Vocantas Career Opportunity

Director of Research and Development

Posted on: 
October 2, 2018


Vocantas is looking for an experienced Director of Research and Development to join our team on a permanent basis. This is a hybrid business /technical position and requires a strong blend of management and project management skills, superior communication skills, and proficiency in the agile mindset. As the R&D Director, the ideal candidate will be responsible for inspiring a diverse team of developers, and guiding and supporting them in various phases of R&D development activities.  In return, the candidate can be assured of a work environment that values family/work life balance and a relaxed atmosphere.


  • Manage team of Developers and QA
  • Responsible for directing and managing all or a significant portion of engineering operations
  • Functions as the company’s primary Technology expert in dealings with external customers and/or suppliers.
  • Provides strategic leadership to the overall product development cycle, ensuring the identification, selection, and implementation of the optimal technology to move the company forward.
  • Leads the formulation of research to assure the company remains up-to date or even leading edge in their Technology.  
  • Ensures development team follows security processes and remains SOC and PCI compliant.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and interprets complex information, providing advice and counsel to senior executives on technology and product issues.

Technical Qualifications

  • University or College degree – Computer Science
  • 10 years computer research experience and/or network management experience
  • Strong management skills
  • Microsoft Word/Excel/Project/PowerPoint
  • Customer oral and written communication
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to travel (valid passport and driver’s license)

Non-Technical Qualifications

Must-Have Skills and Experience

  • Strong management skills
  • Microsoft Word/Excel/Project/Powerpoint
  • Customer oral and written communication
  • Project management skills

Nice to Have Skills and Experience

  • Application Development oversite
  • Understanding of IVR and Related Applications

How to Apply

Please note that we will only contact candidates who have been selected for an interview

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