From its founding in 2007, Avertra has been a global technology development and consulting company, servicing the USA, the Americas and several countries throughout Asia and the Middle East.
Our services are a result of over 20 years of industry experience through gas, water, and electric utilities throughout the world. By combining innovative minds with technology, we are providing our clients with solutions that improve ROI, increase revenue, and successfully meet clients’ unique business needs and goals.
Avertra provides insight, support and expertise to propel your business forward. We also offer our clients global project support with consistent levels of service.
Main Objective of the Position
Research and Development Lead is responsible for establishing and applying technical
research theories, principles, and models for use in Avertra’s suite of web product as
well as leading research and development policies, objectives, and initiatives.
Main Job Responsibilities
Responsible for the technical management of R&D projects to successful
completion, inclusive of timelines, resource allocation and capabilities
Performs technical analysis of current and competitive products to identify
opportunities for improvements or new functionality.
Summarize research results and communicates findings to internal and
Derives inputs for new products, product features and functions.
Assesses the scope of research projects and ensures projects are on time and
Provides direct and ongoing leadership for a team of individual contributors
intersecting market needs with technology strengths to develop technical
solutions to drive functional value
Performs and/or supervises the design of new models and prototypes.
Ensures that final designs meet customer inputs by managing multidisciplinary
project teams through design control requirements and up to
Assesses new project ideas including technical viability and potential return-
Develops technical documentation for all research projects.
Consults with top management and research and development team and
makes recommendations based on research findings and product
Documents observed results, analyze data, draw conclusions, and make
recommendations during product development activities.
Provides support to sales and marketing on product presentations, training
and general end-user support as required.
Able to identify, break down and solve a variety of difficult technical
Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Proven ability to work independently with a minimum of supervisor input.
Disciplined and well-organized in documentation (plans, requirements,
drawings, design reviews, and test methods).
Highly collaborative to effectively work with a distributed, technical and
Reliable and organized work process with a strong attention to detail
Demonstrated problem-solving skills
Proven innovation and creativity
Bachelor's degree in Engineering (B.S. or B.E)
5+ years of experience in the same field
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Mendix (a Plus)