Some Things I've done

Apr
2014
dates
Now
Hyperwise Security as a Director of Engineering
Oct
2010
dates
Mar
2014
IDF as a Department Head
Head of the R&D Department of my unit.
Managed 25-30 software professionals, in various technological areas (from low level x86 assembly, through C and WinAPI/Linux, to high level logic and infrastructures using C# and python).
Entrepreneurial-like work: choosing the right areas and products to focus my teams on, and leading the products' development as they take shape.
Apr
2007
dates
Oct
2008
IDF as a Team Leader & Project Manager
Dec
2004
dates
Jan
2007
IDF as a Software Team Leader
Upgrading and running a team of 6-9 computer experts in an always-changing environment. A team which, under my management, won the "Israel Defense Award" of 2006. Working under pressure and leading subordinates through it while constantly developing them. Leading many projects successfully.
Jan
2004
dates
Nov
2004
IDF as a Computer Programmer
Participated in several programming projects in a variety of languages, most new to me. Learned "on the job". Later on led several projects successfully.
I speak fluent english and hebrew, and know some german

What People say

recommendation
Robert Parham
colleague
Ofir is first and foremost a great person. He is trustworthy, serious, and has very good people skills. We worked together for about a year, and ofir always impressed me with his ability to see the larger picture and stay concentrated on the important issues.
recommendation
Vlad Korsunsky
colleague
Ofir is an exceptionally talanted professional. Many times I have seen him pursuing a task, with very demanding deadlines, until it was complete in the best possible way and on schedule. His leadership has taken his team to new achievements and under his management it has received several excellency awards.
recommendation
Tal Slobodkin
colleague
I managed Ofir directly for almost a year, and during that period I witnessed him transform from a fairly young soldier to be a team leader and receive great responsibility. Ofir is a committed hard worker, an excellent team player and an avid professional. I will highly recommend any future employer to take Ofir for his team.
recommendation
Pavel Gurvich
colleague
I have been working with Ofir for more then 3 years, both as Ofir's colleague and as his manager. Ofir is highly motivated, always looking for new things to learn and very knowledgeable in his field of work. Ofir approaches all his tasks with a combination of creativity and determination which always proves as a sure way to success. Ofir works flawlessly under pressure and under extreme time lines. Beyond all that he is also a great team leader, who's able to easily lead people in a friendly yet confident way. I would take Ofir into my team anytime.
recommendation
Harel Shein
colleague
Ofir was my manager for 1 year and 7 months, during which I watched Ofir become an excellent manager. Ofir is extremly professional in his managing, he pays very close attention to his subordinates' tasks, also he has a profound understanding of the job at hand and a good understanding of his boundaries. Ofir is hard working, a great team member and a first degree professional. In need of professional advice, Ofir would be my first choice. Ofir is fun to work with both as a manager as well as a team member.
recommendation
Anat (Fox) Davidi
colleague
Ofir was my commander for approximately a year. He is a creative person and a problem solver, always pushing new ideas forward to keep up with this dynamic industry. As a commander he is very involved in the work of his subordinates, and keeps both the people and the work he is in charge of in check.

Some things
I know how
to do...

Some Things I’ve learned:

Dec
2013
dates
Dec
2015
The Interdisciplinary Center - Master of Science (MS)
Computer Science
Dec
2007
dates
Dec
2010
Tel Aviv University - Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Computer Science
Dec
1998
dates
Dec
2002
Handesaim -
Physics & Computers
I also learned that the answer to life, the universe and everything is 42.

Some things I care about

privacy
free speech
human rights