Descrição da Função :
Main Purpose of the Role
In a quite innovative environment like the one of Truphone, being in the R&D team means being continuously learning, growing and building new technology supported by other top experts (internal and external).
Truphone’s R&D team focuses on pursuing strategic internal projects, European-funded joint projects (e.g. Horizon 2020) and nurturing the relationships with universities for innovation purposes (e.
g. by mentoring students working in some of our challenges). The team scope of action encompasses the most innovative and key areas of Truphone, like the smart connectivity enablement for everything, the eSIM ecosystem (its challenges and opportunities), and IoT, always pushing the boundaries of the state of the art.
Is an R&D solutions architect with the ability to technically leading a multidisciplinary R&D team, designing and proposing solutions in demanding innovative projects focusing on smart connectivity.
Participates in internal strategic projects, collaborating with several types of stakeholders in the search for a well-accepted solution to a problem or opportunity.
Formulates hypotheses, designs solutions, and leads the implementation, tests and iterative assessment of the results.
Participates in joint co-funded R&D projects (e.g. Horizon 2020), gathering requirements, researching solutions, leading the implementation and testing, and documenting the research results.
Presents project results for internal and external audiences.
Collaborates with other teams and technical experts to drive aligned technological innovation.
As an inventor of new technology contributes to the protection of the knowledge generated (e.g. with patents)
Mentors the team in best technical practices, and young graduates or interns in innovative topics and proofs of concept, sometimes in partnership with a senior academic researcher from a top university
PhD / MSc / BSc degree in Computer Science or equivalent
3 years of experience as a technical solutions architect for complex and highly scalable products that use state of the art technologies
3 years of experience leading technical multidisciplinary teams and technical delivery
5 years of experience in software development for backend services (e.g. Java or Go, and REST APIs)
Willingness to research, design, propose and document solutions for complex R&D projects while leading a multidisciplinary team that turns the design into real implementations
Good written and verbal communication skills in English
Understands how big-picture goals inform technical details and vice-versa
High attention to detail. Doesn't leave things to be addressed or left undone
Brave, committed, creative, collaborative, and friendly
Telecommunications experience is a plus
Mobile SW development (Android / iOS) is a plus
Experience in Horizon 2020 or Portugal 2020 projects is a big plus
Authorship of academic papers and / or patents is a plus