Jobs@MDN

R & D Team Manager
[ Job Code: RDTM]
Manipal Dot Net is seeking a dynamic and experienced Research & Development (R&D) Team Manager to lead our innovative R&D department. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in research, technology development, and project management, along with excellent leadership and communication skills.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead and define the research & development (R&D) strategy and vision for advanced camera systems and mobile applications (iOS and Android) tailored for site monitoring solutions.
  • Manage the entire R&D lifecycle, from ideation and prototyping to commercialization and post-launch support, ensuring seamless integration between hardware (cameras) and software (mobile apps).
  • Build, mentor, and inspire a team of research engineers, and developers to achieve technological excellence and innovation.
  • Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and market trends in camera systems and mobile applications to inform product development and innovation.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including marketing, product management, and engineering, to ensure cohesive and successful product development.
  • Manage R&D budgets, resources, and timelines to maximize efficiency and productivity.

Desirable Skill Set:
  • Experience in the site monitoring, or related security industry.
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies such as Agile, Scrum, or Stage-Gate.
  • Proficiency in mobile app development (iOS and Android) and integration with hardware systems.
  • Experience with AI/ML technologies for object detection, theft detection, person detection, and on-site inventory management (optional but advantageous).

Personal Skills:
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on developing cutting-edge technologies.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse teams.

Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of experience in a research and development role, with a strong focus on camera systems and mobile application development.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and motivating R&D teams to deliver innovative hardware and software solutions.