R&D Software Team Lead at Checkmarx (Braga, Portugal)

R&D Software Team Lead at Checkmarx (Braga, Portugal)

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Location: Braga, Portugal
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-04-29 05:00:54

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Checkmarx SAST (CxSAST) is the main Checkmarx solution for Application Security Testing. High Accuracy and precision of vulnerability findings is one of the key parameters for the adoption of AST solutions.In this context, Checkmarx is looking for a talented Team Leader to join a team responsible for guaranteeing the excellence of Checkmarx SAST vulnerability findings.

Some of the team efforts are expected to be:

  • Development of data-centric applications for accuracy assessment;
  • Development of exploitable applications in a great variety of programming languages/frameworks;
  • Research and application of outstanding AppSec matters;
  • Implement strategies to retain competitive edge.

Main Responsibilities of the position:

  • Lead and inspire an agile team of multi-disciplinary engineers
  • Build and develop the team, including coaching and mentorship
  • Lead research, design and development of AppSec related matters
  • Make ongoing decisions, driven by data and quality
  • Perform effective and detailed project planning, identifying risks and providing mitigation plans


  • Bachelor in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience in leading R&D teams
  • Experience developing on Agile methodologies
  • Strong organization, time management and can-do attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication (PT+EN)
  • Inter-team facilitation skills

Nice to have

  • Application/Information Security knowledge/background
  • Practical experience in software development (.Net, Java, other)
  • Practical experience in data analysis/management and technologies
  • Experience with customer-facing