Director of Engineering, Cloud Proofpoint
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Proofpoint continues to set the pace on innovation surrounding Internet-based messaging and we are looking for a Director of Engineering to take on the challenge of continuing this tradition in the cloud. We're looking for a seasoned Director of Engineering to lead teams focused on delivering cloud-based technologies and solutions that will power all of Proofpoint's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products. This role is one part people management, one part strategic oversight, and one part pure "on the ground" tactics. This position is located at Proofpoint Headquarters in Sunnyvale, California and reports to the VP, Engineering.
The cloud services and infrastructure group is responsible for delivering Proofpoint?s security products as a service in the cloud while also supporting our on premise solutions with world class cloud services. An ideal candidate has done something similar in the past, is good with people and is an architect at heart. Technical leadership and drive is key to the group?s success, as well as the ability to hire world class engineers who have done it before. The ideal candidate would also demonstrate a keen understanding of market factors, manage trade-offs and maintain a culture of urgency, innovation, competence and accountability.
You'll be responsible for:
?Hiring, training, and retaining world-class engineering talent
Delivering a steady supply of new and improved cloud-based capabilities, while streamlining and improving the infrastructure behind the scenes
Working closely with Proofpoint's operations teams to ensure they have all the administration tools they need in a 24x7 high availability environment
Working with other engineering groups to redefine and reshape the way we deliver security to our products
A proven track record running high-performing engineering organizations, with the ability to juggle multiple simultaneous projects at various scales and stages of completion
8+ years of experience in management, including managing of more than one team. You?re a leader 90% of the time and a manager for the rest. You love and enjoy seeing to other people?s growth and happiness.
A passion for creating Enterprise solutions that over-achieve
A deep working knowledge of the entire stack of a modern Cloud technologies, from Hadoop to Cassandra, Hive to MySQL, OpenStack and VMware and KVM, Puppet and Nagios ? and everything in between
An irrepressible excitement about the cloud and the possibilities it affords for new forms of services and applications
Can distinguish the important from noise
A developed sense of ownership
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Accountability, honesty, responsibility, flexibility ... and a sense of fun and playfulness
Above all else, you'll have a constant desire to make things better, learn more and push harder
Proofpoint, Inc. helps the largest and most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive data. Founded in 2002 by the former CTO of Netscape and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Proofpoint was funded by top Silicon Valley investors, including Benchmark Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures before going public in 2012.
Please note that Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
||892 Ross Drive |
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
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