Company is an international network of companies providing added value services that support the development of fair, transparent, competitive and efficient diamond and jewellery markets.
Reporting directly to the head of IT, the VP for R&D will be responsible for leading a team of developers in a fast paced environment and a product portfolio including advanced electronic diamond information and trading systems. The candidate will set the strategic priorities around the performance and scalability of Company’s overall platform and will actively participate in defining the vision for the technology development of the group.
Company is interested in individuals with expertise in high-traffic and scalable internet architectures, information and trading networks, internet search and advertising technologies, large-scale market places and experience integrating with public trading platforms. The candidate should be experienced with Agile and AWS, with a strong background in development and architecture, combined with superb executive management skills.
Lead a team of in-house and external developers, architects and product managers to build the Groups multiple platforms
Drive Agile product development processes and create a rhythm of regular platform releases for internal and external customers
Convert Product Definition Specifications to Function Specifications and then on to User Stories
Establish consistent engineering principles and procedures, coordinate integrated software releases and provide guidance on best practices and engineering problem resolution throughout the organization
Maintain a keen focus on end-to-end platform performance
Oversee maintenance and automation of AWS hosted platform
Define systems architecture and design, and evaluate feasibility and sustainability
Hire, mentor and develop software engineers and product management teams
Build a support organization to measure quality of service
Lead engineering teams to gather, define and document product and solution requirements
סמנכ"ל מחקר ופיתוח
8 years of professional experience managing product development and engineering teams (More than 15 employees)
BA degree in Computer Science or related fields
Hands-on web development experience and deep architecture understanding.
Understanding of the big picture and alignment of design with corporate strategy
Familiarity with multiple programming languages including C/C++/.NET/Rails/Obj-C/Swift, Java and Angular.
Knowledge of back end, front end and mobile languages
Robust understanding of SoA Architectures with public APIs and Token Management
Experience working on developer programs to support 3rd party access to platform systems
Familiarity with large scale cloud infrastructure management
Experience building and managing multi-disciplinary teams (dev, QA, PM)
Demonstrated ability to manage milestones and execute on deliverables in a predictable manner
Technical expertise in both Microsoft and LAMP environments
Experience with large scale, end user delivery experiences
Experience with Scrum and Agile
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Fluent in English
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