Head of Platform

Thoughtleaders is looking for a Head of Platform to serve as a key player in the growth and shaping of the ThoughtLeaders Platform.
OVERVIEW

About the role

Thoughtleaders is looking for a Head of Platform to serve as a key player in the growth and shaping of the ThoughtLeaders Platform. You will have the opportunity to work directly under CTO and collaborate heavily to build a team in your reflection and vision.

In this key position you will be shaping ThoughtLeaders product and business. As a team leader you will manage and grow our team(s) of highly talented and software engineers powering the insight platform. You will define the proper development process and contribute hands on as well as directing and mentoring others. You will also be tasked with growing the team and scaling the development velocity to meet our growing platform requirements.

You’ll be responsible for all aspects of software development in the team - from technologies, security, scalability and reliability, to processes and people development. You’ll drive technical excellence, high product quality, innovation, and timely delivery in an agile, production critical environment.

ThoughtLeaders is a fully Bootstrapped 30 person startup which is on a huge growth trajectory. Our Saas platform analyzes YouTube, podcasts, newsletter and blogs to uncover insights on the content that billions of people across the world are consuming every day. We have created an industry-leading marketing solution that uses data to illustrate the power and potential of digital content, to allow brands to reach their target audience at a time where they'll be most receptive to their messaging. Our deepdive into the content allows brands to find the perfect context for promoting their message, to connect with customers without relying on cookies.

JOB TITLE

Head of Platform

LOCATION

Tel Aviv, Israel

EMPLOYMENT BASIS

Full-Time Position

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Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the successful development and delivery of SaaS-based web applications
  • Build, lead, manage and guide a team of developers both in Israel and abroad
  • Implement and lead agile development processes and tools including the QA and CI/CD aspects
  • Work closely with product management on the design, planning, implementation and delivery of software components
  • Work with R&D counterparts to ensure successful integrations and to share knowledge
  • Work daily with support, customer success and users to make things work
  • Lead an agile team and focus on supporting the business priorities
  • Innovate with new UX capabilities, Front-End platforms and technologies.
  • Lead a team of developers in a multifunctional Squad through the product life cycle - architecture, design, development, quality and production.
  • Grow, coach and become a personal & technical mentor for the team members.
  • Recruit and mentor new team members.

Requirements

  • BS/MS degree in computer science from a leading academic institute
  • At least 1 year of experience in managing, mentoring and developing an R&D team
  • 4+ years of development experience
  • At least one year of server side development experience - Must
  • Deep understanding of front end development - HTML, CSS, javascript, High level libraries
  • Vue.js experience - an advantage
  • Python experience - an advantage
  • Experience working with microservices or serverless oriented architecture - Must
  • Experience with compiled javascript languages (typescript etc) - an advantage
  • In-depth understanding of web software development lifecycle and agile software development
  • Familiar and experience with SaaS and Cloud-based services
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and influencing skills
  • Team player, Get-it-done attitude, and quick learner
  • Excellent English
  • A team player with strong people skills.
  • Highly experienced in end-user full-stack web application development
  • High command of REST APIs and other software engineering concepts
  • Experience in working with data science and research teams
  • Some knowledge in big data, machine learning and AI
  • Knowledge/experience with BI, ETL, integration APIs and reporting tool
JOB TITLE

Head of Platform

LOCATION

Tel Aviv, Israel

EMPLOYMENT BASIS

Full-Time Position

Apply Now
OUR CULTURE

Want to work with us?

Working with ThoughtLeaders means that watching YouTube is actually part of your job! We pride ourselves on giving our employees the opportunity to thrive and progress in their chosen career path. As a company, we know that we don’t have all the answers, so we empower our employees to contribute their own expertise, experiment, make mistakes and continually learn on the job.