Engineering Manager

Toronto, Canada

Job Summary

We are looking for an Engineering Manager who is passionate about helping our (surprisingly small) multi-disciplinary team of developers and researchers succeed, and helping us grow! Experience the challenges and opportunities of developing products that use the latest machine learning techniques to advance dementia detection.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Report directly to the CTO.
  • Be a key figure in ensuring that all of the teams within Winterlight have mutual understanding of objectives and work effectively together.
  • Learn and ultimately improve how software engineering, machine learning research and clinical research come together to detect signs of dementia and other cognitive impairments.
  • Work with the individual engineering teams to clear blockers and make a pleasant environment for everyone.
  • Lead hiring initiatives and make onboarding plans for the new hires.
  • Provide continuous feedback and lead performance evaluations to ensure the growth and success of the engineering teams.
  • Provide career mentorship and develop career tracks for the engineering teams.
  • Establish and track meaningful metrics to measure the health of our teams and systems. xxx

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent skills.
  • At least 5 years of industry experience in software engineering.
  • At least 3 years of industry experience in managing teams.
  • Find as much joy in connecting with people as they do writing code.
  • A passion for helping others succeed. xxx

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience growing a company from 20 people to 50 or even 100 people.
  • Experience in one or more of core languages or technologies: python, javascript, flask, node, react, react native, terraform, AWS and MySQL.
  • Interest in healthcare and in building software to improve care and quality of life in older adults. xxx

Additional Information

Winterlight Labs is a fast growing startup based in Toronto that is developing digital biomarkers to measure neurological and psychiatric conditions. Our machine learning based technology analyzes both the acoustics and content of speech and language, to help identify disease and quantify its severity. We work with life science companies, academia, and senior care companies to improve clinical trials, quality of care, and health outcomes.

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive compensation with equity options.
  • Health and dental insurance.
  • Generous work from home policy.
  • 4 weeks vacation.
  • Winter holiday week off.
  • Half-day Fridays in July and August.
  • Office is a 2-minute walk from Yonge & Bloor which is home to many restaurants, amenities and transit options.

To apply, send your resume to with "Engineering Manager" in the subject line.

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