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VP of R&D

Full-time
Tel Aviv, Israel
Responsibilities

Blink is a no-code security automation platform created by cloud development and cybersecurity experts seeking to simplify cloud operations for security teams everywhere. We're seeking an experienced, results-oriented VP of R&D to lead our R&D team of around 25 engineers.

About this role

  • You will be a core part of the Blink company leadership team
  • You will be responsible for defining R&D team strategy and methodologies, optimizing the work process and efficiency, with direct responsibility for R&D objectives and KPIs
  • You will be responsible for delivering high-quality software solutions on tight schedules
  • You will deliver high-quality software projects on-time, including testable, modular, highly scalable, and reusable code, test cases, and documentation
  • You will design solutions, evaluate architecture options, set technical direction and uphold quality standards
  • You will recruit, develop, and grow talent through effective mentoring, coaching, succession planning, and retention strategies for key talent

Requirements

  • You have previous experience as a VP R&D/Senior Director or equivalent for a growth-stage startup or organization with multiple teams
  • You have proven experience managing development of multi-components SaaS systems using public cloud services
  • You possess strong technical skills with applied cloud experience
  • You have experience with advanced development methods and best practices (Agile and others)
  • You have proven experience leading other managers, and developing, coaching & retaining high-value employees
  • You are passionate about innovation and will drive changes needed to improve achieve operational excellence for the R&D organization