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Director, Software Engineering



Software Engineering
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Monday, May 20, 2024

Who is Forcepoint?

Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. 20+ years in business. 2.7k employees. 150 countries. 11k+ customers. 300+ patents. If our mission excites you, you’re in the right place; we want you to bring your own energy to help us create a safer world. All we’re missing is you!

Director Of Engineering

Forcepoint is transforming cybersecurity by focusing on what matters most: understanding people’s intent as they interact with critical data and intellectual property wherever it resides. Our uncompromising systems enable companies to empower employees with unobstructed access to confidential data while protecting intellectual property and simplifying compliance.

The India team is working on a new and innovative cybersecurity solution and is looking for a Dierctor of Engineering.

This is a unique opportunity to Build a team and lead a large group of experienced, highly skilled engineers who are building the future of Cyber security, working in a creative and innovative environment.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead a development team, be responsible for recruitment, retention, growth, culture, and provide professional guidance and vision
  • Working with your direct reports to ensure a high performing team that supports our scaling organization
  • Cultivate an environment where team members are empowered and demonstrate a strong sense of ownership and belonging
  • Ensure that individuals on the team learn, grow,and advance in their respective careers
  • Attract, develop, and grow top technical talent
  • Overseeing the execution and technical roadmaps of your pods
  • Plan strategies for the development of designs and products on schedule and on budget
  • Prioritize, delegate and supervise all engineers’ activities and deliverables
  • Develop new product concepts
  • Support development teams in designing and building software.
  • Provide input in strategic technical decisions and solutions, when needed
  • Create a shared understanding of decision making, direction, and progress for the team -
  • Responsible for overall planning, execution and success of important technical projects.
  • Working with engineering, design, and product leadership to ensure alignment and progress towards meeting milestones.
  • Lead complex technical projects.
  • Manage, support, and evaluate engineers’ performance

Who You Are:

  • BSc in Computer Science/ related field
  • 6+ years of experience as a manager at least 2 years of Director/ VP R&D position
  • Experience in managing a group of over 25 people.
  • 5+ years of experience in hands-on in the area of a SaaS environment that uses Agile methodologies
  • Proven experience in designing and managing (owning!) Data related infrastructure (Data lakes, ETL pipelines, etc.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of design, implementation and test of large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience in building large scale B2B SaaS products
  • Experience in architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions on AWS platforms
  • Prior experience in cyber security
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • Team player, 'can-do' attitude, strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with teams to ship major features and releases.

Don’t meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don’t meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace – so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.

The policy of Forcepoint is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Forcepoint is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to recruiting@forcepoint.com.

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