Lixar is looking for a
Vice President of Development

Vice President of Development
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar is seeking a Vice President to lead its Development organization, focused on AI, Data and Applications Software in Delivery Excellence.

Leadership Abilities:

  • Experience as a VP of Engineering/Development or Operations for a group of 100 to 250 Technical people.
  • Experience, within a VP role, and passion to substantially scale a technical group within a professional services organization.
  • Inspired to create a culture of delivery excellence with a track record for evolving systems and processes for improved architecture, quality, effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Experienced with building inclusive yet geographically dispersed multinational teams, at stewarding talent management and succession planning.

Business Experience:

  • Experience in delivering projects ranging to $2M to Tier 1& 2 customers.
  • Experience in servicing international customers.
  • Passionate about long term customer relationships.
  • Experience in managing staffing profiles within business pipeline and margin targets.
  • Experience in selecting and measuring KPIs, based on best industry practice, that drive successful behaviors while minimizing bureaucracy .
  • Experience in working with Finance & HR to develop financial, contractual, staffing and compensation models that drive successful behaviors.

Technical Abilities:

  • Engineering or Software Development Bachelor Degree.
  • Strong technical literacy with personal experience in developing complex software projects (this may be during earlier stages in her/his career).
  • Capable of reviewing and assessing complex architectures.
  • Passion for app dev, AI, PaaS service offerings.
  • Passion and intent to evolve internal systems to leverage Data using AI.


  • Strong supporter and enabler of a Diverse workforce.
  • Has a “Can Do” attitude that cascades into her/his organization.
  • Lifelong learner who relishes personal growth and the ability to mentor junior to very senior professionals.
  • Highly respectful of others and expects the same for self and for the team.
  • Innovative thinker who is able to think both in and out of the box.
  • Ideally, speaks more than 1 language.
  • Brings passion to working in technology and leading technical people.


Sound like you?
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