Senior Engineering Manager - Enterprise Backend Services

  • Location
    • Washington, DC
  • Date Posted
  • Jan. 12, 2022
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Security

Lookout is a leading cybersecurity company. Our mission is to secure and empower our digital future in a privacy-focused world where mobility and cloud are essential to all we do for work and play. We enable consumers and employees to protect their data, and to securely stay connected without violating their privacy and trust. Lookout is trusted by millions of consumers, the largest enterprises and government agencies, and partners such as AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Microsoft, Google, and Apple. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lookout has offices in Amsterdam, Boston, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto , India, and Washington, D.C

Lookout is a modern startup for the modern world, run by apps! As part of Lookout’s engineering team, you will have an opportunity to take on some of the most interesting challenges in one or more core areas of intellectual property and fundamental building blocks that form Lookouts category-defining security products.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with product management to take an idea from concept to delivery using excellent software design, coding, & processes.
  • Lead an excellent software engineering team of highly motivated developers & engineering leads.
  • Create a culture of technical discussion and curiosity, crisp project estimation and be able to arbitrate choices amongst very strong opinions
  • Build incredible product around the needs of the customer and solve thorny problems in simple ways
  • Be accountable to the executive team for the success of team reporting to you
  • Build a world-class team through hands-on recruiting of top-tier talent
  • Manage on-boarding, mentoring, and performance of your team
  • Work closely with peers in other departments and fellow engineering leadership to scale & evolve the engineering department as Lookout rapidly grows.

Requirements:

  • Experience leading teams in building enterprise SaaS or network products
  • Ability to manage external, customer commitments whilst managing an internal, iterative development process
  • Incredible leadership ability, demonstrated through previous experience developing, recruiting, and mentoring a top-notch technical engineering team
  • Extensive experience building & shipping software on time and with quality
  • Prior experience of programming in Java, Scala or similar language is mandatory
  • Knowledge of advanced software development principles and practices, software development lifecycle in an Agile environment
  • Quick study; able to adapt quickly to new technologies in a challenging and high-growth environment
  • Problem solver; able to make routine decisions as well as sound complex decisions in a fast-paced, technical environment
  • Capable of planning and executing on both short-term and long-term goals individually and with the team
  • Communication that breaks through barriers, engages people, and gets your ideas across quickly and efficiently
  • Solid intellectual curiosity and desire for excellence around leading teams, building products, and growing cool companies.

Nice to Have:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • DBA skills
  • Experience in multiple programming languages like Java, Scala and frameworks
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field