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Cloud Software Director

Date:  May 8, 2021

Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID:  29663

About Avaya

Businesses are built by the experiences they provide, and every day millions of those experiences are delivered by Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA). Avaya is shaping what's next for the future of work, with innovation and partnerships that deliver game-changing business benefits. Our cloud communications solutions and multi-cloud application ecosystem power personalized, intelligent, and effortless customer and employee experiences to help achieve strategic ambitions and desired outcomes. Together, we are committed to help grow your business by delivering Experiences that Matter. Learn more at www.avaya.com.

About the Role

Are you interested in leading a team that is building cloud web applications that will shape the future of how we all communicate? If so, read on about this opportunity to join the Cloud team with Avaya and help redefine how businesses and customers collaborate.
We’re looking for a highly motivated and proven software leader, who has experience leading a cloud R&D engineering team. 
The candidate must have experience setting and achieving timelines and targets for new feature development and software architectural designs.
We are looking for leaders who thrive in a fast-paced start-up like environment and want to invent the future. 

About the Responsibilities

  • Provides strategic direction to design, development, testing and deployment of a cloud-native solution that encompasses multiple services and clients.
  • Defines and communicates the technical vision for multiple teams working on the next generation cloud services.
  • Ensures security best practices are maintained and followed.
  • Recruits, hires and retains world class talent
  • Partners with product management counterparts to deliver on vision and business priorities
  • Embraces a culture of continuous improvement and agility.

About the Requirements


  • 10+ years experience designing and building massively scalable and distributed software solutions.
  • Strong experience managing multiple geographically-distributed software development teams.
  • Experience driving adoption of software development best practices including micro-service architecture, continuous deployment, devops, full-stack engineering, etc.



  • Deep technical understanding of cloud-native development
  • Experience leading a cloud solution that serves web and mobile clients
  • Strong leadership skills including the ability to assess and attract talent and to build a high-performance team. 
  • Proven track record of successful product delivery.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit with the passion and drive to explore new areas of innovation.
  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.

Preferred Certifications


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