Director, Platform Engineering Alert Logic
Alert Logic sits at the nexus of two big trends in IT: the adoption of cloud technologies, and an escalation in security and compliance requirements driven by an increasingly connected world. More than half of the largest managed hosting cloud service providers currently use Alert Logic to secure their customer environments, and we store petabytes of data for over 2,300 enterprise customers. We are a rapidly growing company that was established more than a decade ago, with the ongoing focus of maintaining a pace, energy and agility that allows us to advance our offerings and technology while preserving a startup-like culture. Our revenues are strong. Our customer base is growing rapidly. Everything is in place except one thing: you.
Alert Logic is looking for a highly motivated, positive and experienced Director of Platform Engineering to manage the development teams responsible for delivering the core technology infrastructure that drives Alert Logic?s ground-breaking security and compliance solutions.
As Director of Platform Engineering you will:
Set direction for the development core technology platform
Inspire managers and technical leads to guide their development teams to accomplish organizational goals
Drive the implementation of Agile development consistently through the organization
Assemble and managing international development teams in Colombia, Russia and the United States
Emphasize a culture of innovation and end-to-end ownership of results all the way through to production
Manage annual budget and resource allocation for team of 30-40 engineers
Ensure all teams achieve consistently high quality code, documentation and testing objectives
Responsible for definition of project timelines and presentation of results to senior management
Measure individual and team performance, and design strategies to continually enhance team effectiveness
Be accountable for the results of the team
Enjoy providing frequent and constructive feedback, coaching and mentoring team members, and developing an energetic and productive team
At least ten (10) years as senior technical contributor in software engineering team role
At least five (5) years as a development manager, with demonstrated experience in performance management focused on creating a spirit of innovation and accountability from team members
At least two (2) years experience managing several independent development teams with a focus on a goal setting and responsibility driven approach
Demonstrated ability to recruit and retain outstanding software engineers
Demonstrated ability to manage project scope and deliver on time
Critical thinking and problem solving skills, coupled with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Be an exceptional mentor and leader with a passion for continuous improvement
Adept at communicating overall goals as they relate to development projects
Understanding of security detection technologies, including IDS, IPS, WAF, Vulnerability Scanning, etc.
Experience delivering multi-tenant, or software as a service, applications or technology platforms
Experience managing a geographically distributed team, ensuring effective communication and teamwork
Previous startup experience strongly preferred
Available for infrequent international travel
||1776 Yorktown |
Houston, TX 77056
Alert Logic's on-demand solutions provide the easiest way to secure networks and comply with policies and regulations by enabling our customers to detect threats, eliminate vulnerabilities, and manage log data.Investors: Access Venture Partners
, DFJ Mercury
, Hunt Ventures/Hunt BioVentures
, OCA Ventures
, Updata Partners All Jobs: at Alert Logic
Houston, TX 77056
|Company Profile:||Alert Logic is the industry's leading provider of on-demand IT compliance and security solutions. Our solutions provide mid-sized organizations with the easiest way to secure networks and comply with policies and regulations.
Our on-demand platform utilizes software-as-a-service to deliver the benefits of rapid deployment, zero maintenance, and no upfront capital costs. As a result, Alert Logic customers benefit from easy and affordable network security and compliance.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Alert Logic is changing the way IT compliance and security solutions are designed, delivered, and utilized. |
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