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Director, Software Development

Neo Financial

Neo Financial

Software Engineering
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2022

Come Build a Better Financial Future for all Canadians

At Neo, we’re building a more rewarding financial experience for all Canadians.

Life at a rapidly expanding tech startup is demanding, exhilarating, and not for everyone…

From world-class creative minds to brilliant engineers, it's high-performing people that make Neo a workplace with passion and purpose.

Since being founded in 2019, Neo has built incredible traction and is one of the fastest growing fintechs in Canada.

  • LinkedIn’s Top Startup in Canada for 2022 and 2023
  • Top-ranked mobile apps and credit cards
  • Team of 700+ people
  • 1M+ customers in 3 years
  • 11K+ retail partners

High Performance at Neo

We recruit, hire, and build our company culture around these attributes:

Teamwork: We trust, respect, encourage, and show up for each other — through good times and hard. We’re on this mission not just for ourselves, but also for the people we work with.

Ownership: We all have a stake in Neo’s success — so we go out of our way to do what needs to get done. We hold ourselves accountable to deliver on our commitments — to our customers, to our partners, and to our team. When we fall short, we find a way to do better in the future.
Professional Integrity: We’re asking millions of Canadians to trust us with their hard-earned money — so we hold ourselves (and each other) to the highest standards of integrity.

About The Role:

Neo Financial is looking for a full-time Director of Software Development to lead multiple teams. You’ll work hand in hand with Software Developers focusing on building company culture, people leadership, coaching and team performance. Directors also own strategic projects and facilitate change across the entire organization. You will be empowered to turn your ideas into actions and to help shape the future of Neo’s engineering department.

What you'll be doing:

  • Building - Help push Neo to be a top engineering organization through recruiting, retaining, coaching individuals helping to shape team organization, and finding ways to do more with less. Set the pace while engaging engineering, product, and other relevant business stakeholders to keep the entire team aligned
  • Motivating - You will inspire teams through goal setting, clear expectations, and helping to explain and navigate the priorities of a fast moving company. You will work to set goals for individuals and teams and will more importantly keep them accountable as you push for excellence
  • Iterating - You are a change agent that will continue to evolve and mature current engineering practices as Neo pushes to always improve the quality, stability, and efficiency of software deliver

Who we're looking for:

  • Current or former developers, architects, or engineers who have experience managing and leading agile technology teams
  • Humble leaders who build through service, but who are not afraid to speak up, provide feedback, or hold teammates accountable
  • Builders who have experience building and growing larger teams through continuous recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training
  • Achievers who aren’t happy with an average team and genuinely want to build the best software development team in Canada
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada and willing to relocate to Calgary, AB

Working at Neo

At Neo Financial, we're empowering people to accelerate their careers toward hyper-growth and helping them reach their full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We encourage our team members to take ownership of their work and to bring their unique ideas and perspectives to the table. Our dynamic and fast-paced environment allows for endless learning and advancement opportunities.

Check out these videos from our employees to learn more about Working at Neo.

Apply with us

We believe in equal opportunity, and are committed to creating an inclusive climate where everyone thrives. We’re a financial institution, so successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check and a credit check.