There are 2 actors on a network, people and machines. Just as
usernames and passwords are used by people to access machines, keys
and certificates are used by machines to identify and access each
other. Venafi is the inventor of the technology that secures and
protects keys and certificates, the most important assets of our
Global 5000 customers. We are Warriors!
Are you passionate about making a positive impact and protecting
the world from cybercriminals? If so, you may be a natural Venafi
How youll be protecting the world:
As Director of Engineering at Venafi, you will be part of an
extremely motivated, dedicated, and experienced team that protects
many of the largest organizations in the world. With your excellent
listening skills and your example of confidence without arrogance,
you will bring trust to team members and customers alike. Your
constant pursuit of improvement, and principle-based actions, will
be reflected in the deliveries your team provides to these
As Venafi transitions its on-premises Machine Identity
Management products to cloud-based SaaS offerings (aptly named
Venafi-as-a-Service or VaaS for short), we are looking for an
excellent Director of Engineering to lead and develop the teams
that build the VaaS platform.
In this role you will:
- Work with our stellar Product Management and Engineering teams
to develop and deliver the VaaS platform.
- Enable multiple engineering teams to innovate, design,
implement and deliver efficiently and collaboratively with high
- Act as the Development Manager and People Manager to multiple
product engineering teams.
- Contribute to our continual improvement of process, product,
people, and culture.
- Display a passion for continuous learning, and for
experimenting and applying cutting edge technology, software
paradigms and engineering process improvements, while fostering
this culture across the team.
- Strive to elevate your team members above yourself by
exemplifying the Team Before Self model of our culture.
The ideal Venafi Warrior will be armed
- S (CS, CSE, or equivalent) and 10-14 years of experience and 4+
years in leading a multi-team product organization; or
- S/Ph.D. (CS, CSE, or equivalent) and 8-12 years of experience
and 4+ years in leading a multi-team product organization; or
- 12-16 years of relevant experience and 4+ years in leading a
multi-team product organization
- Product development experience holding a variety of Technical
and Management leadership roles with emphasis on the following:
- Agile development with continuous integration, delivery and
deployment of SaaS services (CI/CD)
- Experience developing on Public-Cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
while utilizing modern technologies
(e.g. Kubernetes, Kafka, ElasticSearch, Solr, Redis, Cassandra,
- Microservices architectures/distributed systems (AWS experience
- Programming languages such as Java, Golang, Python, C#
- Collaboration with other senior managers to establish strategic
plans and objectives.
- Experienced in making final decisions on administrative and/or
operational matters, ensuring an operations' effective achievement
- Familiarity with developing corporate and/or organizational
policies and the implementation of these policies.
- Ability to work in a team-driven development environment.
Coaching, guiding and enabling both managers and team members to
work together in a highly collaborative way.
- Experience in collaborating with team members as peers, by
adding your voice and experience to that of the team.
- Aptitude in providing general direction to, and review of,
managers and team members in various functional areas, groups,
- Proficiency in designing and leading the implementation of
functional objectives to meet company goals, including the hiring
and releasing of team members.
- Ability to handle overall responsibility for planning,
implementing a budget, and achieving goals.
- Desire and experience to foster innovation through all levels
of the organization.
- A keen aptitude for making our customers successful by
delivering high-quality, secure and performant software.
What sets you apart?
- Previous SaaS-based Security-Product development and delivery
- You have a passion for making our customers successful while
maintaining a firm vision of the future.
- Strong background not only in technical areas but in working
closely with, and developing, team members.
- You are humble enough to know when you are wrong, confident
enough to know when you are right, and wise enough to know when to
step back and let others shine.
While you are busy protecting the world, weve got you
In addition to fostering a work environment with strong work
from anywhere ethic, Venafi offers a benefits package that is in
the top 1%. We provide 100% employer-paid
premiums for both team members and their families.
That includes health, dental, and vision insurance. YES, REALLY! We
offer four weeks of PTO (Paid Time Off), eleven holidays, and a
"pick your own community service day." We also offer 401(k) and
company matching, company HSA contribution, 2x salary employer-paid
life insurance, and parental leave. We even offer pet
More About Venafi:
Venafi is the undisputed heavyweight champion in Machine
Identity Management. Why? Because we created the category and are
light years ahead of anyone that would consider competing!
Gartner has recognized Venafi as number one in our space and as it
turns out, one is NOT the loneliest number!
Venafi is the inventor of the technology that secures and
protects keys and certificates. Venafi protects machine
identity types by orchestrating cryptographic keys and digital
certificates for SSL/TLS, IoT, mobile, and SSH. Many of
the largest organizations in the world use Venafi.
Billions of dollars have been spent protecting usernames and
passwords and almost nothing protecting keys and
certificatesorganizations are just now realizing that protecting
keys and certificates is as important as protecting usernames and
passwords. The bad guys know this and are using stolen or forged
keys and certificates to attack networks and steal data. In fact,
Gartner says 50% of network attacks will use certificates.
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