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Head of R&D

Job Description and Requirements
  • Build best-of-class Research & Development team by leading, managing and supervising the team as Head of R&D
  • Manage a team of highly skilled Hardware Engineers and Software Engineers
  • Hire, develop and lead a team of software and hardware engineers responsible for the design, development and deployment of next generation technologies
  • Lead the creation of precise function-level designs that efficiently implement the specified features. 
  • Participate in evaluation of development processes and tools to facilitate ongoing operational improvement.
  • Support QA, Install, Support and other departments with escalated technical issues where relevant.
  • Defining measurable metrics to gauge progress against objective support goals.
  • Identification and deployment of advanced technologies
  • Regular interactions with various internal teams and external business owners, to help understand requirements & business priorities, define evaluation models and drive improvements
  • Design, Implement and Support the tools (product) development and automation for standardized processes.
  • Communicate with leadership regarding the results of business analysis, strategies and tactics
  • Actively oversee organizational effectiveness and address challenges that are impeding operational delivery
  • Work with equipment and product manufacturers to ensure the best quality product
  • Ensure thorough documentation of all findings


What you'll need to succeed:

  • MS or PhD in Engineering or Computer Science with strong back-ground in technology
  • At least 10 years in R&D / Engineering, with at least 5 years in a senior management-level position.
  • Working experience, technical skills and know how.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret technology and market trends as a foundation for technology and product roadmaps.
  • Strong experience in development of embedded systems on real time platforms.
  • Experience in modern development workflows for hardware and software including the corresponding tools for simulation, testing and agile project management