Team Leader and Scrum Master


We are Cognyte (formerly a Verint company) and the global leader in security analytics software. Over 1,000 government and enterprise organizations in more than 100 countries rely on Cognyte’s solutions to accelerate security investigations and successfully identify, neutralize, and prevent threats to national security, business continuity, and cyber security.

And we are looking for a talented Team Leader & Scrum Master who will be part of our R&D team in Cyprus.

If you’ve read this far, then we know you are curious to learn more – and we like that!

So, if you’re looking to apply your expertise and well-honed software engineering skills, and:

  • are driven by curiosity,
  • thrive on solving the most complex security challenges, and
  • are looking for a unique opportunity to grow and contribute
  • in an exciting and rewarding environment

then we want to meet you!

Your impact

  • You will be a leader who will serve the team (listens, shows empathy, knows what the team needs) Working as part of a Scrum team, consisting of developers and testers, working closely with a Product Owner
  • Be a mentor and coach to the team – to assist in reaching high performance, 1-2-1 meetings/ mentoring/coaching agile and technical / knowledge sharing
  • Lead recruitment process
  • Help the team meet the quality and the commitment
  • After sprint planning you will ensure that the team split the PBI into real tasks. Review team estimation – ensure the team is aligned
  • Communicate and synchronize with key stakeholders (Product Owners / HW engineers etc.)
  • Role model for the team – an advocate for agile/scrum
  • Remove impediments that team members cannot remove by themselves and ask for assistance when you cannot handle the impediments with existing resources.
  • Participate in development cellular related backend features and infrastructure from the lowest level of interaction with our hardware all the way to the interface to the frontend.
  • Development environment: C/C++/RUST/ TFS / GIT with Visual Studio / Linux (CentOS, Ubuntu)/ ARM embedded / Microservices architecture / ZMQ/gRPC, Protobuffers (Training provided for areas that you’re not familiar with)
  • Guide the design of major parts of the software.
  • Introduce new techniques and libraries
  • Help to guide the evolution of the product
  • Working closely with other Scrum teams
  • Continuous learning and personal development using the 70/20/10 model
  • Be a part of the innovation culture by participating in innovation Fridays’ or hackathons

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Your tool box

  • BSc or equivalent in computer science or related field
  • People leader but also strong technical knowledge
  • At least 1 year experience in a similar role as Team Leader or Scrum Master
  • At least 3 years of experience with C/C++ and Linux
  • Advantageous, but not essential:
  • Knowledge of cellular related protocols
  • Knowledge of GIT
  • Knowledge or automated testing
  • Some knowledge of C# or RUST
  • Knowledge and experience of Scrum and Agile development techniques (TDD, Pair Programming, Mob Programming etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience of other scripting languages(Python)

Also important

  • Passion for software development and technology in general
  • Knowledge of cellular related protocols – Advantage
  • Hunger to learn and continuously improve
  • Excellent English
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team

Why Cognyte is your perfect match

We’re a values-driven business with a strong passion for innovation that makes a meaningful impact on the world around us.

Our purpose is crystal clear: we deliver Actionable Intelligence in the service of a safer world. This purpose lives in all our people and guides us in everything we do.

We are calling out to the curious minds of the world, who are looking to break new ground and bring innovative ideas to life.

So, if this is you then we’re the match for you. And you’ll love it here because:

  • We empower our people to explore, learn, and grow
  • We develop cutting edge technology that makes this world a safer place
  • Our teams are small, agile, and collaborative
  • We have a global presence that spans every continent (excluding Antarctica), with development centers in Israel and around the world
  • We provide many and varied opportunities for individual exploration and career development
  • We have a vibrant culture where you can fulfill your bold ambitions
  • We encourage creativity and personal expression

We believe that diverse teams drive the greatness of ideas, products, and companies. Whatever your race, gender, age, creed, or taste in music – if you’ve got the drive, commitment, and dedication to be the best, do your best, and work with the best, then come join us. We’re waiting for you.

We can work remotely when required for almost all roles and countries, and make every effort to make the work-from-home experience comfortable and productive for employees. And whether you’re working from home or in an office, your health and wellbeing are always our top priority.

Curious? Apply now.



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