CYREN R&D Director in United States

Cyren is looking for a Senior Director of R&D to lead the development of the Cloud Security Services team. We are looking for a strong leader with broad technological knowledge and proven experience in leading development of SaaS/Security products.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage and execute the development of the Cyren Cloud Security platform

  • Research new technologies and provide overall technical direction for the team

  • Understand business drivers, market requirements and competitive issues that will drive the definition of new features and services

  • Lead the development methodology across the teams and drive the execution of the development according to the company goals with high quality

  • Determine, justify and obtain approval for project resources, personnel, and budget necessary for projects that meet corporate needs

  • Collaborate with the product management by providing technical insight and judgment of feature/schedule/cost tradeoffs

  • Ensure that product architecture and technology decisions support corporate strategies and future direction of the overall Cyren product portfolio

  • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate, and lead team members to their optimum performance levels and career development

  • Build consensus across the team in software development and delivery approach in coordination with Program and Product Management

  • Become a key member of Cyren Israel Management team

Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in leading medium-sized software development groups

  • Proven success delivering high quality SaaS products with complex requirements in an Agile environment

  • Solid grasp of software development life cycle, best-practices and methods across multiple teams: Agile development, Devops, CI & CD, team leadership, test automation

  • Strong technical and programming background, software design and architecture expertise

  • Programming knowledge of high performance/scale server systems performance optimization, parallel and distributed processing, micro services, big data infrastructures, security development principles, algorithms, design patterns etc.

  • R&D management experiences at a startup company is an advantage

  • Experience interacting with customers

Education:

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science

Other:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to explore and drive new ideas and technologies, think and learn independently

  • Comfortable with startup-like environment

  • Fluent in Hebrew and English

Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in leading medium-sized software development groups

  • Proven success delivering high quality SaaS products with complex requirements in an Agile environment

  • Solid grasp of software development life cycle, best-practices and methods across multiple teams: Agile development, Devops, CI & CD, team leadership, test automation

  • Strong technical and programming background, software design and architecture expertise

  • Programming knowledge of high performance/scale server systems performance optimization, parallel and distributed processing, micro services, big data infrastructures, security development principles, algorithms, design patterns etc.

  • R&D management experiences at a startup company is an advantage

  • Experience interacting with customers

Education:

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science

Other:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to explore and drive new ideas and technologies, think and learn independently

  • Comfortable with startup-like environment

  • Fluent in Hebrew and English