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Head of Engineering

Engineering - Full-time - Remote

Head of Engineering

About XpertSea

We’re a tech company on a quest to build a better, fairer and more sustainable global aquaculture industry. We leverage machine learning and big data to create and maintain a more transparent supply chain, help farmers modernize their operations and boost profits through faster payments and valuable production insights.

We are seeking an experienced leader and technologist with a proven track record overseeing a large engineering practice and delivering at velocity within fast-paced, agile development environments. Prior experience in agri-tech or sustainability technology an asset but not required.


  • Represent Engineering on the Management team;

  • Define annual and multi-year development engineering vision to deliver on the Product roadmap;

  • Support engineering teams to define and deliver sprint and quarterly objectives to support the vision;

  • Articulate development progress and release priorities to the rest of the company;

  • Ensure the continuous improvement of our platform performance and security;

  • Make sure we provide efficient technical support (level 2/3) for our products;

  • Grow, retain and develop a world-class team of engaged engineers.

Qualifications & Experience

  • BSc. in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, electrical engineering, or other equivalent field, or equivalent experience

  • 10 year+ track record in web development, both Front and Back end, at increasing levels of responsibility;

  • Expertise with agile development methodologies;

  • Proven track record building engineering teams in early stage startups towards delivery at scale;

  • Expertise with: 

    • Unit testing, test-driven development, automated testing, continuous integration and automated deployment;

    • Quality Assurance, technical support (L2/L3); web JavaScript frameworks

    • Cloud infrastructure providers; web security; cloud scalability and DevOps


  • Experience with AWS, Javascript/TypeScript, React and/or React Native, mobile development.

  • Bi-lingual (english-french) or tri-lingual (english-french-spanish)

Technical environment

  • AWS, JS/TS, Python, NodeJS, React, React Native, JIRA, Slack, Github.

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