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Head of R&D

Job ID: 157474 
Required Travel :Up to 25% 

Location: [[reqLocation]] 

Who are we?

Amdocs helps those who build the future to make it amazing. With our market-leading portfolio of software products and services, we unlock our customers’ innovative potential, empowering them to provide next-generation communication and media experiences for both the individual end user and enterprise customers. Our 30,000 employees around the globe are here to accelerate service providers’ migration to the cloud, enable them to differentiate in the 5G era, and digitalize and automate their operations. Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had revenue of $4.3 billion in fiscal 2021. For more information, visit Amdocs at

In one sentence

Overall responsibility for R&D engineering global unit with strategic, business, and operational leadership. 

What will your job look like?

  • •    You will lead the unit through needed transformation to promote overall unit strategy by creating a progressive environment that embraces change and perceives challenges as opportunities. 
         you will define and lead the unit's technological strategy, assume responsibility for its deliveries and readiness for future challenges
    •    You will lead and manage a 200+ group of software Engineers (Senior managers, DevOps, and support unit.)
    •    You will be part of unit management and together define the overall unit strategy and investment direction.
    •    You will build an annual operational plan in light of the strategy defined, for the engineering group.
    •    You will have an opportunity to use your people leadership skills to lead the management team and set appropriate leadership strategy
    •    You will translate company and unit goals, budget, market needs, and strategic direction into high-level workforce planning, including location distribution, knowledge, and organizational structure.
         you will show your thinking ahead capabilities by defining the R&D workforce plan, including location distribution, domain ownership and organization structure
    •    You will be able to demonstrate your operation excellence by setting and tracking the unit operational goals and KPIs,[TO]  and delivering products to the market at the highest standards  
         You will show your experience and use your unique brain to resolve highly complex problems that require resolution at the senior management level, which often have little or no organizational precedent.
    •    You will bring your sharp “customer focus” to understand market trends and direction, the dynamic nature of the business, and customer needs to build solid strategic and operational plans to achieve the best results.            

All you need is...

  • •    Minimum 12 years’ experience, out of which there is a minimum of 3 years’ experience in leading large development groups (100 people or more) through software development cycles. 
    •    Proven experience managing seniors managers                                                                                                                                   
    •    Proven experience in software development methodologies, principles, procedures, software management, and support tools and services.          
    •    Proven track record in leading development projects and delivering whole products or solutions to the market.           
    •    Experience with global IT companies is an added advantage.         
    •    Computer Science degree or equivalent - information technology, management information systems, software engineering, and networking.             

Why you will love this job:

  • •    You will have the opportunity to lead a large, global, experienced and talented software engineering team, working with cutting edge technologies  building cloud native products 
    •    You will take an active part in working on a leading product in the global telecommunication industry.
    •    You will enjoy working and co-operating with world's largest telecommunication companies.  
    •    You will be part of shaping future network management systems 
    •    You will have the opportunity to work in multinational environment for the global market leader in its field

 Amdocs is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce                  

reasons to work for amdocs

Card image cap Join a leading global software and services provider championing creativity and technology to build a better connected world

Card image cap Touch the lives of over 3 billion people by enabling connectivity, stimulating commerce and economic growth, and inspiring people through the power of entertainment

Card image cap Work for a company that serves the world’s largest communications and media companies, including AT&T, Orange, Sky, T-Mobile, and Vodafone

Card image cap Be part of a company that engages in relationships with over 600+ leading film studios, TV networks and producers like Disney, Warner Bros and Sony

Card image cap Help drive partnerships with some of the world’s largest tech companies, including Amazon, IBM, Google and Microsoft to take the industry to the cloud

Card image cap Immerse yourself in one of the largest end-to-end DevOps departments in our industry

Card image cap Join a diverse and inclusive work environment, advancing the communities in which we work while creating sustainable products and services

Card image cap Grow with a global leader with opportunities to develop, learn and upskill yourself


Perks And Benefits

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Treat yourself with generous holidays gifts from Amdocs

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Access tons of complementary learning and upskilling programs to stay on top of what's new in your field

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Enjoy our generous paid parental leave policy

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Enjoy a wide range of fun company activities for you and your family

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Secure your and your family's future with Life and Disability insurance

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Take paid time off to volunteer for the causes that you're passionate about

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Explore internal mobility opportunities. Experience different roles within Amdocs

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Stay grounded with wellbeing and mediation courses, lectures and self-development tools