Director of Engineering

Added: 1/14/2021

REF: 7403

Contract: Permanent

Location: New York, United States

Director of Engineering - Security Products - leading a growing team (currently 6 soon to be 30)

We're an industry leading Security platform using machine learning and artificial intelligence to baseline communication content, user identity, and behavioral signals in real-time and at-scale in order to detect the abnormalities of email attacks.

Our veteran team has built some of the most enduring machine learning platforms at leading companies including Google, Twitter, Pinterest, Amazon, Microsoft, and Expanse. We are located in San Francisco and New York City.

Our company is growing - we’re on the Forbes AI 50, and a Gartner 2020 Cool Vendor, and our customer base includes multiple Fortune 500 companies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead multiple engineering teams with different responsibilities:

    • Lead team of Product Engineers building next-gen email security products

    • Frontend Engineers responsible for building all customer-facing web applications

    • “Customer fast track” engineering team, building customer delighting features to accelerate & close strategic sales deals

    • Go-To-Market (Sales, Customer Success, & Marketing) Eng support team, whose charter is to improve their GTM team’s efficacy and velocity

  • Product Development

    • Work closely with Product Management to ingest new product requirements from customers

    • Manage & be accountable for project delivery execution & output

  • Management

    • Be able to manage both IC engineers, as well as train & manage line level EMs

    • Set clear performance management goals for all team members, and coach them for maximum growth potential

  • Create processes & org structures to improve org engineering capabilities

  • Hiring

    • Demonstrated track record of hiring world class engineers who will thrive in a fast growth startup environment

    • Set and fulfill recruiting plan - creating job descriptions, hiring guides, sourcing, screening, & interviewing candidates

  • X-team support

    • Work closely with partners & stakeholders across the company (Engineering, Product, Customer Success, Sales, Marketing, etc.) 

  • Frontend

    • Build a new common UX design system and UI Component library in collaboration with design teams ensuring consistency and coherence across all products

  • Experience / background

    • Enterprise SaaS / Cybersecurity background a big plus


Your Experience 

  • Experience leading full stack & backend engineering teams 

    • Plus if there is experience with ML products

  • Experience with developing and bringing to market enterprise products

  • Someone who has been through the experience of building teams from 5 -> 50

    • Ability to manage both ICs and managers

    • Ability to develop organizational execution capabilities - not the single force

  • Strong coach & recruiting magnet

    • Hire A+ talent in a repeatable, reliable way

  • Has seen excellence - been part of a world-class organization before

  • Enterprise SaaS/ Cybersecurity background a plus

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