VP R&D in Austin, TX

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

PointGrab Ltd   •  

Austin, TX 78701

Industry: Information Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

Pointgrab is a leading provider of highly sophisticated 'Computer Vision'-based People Tracking Sensors (AKA CogniPoint™) and is looking for an experienced R&D Manager to head its development department. The Individual chosen for this role should be Hands-On Enthusiast as well as a Software/Algo Leader with proven leadership and team building skills.

Rolls & Key Responsibilities:

• Be technology passionate

• Manage the Software, Algo, QA and Devops teams

• Lead by example, own the code hands on

• Structure, train, mentor and grow the team

• Continue to build the system and infrastructure for scale, using multi services architecture

• Push for CI/CD and Automation Testing

• Promote Agile development

• Innovate for efficiency


• Proven experience as a development group manager, with a team size of at least 10 people

• Wide cross-discipline knowledge (CV/DL Algorithms, HW/ASoC/Embedded, Linux/RTOS, Back-End, Front-End, Cloud)

• Hands on mentality

• Architecture and Software Design experience

• Microservices and infrastructure intense understanding

• Experience running off-shore teams

• Experience in Agile and Scrum methodologies

• Experience with AWS (IoT, EC2, RDS, ElastiCache) – advantage

• Experience with Docker, Kubernetes – advantage

• Great communication skills

• Proficient English

Valid Through: 2019-10-18