Vice President of Software Research & Development (VAC-D2639)

Full Time @StaffMatters Recruitment Specialists in IT
  • Post Date : July 8, 2024
  • Apply Before : July 23, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable
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  • Job ID 27207

Job Description

Our client, a Communications Specialist Company based in Nicosia, is looking for an experienced Vice President of Software Research and Development, to lead their R&D team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the development of the on-prem command and control solutions as well as the communication system control software, designed to function like a web application. This position requires a strong background in software development, project management, and team leadership. The R&D team has around 30 developers.

Responsibilities: 
Leadership & Management:
Lead and inspire a diverse team of approximately 30 developers in two sites, including web developers, telecommunication software engineers, and embedded platform software engineers.
Supervise and mentor team managers, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
Drive the team towards achieving business goals and project milestones.

Integration & Coordination:
Ensure seamless integration of various software components into a cohesive and functional solution.
Coordinate efforts between different teams and manage cross-functional dependencies.
Work closely with the product team to align R&D activities with product requirements and market demands.

Development Process:
Oversee the entire software development lifecycle, from conceptualization to deployment.
Implement and maintain best practices for software development, including agile methodologies.
Ensure the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet both customer needs and competitive market standards.

Collaboration & Communication:
Collaborate with the Quality Assurance (QA) team to ensure rigorous testing and validation of software products.
Maintain clear and effective communication with all stakeholders, including executive leadership, product management, and external partners.
Present progress updates, technical insights, and strategic recommendations to the senior management team.

Innovation & Improvement:
Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software development and telecommunications.
Promote a culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the R&D team.
Identify and address technical challenges, ensuring the team is equipped to handle complex problem-solving tasks.

Resource Management:
Manage and allocate resources effectively to meet project deadlines and objectives.
Develop and manage the R&D budget, ensuring optimal use of resources.
Identify and mitigate risks associated with software development projects.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related ?eld.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in software development, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
Proven track record of managing and delivering complex software projects, preferably in the telecommunications or embedded systems domain.
Strong knowledge of web application development, telecommunication software, and embedded platform software.
Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to think strategically and drive innovation.
Experience with agile development methodologies and project management tools.
Strong problem-solving skills and a hands-on approach to technical challenges.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in developing command and control solutions.
Familiarity with on-premise software solutions and cloud integration.
Knowledge of cybersecurity principles and practices.

Benefits: 
Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
Comprehensive health insurance.
Flexible work schedule.
Professional development opportunities.
Collaborative and innovative work environment.

TO APPLY for this job opportunity, send your CV (in English please) to [email protected] and include the reference:  Vice President of Software Research & Development – VAC-D2639. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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