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Senior Director, Engineering Digital Platform

Bellevue, WA, USA | Heptio

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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We are looking for an ambitious, collaborative, entrepreneurial Senior Director, Engineering for Digital Platform.This leader will scale the product line and carry the transformation mission to innovate and unlock new support experiences through the Digital Platform products.This role is highly visible and will work closely with executives and leaders from Business Units, CTO, and Global Services.The leader will possess passion, energy, and commitment for the customer and bring a strong track record in developing, managing and scaling products in cloud and SaaS environments.

Your background:


You bring broad technical experience, creative problem-solving skills, a passion for technology and SW development, and solving customer challenges. You thrive in fast-paced environments.


You have in-depth experience in building distributed systems for cloud deployment. You have led global engineering teams to ship high quality products to a large customer base. You are seasoned at managing senior engineering talent. You possess demonstrated strengths in product design, development, quality engineering, and site reliability engineering.


You have strong interpersonal and organizational skills. You will build, mentor, motivate and manage multiple teams of developers, technical leaders, quality engineers, and sight reliability engineers. You will work closely with internal and external partners to achieve the team's goals in a dynamically changing market. You hold yourself personally accountable to product and customer success.


Required Skills:


12+ years of experience developing and scaling distributed enterprise software, and services. 

8+ years of experience in managing multiple diverse and inclusive global software development teams for complex, large-scale environments

Proven track record of building and shipping successful software products.Experience with software development using languages such as Java

Experience managing several concurrent development projects, using Agile methodologies.Experience in managing engineering efforts spanning organizations and/or geographies

Experience with delivering distributed cloud solutions one of the following platforms: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft Azure or OpenStack

Experience with containers, microservices, high availability, and data services

Ability to drive DevOps innovation in cloud engineering by enabling self-service capabilities

Demonstrated leadership, people management, teamwork, and communication skills.Proven track record recruiting and retaining top engineering talent

Ability to form strong cross-functional partnerships across distributed global teams

Strong empathy towards customers.

Comfortable interacting with executives, customers, internal and external developers

BS/MS Computer Science or related discipline.

This job opportunity is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsorship by VMware.


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