Founded in late 2010, MotorK is an international company with a unique mix of digital knowledge, online marketing expertise and strong technological background.
MotorK has quickly become one of the most important players in the digital automotive arena. In March 2017 the company announced a $10M round of initial funding (Series A) led by two global venture capital firms (83North and Zobito), the highest raised to date for a technology company originating in Italy.
This is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious and proactive Software Development Leader to join us and to help drive our ambitious technology plans.
What makes this truly stand out as a career-defining move are the following :
We are a VC-funded pre-IPO business. All employees share in the success of MotorK, and to join us at this stage in our growth could be life-changing
Disrupt an industry on a global level. These opportunities are rare!
As R&D Manager, you will :
Establish processes across the development organisation and develop the IT strategy of the organisation in consultation with senior management
Evolve an agile methodology to drive the software delivery model implementing a collaborative and quick interaction among development groups
Lead and manage a team of mid-to-senior software developers. Line management responsibilities will include technical recruitment, appraisals, 1 : 1 meetings, identifying training needs, motivating and managing team performance
Be responsible for the design, functionality and delivery of the new innovative web and mobile applications
Drive the strategic direction of our products & services taking into account emerging and legacy technologies
Drive consistent standards and approaches throughout the team
Build future-proof reusable core code libraries, which can be shared, in order to drive further efficiencies within the team
Proactively drive innovation and options made available by new technologies
Maintain actively contribute to a list of innovation & research projects
Mandatory requirements :
10+ years experience with minimum 3 years leadership and management experience gained in B2B market within Software product, SAAS or Internet based companies with SME clients target.
js, and the following test suites : Jenkins, Docker, PHPUnit, Bitbucket pipelines.
Experience in leading / managing a team using Agile methodology, with the ability to drive continuous improvement through innovation and staff motivation.
A degree in Computer science, Software engineering or equivalent advantageous
Ability to think strategically, establish clear direction and implementing plans to be delivered within a fast paced environment.
MotorK offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience and a company bonus aligned to corporate results
Attractive pre-IPO share option package
25 days Holiday, Private Medical Healthcare, Mobile Phone, Laptop
Training and Development, Flexible working hours, personal growth opportunities in this fast growth entrepreneurial environment