Software/R&D Director
UXP Systems - Toronto, ON

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UXP is looking for an experienced R&D Director to to lead our development team.

The software you will be helping to build is part of a telecommunications service delivery platform. This platform enables seamless communication and content consumption across desktop computers, laptops, mobile devices, and other hardware (like smart TVs).


Working for the VP of Product Development, contribute to evolution of product architecture, develop and communicate product roadmap, with planned release cycles, and believable resource plans

Provide leadership in the use of best practices in Agile methodology and design for repeatability, usability, and testability.

Manage the day-to-day development aspects of multiple projects; requirements documentation and analysis, scoping, planning, engineering, implementation, and new product introduction.

Define and track team deliverables and release schedule using issue tracking sytem and source repository.

Run daily scrums to assess risks in current schedule, clear blocks, and adjust roadmap deliverables

Utilizing your considerable People Skills, monitor and manage project deliverables and progress through continuous communication with the team of software engineers to meet timelines and pre-defined release cycles.

Monitor scope changes through the life of the software development.

Problem solve, multi task, coordinate and schedule the team of software engineers, equipment and materials in accordance with the Projects Plan to ensure visibility and predictability.

Develop and/or evolve Development Guidelines to improve consistency across products and to adherence to Architecture.

Assess and, where appropriate, develop plans to integrate third party tools, add-ons, and interfaces that strengthen our product suite.

As required, and consistent with your own development skills and experience, develop various features and/or fix bugs within the product.

When and where appropriate, hire new resources to strengthen the software development team

Ready to Apply?

If you think you'll be a good fit with us and the job sounds like it's up your alley, we'd love to hear from you. To apply, please send us a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and any relevant project or portfolio links to the email address provided