Director, Computer Vision Development in Canada

  • Contract
  • Canada

Miovision

Miovision is a global industry leading company providing agencies and organizations modern tools to improve today’s traffic problems. We offer solutions that collect multimodal traffic data and uncover actionable insights, helping organizations get more out of their road network. The result: streets capable of moving more people – safely and efficiently – whether they are in a car, on a bus, on a bike or e-scooter, or walking. Since 2005, our systems have counted or assisted more than thirty billion vehicles around the world. With global headquarters in Kitchener, Canada, as well as operations in Germany, Serbia and the United States. For more information, visit miovision.com.

Position Summary

Miovision is seeking a Director of Computer Vision with extensive experience in leading and managing Computer Vision (CV) development teams. Reporting to the Senior Director of Enabling Technologies, you will play a pivotal role in steering exceptionally talented individuals, refining development methodologies, planning resource allocation and team expansion, and ultimately ensuring the delivery of high-quality products.

Miovision offers both hardware and software products designed to generate valuable insights that optimize city traffic networks. Our Computer Vision team develops the core vision capabilities that drive our products. Your success will depend on fostering close and effective collaboration between the CV team and all of Miovision’s engineering teams and product managers, with you at the helm.

Key Accountabilities

  • Research and Innovation: Guide and encourage the research initiatives within the team to stay ahead of industry trends and advancements in computer vision technology. Foster an environment of continuous learning and exploration. Support team members in publishing research papers, attending conferences, and contributing to the broader CV and machine learning community. Ensure that research efforts align with Miovision’s strategic goals and contribute to the development of cutting-edge solutions.

  • Execution: Ensure high-quality development, predictable releases, and meticulous roadmap planning and tracking, including detailed plans for team staffing, budgeting, compensation, and contributions to product scope. Lead all aspects of the CV team’s software development lifecycle, continually enhancing processes, practices, quality, and overall efficiency. Promote innovation while supporting planned development efforts. Report on team progress and key metrics.

  • Team Health: Set goals, engage in succession planning, identify emerging leaders, and provide coaching to support both personal and professional growth. Identify and recommend training and development opportunities for team members and yourself. Conduct regular one-on-one and team meetings.

  • Inter-team Coordination: Collaborate closely with product managers to maintain cross-team alignment, focus, and delivery. Set and communicate ambitious high-level team goals, socialize development roadmaps, manage dependencies, and advocate for solutions that benefit the entire organization.

Skills/Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience directly managing software development teams

  • Experience in managing or working with Computer Vision development teams; a background in developing machine learning/computer vision-based solutions is ideal

  • A genuine commitment to nurturing teams and fostering individual growth

  • Demonstrated technical expertise and understanding of IoT and cloud platform development

  • Strong leadership, consulting, communication, and conflict management skills, with the ability to build consensus among project leaders and stakeholders

  • Strategic planning and decision analysis capabilities, with an emphasis on quantitative or data-driven approaches

  • Proven project management and integration skills (certification is a bonus); ability to coordinate all aspects of a project or program

  • Well-formed opinions about the best tools and KPIs for tracking development, quality, etc.

Join Miovision and lead our innovative Computer Vision team to shape the future of urban traffic optimization.

Perks and Benefits (Canada)

Note: We do offer flexible onsite and remote work options. Our Benefits are designed to reflect this and include:  

  • Comprehensive health benefits starting on day one

  • RRSP Matching Plan 

  • Variable Incentive Plan 

  • Mio-Days (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/introducing-mio-days-kurtis-mcbride/?trackingId=C5hkvyPWAQCBE82cf60ZOA%3D%3D) : We extend all three-day weekends to four-days and provide a Holiday Shutdown in December  

  • Virtual Healthcare Service providing employees and their families access to healthcare providers 24/7

  • Internet subsidy and a remote work allowance 

  • Enhanced paternity and maternity leaves

  • Unlimited vacation policy

  • Wellness offerings (Fitness, Mindfulness)

Perks and Benefits (US)

Note: We do offer flexible onsite and remote work options. Our Benefits are designed to reflect this and include:  

  • Comprehensive health benefits starting on day one

  • 401(k) matching 

  • Mio-Days: We extend all three-day weekends to four-days and provide a Holiday Shutdown in December

  • Internet subsidy and a remote work allowance

  • Unlimited vacation policy

  • Wellness offerings (Fitness, Mindfulness)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Please indicate if you require accommodation on your application, and our team will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

PLEASE BE AWARE OF FRAUD: Applicants interested in applying for roles at Miovision should apply directly via the details provided on our careers page. We communicate directly with applicants and will not request banking information, payment, or fees during any point of the recruitment process. We do not conduct interviews via text message. If you suspect that a third party is impersonating Miovision or requesting payment for recruitment on behalf of Miovision, please alert us via [email protected]

To all recruitment agencies: Miovision does not accept agency solicitation or resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our HR alias e-mail address, to any Miovision employee, or to other Miovision e-mail addresses. Miovision will not pay any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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