Director of Software Development

North America

Full Time

About the Role

Our company is looking for a Director of Software Development to join our team.



  • Conduct employee one on one meetings as a check-in and to promote ongoing feedback

  • Use testing and staging methodologies to measure customer satisfaction and experience

  • Act as a mentor/coach to promote professional and personal development

  • Build and lead a high-performing R&D team who understands the value of hard work, perseverance, and accountability

  • Support programs using Agile development planning, minimizing technical and schedule risks

  • Support and cooperate with other teams within BOXX

  • Manage teams of developers, integration support and test engineers

  • Develop professional software skills of your group including recruiting of new talent

  • Coordinate the development, automated build/test/package, and deployment of the software

  • Oversee the release schedules and software architecture

  • Create and manage a process of deployment of new features and functionality

  • Manage the BOXX portfolio of projects in a variety of technologies

  • Hire outstanding talent that can work in high performing teams

  • Communicate effectively across the organization to ensure that the team is completely aligned to the business objectives

  • Build strong inter-personal relationships with peers and other key stakeholders that can help smoothen execution

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related field

  • At least 3 years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills (verbal and written) to clients/staff in a professional and technical manner

  • Ability to train and mentor staff

  • Experience with modern development methodologies (Agile, Kanban, XP, etc.)

  • Software design and architecture skills and familiarity with modern software approaches

  • Ability to meet deadlines and raise early concerns when deadlines are in jeopardy

  • Exemplifying Integrity

  • Leading Change and Nurturing Innovation

  • Decision Making and Client Focus

  • Team Leadership and Impact & Influence

  • Ensuring Accountability

  • Agility

  • Using Creativity and Innovation while problem solving

Technical Requirements:

  • NodeJS

  • mySQL, Mongo

  • Angular, KendoUI

  • Flutter (nice to have)

  • Mobile development experience

  • BigData experience

  • AI framework exposure


Our Commitment:

BOXX provides opportunities for people who come from all paths. Our team represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. BOXX is a place where everyone has the opportunity succeed. So, however you identify yourself and whatever background you bring, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.


BOXX embraces a hybrid work environment with a flexible policy that empowers our employees to decide what is best for their own health and wellbeing. We’re committed to continuing this environment into the future.

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About BOXX Insurance

BOXX Insurance is a fast-growing Insurtech company, helping businesses and families stay ahead of cyber risks with Cyberboxx, its break-through product suite. The company is headquartered in Toronto and has offices in Miami, London and Singapore. Following its rapid growth in Canada and Series A financing round, BOXX is now expanding in the US and internationally.