Technical Product Lead

Tern Systems 1. Apr 2022 Fullt starf

Tern Systems is an established and trusted provider of Air Traffic Control solutions. An emerging product-led organisation, we are headquartered in Reykjavík with a satellite office in Budapest. Our product suites are attracting new customers and expanding our international presence. In recent years, we have grown to over 70 employees and serve customers across Europe, Asia and Africa.

We are looking for a motivated Technical Product Lead to join our Product Development division. 

In the role, you will oversee the technical direction and architecture of our products in close collaboration with Software Architects and teams. You will lead a group of experienced Software Architects working with them to implement a technical product strategy aligned with product objectives, business objectives and product roadmaps. 

In collaboration with the Director of Product Development and the Development Leads you will take an active part in improving our product development methodology. You would be motivated to improve the way we work and how we build our products. Part of this is to manage infrastructure engineer(s) in the maintenance and development of pipelines and automation. You will monitor technical and industry trends relevant to our product objectives. 

Responsibilities include

  • Leads architecture and technical development of Products in collaboration with the Software Architect(s)
  • Leads and supports a team of software architects, developing technical product strategy
  • Participates in the hiring of Software Architects and other technical positions
  • Promote quality improvements and best practices across Product Development
  • Lead infrastructure engineers in operating and improving development pipelines and automation
  • Monitor technical and domain trends relevant to product development
  • Collaborate with product stakeholders on product technical roadmaps

Professional requirements

  • University degree in a technical field or highly relevant experience in a related field
  • 7 years or more of professional experience
  • Prior experience with development of software architectures
  • Experience with development procedures and pipelines
  • Proactive, self-motivated, eager and enthusiastic to share knowledge and work with other team members

Who we are

Tern Systems is an established and trusted provider of Air Traffic Control solutions, with over 70 employees and over 20 years of successful deliveries to customers in Europe, Asia and Africa. Tern Systems is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Isavia ANS, the Icelandic Air Navigation Service Provider, that manages air traffic in the Icelandic air traffic control area.

What we offer

  • An international multicultural environment
  • A culture that fosters personal and professional growth
  • Regular social events and activities
  • A family-friendly work environment
  • Flexible work hours and home office support
  • Home internet and mobile package
  • An on-site canteen that offers lunch, snacks and drinks
  • An annual sports grant
  • An optional transportation grant

Additional Information

All applications shall be submitted in English.

Applications are stored in accordance with the Icelandic Public Archives laws.

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