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Vertex Ventures Israel
Vertex Ventures Israel

R&D Team Lead



Netanya, Israel
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024


About Watchful: Watchful is a startup at the forefront of the Digital Product Intelligence & Research category. We develop the world's most advanced platform, enabling product stakeholders—from line PMs to strategy teams and executives—to access and act on data previously thought inaccessible. Backed by top-tier VCs, we have already gained significant traction with several of the world's largest corporations as paying and onboarded customers.

Role Overview: As the R&D team lead, you will lead, build, and mentor a team of talented, multi-disciplinary individuals. You will bridge the gap between technology and business, being responsible for both long and short-term delivery, and serve as the Software Delivery owner within your domain.


  • (Must) Proven experience in planning, architecting, and executing large and complex software systems with multidisciplinary teams
  • (Must) Demonstrated team-building experience, including sourcing and recruiting top talent engineers
  • (Must) Experience in managing a tech team with at least 3 employees
  • (Must) At least 6 years of experience in Back-End development, with strong proficiency in Python
  • (Must) In-depth knowledge of AWS services and cloud architecture
  • (Must) Bachelor's degree in Computer Science.
  • (Must) Excellent communication & people skills
  • (Must) Fluency in English
  • (Advantage) Experience in Android and/or iOS reverse engineering
  • An understanding of the startup mentality, including the ability to move fast, remain agile, and get things done