Vice President, Engineering in Bellevue, WA

Apptio   •  

Bellevue, WA 98004

Industry: Enterprise Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

The VP of Platform Engineering leads all core services, platforms, and operations that support the Apptio portfolio of applications. This is a very high-profile position that actively participates to the product strategy and technical direction of the company.

Required experience

  • Proven track record leading multiple teams delivering and operating modern SaaS solutions for enterprise customers leveraging cutting edge cloud services
  • Experience with high scalability, availability, and security domains
  • Champion for operational simplicity
  • Referenceable management and leadership experience across groups of at least 75 people in multiple locations
  • Demonstrable depth in technology and an ability to contribute to low level software designs and architecture decisions
  • Current in technology trends, knowledge, and experience relevant to Apptio:
  • Java or C++
  • Cloud service offerings from AWS, Azure, and leading CMPs
  • Large scale, service-oriented, distributed systems
  • Multi-dimensional analytic systems and OLAP
  • Database technology, both SQL and NoSQL
  • Concurrent and multi-threading programming models
  • Familiarity with web frameworks such as react.js
  • Enthusiasm for Agile software development in a DevOps culture
  • Passion and experience in mentoring and recruiting/team building
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • M.S. degree or B.S. with significant relevant experience required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaboratively develop the strategy, architecture, and product plans while leading the teams that design, deliver, and operate both "backend" and "customer facing" systems to power the Apptio business.
  • Recruit, motivate, retain, and enhance top notch, globally based, engineering/devops teams
  • Continuously improve the quality of service, level of automation, and cost structure of Apptio's offerings
  • Establish headroom and determinism around overall performance, scalability, and extensibility of the end-to-end Apptio system
  • Interact with Customers directly to collect requirements, manage expectations, and resolve issues

Valid Through: 2019-11-11