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VP of Research and Development

Software Development
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Full Time
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Tel Aviv, Israel

How the world is mapped hasn’t changed in a decade. We’re changing that.

Steps is a fast-growing, well-funded startup, disrupting the world of location-based information.We’re building the mapping platform that redefines how people find information about the thingsand places they love. But we’re not just map nerds. We know that our most important asset isour people and that our success depends on our team. We’re looking for a VP of R&D to join theleadership of our team. We’re a family of go-getters - we work hard, are passionate, andseriously are changing the world. Are you up for the challenge?

Responsibilities:

● Lead, mentor and manage six R&D teams and their team leaders both in Israel andabroad

● Define R&D strategy and methodologies, optimize work processes in a fast-pacedenvironment

● Be responsible for R&D deliverables including high-quality software solutions acrossmultiple products and technologies on tight schedules

● Design solutions, evaluate architecture options, set technical direction and qualitystandards, guide implementation

● Recruit, develop and grow talent and managers through effective coaching, successionplanning and retention strategies for key talent

● Lead process changes to improve group performance and effectiveness

● Promote excellence, execution-driven mentality, and ownership across the R&D teamand as a member of the company leadership team

● Contribute and take part in building company’s roadmap

● Build a collaborative team environment and instill an inspirational and fun culture withinthe organization

Requirements:

● At least 5 years of experience in managing and scaling R&D teams

● Strong leadership skills for coaching and mentoring (preferably in a start-upenvironment)

● Excellent technological know-how

● Strong understanding of software development - must

● Experience with hands-on development in complex environments

● A true team player, with great leadership and interpersonal skills

● Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

● Experience with Android, iOS, React and Node.JS - advantage

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