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Engineering Team Leader (Cyber Threat Intelligence)

Upstream Security

Upstream Security

Herzliya, Israel
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024

Engineering Team Leader (Cyber Threat Intelligence)

  • Engineering
  • Herzliya, Israel
  • Full-time


Upstream is looking for a talented Engineering Team Leader to join the Engineering department and lead the development of our Automotive-focused cyber threat intelligence product (AutoThreat®). As an Engineering Team Leader you will be responsible for managing a team of full-stack developers who will design, develop and deliver Upstream’s AuthThreat® SaaS product.

This role is full-time and is Israel based.


  • Set a strategic engineering direction to Upstream’s AutoThreat® product, drive planning cycles, and help us keep our priorities in order.
  • Communicate technical and product decisions to the relevant team members, resolve blocking issues, and keep our development machine humming.
  • Work side by side with our product managers, AutoThreat® analysts and cybersecurity researchers.
  • Manage a team of high-performing engineers.
  • A passion for solving industry challenges.
  • Provide regular job performance feedback, hold one-on-ones and provide career development support to your direct reports.
  • Actively participate in our recruiting process, helping us to grow our engineering team.
  • Hands-on development - up to 80%.


  • 3+ years of experience as a team leader of productive, high-performing engineering teams.
  • 7+ years of experience building web applications in both frontend and backend.
  • Strong track record of delivering high-quality software, while leading teams.
  • Proven ability to lead through influence and collaboration rather than pure authority.
  • Ability to make key decisions in a timely manner, while simultaneously weighing the needs and input of multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Interested in partnering with product, design, and various stakeholders across the company to understand how they operate and how to enhance offerings.
  • Experience with NodeJs - Advantage.
  • Experience with ElasticSearch - Advantage.
  • Experience with React.js - Advantage.
  • Experience and knowledge of cybersecurity - Advantage.

Upstream is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.