Wealthsimple is hiring a

Director Of Engineering: Brokerage

Toronto, Canada

Wealthsimple makes smart investing easy, accessible, and transparent for everyone. We are Canada's largest and fastest growing online investment manager with over $500 Million of assets under management and 20,000 clients. And we are just getting started. We believe that we have the opportunity to build one of the largest and most innovative companies in financial services globally. At Wealthsimple, we are maker-owners, we believe that simple is better, and we do what's right for each client. You can read about our mission and our team to learn more.

We're looking for an action-oriented technology leader with disciplinary skills that will lead the technology transformation at our brokerage, ShareOwner. ShareOwner, which is co-located with Wealthsimple, was founded in 1987 and was acquired by Wealthsimple in December 2015. As the Director of Engineering at ShareOwner, you will lead a team of software developers and work closely with finance, traders, and back-office operations. You will own coming up with a vision and the execution of building a high-throughput, scalable, automated brokerage that runs in the cloud.

Ideally, you have experience with a diverse spectrum of technology including: AWS, Oracle, Java, Ruby, and Javascript. You've managed a dev team before and have a history of project management wins and unrelenting drive to ship projects. You are metrics driven and aren't afraid to rollup your sleeves to get the job done.

Understanding of finance is a nice-to-have, but not necessary. If you're hungry to learn, deep dive, and have a willingness to experiment you're the type of person we're looking for! The role has a great deal of autonomy and freedom to execute.