Team lead C++ - Index

  • Province of Quebec (Canada)
  • Software Development
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Play a leading role in our index team!   

As a team lead in the index team at Coveo, you will be mentoring and managing one of our most established teams. You will be actively contributing to our very own indexing and search technology. The team is in charge of handling high volume documents indexing and handles millions of queries every week. 

Coveo aims to modernize the enterprise digital experiences, with LLM-powered generative and conversational AI at the center of that transformation. Our index team is key in supporting our semantic search models and is adapting its expertise to the new technologies we integrate. As the team lead, you will be leading this transformation. 

Here are the key responsibilities you will face in this role:

  • Manage and mentor on a daily basis our talented team of staff and senior software engineers
  • Collaborate closely with the team director, Daniel, to build a strategy, tackle new projects and align on the team's priorities
  • Contribute and brainstorm with the team on building the roadmap, and designing the projects’ phases
  • Develop and implement processes and Agile best practices
  • Be able to jump on a client call when needed

Here is what will qualify you for the role:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in software development
  • Advanced knowledge of C++
  • Previous leadership experience in working with experienced developers

What would make you stand out:

  • Strong sense of prioritization and handling conflicts
  • Ability to remain tempered in complex situations, working on high visibility projects
  • Experience in a technical leadership role: Mentoring and coaching, hiring, vision and roadmap design, scientific project planning and management, etc
  • Great communication skills, experience in dealing with clients
  • Experience in implementing Agile processes and best practices

Do you think you can bring this role to life? 

You don’t need to check every single box; passion goes a long way and we appreciate that skillsets are transferable.

Send us your application, we want to get to know you! 

Join the #Coveolife! 


We encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of, for example, age, gender, disability, gaps in CV, national or ethnic background. 

Read this if you want to know what’s our team’s response to the ChatGPT hype: 

  • Our press release on Industry-first Relevance Generative Answering Capability 
  • Our blogpost about ChatGPT and the Future of Enterprise Digital Experiences 

Absolutely! This is a question women and under-represented groups ask themselves more often than the rest of the population. Don't underestimate yourself, we are not looking for someone perfect but for someone who is motivated, capable and who will thrive in this position. Allow us to discover you!

Coveo is a Quebec-based company, pioneer in AI-powered search and recommendations. Coveo uses AI technologies and intelligent search to personalize every digital experience for customers, partners, dealers, and employees. Coveo combines unified content, unified interactions behavioral data and machine learning to deliver relevant information and recommendations across every business interaction, making websites, e-commerce, contact centers and intranets efficient, effortless, content-rich, thus boosting conversion.

If it were easy, someone else would have done it. All of our colleagues at Coveo find the drive to continuously seek new challenges and test roads no one else has ever explored. This ethos has allowed us to become a world leader in an innovative industry and to create a collaborative, diverse and trusting place to work filled with amazingly talented and passionate people.

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