VP R&D

About Us

Spetz is an HR-tech post-seed startup that allows corporations to communicate effectively with their candidates throughout every step of the hiring process. Spetz scans each candidate’s resume and uses big data to reach out in the right platform, using the right wording and timing to achieve maximized response rate which results in shortened Time-to-Hire and dramatically improved candidate experience and employer branding.

Position Details

We are looking for a VP R&D with team-leading capabilities and entrepreneurial mindset to join our core team.

Responsibilities

  • Leading, hiring and growing a team of software developers and QA engineers, from the current 3-strong team all the way to a full R&D department. Taking care of all their technical and soft-skills aspects.

  • Being both a highly technical, hands-on coder and effective people manager.

  • Being a part of the company’s management, making strategic decisions on the future of the company.

  • End-to-End responsibility for the company's R&D vision, performance, and deliverables. Leading the design and building the product's architecture.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in software development.

  • 2+ years of experience managing 4+ sized R&D teams. 

  • Experience in Python, node.js.

  • Experience in a cloud-based environment: AWS/Azure, RESTful API, Nginx, Docker, CI - Jenkins, SQL/Postgres, Kubernetes.

  • Prior experience managing engineers using modern frontend platforms (e.g. AngularJS, ReactJS).

  • Hands-on experience with a frontend platform - an advantage.

  • Solid experience in development process agile methodologies (e.g SCRUM)

  • Previous experience as a VP R&D in a startup - an advantage.

Sounds interesting?