Director of Software Development

Director of Software Development

Leadership Id: 15788 - Permanent

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking a Director of Software Development to join our client in Calgary, AB.


Why work with our client?

  • Competitive rates
  • Centrally located
  • Transit accessible



  • Lead, manage, and coach your team to bring technology expertise and automation to the organization.
  • Run and influence teams focused on evolving the experience and processes for our IT organization, including automated testing, infrastructure as code, measuring development performance, governance, and modernizing IT tools.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders build agile and DevOps processes into the delivery of new/enhanced products. Using a metrics driven framework to access progress and determine where to engage – with coaching and leadership alignment.
  • Drive the change with thought leadership, empathy, and determination to make a difference. Managing relationship, at all levels, to move the organization forward.
  • Create and maintain a vision, strategy, and executable roadmap focused on delivering DevOps. The IT strategy is grounded in the expectation that we can become a mature DevOps shop.
  • Provide support and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere.


Top Skills Required

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience.
  • 10+ years' of people management experience, including developing and managing a significant department budget.
  • Strong experience with Agile methodologies, Java, .net, Azure, Cloud, React technologies.
  •  Strong knowledge of DevOps design patterns, processes, and best practices
  • Experience with continuous integration tools. Release Management Processes, Coordination and Planning Process and connecting points with DevOps and CI/CD.
  • Experience with various test automation frameworks
  • Ability to adapt rapidly in a fast-moving environment with shifting priorities and the ability to react quickly, dynamically, intelligently, self-motivated, committed, and accountable.
  • Demonstrates clarity of thought to drive confidence of partners. Has the capability to understand and explain complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience leading and running high performing engineering teams and possess a highly technical background
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada


Why work with us?

  • Build a long-term relationship with an experienced recruitment expert
  • Access to the ‘hidden’ job market – opportunities across Canada that aren’t posted on job boards
  • Get a high-level understanding of market dynamics affecting your industry
  • Gain insight into the culture of the company you’re applying for before submitting your profile


About Us

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters provides contract and permanent IT recruitment services to employers across Canada. We have a specialized approach to recruiting, segmenting our recruitment teams into specialty practice areas focusing on Development, PMO, Infrastructure and BI/CRM/ERP skill sets.

This approach enables our recruiters to become specialists; they know the market and work hard to understand each candidates’ capabilities, goals, career ambitions and quickly present them with the best possible opportunities.  We are committed to helping candidates develop their careers and to helping our clients grow their business and complete important projects successfully.


We create opportunities for IT Professionals to empower business.