VP R&D

Haifa, Israel

DESCRIPTION

Who are we? Axilion harnesses the power of AI to help cities take control of their mobility challenges. Our cutting-edge X WAY suite of AI Cloud Services (SaaS), available through Microsoft Azure, generates real-time traffic insights and optimized traffic plans, enhancing urban livelihood. We utilize powerful Digital Twin technology alongside extraordinary AI to reduce traffic-related emissions, eliminate peak-time traffic congestion, prioritize eco-friendly travel modes, and cut travel time by up to 40%. Axilion customizes smart mobility for any city and helps to bring visions of smarter, greener, and more efficient visions to life. We are seeking a talented and experienced VP R&D.    

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Define R&D strategy and methodologies, optimize the work process and efficiency 
  • Direct responsibility for R&D deliveries; high-quality software solutions in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Design solutions, evaluate architecture options, set technical direction and quality standards, hands-on guide implementation
  • Lead R&D teams with over 30 members   
  • Build a collaborative team environment and instill an inspirational and fun culture within the organization 
  • Develop and grow talent through effective mentoring, coaching, succession planning and retention strategies for key talent
  • Lead process changes to improve group performance and effectiveness
  • Take ownership of the group’s growth and recruiting process
  • Contribute to the company’s global management and strategic direction. See the bigger picture and take part in building the company’s roadmap.
   

REQUIREMENTS

  • Substantial experience in managing and scaling R&D teams in startup environments
  • Previous success at getting complex AI and SaaS product to market
  • 8+ years of hands-on industry experience in software development (Azure, PyTorch)
  • Strong knowledge of architectural principles, coding standards, and design patterns
  • Team player with strong leadership abilities who is passionate about empowering people
  • Hands-on state of mind and a passion for technological leadership – a must!
  • Experience in managing remote teams
Working at Axilion: When you join Axilion, you’ll become an integral part of Axilion’s mission to solve one of the world’s most pressing problems: traffic congestion and city mobility. As a fast-paced, growing startup, opportunities will continuously present themselves to you, and it is up to you to grab them with two hands. We believe in full meritocracy, a competitive salary, an open work environment, and relentless determination to bring meaningful value to our customers. Job Type: Full-time It is a great day to have a new start! Send us your CV in English. Note: Sorry, only relevant applications will be considered. All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.    

VP R&D