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Recruiting in Motion


Victoria, BC
Full Time
4 days ago

Recruiting in Motion is a successful and dynamic professional employment agency that has become deeply integrated into Metro Vancouver’s business sector as the go-to agency for the recruitment and placement of outstanding employees. BC-owned and operated, we ensure all our candidates — temporary, contract, permanent or executive — are provided with exciting and impressive employment opportunities. In fact, we are ranked as one of Growth 500 Canada's fastest-growing companies and we represent BC's TOP Employers!

Our client
is a global start-up company on the cutting edge of data warehousing that marries hardware and software solutions to meet more economical and environmentally sustainable data management needs. Our client’s servers are rack-compatible, modular, and durable, which reduces maintenance costs, and electronic waste while achieving a lower carbon footprint to meet environmental needs. While in start-up mode, this organization boasts a small but mighty workforce across the globe, including Europe, Canada, and US. With offices established in New Jersey and Switzerland and a presence in British Columbia, our client is currently looking for a stellar VP Engineering to join their dynamic team on a full-time permanent basis in Victoria, British Columbia area to help build a tech hub there. In this role, you will be responsible for managing teams to build early prototype proof of concepts to production-ready stages. This position offers a competitive salary with a wide range of other benefits. If you are a proven tech leader, who has flexed their muscles in the start-up world and is located in Victoria BC...we want to chat asap. If you are open to relocation to Victoria but already located and legal to work in Canada, we want to hear from you. Apply today!

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Monitoring the product engineering process from concept to production, ensuring quality and cost-effectiveness
  • Planning, directing, coordinating, scheduling, and overseeing activities of the engineering teams
  • Handling the implementation of efficient engineering operations and a cost-effective budget to meet the company’s needs
  • Developing strategies for designing and testing high-tech products
  • Working closely with the sales and marketing teams to ensure products meet customer needs
  • Taking care of alignment on product development goals
  • Recommending technological developments and improvements in efficiency
  • Ensuring effective problem-solving, innovation, and continuous improvements
  • Performing other tasks as required


  • 10+ years of experience in engineering management and product design, project/product management is required
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in managing and mentoring a team of engineers
  • Experience with software development tools such as C++, and Linux is a must
  • Proven ability to lead a team, stakeholder management, and remote collaboration
  • Previous experience leading an engineering or IT team within a start-up environment
  • Amazing communication skills and inspiring leadership to motivate those around you
  • Must have a familiarity with hardware design tools
  • Must be knowledgeable about industry trends, best practices, and change management
  • Ability to understand the technical challenges involved with project/product delivery
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Ability to analyze issues and understand the impact on the products and our customers

How to Apply

All applicants must have legal permission to work in Canada and require a valid Work Permit and Social Insurance Number.

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