Vensai is recruiting on behalf of our client, Sectigo, for:
Director of Engineering position in Sectigo’s R&D department. Remote - Eastern Time Zone
Sectigo is a leading cybersecurity provider of digital identity solutions, including TLS / SSL certificates, DevOps, IoT, enterprise-grade PKI management, and multi-layered web security.
The Director of Engineering, reporting to the Vice President of Development, enhances and cultivates Sectigo's engineering culture, grows a quality team, manages architects, and managers. The Director will lead our engineering activities by fostering a culture of constant improvement, identifying, and implementing strategies that continue to level up our team. This role is responsible for the team’s professional growth and development, thereby ensuring attraction and retention of motivated high-performing talent.
RESPONSIBILITIES * Oversee the team, supporting each team member in timely delivery of technical solutions to address business needs. * Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices, develop and evangelize excellent engineering, and organizational practices. * Build and lead globally distributed teams of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback, and hands-on career development. * Grow a healthy and collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values. * Be an active part of the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organization. * Grow and develop new engineering managers to help create high-performing teams. * Additional responsibilities and special projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, related field, equivalent technical degree, or equivalent work experience.
EXPERIENCE * 8+ years of experience working as an engineer or software developer. Experience developing and growing healthy teams with a proven track record. * Experience with software development and organizational management. * Experience leading, managing, coaching, and mentoring engineering managers to deliver timely and high-quality software.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES * Ability to get things done by turning product vision into executable strategy. * Strong multi-tasking and problem resolution abilities. * Ability to manage own time effectively. * Self-starter and quick learner with a desire to learn new tools and techniques. * Strong verbal, written communication, presentation, and negotiation skills, with the ability to interface with a diverse set of audiences. * Strong knowledge of virtualization and cloud technologies (vCenter, Xenserver, Hyper-V, Azure, AWS). * Strong knowledge of enterprise security technologies. * Strong hands-on experience with automation testing, using testing frameworks (Python or Java). * Strong working knowledge of Linux and Microsoft Windows is a must along with extensive experience in software development and testing. * Experience with Agile development and source control tools. * Strong verbal and written communication skills, ensuring client and staff satisfaction through proactive communication. * Experience and skill in scheduling and performing multiple tasks at a time. * Strong organizational skills are a must. You must be able to meet critical deadlines in a high-pressure work environment. * Ability to work in both a self-directed and team environment. Meet project goals and deliver results. * Willing to take direction while also bringing new and innovative ideas to the team. * Experience generating and presenting quantitative reports. * Strong understanding of concepts related to computer architecture, data structures and programming practices, SQL, and back-end concepts. * Ability to thrive in a global fast-paced and deadline-driven environment with frequently changing priorities.
As the world's largest commercial Certificate Authority with more than 700,000 customers and over 20 years of experience in online trust, Sectigo partners with organizations of all sizes to deliver automated public and private PKI solutions for securing web servers, user access, connected devices, and applications. Recognized for its award-winning innovation and best-in-class global customer support, Sectigo has the proven performance needed to secure the digital landscape of today and tomorrow.