The Sourcery is hiring a

Director of Engineering, Cloud

San Francisco, United States

Who we are:

Sauce Labs lives at the intersection of agile software delivery and the infrastructure required to enable fast turnaround cycles and frequent releases. We feel passionate building a product which enables software development teams to ship high-quality software faster.

The Role:

Sauce Labs Engineering is looking for a seasoned technical leader who can use their experience to build effective organizations, scalable processes, and mentor aspiring leadership talent to scale Sauce Labs. In the role of a Director of Engineering, in addition to managing a team, you will work closely strategically and cross-functionally to empower the broader organization to implement processes that will ultimately lead to faster delivery of a better product.

You know how to leverage Agile methodologies, culture, tools, practices to the benefits of the organization. The ideal candidate has spent 2+ years managing organizations of at least 10+ people, grooming talent into the best they can be, as well as prior experience cultivating a culture where everyone exhibits leadership behavior. These skills are paired with strong technical chops - backed by a track record of scaling complex, massively distributed, and highly available software services running in the cloud.

What You’ll Own:

  • Major contribution to strategic planning, road-mapping, organizational development, and resourcing for your team to execute on their priorities

  • Attracting, hiring, and retaining/developing top-notch engineering talent

  • Day to day and long-term management and skills development for your team

  • Representing your team to senior leadership and across other groups and teams within the company

  • Setting standards and applying best practices to improve engineering processes and the delivery of quality products

 

Our Ideal Candidate Has:

  • 8+ years of prior experience in shipping quality software as a top-notch engineer

  • 2+ years as a proven leader, managing a team and/or scaling an organization with a high standard of excellence

  • Proven ability to work through organizations and teams with very strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Background in architecture and scaling of complex cloud SaaS / PaaS systems and experience working in conjunction with hardware
  • Innate ability to connect the dots, communicate and iterate on team, business and larger company goals
  • Knowledge of relevant technologies and stacks, including Python, Java, and Ruby

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience managing or working with DevOps

  • Knowledge of experimental technologies and experience with complex research projects

  • Experience with mobile devices, platforms, and development

Oh yeah, and we also offer stuff too:

  • Competitive salaries

  • Health, dental, vision insurance

  • Generous vacation

  • Casual work environment with some of the leaders in the field