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Director of Engineering

Veza Technologies

San Francisco, CA, USA
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About the job


About Veza

Veza is the identity security company. Identity and security teams use Veza to secure access across cloud infrastructure, data systems, SaaS apps, and on-prem apps. Veza overcomes the blind spots of traditional identity tools with its unique ability to visualize and control access permissions. Global enterprises like Wynn Resorts, Expedia and CrowdStrike trust Veza to monitor privilege, prevent policy violations, speed access reviews, and manage access at scale. Founded in 2020, Veza is headquartered in the Bay Area, California, and is funded by Accel, Bain Capital, Ballistic Ventures, GV, Norwest Venture Partners, and True Ventures. Visit us at veza.com and follow us on LinkedInTwitter, and YouTube.

You will:

As a Director of Engineering, you will wear many hats, but core responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as the engineering leader for engineering deliverables
    • Answer questions and resolve issues brought forth by the engineering team members
    • Create detailed engineering plans, processes, and procedures for engineering team members to use and abide by
    • Check and confirm the accuracy of the work performed and the methods used by engineering team members
    • Drive the conduction of various tests and quality assurance checks to verify the quality of completed projects
  • Cross-team collaboration
    • Work with product managers to note down the product requirements and customers’ use cases, and work as a team for prioritization and adjustments of the deliverables if needed
    • Communicate and collaborate with other managers, and stakeholders
    • Propose and oversee resources, dependencies and timelines for engineering projects
  • Hiring and Training
    • Hire and train engineering team members
    • Make a plan to hire and train engineering team members
    • Mentor and challenge team members for better productivity

You have:

  • 8+ years of software engineering experience with 4+ years of experience leading the effort to build enterprise SaaS products
  • Experience building, delivering and managing support for SaaS products that stream large amounts of data
  • Experience building and delivering services in AWS and/or on Kubernetes
  • Experience leading and managing a fully distributed team
  • Solid understanding of software engineering fundamentals and modern software delivery process
  • Knowledge of Agile development, including Scrum management, stories, defect tracking & management, product backlog, JIRA and MVP
  • Excellent interpersonal and technical communication skills
  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
  • Relentlessly high standards (never satisfied with the status quo)
  • Able to dive deep, never out of touch with the details of the business and technology
  • Leadership skills necessary to manage and develop a team
  • Organizational competencies and project management skills to keep projects, processes, and the entire engineering team on track
  • Experience working with product, design, business and leadership in setting the long term strategic direction for team and product
  • Ability to wear multiple hats in a fast-paced environment
  • Hands-on, “can do” attitude and a bias for action
  • Low ego and high intellectual curiosity

Nice to have:

  • Spearhead various research and development initiatives to identify opportunities for new projects and improved processes
  • Prepare and deliver various engineering-related presentations, both internally and externally

Our Culture

We’re driven to build a strong company culture and are looking for individuals with strong alignment with the following:

  • Stay Customer Obsessed
  • Iterate, Adapt, and Innovate
  • Demonstrate a will to win
  • Lead with Humility
  • Act with Integrity
  • Founder’s Mentality

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and equity packages
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Pre-tax health care, dependent care, and commuter benefits (FSA)
  • Flexible medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Parental leave
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Home Set up and Monthly Connectivity Stipend

At Veza, your base pay is one part of your total compensation package. For this position, the reasonably expected pay range can be discussed with your recruiter for the level at which this job has been scoped. Your base pay will depend on several factors, including your experience, qualifications, education, location, and skills. In the event that you are considered for a different level, a higher or lower pay range would apply. This position is also eligible for equity and a competitive benefits package.

Veza is proud to be an equal opportunity and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If a candidate with a disability requires an accommodation during the recruitment process, please email recruiting@veza.com

Skills required
CommunicationSaasManagementSoftware Engineer Agile Development
Employee location
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience level
Not specified
Workplace type
Job type
full time
$230000 - 270000 /yr

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