R&D Team Leader (Node JS)

Job description

We’re Day.io. We’re the undisputed leaders and history makers in time tracking innovation. We make achieving the impossible look easy. We’re a diverse group, spread across the globe, who are united by a shared set of values and goals. Since 2016, we're proud to have a large variety of paying customers of all sizes - SMBs, Medium Enterprise & Government, that have benefited from the platform.

We’re looking for a highly motivated R&D Team Leader who enjoys working on complex products in a fast-paced and challenging environment to join the undisputed leaders and history makers in time-tracking innovation.


  • Leads an R&D team (5-6 engineers) in the technical aspects of product development lifecycle through the research, planning and execution.
  • Understand customer requirements & establish team’s goals and priorities by collaborating with other teams (Marketing, QA and Operations).
  • Research, design and evaluate new services.
  • Work in parallel on several application components.
  • Monitor team metrics and objectives ensuring meeting of goals.
  • Document all phases of research and development.
  • Support and cooperate with other R&D teams within the project.
  • Collaborate with product professionals.
  • Improve system performance and scalability

Job requirements


  • B.Sc. in Computer Science / Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong execution, communication & interpersonal skills
  • High commitment & dedication to the project and team
  • Leadership and motivational skills
  • Project management skills & High self-learning ability
  • English – Full proficiency


  • 2+ years’ experience in leading a team of software engineers
  • 6+ years of experience designing and developing scalable systems
  • 5+ years of experience with Node.js
  • Experience with microservices architecture
  • Proficient with unit testing
  • Experience with RDBMS and nosql databases
  • Experience with message queues (RabbitMQ, Kafka, NATS, etc…)
  • Experience with clouds and SaaS architectures
  • Basic linux system administration skills.
  • Experience with Redis and Elasticsearch
  • Experience working with Kubernetes - nice to have
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform - nice to have