Wombat Security Technologies, a division of Proofpoint, is seeking an experienced Director of Software Engineering to join our growing team at our Pittsburgh, PA office located in the Strip District.
In this position, you will play a key role in the overall success of our organization by planning, managing, and monitoring engineering functions. You will be responsible for overseeing various engineering projects, processes, budgets, and timelines and making any necessary adjustments in order to ensure successful completion.
The Director of Software Engineering will be reporting to the VP of Engineering and will provide technical leadership, vision, direction, and mentoring for multiple software engineering teams. This individual will grow and manage multiple teams which design, develop, and support the Wombat Security Technologies products to meet business requirements.
The Director of Software Engineering will work with the development teams to deliver product and feature roadmaps and provide overall leadership and day to day management for multiple teams of software development professionals.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Meets business needs by managing the activities of development teams and consistently delivering quality solutions on time, within budget, and scope
Recruit and develop a leading-edge engineering team
Actively drives the development life-cycle from requirements analysis, feasibility estimates, design, code, documentation, testing, implementation, and defect support
Developing project plans, resource planning, scheduling and managing development timelines
Building and managing multi-disciplined software teams and overseeing the development processes using industry best practices
Responsible for implementing design reviews and code reviews, motivating and mentoring the software development team
Participate in technical architecture decisions and lead efforts to build and maintain a scalable software platform
Support change management process to manage software releases, application patching and changes to production configurations
Manage multiple tasks and responsibilities in high-pressure environments; excelling at pinpointing and resolving problems in early project stages to avoid cost/time expenses
Oversight and management of department expenses and budget planning
The company offers a competitive base salary and a full benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision, paid vacation and holidays, 401(k) plan, life insurance, disability insurance and subsidized parking. Our office is located in the Strip District of Pittsburgh.
Wombat Security Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Wombat uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.
Requirements & Qualifications:
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related fields
Master’s degree in engineering management or business administration preferred
10+ years of development experience
5+ years of experience managing a development team
Proven leadership skills managing multiple development teams
Strong people and management skills to interact with various members of our team
Significant experience and knowledge of SAAS products deployed in the cloud, Amazon Web Services, system design for scalability and reliability, and continuous integration methodologies
Ability to drive a culture of quality and personal accountability through development and delivery teams
A commitment to quality through the ability to translate complex technical requirements into functional software using best practices
Expert in Agile methods
Experience in application architecture and making rational buy vs. build and interface decisions
About Wombat Security Technologies
Wombat Security Technologies, a division of Proofpoint, provides information security awareness and training software to help organizations teach their employees secure behavior. Our SaaS-based cyber security education solution includes a platform of integrated broad assessments, as well as a library of simulated attacks and brief interactive training modules. Wombat's solutions help organizations reduce successful phishing attacks and malware infections up to 90%. Wombat is helping Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 customers in industry segments such as finance, technology, banking, higher education, retail, and consumer packaged goods to strengthen their cyber security defenses, and was recently named one of Pittsburgh’s Top Workplaces by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and Workplace Dynamics.