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Director of Engineering

The Opportunity

CloudQuery is seeking a talented individual to lead our engineering team and help us improve our popular open-source project and operate and scale our flagship SaaS offering on top.

As director of engineering you will be initially in charge of our whole engineering department which include two teams – OSS & SaaS

Our stack includes K8S, GCP, Helm, Terraform, ArgoCD, GitHub, GoLang, Grafana, Loki, Prometheus, temporal.io, PostgreSQL and other cloud-native technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit and develop exceptionally talented Engineers and Managers across the globe to build a diverse team.
  • Own problems from end to end, managing complexity and engaging directly with stakeholders to think through everything from business impact, to reliability and operability, and ease of integration across several business systems.
  • Partner with Product Managers, Engineering Managers and Technical Leaders to build roadmaps and lead prioritization; balance the right amount of structure and planning for a fast-paced engineering team.
  • Foster a culture of mutual respect and collaborative decision-making.
  • Regularly present plans and project updates to senior executives ranging from CEO, CTO
  • Work with engineering teams in designing and developing systems that are resilient and highly performant at scale
  • Help develop and evangelize SRE best practices, techniques, and tools to the engineers building our services.
  • Maintain day-to-day vigilance with regards to operational security while helping to enhance the intrinsic security of the overall production system.
  • Collaborate across teams to improve our open source tools based on experiences found from running our own software in production.

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in software development
  • 4+ years of leadership experience
  • A track record of running highly effective development teams with an ability to manage both Managers and Engineers.
  • Team player, ‘can-do’ attitude, strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-guided, Resourceful, Excellent communicator
  • Experience in architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions on AWS platforms
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of modern software languages and engineering best practices
  • Championing automation to reduce toil and increase development velocity
  • Proven track record of leading technology groups, and leading project execution to success
  • Previous experience as a hands-on software engineer and strength in computer science fundamentals to understand the engineering work that is going on in your team.
  • Experience building and scaling distributed, highly available systems
  • Previous experience as a hands-on software engineer and strength in computer science fundamentals to understand the engineering work that is going on in your team.

Benefit

  • Remote-first company!
  • Competitive pay with significant options pack upside.
  • Remote-friendly environment and culture that nurtures company and team events to stay connected
  • Lots of responsibilities with tons of opportunities for advancement!

About Us

CloudQuery is an open-source, developer-first infrastructure security company. Our open-source project is wildly used by SREs, DevOps & Security engineers around the world. Come work with us to build SaaS products for developers powered by our open-source tools.