Director of Software Engineering

San Francisco, CA

We are looking for a seasoned engineering leader who will work directly with the company’s executive team, report to SVP of Products, to streamline engineering operations, implement best practice for software development, build and support the right security protections for our own products. This leadership role focuses on improving efficiency across different engineering teams, facilitating the interaction and coordination with different departments, providing engineering feedback and suggestions to the executive team. You will work with both local and remote engineering teams around the world, visiting our remote offices on a minimum, annual basis.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Oversee engineering team’s daily operation, meet with each product line’s engineering leader to understand, support and enhance the efficiency of regular engineering tasks.
  • Drive the execution and delivery of engineering goals by collaborating with many cross functional teams, architects, and product managers.
  • Manage engineering budgets across the offices and build an efficient structure that scales with the business growth.
  • Proactively communicate issues and resolve escalations with customer-facing teams like support and sales.
  • Partner with PM team to align with objectives, priorities, and risks.
  • Keep up-to-date with modern development technologies and methodologies.
  • Empowering the product engineering team to be self-efficient, however, disciplined.
  • Take lead on initiatives which helps to implement the best engineering practice in SDLC.
  • Motivate the product team to go above and beyond with continuous delivery and innovation.
  • Execute and update the career path development for engineering team members, working with HR department.

What We Need From You

  • 6+ years’ experience leading an engineering organization, software development experience is preferred.
  • Proven track record working with cross functional teams and coordinating effort in a distributed environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Experience with agile development, rapid release cycles and supporting customer-oriented solutions.
  • Proven experience with implementing software engineering industry best practices and SDLC, including coding standards, code reviews, SCM, CI, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Ability to manage KPI metrics to track team progress, individual performance.
  • Ability to mentor engineers and help them with career growth.
  • Experience in growing the engineer team with multi-national cultures.

It Would Be Nice If You Had

  • Experience with full stack server-side development and microservice structures.
  • Cyber security domain experience, including file security, device security, network security etc.
  • Cloud engineering experiences including but not limited to AWS, Google Cloud.
  • Hardware and network engineering experiences.

Interested in this position?

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to us via JobScore. Special consideration will be given to those candidates whose cover letter indicates that they have viewed our website. Please, no drop-ins, calls or faxes.