Site Manager for Sisense (Kyiv)

Client

Sisense

Category

Other IT

Sisense, the cutting edge BI company, dedicated to be one step ahead of the market. We love innovation, we always seek better solutions and customer delight.Turning complexity into simplicity is our goal and we take no less than ‘WOW!’.

Sisense provides a single stack BI solution, from a blazing fast analytical server that can mash up big and complex data sets out of various source providers, through a killer Data Prep product, to a powerful reporting product that turns data into insights and business value that can be shared across the organization.

Established in 2004, Sisense has an office on Wall Street in New York City, where the sales and marketing team sits, and two offices in Tel Aviv, Israel, where R&D, worldwide sales, and support are located. Hundreds of businesses, from Fortune 500 companies to innovative start-ups, are using Sisense to crunch their data and uncover insights. eBay, ESPN, Sony, NASA, and Motorola are just a few example of the leading companies who have chosen Sisense as their BI tool.

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Description

On behalf of  Sisense, Ciklum is looking for Site manager to lead the team in Kyiv on full-time basis.

 

The Site Manager will serve as the leader on site, representing the company, making sure the site is aligned to the Sisense culture, spirit and professional standards expected from our people and acts as the overarching leader on site for cross site activities, issues etc.

Be a part of a fast-growing Startup in the ever-growing world of BI and BigData Sisense is a rising star in the BI world, utilizing its unique technology and Single-Stack ™ approach to deliver value to Business Users without the need to engage in long IT-driven projects.

 

The company has a team of 50 Sisensers in Kiev, consisting of topnotch Full Stack R&D developers, Automation and QA Engineers, Professional Services developers, Technical Support and DevOps Engineers and etc.

The Sisense product is developed using the latest modern technologies, including ReactJS, Node.js, MongoDB, and the work is done in cross functional Agile Scrum teams.

The Culture of Sisense puts strong emphasis on innovation, constant learning, risk taking, empowerment, and independence.

Be a part of a fast-growing Startup in the ever-growing world of BI and BigData Sisense is a rising star in the BI world, utilizing its unique technology and Single-Stack ™ approach to deliver value to Business Users without the need to engage in long IT-driven projects.

 

The company has a team of 50 Sisensers in Kiev, consisting of topnotch Full Stack R&D developers, Automation and QA Engineers, Professional Services developers, Technical Support and DevOps Engineers and etc.

The Sisense product is developed using the latest modern technologies, including ReactJS, Node.js, MongoDB, and the work is done in cross functional Agile Scrum teams.

The Culture of Sisense puts strong emphasis on innovation, constant learning, risk taking, empowerment, and independence.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Top Management to help assure strategy and execution alignment in Kiev location and support site growth plans;
  • Work closely with Sisense Group R&D and PS Directors to ensure successful delivery & team performance, help Direct Managers to eliminate bottlenecks affecting delivery;
  • Facilitate and maintain excellent communication between Israel, US and Ukraine sites to allow blended teams perform at the highest effectiveness, consult on cross-culture differences, UA market specifics;
  • Escalate any cross site related issues that affect productivity and require company attention;
  • Build strong leadership team in Kiev site, mentor Team Leads on personal and business matters;
  • Hold team gatherings for the site-related activities/issues/requirements or any other cross company topics that needs to be communicated.
  • Communicate Corporate policies and guidelines, values, strategies, and objectives to Kiev site;
  • Be part of decision making for internal promotions, change of Sisense Kiev organizational structure / teams’ reshuffle;
  • Be involved in final interviews for every position in Kiev site, in particular for any leadership position;
  • Be part of final decision regarding employee release;
  • Be involved in the planning and execution of all employee related activities (cross-site hackathons, educational events, happy hours, Winter and Summer parties etc.);
  • Represent the site in external local events that require business representation;
  • Based on Sisense engagement survey results for the site and create an action plan together with the VP R&D to address issues if needed.
  • Create and deliver a consistent status and planning reporting structure across all sub-teams in Kiev
  • Coordinate with on-shore PMs to help ensure overall delivery success, manage risks, and drive process improvements

Requirements

  • 5+ years of management experience, understanding on how R&D operates;
  • Proven project management and planning skills, history of delivering projects on time with groups of more than 20 developers and QA engineers;
  • Technical project management background & good understanding of full range of SDLC;
  • Strong people management & leadership skills;
  • Proven experience of risk management & mitigation;
  • Strong communication & negotiation skills with the ability to influence senior business executives on agile culture and best practices;
  • Ability to balance stakeholders, build trustful relationship;
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective teams, motivate, direct and coach staff;
  • Excellent communication skills in English;
  • Ability to work in a high pace and a high velocity environment.
  • Ability to manage organizational changes and transformations

What's in it for you

  • Career and professional growth within fast-growing Startup
  • Variety of knowledge sharing and training opportunities
  • Unique working environment where you have an opportunity to build & influence Kiev site development;
  • Business trips
  • Medical Insurance
  • Long-term employment with 24 working-days paid vacation and other social benefits
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions