Senior Engineering Manager - Security Platform

  • Location
    • Boston
  • Date Posted
  • May. 23, 2021
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Security

Lookout is an integrated endpoint-to-cloud security 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 and Washington, D.C.

As an Engineering Manager, you’ll be responsible for leading and developing a high performance, software engineering team focused on the rapid development & shipment of incredible security applications and services. You have kept your software design and coding skills at peak levels, you have deep distributed systems experience and knowledge, and a touch of mobile in your background. Your passion for creating great software is unwavering.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with product management to take an idea from concept to delivery using excellent software design, coding, & processes
  • Build a crushingly good software engineering team comprised 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 products in Security Domain
  • 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
  • Knowledge of advanced software development principles and practices, software development lifecycle in an agile environment
  • Exceptional coding & design skills in one of the following: Java, Scala, Ruby
  • 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:

Prior experience with Mobile Endpoint Security