in high performing teams.
  • Communicate effectively across the organization to ensure that the team is completely aligned to the business objectives.
  • Build strong inter-personal relationships with peers and other key stakeholders that can help smoothen execution.
  • Your Skills

  • B.S. degree in Software Engineering or equivalent experience
  • At least 10 years of experience in software development with experience on an Agile / Scrum team and at least 5 years of experience managing one or more software development teams
  • Deep understanding of software engineering principles and process along with the ability to apply this knowledge to execute projects and optimize strategies
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong skills in critical thinking, decision making, problem solving, and attention to detail
  • Proven success in budget management of large projects / portfolios and people / team resources
  • Proven success in improving software reliability and release predictability
  • Strong understanding and experience in a SOA, API’s and web service concepts such as MASA Architecture, REST, SOA and XML / JSON.
  • Bilingual in both French and English would be a strong asset
  • Knowledge of the Guidewire Billing software is an asset
  • Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team :

  • An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work (Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Aon Platinum Best Employers, LinkedIn Top Company, Glassdoor Best Place to Work & Top CEO, Indeed Top-Rated Workplaces)
  • Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
  • Flexibility in how and where you work
  • A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • An extensive, flexible benefits package
  • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • A casual dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
  • A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
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