R&D Team Lead


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About the role

We are currently looking for an experienced R&D Team Lead. In this role you will manage a multi-discipline team (Scrum) and be an integral part of our engineering team, providing technical leadership, mentoring, coaching, and guidance to multiple development activities.

You will be working with key stakeholders from the product and business units as well as software engineers to ensure proper delivery.

The ideal candidate will be a natural technical leader, combining strong management and technical skills, along with a history of success in high-growth B2B / B2B2C SaaS companies.


  • Lead a highly-skilled diverse team composed of both BE and FE developers
  • Project manage the teams; delivery to a successful release by tracking work, dependencies, and risks and taking corrective actions as necessary.
  • Collaborate with Product, Analytics, Ops, Architects and external partners to build products our customers would love to use on a daily basis
  • Hands-on attitude get into the technical details
  • Facilitate and support team member’s technical and career growth objectives through training, leadership opportunities, challenging work assignments, and focused mentorship.
  • Build the team by hiring the best engineers. This includes direct participation and delegation of all recruitment and hiring activities as needed.
  • Be the technical focal point for the team members.

If you want to join our journey, you’ll need:

  • At least 5 years of hands-on engineering experience with backend development
  • 2+ years of experience as a team leader in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding in building large scale B2B SaaS products
  • Experience with Python, React and modern web client technologies/frameworks - a must
  • Experience in architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions on AWS platforms
  • Strong methodology of testing, documentation, monitoring, CI/CD processes, and production deployment
  • AWS service knowledge (e.g. RDS, EMR, API Gateway, DynamoDB, Lambda etc.) – a must
  • AWS Architecture experience – big advantage
  • Working knowledge of technical architectural styles and software design patterns
  • Great interpersonal skills and a team player!
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

What makes Verbit unique?

Verbit’s team is committed to putting our customers words to work! Join a team of 500 incredible individuals who share a vision of making all video and audio content accessible to people with disabilities and more actionable and engaging for everyone. Verbit’s in-house, AI-based solutions take live and recorded audio and video to the next level. We do more than just provide the best captioning, transcription, translation and audio description - we offer helpful insights through Generative AI and other features on top of these tools. With Verbit, our 3,000 customers globally can make the most out of their content, events and conversations. Leading universities, corporations, legal agencies and media entities benefit from Verbit’s customized offerings and verbal intelligence platform which is built for the needs of speech-intensive industries.

Do you have Verbit DNA?

Verbit’s people are committed to “winning together” through constant collaboration to have an impact on the world. They share a “do good” mentality and apply it daily in their work.

We’re a group of:

  • Tech-savvy individuals who are always open to growth and learning
  • Adaptable and flexible people who thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative minds who rethink and question how to outperform past results
  • Effective communicators who can promote and represent Verbit’s tech and brand