Senior Director of Engineering in Santa Clara, CA

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15+ years

Posted 8 weeks ago

We are seeking a Sr. Director of Infrastructure Engineering to lead this group. The ideal candidate has a proven track record building large, scalable infrastructure, is a creative thinker, problem solver, teacher, learner, and is—first and foremost—a fantastic manager of people. This position reports to the VP of Engineering.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of backend and frontend engineers in a fast-paced environment
  • Drive a results-oriented culture with a strong focus on execution, quality, and speed
  • Evangelize the product vision internally and externally. Be able to represent the company, product, and team at all levels
  • Partner with the product management organization to develop and deliver on roadmaps
  • Work closely with customer success to improve outcomes
  • Recognize process and product gaps early and able to lead changes to achieve better outcomes
  • Strong executive presence and ability to champion ideas and initiatives
  • Be a strong mentor and coach to the team
  • Further innovation in the organization

Qualifications

  • 15+ years of progressive engineering and leadership in startup environment
  • S./B.S. degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience building and leading large teams (30+) engineers
  • Experience overseeing all aspects of software development
  • Experience growing and mentoring a leadership team
  • Experience building high volume, high scale SaaS products
  • Strong experience with distributed system architecture and public cloud
  • Track record of recruiting top talent to build and scale teams
  • Excellent presentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to weigh conflicting priorities and make quick decisions in a dynamic environment
  • Strong communicator with ability to evangelize ideas at all levels