• Director of Engineering

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 4 months ago(9/14/2018 11:07 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1482
    Category
    Product & Technology
    Department
    Product and Technology
    Type
    Full-Time Employee
  • Overview

    Position Summary: Do you want to build the next generation of technologies and products which define the future of digital identities and protect people from identity theft? If so, come and be a part of something extraordinary! The Director of Engineering leads a world-class team to deliver creative digital identity and identity protection products to the market on a global scale.  

     

    This person is foremost accountable for building, developing, and leading a phenomenal engineering team. This includes hiring A-players, organizing the team to deliver, and being a steward for our team culture and product development lifecycle. This role is also accountable for delivering great software in partnership with many stakeholders including product management, operations, and the executive leadership team.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Lead and develop our engineering team, focusing on the growth of each team member
    • Provide engineering expertise to help the team solve technical challenges and build great products
    • Work with Product Managers, Systems Architects, and other stakeholders to ensure the engineering team has the appropriate specifications and resources to deliver on our product roadmap
    • Partner with our InfoSec team to build systems and controls to ensure compliance with security and quality standards
    • Continuously improve our methods toward continuous integration / continuous delivery
    • Develop and hold the team accountable to appropriate quality metrics
    • Monitor the team’s sprint velocity trends and optimize to meet or exceed engineering velocity targets
    • Provide recommendations into product roadmap planning and meet associated delivery commitments
    • Foster balanced, highly positive relationships with closely related teams
    • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Track record of developing and leading excellent engineering teams which have solved complex technical problems and delivered great software
    • Expertise in Agile methodologies and their use in delivering software in a CI/CD operating model
    • Passionate and collaborative about problem solving. Strong technical analytical skills based on experience in roles as an engineer and as a leader of engineers.
    • Demonstrable critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills which inspire and lead team to success, including the ability to effectively communicate engineering priorities, issues, and challenges to non-engineering groups
    • Strong knowledge of Cloud technologies (preferably the Google Cloud Platform), DevOps, and CI/CD tools and methodologies
    • Understanding of Kubernetes and/or container orchestration
    • A positive outlook which energizes the team and our partners
    • Thinks and acts in accordance with our company’s values

    Education/Experience:

    • BS in Engineering field or equivalent experience
    • 8+ years as a software engineer, particularly working with service-oriented architectures and experience building microservices
    • 3+ years of experience leading a software engineering organization or teams including:
      • Coaching and mentoring software engineers for team success and individual growth
      • Developing and implementing metrics to measure product delivery success
      • Working with Product and other partners

    Join us at AllClear ID and enjoy the following benefits:

    • Comprehensive Medical Benefits, Life & Disability Insurance, Flex-Spending & Health Savings Plans
    • 401(k) Investment Plan
    • Stock Options
    • Commuter Benefits (heavily discounted parking, free transit passes)
    • Gym Membership
    • Paid Time Off
    • Various Bonus Programs
    • Free ID Theft and Credit Monitoring

    Our Values:

    • Integrity is paramount.
    • Customer service above and beyond the expected.
    • Have fun together as a company.
    • We operate as one. We inspire one another to win.
    • We take pride and ownership in all that we do.

    This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

    AllClear ID is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status.

     

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