VP R&D

Tel Aviv · Full-time · Associate

About The Position

We’ve come a long way since we first opened our doors, but our mission has always stayed the same: to provide world class solutions for the travel industry. Travel Booster is a constantly improving ERP solution that frees users from the complexities of creation so they can do more, faster. 

We are looking for a brilliant tech leader, experienced and results-oriented to join us and lead the R&D group, in an Agile-oriented environment. As a VP R&D, you should demonstrate high professional and interpersonal skills, and always strive for excellence. Using comprehensive business and technical knowledge, the VP R&D leads the entire development process starting from the planning phase, through the development and testing process to successful release to our customers. The VP R&D report directly to the CEO and works closely with the Head of Product, Customer Experience department, HR, Finance, etc.

As part of this role, you will defining R&D strategy and methodologies, optimize the work process and efficiency

What Does The Ideal Candidate Look Like?

Leadership and vision management skills, as well as the ability to execute the technological vision.

Experienced and passionate techy

Push forward new technologies that will help us be quicker with our developments.

Promote new ideas and solutions with the entire development teams doing so with enthusiasm and passion.

How your day to day as VP R&D will look like?

·        Producing valuable content for our customers

·        Defining aggressive improvement goals for the group and the product, while       leading the group to achieving these goals

·        Provide tech leadership, mentor the team, and implement best practices

·        Solving problems in every aspect (personal, professional, technical, procedural, etc.)

·        Professional growth of the group members

·        Coaching team leaders and other professional roles

·        Recruiting new group members

·        Comprehensive knowledge of our products and how customers use it

·        Working hand-in-hand with product and customer operations (support and projects) to execute features from the requirements to acceptance in the field

Requirements

What will you bring to the team?

·        At least 3 years’ experience as an R&D director or VP R&D

·        Experience with managing development teams and QA to maintain high levels of visibility and efficiency - Mandatory Being a role model for the entire group.

·        Ability to initiate and lead agile processes to completion

·        Innovator by nature and ability to think out of the box.

·        Proactive, highly motivated individual with an excellent work ethic and goal-oriented approach

·        Proven technical skills and self-learning ability, capable of thoroughly understanding the functional and technical aspects of a complex system

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal, proactive, fast learner skills

·        At least 10 years' experience in the software industry

·        5 years' experience of hands-on development of complicated Web/Cloud system (Client, Server side & service and DB)

·        Significant experience in the system’s current technologies – Microsoft .NET/C#, C++, React

·        Significant Experience working on SAAS solutions – advantage for AWS experience.

·        Proven Agile and Kanban experience

·        BSc in computer-science/engineering – an advantage

·        Information security experience – an advantage

·        Strong leadership and ownership.

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