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Director of Engineering (New R&D center)

Full time
Senior
Posted on 15.07.2021
  • Relocation package
  • Flexibile working hours
  • Learning through Arnia Academy
  • Performance bonuses
  • Job rotation
  • Attractive projects
  • Medical benefits
  • Trainings
  • International work experience
  • competitive compensation package
  • Referral program
We are looking for a passionate, talented, and motivated leader for our R&D organization to help build the next generation network test and measurement solutions

Why join us?… Because together we can shape tomorrow

As an Engineering Director, you will have a cross functional role working with the Product Management and Services organizations to take product definitions and see them through to the market.  Overall responsibility will include people, product, and process areas.

This is a local leader role with accountability for end-to-end delivery, creating a fun and inclusive work environment, and efficient product engineering processes that scale to support a growing business.

This position involves regular communication with senior management on project status and risks. The ideal candidate will have had experience building and managing a team of 30+ people and successfully delivering platform software at scale to the marketplace.

Responsibilities

    • Day-to-day management of a world class R&D organization
    • Recruit, retain, and grow people
    • Effectively communicate to inspire and motivate people through clear articulation of the organization’s mission, values, and purpose
    • Coach/mentor people to grow and achieve excellence in product delivery and their professional goals
    • Manage the budget for the R&D group
    • Establish clear role definition and role clarity so every employee is productive
    • Manage cross-functional stakeholders to ensure that the product delivery is predictable
    • Ensure that the software development process is established, followed, and improved to deliver customer value rapidly and with quality to the market
    • Successful implementation and practice of Agile methodologies
    • Resource planning, tracking, and reporting on multiple projects to executive leadership
    • Performance management of employees
    • Coach and mentor first-level managers and help them achieve growth
    • Participate in technical discussions, driving the right decisions for architecture and technology choices

Skills

    • Strong software development background with architecture, development, testing and releasing software
    • Strong computer science skills
    • Experience building highly scalable, highly available, and highly performing platforms that include firmware, common services, frameworks, network traffic generation, network programming, device and chassis management, cloud native software development, micro services, and API development
    • Background in programming with C/C++ or Java required
    • People-management skills
    • Effective communications, writing and presentation skills
    • Agile or Lean Software Development
    • Ability to define, implement, and continuously improve processes to ensure efficiency and employee productivity
    • Ability to plan releases, and direct the team to execute to plan
    • Stakeholder management
    • Financial acumen with the ability to manage a budget
    • Ability to inspire and motivate the team to excel
    • Ability to set clear, SMART goals
    • Ability to set individual and team objectives, effectively communicate, and support the team in achieving objectives
    • Ability to set KPIs for the team based on business objectives and ensure achievement of such KPIs.
    • Mentor/coaching skills
    • Influencing skills

 

Education

    • BS in Computer Science or equivalent required; MS preferred