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Senior Vice President
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Product Design
  • 6+ years of Senior engineering Management experience (VP level or above of 100+ engineering team / comparable size company)
  • Understand the principles of agile software development & experience working that way
  • Exhibiting leadership through influence, collaboration, and communication
  • Led motivated engineering teams at ventures that have gone through scale and hyper-growth (doubling in size every 12 months or faster)
  • Is a great partner to Product Management, Product Design & User Experience, Science, R&D, and customer-facing teams (Sales, Customer Success, Account Management)
  • Lives and breaths data (data pipelines, data models, data extraction, data processing) and has a proven track record using cloud architectures and services to build commercially successful data-heavy, B2B offerings
  • Will directly manage: VP of Engineering - Data, ML and Bioinformatics, Senior Director of Engineering - Web Applications & Platform Delivery, Director of Engineering Core services (Infrastructure, Security, SRE, Software Quality, Search), and Principal engineers
  • Be the internal technology promoter, representing engineering on the senior leadership team, and taking an active part in strategic decision-making
  • Be an external thought leader, take part in customer-facing engagements, investment due diligence, and in attracting top engineering talent
  • Manage execution and delivery of all technical goals
  • Manage the engineering team, help grow it from 100 engineers to 200+ in the next 6-12 months by taking a leading role in recruiting and retaining top talent
  • Create alignment across engineering, and lead urgency and importance of high-value problems following our roadmap
  • Manage engineering headcount, deliverables, goals, timelines, and budget
  • Ensure we continue to strike the right balance between speed and quality by further refining product development alongside the Chief Platform Officer, Chief Science Officer, Chief Architect, and SVP Science & Product and managing the processes governing software delivery
  • Take part in technical design meetings, collaborate with engineering leadership on setting the technical direction
  • Develop a distinctive engineering culture as part of the broader platform stream
  • Develop the engineering tech radar to inform strategic decision-making on future and current technologies to invest in
  • Commit to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the engineering division of BenchSci

201-500 employees

Biomedical AI research software
Company Overview
BenchSci's mission is to exponentially increase the speed and quality of life-saving research by empowering scientists with the world's most advanced biomedical artificial intelligence. The company is currently building on their success with antibodies to address other critical reagents—including recombinant proteins, siRNAs, and CRISPR tools—as well as model systems such as animal models and cell lines.
  • Remote-first culture
  • Equity options
  • 15 days vacation + additional day every year
  • Unlimited flex time
  • Comprehensive health & dental benefits
  • Psychotherapist services
  • Annual Learning & Development budget
  • Home office set-up budget
  • Wellness, lifestyle & productivity spending account
Company Core Values
  • Focus
  • Advancement
  • Speed
  • Tenacity
  • Transparency