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R&D Senior Manager- Software Development

Job Description

(R&D) Senior Manager

Innovative company part of an international group with operations in Lisbon (Portugal) is looking for a R&D Senior Manager to lead a group of software developers and engineers working in the field of Robotics with exciting projects.

Role description:

  • Manage a team of 20 highly skilled robotics software developers
  • General availability
  • Plan development timeline according to requirements from various stakeholders
  • Deliver mission critical products on time and budget
  • Deliver weekly progress reports to management
  • Implement best software practices of advanced control methods for autonomous robots using ROS, algorithms for vision, localization, navigation, grasping and learning
  • Hardware/Software integration - Integrate robotics with associated peripherals, controllers or other equipment
  • Implement QA methodologies involving software running continuously on real robots
  • Code style / Code documentation and managing an impeccable User manual
  • Take part in Patents registry
  • Interview and recruit developers continuously


  • Experience as team manager of at least 15 people over the last 3 years, with direct reporting to CEO or CTO.
  • MUST have strong Python or C++ knowledge, advanced Linux
  • Strong knowledge in OOP / Architecture
  • Strong knowledge in QA tools, such as Unittest / Regression testing
  • Strong knowledge in SCRUM
  • Strong knowledge of JIRA or equivalent
  • Experience in delivery projects under short-term schedule and addressing clients’ needs.
  • Experience in updating versions at clients’ sites
  • Experience in working with real-time systems, networking, data acquisition, motor control, variety of sensors, numerical methods and knowledge of algorithms in vision and optimization
  • Masters / PhD in computer science / electrical engineering / robotics / similar field with a background in Critical Systems Industry.

We offer a position in a highly motivated multidisciplinary team.

A competitive full-time payment negotiable based on experience;

Plenty of opportunity for growth, learn and development

We will only consider apllications that have 10 years C++/Python/Linux experience and at least 5 years experience in managing software development teams.


  • Computer Software
  • Industrial Automation


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