IoT Cloud Development Team Lead

October 16, 2020
Seattle, Washington
Job Type


Position Summary: Product owner of the Torizon Platform development team
Experience: 5+ years of experience in a related position
Education: M.S./B.S. in Computer Science or related
Functional Area: R&D
Location Detail: Seattle - United States
Travel Requirement: 10%
Salary Range: Competitive
Number of openings: 1

Job Description


Toradex is a leader in embedded computing, serving innovative products to industrial, medical, automotive & IoT companies creating feature-rich & intelligent systems for demanding applications, e.g. supercars, self-driving tractors, patient monitoring systems – to name a few. Our products are directly sold to more than 3'000 industrial customers in over 70 different countries worldwide.

As the Torizon Platform Team Lead, you will guide & facilitate the development team that builds & maintains the Torizon cloud platform, an IoT SaaS cloud offering. You will fulfill the team’s Product Owner role by defining, prioritizing and maintaining the product backlog. You will be challenged with driving an innovative & ambitious IoT vision with a distributed multi-disciplinary team of developers. And your team will empower Toradex customers to deliver increasingly advanced products in rigorous high-tech industries. The team works with a variety of software, DevOps & cloud technology including Kubernetes, AWS, GitlabCI, Go, Python & Javascript, to name a few.  The Torizon Platform includes (but is not limited to):

Software Developer Tools

  • Native & Web-based Tools

Cloud Services

  • OTA Updates
  • Fleet Management
  • Security Services

Interfaces to:

  • TorizonCore & related tooling/services
  • Cloud & DevOps infrastructure
  • 3rd-party cloud services & tools

In this role, you will report to the Product Development Group Lead and provide product guidance to a team of 4-8 developers. You will interface with product management, other team leads & the CTO. Additionally, you will interface with customers to understand their needs and feedback.


Roles & Responsibilities

As the leader of the team, you will provide technical leadership, advocate for customer needs, champion the product vision and empower the team to succeed. You will ensure the needs of various stakeholders are met and provide technical direction to facilitate the team’s development. Additionally, you will:

  • Contribute to the product strategy and roadmap
  • Define epics & user stories
  • Refine & prioritize the product backlog
  • Work closely with developers as part of the team
  • Champion product objectives & key results, including:
      • Product quality
      • Feature development
      • Aligning & evolving technology & architecture
      • Automation & reproducibility
      • Supportability & maintainability
  • Work collaboratively with other stakeholders to plan product, service and feature releases
  • Generate clear and concise technical product documentation

Desired Candidate Profile

Desired Profile

  • Intrinsically motivated, eager to learn and passionate about creating high-tech industrial products
  • Collaborative, honest, thoughtful & effective product owner with ability to drive & manage change
  • Systems thinker who values quality, efficiency and continuous improvement
  • Comfortable assuming any role within a team - whether as a leader or any other role
  • Able to balance & prioritize many simultaneous objectives

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Engineering complex hardware & software products in IoT, cloud and/or related fields
  • Developing containerized microservices
  • Expertise with Kubernetes & related orchestration technology for cloud or hybrid cloud deployments
  • Scrum product owner experience
  • Working with distributed development teams using Agile & DevOps methodologies
  • Problem/needs analysis, requirements analysis & system design
  • Software configuration management tools like Git and related concepts (e.g. branching, tagging and merging)
  • Excellent communication skills – fluent English language skills in reading / writing / speaking / presentations


What we are offering

  • Working in a dynamic global successful company
  • Contribute to various open-source projects
  • Work on the latest HW technology with early access to major SoC vendor
  • Enjoy a flat hierarchy where you may truly shape our HW and SW offerings
  • Work on challenging cutting edge SW projects like containerization and secure over-the-air update
  • Count on a diverse team of experienced HW and SW engineers
  • Variety of knowledge sharing, training and self-development opportunities


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