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Technical Director

Technical Director

Aequilibrium (aeqbanking) - Vancouver BC

Aequilibrium is a technology solution provider focused on digital transformations for financial services. We use domain, product, and technical expertise to transform digital banking experiences into rich life experiences. By building seamless and immersive omnichannel solutions, Aequilibrium empowers banks and credit unions to deliver tailored and seamless digital experiences, in order to drive business growth and to increase customer retention and engagement.

As Technical Director you are a seasoned technologist, architect, thought leader and deep specialist in multiple areas important to our business. You are well experienced in gathering business needs, leading all client communications, managing of client expectations, and resolving client escalations. You will lead multiple projects by assembling and leading high achieving teams within a matrix environment where staff members report to your fellow leader, Director of Technology. You may also be pulled on in new client meetings to represent Aequilibrium as the technical expert. Your presentation and pre-sales skills are strong. You can expect to lead projects from start to finish, providing technical guidance to staff in design, architecture, and deployment.

You are on top of all the latest news, technologies, and tools, guiding us in project delivery and in any review of new tool implementation. Your leadership, team management, and coaching skills are strong. Even though team members do not report to you directly, they hold respect and follow your direction. You are well aware of technical, security, and other risks. You have both a big picture, strategy skillset. At the same time, you aren’t afraid to roll up your sleeves and do some of the day-to-day work yourself. You will have your own components of project delivery, in addition to providing technical leadership.

We have multiple clients outside of Vancouver. You can expect to travel about 30%-50% of time.


You must have:

  • 15+ years of applicable technical experience, complemented by at least 3 years of leading of high performing teams, including hands on staff coaching
  • Strong leadership, communication, client care, influencing, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Post-secondary education, preferably in a relevant field
  • Proven experience in using Enterprise Integration Patterns and Frameworks, Spring, Maven, Jenkins, Java, JavaScript, MVC patterns and principles of REST API’s, microservices and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
  • Proven experience with Java, React, Angular, Spring, Spring Security, Apache Camel, AWS
  • Ability to travel within Canada, USA and Europe up to 50% of time


Nice to have:

  • Expertise in Fintech/Financial Technology
  • Having worked for software companies that combine both professional services and product / SaaS.
  • Experience with BackBase, Portal/Web Content Management, CQRS, event sourcing
  • Server virtualization and containers such as Docker, VMWare or HyperV
  • Exposure to API gateway, service registry



  • Owning high complexity technical project work for most projects from portfolio
  • Technical lead for multiple projects setting up architecture and design, monitoring progress, resourcing, utilization etc.
  • Leading all client communication from sales, requirements gathering, status updates, escalations
  • Provide the sales team with support when it comes to estimating, pitching etc.  
  • Mentors and supports technical staff resources on projects within portfolio
  • Identify and create mitigation plans for technical risks, including security


About Aequilibrium

Speed. That’s something we’re known for around here. We work fast. Really fast. Our team uses Agile methodologies and Lean Startup principles to deliver our clients’ projects ahead of their competitors. We are a technology solution provider which brings together product managers, designers and developers dedicated to creating winning web, mobile and IoT solutions for the banking industry. We plan, design, architect and build omnichannel digital solutions technology solutions for established companies such as Hootsuite, Central 1 Credit Union, Monexa, and iQmetrix.

At Aequilibrium, we're big on technology and creativity, and believe that teamwork is the key to reaching amazing feats. Our office is located in downtown Vancouver, steps from the seawall and Waterfront station, and home to tons of shops and eateries.

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