Group Leader

R&D / Engineering | Raanana, Israel | ISRAEL

We at NICE-Nexidia are looking an exceptional leader with high managerial and technical skills, to lead a large multidisciplinary group in a challenging, innovative, fast-paced environment.

The leader should mentor the group members, provide vision and direction, increase the operational efficiency and effectively manage the day-to-day operations.

 Responsibilities

  • Lead several scrum teams (overall 20+ engineers) developing core platform capabilities for SaaS platform running on AWS.
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Architects, Operations and Customer Success.
  • Full responsibility over the entire development life cycle of the product.
  • End to end responsibility for design implementation and quality.
  • Create and maintain positive and productive working relationships across teams.
  • Educate and support the development teams helping them to resolve complex issues in challenging project timelines.

 Education

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

 Requirements

  • Experience managing a large team/group (15+ engineers).
  • 8+ years of industry R&D experience, with at least 3 years in an executive management position.
  • Proven ability to manage diverse simultaneous projects of varying complexities.
  • Master the development life cycle – from planning to design, implementation, testing, deployment and be involved and impact all these phases.
  • Record of achieving objectives; successful project completion, within budget and time frame.
  • Demonstrated peripheral vision; designing for specific needs, but with wider applications in mind.
  • Passion for quality.
  • Outstanding technical and project management skills, risk management decision making, own the test strategy and test matrix.
  • Mentor and support the career development / personal growth of your direct reports.
  • Great communication skills. Track record of building positive and productive cross-group collaboration and partner relationships, share resources and ownership.
  • Strong passion to build simple and practical solutions for IT Enterprise scale customers.
  • Have an impact beyond the code you write, don’t just implement features – have a say in what they actually do.
  • Be agile, adapt quickly to the fast pacing environment the group is working in, while not losing view of the big picture.
  • Strong design and coding skills. Ability to drive product decisions, solve tough problems, and organize multiple concurrent projects.
  • Experience designing and developing enterprise-grade software products that can perform at high scales and integrate with other components.
  • Great personal skills, ability to influence others and cooperate with peers.
  • Experience managing cross-site teams or off-shore engineers – advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills, excellent level of English (verbal & written), and experience communicating in a global organization
  • Experience with AWS environment – advantage.
  • Experience managing cross-site teams or off-shore engineers – advantage.
  • Linux DevOps Culture – big advantage.

 

 


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