Infra & Data Team Leader

LitiGate is on a mission to change the course of law by helping lawyers make every case their best case. Our AI-powered litigation platform is trusted by some of the largest law firms in the world. 

We’re leading the future of dispute solutions with groundbreaking case analysis tools, which allow litigation teams worldwide to move faster and provide better legal services to their clients.  

As an Infra Team Leader, you will be part of the R&D, which provides technical solutions and helps build next-generation products to ensure modern and successful software releases.

In this role, you will report directly to the Head of R&D and will manage the infra team members including ML developers, BE, and Data. The role will involve managing the day-to-day work of the team, working in agile methodologies, leading strategic research,  defining system architecture, dealing with Engineering-centric requirements, researching technical innovations, and engaging in POCs gauging technical risk. 

The ideal candidate must have experience working on large-scale, complex systems, and software architecture and design processes and have a history of delivering architecturally sound, pragmatic solutions. Hands-on coding experience is also a must. Big data and/or ML experience is an advantage.

The job:

You will lead the infra team initiatives in the company throughout the R&D lifecycle:

  • Be responsible for the team’s professionalism, personal growth, and well-being.
  • Define and prioritize the team’s technical roadmap.
  • Be responsible for the team’s delivery.
  • Oversight of the architecture and guidance of the Engineering team
  • Collaborate with the product team to understand the business requirements and market trends.
  • Negotiation of trade-offs and driving issues to closure.
  • Help to steer the engineering priorities of the company.
  • Review the code to ensure quality and consistency with best practices.

Your qualifications:

  • BSc in computer science/engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in application design and development.
  • 3+ years in an R&D management position.
  • 3+ years of experience with complex, high-performance distributed systems, and SaaS
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in JavaScript/Node.js, SQL/NoSQL DBs, SaaS and external APIs, AWS Cloud Technology Implementations.
  • Experience in Deep Learning, Python and/or C/C++ programming skills, CPU/GPU optimizations, and Linux/Unix shell scripting – advantage
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills (mostly in English).
  • Strong sense of ownership and track record of quality work.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.
  • You are a positive person who enjoys human interaction.