Engineering Manager - Identity (Toronto)



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024
About GeoComply
We’re GeoComply! We're a market-leading technology provider with teams across five countries and three continents with a global customer base. And we have no plans to slow down.
We’re revolutionizing how people and businesses use the internet to instill confidence in every online interaction. Trusted by leading brands and regulators for the past ten years, our geolocation solutions are installed on over 400 million devices and analyze over 10 billion transactions a year.
At the heart of it all is the people - we are deeply committed to creating and sustaining a world-class experience for our employees and partners, and providing for the needs of our customers.
The Role
As an Engineering Manager for the Identity and Access Management (IAM) team, you will work with Product Managers in Europe and North America, to shape and align roadmaps, and drive and execute the roadmap for IAM to meet business goals. You will also work closely with the other teams to support their integration to the GeoComply Hub as well as support clients with any tech questions or issues.
Daily, you will manage a full-stack software engineering team, and maintain clear career paths for your team - it will be critical to foster a team environment that collaborates closely with remote offices (East Europe and North America).You will partner with many teams, including Account Management, QA, UI/UX, Customer Support, etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product manager & cross-functional team to determine the product roadmap that aligns with the broader company vision;
  • Oversee the IAM architecture, be responsible for the execution/delivery of projects that meet the business objectives
  • Partner effectively with cross-organization engineering groups and various functions, and other internal and external partners to represent IAM.
  • Oversee the team positivity culture and optimize the working model for efficiency & product quality
  • Coordinate Research on new promising technologies and designing of new features upholding the principles of IAM
  • Manage the team through critical projects, making hard trade-offs between scopes, engineering capacity, and time constraints
  • Coach, develop, and grow your direct reports, build a strong culture of quality, handle conflicts well and help build consensus
  • Recruit high-quality engineering talents for the team.
  • Write and maintain internal documentation with the team lead.
  • Review technical requirements with technical leads and architects. Ensure high quality and completeness of requirements breakdown into tasks

Who You Are

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience;
  • 2+ years of management experience leading software engineers;
  • Strong communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills;
  • Track record of managing, recruiting, and retaining strong engineering talent and growing effective teams;
  • Experience working with multi-functional, globally distributed teams to coordinate work and deliver solutions that span multiple teams;
  • Experience working with QAs, product managers, designers, data scientists, and infrastructure teams to identify opportunities, prioritize roadmaps, and solve problems;
  • Strong Web development and architecture experience in JavaScript, PHP, HTML5/CSS.
  • Familiar with Agile development methodology and common CI/CD practices.
  • A true team player with great interpersonal skills, communicate effectively in both internal and external teams

Bonus Points

  • Experience with Okta integration/support.
  • Experience with Grafana, monitoring systems.
Why GeoComply?
Joining the GeoComply team means you’ll be part of an award-winning company to work, learn and grow. We are fast-paced, high-impact, and have a can-do team culture.
To be successful in our organization, you need an eager attitude, professionalism, and the confidence to willingly work to prove yourself and your ideas, and earn the trust of the organization.
Here’s why we think you’d love working with us.
We’re working towards something big
We’ve built a reputation as the global market leader for geolocation compliance solutions for over 10 years. We’re trusted by customers from all over the world, and the next few years will be particularly exciting as we continue to scale across new markets.
Our values aren’t just a buzzword
Our values are the foundation for what we as a company care about most. They signify the commitment we make to each other around how we act and what we stand for. They are our north star as we work together to build a company we’re all proud to be a part of. Learn more, here.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of who we are
In collaboration with our team and external partners, we promote DEI in our recruitment and hiring practices; scholarships and financial aid; training and mentorship programs; employee benefits, and more.
Learning is at the heart of our employee experience
At GeoComply, we foster an environment that empowers every employee to gain the knowledge and abilities needed to perform at their very best and help our organization grow. From a professional development budget to local training opportunities, knowledge-sharing sessions and more, we are continually investing in employee career growth and development.
We believe in being a force for good
We profoundly care about our impact on the world and strive to make meaningful contributions to the communities we work and live in. Our Impact division focuses on philanthropic and social responsibility initiatives, including supporting our local communities, advancing equality, and harnessing our technology to protect vulnerable groups. Learn more, here.
We care about our team
Our GeoComply team is talented, driven and hard-working, and is known for its positive attitude and energy. At GeoComply, we take care of our employees with the total package. Team members are generously rewarded with competitive salaries, incentives, and a comprehensive benefits program.
We value in-person collaboration
The benefits we have seen from teams being together have been tremendous in how we are able to collaborate and swiftly inform each other on what is happening across the company. By introducing an 80% attendance rate, we have seen the value in achieving more together as a company as we continue to foster collaboration across team members and departments.
Apply Now!
Interested in joining our team? Send us your resume and a cover letter. We can’t wait to meet you!
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