R&D Manager

Tel Aviv


As an R&D Manager in the Sisense Engineering group, you’ll be managing three R&D teams, and report to the AVP of Engineering. You’ll lead the development of all the Sisense BI Cloud-Native Infrastructure using Java, JavaScript, and Node.js.

The back end group serves 100s of concurrent users. It also includes owning and developing infrastructure services like database connection, API-gateway, identity management, login, admin, management … Also, you will lead the scale/performance/high availability of the platform.

The role requires managing critical customer escalations, key customer implementations, interacting with Support, Customer Success, and Pre-Sales. 


  • Lead the development and delivery of Sisense BI infrastructure by managing three R&D teams across different locations
  • Focus on content delivery, quality, engineering excellence, develop people careers, technology selection, product architecture
  • Drive product quality and complex delivery projects
  • Review, and direct key architectural components, software, and general product architecture
  • Drive engineering excellence and productivity through constant improvement in processes, tools, practices, and skills
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders such as Engineers, Solution Engineers, Product Managers, Professional Services.  
  • Work with external customers to collect feedback, assist with POCs, and escalations 


  • BSc in Engineering or equivalent 
  • Extensive experience in backend software development, and 10+ years in managerial roles
  • You have extensive experience with web technologies, cloud architecture, and multi-user and highly concurrent systems
  • You can drill down to detailed design and code level when needed
  • You have experience leading complex product development projects and products from concept to release
  • You have development experience under Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, etc. 
  • You have experience with cloud providers - AWS, GCP, Azure.  
  • You have strong leadership skills, the ability to drive cross-departmental changes
  • You can mentor R&D Managers
  • You can collaborate and thrive in a fast-paced, high-performance environment
  • You can lead and speak in public cross-team meetings
  • You can articulate product road maps and technical differentiators to a wide audience
  • You are a lifelong learner with an insatiable curiosity
  • You can effectively communicate in English complex concepts in a clear and professional manner


By Day 30...

  • You will learn about the Sisense product, Infrastructure architecture, and design 
  • You will build relationships with teams in the R&D, Product, and Customer Success 
  • You’ll define objectives and plans for their attainment 

Day 60...

  • You will have an understanding of the way components are communicating in the system and of communication protocols 
  • You’ll manage and coordinate a major development activity within a broader function of R&D
  • You will be able to identify performance bottlenecks in the product by looking at test results and design those tests

Day 90...

  • You will complete a deep dive into Sisense’s technical infrastructure 
  • You’ll’ be responsible for all engineering stages of software engineering both in SaaS/Desktop software products
  • You will be able to create a new infrastructure architecture design and coordinate its integration with different development groups 
  • You will have a deep understanding of the development processes and integration


We're a passionate, venture-funded team with more than 2000 customers, including Nasdaq, GE Healthcare, Honda, Verizon, Philips, AirCanada, and many more.

We believe strongly in a data-driven approach to all that we do. We're constantly measuring and optimizing everything about the business.

We have super high customer retention — better than best in class SaaS companies

I'm In!