VP Engineering

Toronto, Canada
Management
Full-Time
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Fortuna.ai is an AI powered AUM Growth Platform that helps financial services firm scale their advisory business. Financial advisors today use traditional prospecting methods such as cold calling, expensive seminars and door knocking. Our product is the industry leading modern day AUM growth platform that fills up advisors sales pipeline. We have built a growth platform with video, digital transformation and automation tools all in one spot to help Financial Services firms dominate modern day clients acquisition.

Our goal is to drive value for our customers by helping them stay current in the rapidly evolving digital landscape. We make business development automation tools to increase productivity and efficiency for businesses. Our tools provide a convenient and enriching experience for consumers while delivering valuable data analytics and revenue growth for enterprises.

We want to be learning more about our users and their problems, and building better business tools. At Fortuna.ai, our people are empowered and encouraged to take ownership of what they’re passionate about. This way, everyone makes an impact, with an opportunity to experiment, learn, and contribute.

What You Will Do:

Technology strategy; Review, recommend and execute strategic infrastructure plans spanning such areas as ad code, data warehousing, data streaming, content management and distribution, consumer engagement and conversion tracking, site reliability and server infrastructure.
Be extremely productive; You will be a critical member of the development team, implementing features and bug fixes alongside the other developers. Your will leverage your attention to detail and strong sense of software design to perform with high levels of output and quality.
Technical leadership; As the most seasoned developer at the company, you will gain credibility with the development team as the technical role model for all developers. You know how to gain respect, and how to choose between coaching (let me help you find the answer) and mentorship (let me show you how to do it).
Communicate with executives; As part of the Senior Management Team, you will work collaboratively with the Director of Technology, Director of Monetization, Director of Content and Product Manager to effectively communicate plans and progress with the executive Senior Leadership Team.

Who You Are

You are a problem solver; you can make your way into the abyss and then find your way out again. You know how to make good decisions with limited information, and correct your course as needed.
You are comfortable with the unknown; we are well-funded and organized, yet still have many exciting characteristics of a startup charting new paths. You need to be comfortable working in an environment that will continue to evolve.
You are a self-starter; you relish the opportunity to identify needs and take action, without being explicitly told to.
You are a person of integrity; honesty, trust and ethical decision-making are at the core of who we are. These values are important to you and you model them in your decision making and in your interactions with colleagues, customers, and stakeholders.
You have a growth mindset; you are continually honing your craft, and keeping up with the best tools for the job.
You are a great communicator; you shine when you are able to pass on knowledge and gather requirements from stakeholders. You are able to articulate your thoughts very clearly, with various audiences such as managers, peers, and clients.

Requirements

-At least 10 years of experience building software, including at least 5 years in a technical leadership role building web apps.
-Expertise in backend and frontend Javascript, SQL
-Expertise in architecting scalable, maintainable, reliable, and cost-efficient -SAAS applications in the public cloud
-Experience performance optimization and web traffic and A/B testing using edge computing is a strong asset

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