Director, Web Services Alert Logic
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED 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 2,200 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.
We are not only a leader but also an innovator in our high-tech space. As a testament to our high growth we are looking for a Director over one of our most critical development teams, Web Services.
A successful candidate must be able to expand our common web services. These services are common functions shared between our product development teams. The Web Services team is also responsible for developing of internal and customer facing API?s.
In this role you will have the responsibility for all aspect of management of the team, including the creative culture and environment.
Lead the planning and implementation of projects
Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
Define project tasks and resource requirements
Create shared vision / build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships / alignment with internal customers across the business (e.g. Product Mgmt, Project Mgmt, and Quality Engineering).
Development of project plans
Lead a team of 8 to 10 software developers and engineers
Assemble and coordinate project staff through entire project lifecycle
Manage project budget
Manage project resource allocation
Plan and schedule project timelines
Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
Provide direction and support to project team
Quality of software
Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
Participate in project evaluations and assessment of results
7+ years? experience as an established technical leader of software engineering teams that have successfully delivered customer-driven software products
Extensive background in Software Engineering, preferably within multi-national environments
Previous startup experience strongly preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Results focused with a track record of success working in an Agile environment
Demonstrated understanding of the build, deployment, and operational aspects of a SaaS platform
Experience building and managing a team of Software Engineers, both onshore and offshore
Critical thinking and problem solving skills, strong Planning and organizing skills
Good understanding of Agile, PHP (Symfony2), C / C++, Linux, TCP/IP
An exceptional mentor and leader with a passion for continuous improvement.
Excellent organization and communication skills
Ability to pick up new technologies quickly
Pro-active, flexible and a people person
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
Adept at articulating the product vision and drive the future roadmap with strong business acumen
||Houston, TX |
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
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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