Title:  R&D Group Manager


Tel Aviv, IL, 6525101

Requisition ID:  108566

Job Summary

Spot is looking for a Backend Development Group Manager!
Spot’s Backend Group Manager will manage and mentor several teams of backend engineers through all phases of the product development lifecycle. The teams are responsible for the development of one of our core products. Code is deployed multiple times a day. You will have full responsibility for leading and developing features end-to-end while planning the team’s iterations in an Agile environment including design, development, testing, and deployment.


  • Lead the development of the group including designs, development, code reviews, testing, and deployment
  • Work closely with the product manager to get and help define the requirements for upcoming features
  • Lead competitive analysis efforts
  • Work closely with the product team to build and clarify the roadmap
  • Monitor and help with the scrum activities
  • Mentor and guide the team leaders and architects / tech leads in the group
  • Lead the group to use best practice methodologies in coding, deployment, and design
  • Recruit and retain a high performing team

Job Requirements

  • Someone who can translate business goals into high quality well engineered products
  • Proven track record of design and implementation of highly scalable and distributed web applications
  • Great communication and collaboration skills
  • 5+ years of experience as an engineering manager
  • 2+ years of experience as a group manager (10 engineers or more), managing team leads and architects
  • 8+ years of experience and deep understanding in backend application development
  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science/Sw Engineering from one of the leading academic institutes (or MAMRAM/8200)
  • Ability to work efficiently, highly motivated, and passionate about building a software product
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals, data structures, design, making things work and problem-solving
  • Experience with databases
  • Familiar with cloud technologies AWS / Azure / GCP
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes


  • Experience in Java, open sources and orm
  • Deep knowledge of Kubernetes
  • Deep understanding of Container Networking

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