Technical Director

Engineering · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Fullscript’s mission: helping people get better, is core to everything we do.  From the way our virtual dispensing technology helps our practitioners, to the millions of their patients we support, to how we treat our own teams (#fullscriptfam), we care about changing the way health is prescribed. By joining us, you support our mission. You are an independent thinker, who likes to leave things better than you found them. Are you ready to make an impact?


We’re seeking a Technical Director to lead our Core team and help us scale our healthcare platform. As the Director, you will lead our Systems, Payments & E-Commerce teams.  We’re looking for an intentional, purpose-driven leader, that can provide solutions to complex problems and help define the road-map for the future and scalability of our platform.


As the Technical Director at Fullscript you will be responsible for technical decision making and architecture of the future of our e-commerce platform. You will work with the other technical leaders, and engineers to solve the problems of a quickly evolving platform that has ever-growing demand day in and day out.


Fullscript is written with Ruby on Rails and was originally built on Spree Commerce. As the company has scaled, so too has our e-commerce engine. The team works hand-in-hand with finance, logistics, and operations, to ensure that we’re a finely tuned machine.


What you’ll do:

  • Own and drive the overall technical vision, planning and design architecture for (3) of our engineering teams
  • Lead the team by establishing code guidelines and best practises
  • Plan, manage, and track project status
  • Support executives with growth initiatives while maintaining the technical health of the application
  • Collaboratively build the technical roadmap with the CTO & other technical directors to ensure that Fullscript can continue to scale


What you bring to the table:

  • Experience leading a team responsible for the health of a customer facing application
  • Demonstrated success horizontally scaling an application 
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails or similar technologies
  • You’ve worked with the Stripe API, or other marketplace payment providers
  • Understand importance of designing for redundancy in critical services


Bonus:

  • You have experience developing an application deployed in a cloud environment 
  • You’ve worked in a continuous integration environment 
  • You’ve worked in e-commerce or the health-tech sector


Our team handles a lot of sensitive health information, which means we require all candidates that receive and accept employment offers to complete a background check before being hired.


What we can offer you:

  • Generous PTO and competitive pay 
  • Fullscript’s RRSP program for financial health 
  • Flexible benefits package and workplace wellness program (of course)
  • Training budget and company-wide learning initiatives 
  • Discount on Fullscript catalogue of products 
  • Ability to work Wherever You Work Well*


*Our Wherever You Work Well philosophy means Fullscript “builders” get to pick their own office -- whether that’s in-office, at home, or a hybrid. We also believe pups make life better, which also means some of our physical locations are dog-friendly. 🐶 


Fullscript is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are excited to work with talented people, period. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital or civil status, political affiliation, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the jurisdictions in which we operate. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please send an email to accommodations@fullscript.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


Want to learn more? Check us out at www.fullscript.com or find us on social media.

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor