Development Team Leader -Opora

Ra'anana, Israel · Full-time

About The Position

We are looking for a talented Development Team Leader to lead our R&D team. As a Development Team Leader, you’ll manage software R&D projects, contribute to product strategy and help develop a team of seasoned software, QA and DevOps engineers. Opora R&D teams work across a broad variety of technology subjects, such as information retrieval, machine learning, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, security, data analytics, user interface design and more.


·     Guide team development efforts towards successful project delivery.

·     Provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship.

·     Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits.

·     Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team.

·     Assist in the collection and documentation of user's requirements, development of non-functional user stories, estimates and work plans.

·     Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software.

·     Design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards.

·     Conduct code reviews of solution designs and related code.

·     Package and support deployment of releases.

·     Analyze and resolve technical and application problems.

·     Assess opportunities for application and process improvement.

·     Adhere to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget. Provide third-level support to business users. Research and evaluate a variety of software products.


Preferred qualifications:

·     Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.

·     5 years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience managing teams of 8 or more developers.

·     Familiar with agile based project management disciplines (Scrum, SAFe etc)

·     Large scale systems and Big Data design experience.

·     Experience in implementation and maintenance of cloud-based products (GCP / AWS).

·     Hands-on programming experience in JavaScript and Python languages.

·     3+ years of professional Web application development experience

·     2+ years of experience with SQL-based database technologies (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL)

·     Experience with NoSQL technologies (e.g. Redis, Elasticsearch, MongoDB)

·     2+ years of experience building REST API with known frameworks

·     Excellent understanding of version control with Git

·     Deep understanding of HTML5 including mobile-first / Responsive Web design, DOM scripting, cross-browser compatibility

·     Experience CSS3 including advanced layout techniques (e.g. Flexbox, Grid) and preprocessors (e.g. Sass, LESS)

·     2+ years’ experience in React / Angular 7+

·     Fluent English and effective written and verbal communication skills

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