Our Company Named a Gartner Cool Vendor in 2020 for Analytics and Data Science, Siren provides investigative intelligence software to some of the world’s largest and most complex organizations. Siren's products, Siren Platform and Siren Federate, allows businesses to derive valuable insights from big data. Siren’s headquarters are in Galway, Republic of Ireland, with offices in Europe and in the USA. Siren is offering a unique opportunity to work with our passionate team in this great start-up with a unique approach to data intelligence. Siren Federate is a distributed query processing and federation layer built on top of Elasticsearch and designed for interactive analytics over different types of data sources. Who we are looking for: We are looking for a highly motivated leader with experience in guiding software teams to achieve their goals. You love learning new things and have a commitment to improvement. You will seek out the challenges involved in steering the technical direction of the Siren Federate plugin as well as the development of the Federate team members. Your roles and responsibilities will consist of: Keeping a bird’s eye view on the different aspects of the day-to-day engineering effort (technical direction, features, teams, components, processes) Communicating the technical direction with the team and overseeing its execution Detecting bottlenecks in engineering process and architecture, reviewing the cause, proposing solutions on how to smooth things Acting as the technical interface between the Federate team and the wider development team – by attending group level meetings and ensuring technical approaches are aligned Meeting regularly with a small number of team members to ensure their growth and development is progressing, their individual objectives are being met and they have the support needed from the organisation Collaborating in setting and monitoring individual performance objectives with each team member, and performing performance reviews for each assigned team member in conjunction with the development team management and HR Acting as the management interface between the Federate team and the wider organisation We offer: The opportunity to work on a highly innovative software with a major impact on important use cases in Law Enforcement, Intelligence and Cyber Security. Working with a great team, with world leading competencies in Information Retrieval, Knowledge Graphs and Analytics. Competitive Salary Stock Option plan. One day per fortnight self-learning time to up-skill. Flexible remote and hybrid work arrangements. Why you should come work at Siren This is a great opportunity to work on a leading-edge product in a company backed by Ireland’s most prominent venture capitalists. Join a fast-paced, startup environment and have the opportunity to influence and develop your own job role. For any questions about the role and the company, contact firstname.lastname@example.org Siren is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Recruitment Agencies We have a preferred supplier list of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list. At least 2 years of Technical Team Lead experience needed. At least 5 years of experience in software development. MS degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject or demonstrable equivalent ability. Experience in Asynchronous, Distributed, Multi-threaded programming is a plus. Strong competence in data structures, algorithms, performance programming and optimizations. French citizens/living in France is a plus. Prior Elasticsearch, Solr, Lucene experience is a plus.