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R&D Manager



Ghent, Belgium · Belgium
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

JOIN US! SymphonyAI Industrial is looking for an experienced R&D manager for its Proceedix Connected Worker development team based in Belgium.
We’re looking for a sharp, energetic team coach who is passionate about the development of a software platform for the Industry 4.0 and someone who thrives on problem-solving and is motivated at the thought of scaling our team!
With responsibility for the software development of the Proceedix Connected Worker solution, the platform security and the DevOps operations, this is a key role in a growing international B2B SaaS company with a customer-centric strategy and culture.

Job Description

You’ll be reporting to the Global R&D Manager of the SymphonyAI Industrial division and the local Site Manager.
Key responsibilities:
  • Coach, develop and manage a small Proceedix DevOps team, coach the manager of the Proceedix software testing team and closely monitor project progress of our developers and integration engineers. (Team is based in Ghent and nearshore in Serbia)
  • Be the senior/expert developer and coach for core development activities
  • Coach senior technical team members : mobile (flutter) development team lead, front-end development team lead (React) and backend (.NET) team lead
  • Be the sparring partner of the Proceedix stakeholders in Product Management, Customer Success and include the Ghent Site Manager
  • Own the Connected Worker development roadmap and release plan execution
  • Ensure the development team is fully informed and focused to meet project deadlines
  • Create operations, structure and (SOC2) processes supporting the day-to-day development and testing activities
  • Orchestrate the development roadmap and the release planning in close collaboration with the product management team.
  • Organize daily status meetings, coordinate development and testing activities and keep all stakeholders informed.
  • Oversee implementation of formal processes to support development process and supervise IT administration processes in line with SOC2 Type 2 certification and culture
  • Provide guidance on technology and architectural design choices
  • Review technical specifications and perform code reviews
  • Ensure CISO compliance
  • Strong relevant experience of at least 8-10 years in professional software development
  • Experience as a software development project leader
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with the .NET ecosystem, React and Azure
  • Familiarity with mobile development is a plus
  • Knowledge of IT project management methodologies such as Scrum and/or Kanban
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and lead a high-performing software organization
  • Self motivation with the ability to work in an entrepreneurial work environment
  • Master’s degree in Software Engineering or ICT
  • Azure DevOps and experience with B2B/Enterprise software scaling in an international context would be an advantage but not essential

About Us

SymphonyAI is at the forefront of innovation, leveraging cutting-edge artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to transform industries and drive business growth. As a global leader in AI-powered solutions, we empower organizations to harness the full potential of data-driven insights. SymphonyAI enterprise applications rapidly deliver transformative business value across retail, CPG, financial services, manufacturing, media, IT and enterprise operations, and the public sector. SymphonyAI combines unrivalled AI technology, vertical expertise, and industry-specific data and insights into applications that drive the highest value for customers. We are one of the largest and fastest growing AI portfolios. We are on a mission to build a “World Class Engineering Team” with a high-performance culture. Over 3000 talented leaders, data scientists, and other professionals incubate and build SymphonyAI Group solutions.