We have one posting from December in our Job of the Week column today: Lunenburg, NS-based WoodsCamp is looking for a technical director.

WoodsCamp has developed an online platform that can be used by the 4 million woodlot owners in the U.S. to manage their properties. The goal is to oversee the woodlots efficiently, profitably and with utmost care for the environment. The company in June said it had been bought by the American Forest Foundation for an undisclosed price.

The Job of the Week column features openings posted on the Entrevestor Job Board, which focuses on jobs in technology, innovation and startups in Atlantic Canada. The Entrevestor Job Board helps match job openings and candidates in the tech and startup communities and is operated by Entrevestor and Alongside.

Here are excerpts from the posting:



Technical Director

Join the American Forest Foundation's WoodsCamp Technology team to help build technologies for reaching and engaging family forest owners across the US. The American Forest Foundation works to protect and measurably increase the clean water, wildlife habitat and sustainable wood supplies coming from family-owned forests, by working with landowners, partners, stakeholders and policymakers to address today's important economic and environmental issues.


The Technical Director is responsible for planning and leading all technical efforts for Woodscamp Technologies Inc. This multifaceted position can be broken down into three main categories:

Software Architecture

Lead planning, development and maintenance of all internal and external software products. Implement standardized development practices such as build pipelines, coding standards, source control, deployment pipelines, documentation and automated testing.

Cloud Infrastructure

Orchestrate and maintain all cloud infrastructure used to power Woodscamp products and processes. This includes, but is not limited to, data pipelines, data mining, monitoring, automated backups & disaster recovery, scaling and security.


Responsible for management of all Woodscamp engineering staff. Includes training on internal processes and new technologies, scheduling, task delegation and quality assurance. In addition, the technical director acts as liaison between engineering and other departments within the Woodscamp organization to facilitate coordination on company initiatives.


Bachelor's degree and 8 years of experience as a developer or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Ability to interpret internal and external business challenges and recommend best technical practices. Ability to lead complex projects. . . .

Read the full job posting here.