Starting from product requirements or product specification inputs from the Market & Solutions departments, the R&D teams elaborate the architecture of the solution and build the technical design of the product. The teams ensure the robustness, reliability, testability, quality, and upgradeability of all building blocks. The Head of Engineering leads and sustains operational excellence at all levels (individual, team, and company) as well as the activities that govern how work is performed. He/She takes an active role in the implementation of the way of working and ensures that the teams fulfill their commitments. He/She leads and supports the different steps of the development lifecycle of a product line: evaluation of the technical requirements, elaboration of the architecture, estimation, planning, tracking, and reporting of the developments, developer’s tests, automated deployment, and technical documentation. He also empowers innovation and supports decisions in line with the company blueprint. He/She also ensures the coordination with the Solution Management, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and Quality Control teams in the same product line as well as with other departments and external key stakeholders. He/She is ultimately accountable for the adoption, success, and ongoing improvement within the scope under his responsibility.