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Automation Team Lead



Yokne'am Illit, Israel
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023

About The Position

Are you a highly skilled software engineer with a passion for automation and leading dynamic teams? Join our rapidly growing product as an Automation Team Lead and play a pivotal role in developing cutting-edge automation solutions. You'll have the opportunity to shape the future of our product, contribute to customer satisfaction, and foster a culture of innovation.


  • Spearhead the development and maintenance of an advanced automation system, exercising control over multiple systems.
  • Engage in the entire product development lifecycle, from initial concept definition to resolving critical customer issues.
  • Lead and empower the team in implementing automated testing and deployment strategies for Silk solutions.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, consistently delivering incremental value on a weekly basis.
  • Remain hands-on, dedicating some of your time to direct software development.


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a leadership role, successfully managing teams of 3+ engineers.
  • Proficiency in Python is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated passion for software invention, design, and a relentless curiosity to learn and innovate.
  • BSC/BA degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering.
  • Strong understanding of computer systems and operating systems, with proficiency in Linux and Windows environments.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing, networking, and storage technologies.
  • Background in developing test automation infrastructure and automating tests across diverse OS in distributed environments.
  • Experience in analyzing large and complex systems, with a solid understanding of QA processes and procedures.
  • Proficiency in using tools such as Jenkins, Git, and Azure DevOps.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in both Hebrew and English.

About Silk

Silk gives demanding workloads 10x faster performance on the cloud compared to native cloud alone. The Silk Cloud Platform is a virtualization layer that sits between the underlying cloud infrastructure and customers’ workloads. Without refactoring, workloads such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and industry-specific applications can move onto the cloud and massively improve user experience. Industry leaders in e-commerce, software publishing, FinTech, and healthcare, trust Silk with their mission-critical workloads to get the ultra-fast speeds their customers demand. Silk is headquartered in Needham, MA. To learn more, visit silk.us.