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Location: 

Noida, IN

Date:  Sep 13, 2021
Job ID:  3328

R&D Leader

Barco designs technology that makes everyday life a little better. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). With a team of over 3,300 employees, located all around the globe, we realized sales of 770.01 million euro in 2020. 

About Barco and GEAX Group @ BARCO
Barco designs technology to enable bright outcomes around the world. Seeing beyond the image, we develop visualization and collaboration solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). We have a team of 3,600 employees, located in 90 countries, whose passion for technology is captured in 400 granted patents. As part of GEAX organization which is the Software product development group at Barco our vision is to be a world class software team partnering with our businesses to offer successful software solutions and outcomes that delight our customers and set the trend in our dynamic markets

 

R&D Lead/Software Development Lead @ GEAX

We are seeking highly accomplished Software Development Lead who can be part of the GEAX Software group at Barco Noida. The person should preferably have worked as Software Development Manager in any Enterprise Software product or Cloud organization as well experience in developing and delivering software products in agile methodology.  He/she should have a great combination software design skills and technical communication skills. The person should be driven and have a good combination of managerial skills (people, product and project) and software design skills. He / She should have managed teams of the size of around 10-15 software professionals.  The right candidate should be passionate about software and technology product development, excellent communicator, comfortable with ambiguous environments, and can move fast, bring people and technology together.

 

About the Role

R&D Leader is a management role at GEAX division of Barco and leads one or more product squads. The R&D Leader is responsible for co-developing the vision and leading software product development teams in a specific site. He/she develops and communicates the strategic direction for the software teams He/she has final accountability for the delivery, the performance & the people leadership of the different squads. He/she provides the final level of advice and recommendations to maximize the outcomes of software product development investments to the business leaders at different divisions of Barco. He/she works closely with various teams to maximize engagement and defines skill growth and location strategies

 

 

 Specific details about the role are as follows:

 

  • As part of this role you will be responsible for leading software technology group for Barco’s Cloud Platform Infrastructure.
  • This group is responsible for providing Platform and Cloud Infrastructure for Barco’s various SaaS solution in Enterprise, Entertainment and Healthcare domain which are deployed on cloud platforms like AWS and Azure. As part of this role you will be managing and lead a team of around 15-20 developers across multiple Agile Squads.
  • You will be involved in and expected to contribute on design, development of common functional and nonfunctional infrastructure components for scalable, resilient and reliable multi-tenant Barco Cloud Services.
  • You will also be involved in Supportability, Serviceability and Deployability aspect of Cloud Services which can help Barco Software Development groups achieve desired SLA for their cloud services.
  • You will work closely with Developers and Product Owners, System and Solution architects as well as DevOps Architects across different locations to define and gain adoption of clean, well-designed contracts and best practices across the entire product line.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

Thought Leadership: 

  • Identifies technology trends and behaviors/competences that may support or impede the success of the business in our agile and digital way of working.  
  • Knows the software ecosystem and players in the region to boost capabilities and leverage knowledge/practices/insights 
  • Drives the continued change management needed in the site to make it a world class software center 
  • Creates/recommends methodologies, standards, best practices that can support the teams & the business 

People Leadership: 

  • Proactively drives team member development and inter team dynamics to increase engagement, team efficiency and effectiveness and to enable long term employability 
  • Stimulates an inspiring agile culture of trust and empowerment with a global mindset  
  • Acts as an organization, team and talent builder of several cross functional teams and with the involved businesses, taking into account the future competence needs 
  • Participates as a member of the management team in establishing governance processes to ensure that people & organizational objectives are achieved (performance, talent, reward, onboarding, people planning) 

Results Leadership: 

  • Plans or implements objectives in coordination with other R&D Leaders to strengthen the vision, to maximize returns on investment and/or to increase productivity. 
  • Develops and tracks the annual operating and team budgets for purchasing, staffing, and operations.

 

About the Successful Candidate

The successful candidate is a self-motivated leader who can deal with complex problems, has a vision to take the organization to the next level. He/She should be able to understand complex Software platform requirements and should have excellent stake holder management capabilities. The candidate must be experienced in developing applications as well and should be able to understand the complexities of software development for Hardware Devices and Cloud.

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

We are seeking experience with the following technologies/domains:

  • B.S/M.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related technical discipline
  • At least 12-18 years of experience in building Enterprise software products and Cloud Services out of which last 3-5 years in Software Development Manager responsibilities.
  • Has a good understanding of Azure and Amazon cloud platform.
  • Must have used and developed Site Reliability Practices for PaaS and SaaS services using popular Cloud Monitoring and logging framework and have hands on experience on managing database for large PaaS or SaaS services.
  • Must have managed and lead 24/7 production operations for multitenant SaaS/PaaS services in a multi cloud deployment.
  • Prior experience in Leading product and cloud technology teams across diverse technology stack on C++/Node.js/Java preferably Multi-tenant SaaS/PaaS Services using microservices architecture on any of the cloud environments AWS/Azure/Oracle Public Cloud.
  • Must be familiar with containers technologies and ideally should be exposed to any of the full stack technology stack.
  • Proven ability to develop and ship high quality software products in Agile development environments.
  • Should have high emotional quotient, self-driven and shows technology leadership in complex and ambiguous situations.