The IoT team as part of Avira’s Core Technology Unit develops and markets Avira’s SafeThings technology offering on a multitude of platforms.
Our vision is to support privacy, make users' devices secure and ISPs' infrastructures clean by offering well integrated security products for the IoT space through OEM partnerships.
As a Director IoT, you will be responsible for building upon and extending our IoT story by leading an experienced in-house technology team with the passion and expertise to provide excellent value and service to Avira partners and end users.
You will work with your Engineers to create great technology, with Marketing to create a great story, with your peers and other teams to get the support you need, and with Business Development to on-board new partners.
As a pioneer, you will apply the latest technology in creative ways while embedding rigorous processes to ensure consistently effective delivery.
The Director IoT will champion continuous modernization of processes and technology capability, engaging and aligning with peers.
You will play an important part in developing new business opportunities and will constantly look to improve deliverables.
What you will do :
Lead and inspire team of technologists, providing them with the vision and strategy to skill up on the latest tools, techniques, platforms and languages relevance.
Lead them to push for and deliver excellent work for our partners.
Inspire them to look beyond the current skillset and investigate and learn new relevant skills.
Collaborate with the leadership team and participate in pitches representing Avira Technology.
Collaborate with Marketing, Business Development and other technology teams throughout the company
Deliver great work under time constraints with an agile mindset.
Drive technology thought leadership with our clients and teams.
Develop and maintain strong, strategic relationships with client stakeholders and supervise the technical collaboration
Inspire and guide partners to make the best decisions vis-à-vis their technology stack.
Manage the product strategy and execution for new product launches, to ensure best possible market introduction and adoption
Ensure that all teams are aligned and work hand-in-hand
The ideal candidate is dedicated, thinks strategically and works independently, with a roll-up-your-sleeves mentality. You have a clear understanding of market and buyer needs, in relation to our product and are comfortable in using that knowledge to build and execute strategies.
Ideally you have proven experience and deep insights into security and / or the IoT space
You are a versatile professional, with more than 5 years of experience in engineering / architecture, ideally in embedded Linux and backend development
You have business acumen and understand to manage risks and opportunities towards a good outcome
You are able to synchronize with local and international teams in order to move things forward
Presenting in front of international partners, remote or in person, is easy for you
Self-motivated with the ability to drive teams, ideas and projects to a focused strategy.
You are well organized, efficient and highly results-oriented
You have excellent communication and presentation skills
You are analytical, strategic, and data-driven
You are used to working in an international, multi-cultural environment
You are fluent in English and Romanian
Experience in the following programming languages is an advantage : C / C++ / Java / NodeJs
This position is based in Bucharest, Romania
Benefits and perks : New Work
Equipment of your choice
Cozy cafeteria with lunch and specialty coffee
Stylish building with open roof terraces
Learning & Development
Unlimited access to Udemy
Monthly Employee Meetings
Summer & Christmas parties