Vice President of Engineering | Protegrity | Remote (US)

Vice President of Engineering | Protegrity | Remote (US)

Remote US
Application ends: July 26, 2024
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Job Description

The global data privacy software market is projected to grow from $2.36 billion in 2022 to $25.85 billion by 2029. 

So, if you are searching for an innovative career, then the cybersecurity industry might just be the one for you. Protegrity, an international provider of data protection solutions, is looking for new team members who want to make an impact in a company that prioritizes something we all care about: our privacy.

We need people who recognize the opportunity, can plan effectively, take action and execute in the enterprise marketplace with our intuitive, diverse, and future-forward global teams. 

So, are you up for collaborating with the best in data security?

Join us on this journey and make an impact with one of the top 25 global software providers. We look forward to making our world become a better place with you on our team. 

Apply and discover what’s next today!

We seek a results-oriented VP of Engineering with 15+ years of experience leading global teams. The successful candidate will have exceptional knowledge of the key technologies and tools used in the software development process and leadership skills to manage, inspire, and motivate the team.

Data engineering and cybersecurity expertise is a significant plus but not strictly required. Curiosity and desire to continuously learn new things and embark on new challenges are key ingredients to make this candidate successful.

This role reports to the Chief Product Officer, Dante Malagrino, has visibility to the entire leadership team, and directly oversees the whole software development organization at Protegrity.

Engineering Leadership & Product Delivery

  • You provide engineering expertise and thought leadership in software development and testing to ensure we are building the best products, platforms, and experiences.
  • You establish key goals and performance metrics for the product area and are directly accountable for implementation, tracking, and reporting on them. You are data-driven and metrics-oriented!
  • You work collaboratively across multiple teams to prioritize technical efforts, product features, and capabilities.
  • Establish a vision for our software development organization, drive innovation in processes and tools, and identify areas of need and initiatives to improve the team’s efficiency.
  • You establish structures and processes and drive the adoption of tools and best practices to increase the scale, efficiency, and performance of the entire team.
  • Through proactive partnership with senior leadership, drive and facilitate decision-making around standards, resources, and the overall direction of work.
  • Your success is directly related to your ability to deliver high-quality products on time and within budget.

Organizational Vision & Culture Champion

  • You lead by example and establish core values and culture to inspire our community!
  • Create and promote the vision, roadmap, and expectations for your technology organization.
  • You are not shy about making decisions but ready to change your mind and admit mistakes as you move fast through continuous change.
  • Harnessing the power of your network, you are adept at building teams and recruiting for culture and skills while coaching them to reach their peak potential.
  • Collaborate with organizational leaders to ensure maximum alignment in delivering and supporting the right product at the right time.
  • Maintain and share expertise on customers’ evolving needs, industry trends, and changes across our community.
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate! You are not afraid to share updates with your peers and leadership, and you know how to communicate at different levels of the organization. You can sit next to one of your engineers to help them solve an immediate problem, and you are capable of updating the company’s CEO on the progress made by your organization.
  • Lead team members’ talent reviews, performances, compensation, goal setting, development, and top talent recruitment practices.
  • Advance Diversity and Inclusion by promoting inclusive hiring practices, mentoring, and coaching.

The Skills and Expertise You Bring

  • 15+ years of leadership experience managing technology teams with a core focus on agile software development, supporting critical Enterprise Technology.
  • Experience running agile software development organizations comprised of multiple scrum teams is a must.
  • Experience running international engineering teams in India, EMEA, and the USA.
  • Expertise in data management and cloud technology is preferred
  • Experience in cyber security and data privacy is a plus
  • Exceptional critical thinking and agile delivery skills, with a penchant for enhancing team and product effectiveness through mentorship, coaching, and continuous improvement.
  • Authenticity and personal commitment to coaching engineers across multiple levels, crafting frameworks for skill progression, influencing careers, and building leadership skills.
  • Proven track record, inspiring the creativity and innovation of your teams, creating a culture of inclusion, experimentation, exploration, and continuous learning.
  • Influencing and negotiation skills and a collaboration mindset are required to establish effective relationships across business units with peers and leadership to drive alignment on product roadmaps, technology direction, and partnerships.
  • Our technology stack is varied and constantly evolving. A great start would involve being adept at the art and science of building products to enable our developers to adopt new technology rapidly and learn new skills efficiently.

The Team

  • As an engineering leader, you lead teams in developing platforms needed to support our digital presence on a cloud-based infrastructure. You will provide the technology know-how, leadership, and influence to be accountable for overall technology strategy and delivery.
  • You will lead initiatives that supply ideas and strategies to improve our products while advancing your skills. You will provide coaching, mentorship, and talent development across our engineering teams. We’re looking for highly motivated individuals who work well in an iterative and fast-paced environment.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits with generous vacation and holiday time off. All employees are also provided access to ongoing learning & development.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace is our priority. We are committed to an environment of acceptance where you are free to bring your full self to work. All qualified applicants and current employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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