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Technical Team Lead

at Keelvar (view all jobs)
Remote (Ireland) / Cork, Ireland

Keelvar is looking for a Technical Team Lead to lead one of our Automation teams.

The Automation team at Keelvar is dedicated to building AI-enabled Sourcing Bots. These intelligent agents automate the detailed workload of tactical buying, while using AI/ML to become more intelligent overtime, freeing up our customers to be increasingly more agile, strategic, and creative.  

You will be leading a critical group responsible for building our category specific AI Bots. The team is a cross functional group including developers, data scientists, ML engineers, UI, QA and product designers. There is no question that automation will continue to transform procurement and the software industry in general. This is a great opportunity to lead the charge on these next-generation products.

What you will be doing:

●     You will be responsible for building and managing a cross functional team of 7 including 4 developers, data scientist, and QA, UX designer, UI designer.
●      You will act as the line manager for the developers on the team
●     You will work to put in place the planning and delivery processes for the team
●      You will run all ceremonies for the team including stand ups, planning and retros.
●     You will serve as a coach, mentor, and advocate for your team
●     You will be responsible for the delivery & throughput of the team
●     You will be responsible for the overall quality and usability and performance of your product area
●     You will work directly with the customers, pm, sales,marketing and cs to understand the domain, getting an in depth knowledge of the problem space and user persona
●     You will need to develop solutions that abstract away complexity via clean simple design while incorporating advanced technologies to create intelligent self learning features.
●     You will collaborate with other engineering teams to make effective use of our infrastructure and platforms.

What we need from you:

●     You are an experienced technical team lead able to build inclusive teams from the ground up.
●     You have a strong technical background building SaaS products at scale.
●     You are comfortable working with multiple stakeholders
●     We value people who are deep thinkers, dynamic, love a challenge, and are passionate about technology and people

What you can expect from us:

We are a well-treated bunch, with awesome benefits! If there’s something important to you that’s not on this list, talk to us!

●     Competitive salary in a fast-growing start-up
●     Peace of mind with life assurance
●     Medical Insurance
●     Pension Scheme
●     MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment helps you get your job done.
●     Flexible working hours & your birthday off on us!
●      Great culture

We are also a diverse bunch of people and we want to continue to attract and retain a diverse range of people into our organisation.We're committed to an inclusive and diverse Keelvar!

We do not discriminate based on gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, civil or family status, age, disability, or race.

Remote work? 🇮🇪

Covid-19 has changed the work environment. You have the option to work at our Cork office or remotely where you are.

About Us

This is an exciting opportunity to join a cutting edge company, disrupting its industry. Currently optimizing over $100bn+ in procurement spend for the world's largest companies, Keelvar is more than just a software company. Keelvar is an evolution of how companies work.

Our technology is unparalleled in its space. We are on a fast-paced journey to herald a new era of SaaS 3.0. Using AI, Machine Learning, and Game Theory to build intelligent systems that optimize and automate the procurement sourcing process, we save our customers millions of dollars every year, and help their suppliers find the best customers for them. Many of the world’s top blue chip companies use Keelvar to aid negotiations; they set high standards that we relish achieving because it helps us be the best at what we do.

We believe we can change the world and have fun doing it. We are a hard-working team who love what we do. We believe that a culture of curiosity, experimentation, and risk-taking is the key to finding breakthrough approaches - and we don’t settle for conventional approaches.We strive for excellence, challenging ourselves and each other, with independent thinking, a lot of focus, and plenty of collaboration. In our eyes, the bigger the challenge, the bigger the reward.

We’re not content with just equipping users with good tools; we want to help our customers achieve success and excellence, and sometimes this requires lateral or unconventional thinking. We want you to share your knowledge readily and learn every day. We like to ask questions, and answer questions when we can. We invite you to a workplace that is inclusive and celebrates diversity. We support everyone in being themselves, feeling empowered and inspired to make a difference.

If you are passionate about how technology is changing the world of work and want to work with a great team,this is the role for you.

How to Apply

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