Engineering Manager, Safety AI in Toronto, ON

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Veeva Systems Inc   •  

Toronto, ON M4E 3Y1

Industry: Enterprise Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 55 days ago

At Veeva, we build enterprise cloud technology that powers the biggest names in the pharmaceutical, biotech, consumer goods, chemical & cosmetics industries. Our customers make vaccines, life-saving medicines, and life-enhancing products that make a difference in everyday lives. Our technology has transformed these industries; enabling them to get critical products and services to market faster. Our core values, Do the Right Thing, Customer Success, Employee Success, and Speed, guide us as we make our customers more efficient and effective in everything they do.

The Role

As an Engineering Manager on the Safety AI team, you will lead and recruit a team of highly skilled engineers disrupting the Drug Safety software market with leading edge machine learning solutions. You will be leading the development of a new product that uses AI / Machine Learning to automate the extraction, processing, and classification of Drug Safety cases. If you have the passion and enjoy the fast-paced challenges of a lean startup, this is a great opportunity to join at the ground floor and make your mark.

What You'll Do

  • What will your day to day look like?
  • Recruit, challenge, and reward high performance individuals that deliver 10x the impact of average engineers
  • The opportunity to lead development and own key product features with our team in Toronto
  • Provide leadership in iteratively defining & refining development processes as the team grows
  • Work in an agile, small team environment within a highly successful Cloud company that is growing fast
  • Directly collaborate with all product stakeholders and drive multiple features to successful delivery
  • Be a trusted partner for senior management to determine best solutions, help drive alignment and implement decisions throughout your team

  • Qualities we value:
  • Tenacity, technical brilliance and ability to contribute quickly
  • Take pride in work through attention to detail
  • Drive and flexibility to roll up your sleeves, work hard and have fun in a fast-moving environment
  • Smart, quick learner, proactive, comfortable working with unknowns and dynamically evolving requirements
  • Creativity and a self-starting willingness to explore new technologies


  • 2+ years of software engineering management experience using an agile development process
  • 5+ years developing commercial software
  • Proven ability to hire, mentor, coach and lead a team to success
  • Ability to motivate people, instill accountability and achieve results
  • Experience with productizing machine learning / AI algorithms
  • Expertise in object-oriented design and implementation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Local to the GTA. We have offices in downtown Toronto
  • BS/BEng in engineering/computer science or equivalent

Nice to Have

  • Experience with content management products & SaaS enterprise applications
  • Experience in a regulated industry
  • Experience with Devops, cloud deployment

Perks & Benefits

  • Conveniently located in downtown Toronto
  • Snacks, beverages, and weekly catered lunches
  • Team events
  • Allocations for continuous learning & developmentHealth & wellness programs
  • Weekly yoga classes
  • Ping pong and other games

Veeva's headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world

Valid Through: 2019-10-14