Director, Engineering

Engineering Bangalore , Koramangala

Job ID 22-328

Come Join Our Passionate Team!  At Barracuda, we make the world a safer place. We believe every business deserves access to cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use. We protect email, networks, data and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with our customers’ journey. More than 220,000 organizations worldwide trust Barracuda to protect them — in ways they may not even know they are at risk — so they can focus on taking their business to the next level. 

Envision yourself at Barracuda

We at Barracuda are at the forefront of protecting our customers from email-borne threats and data leaks.  We are a passionate team of engineers building the next generation of innovative cloud connected email security appliances.

We are looking for a highly skilled and passionate technical leader who can identify, hire and build a world-class engineering team. 

As a senior leader you will have the opportunity to deliver cutting-edge on-premises appliance based and cloud-based email security products in a fast-paced agile environment. You will be working closely with product managers, customers, and developers to design, develop, test, and deliver new and innovative features in a continuous delivery model. So, if you've got what it takes to excel in this role, we would like to talk to you!

What you'll be working on

  • Implement strategies to attract, hire and grow a world-class engineering team. Continually challenge and inspire the engineering organization
  • Partner with product managers and other stakeholders to define strategy and overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs
  • Build cross-functional partnerships. Understands product wide ecosystem dependencies, impact, and how it integrates with other products
  • Keep up to date with industry trends, developments, and recent security vulnerabilities that may impact the product 
  • Work closely with developers and product managers to drive continuous process improvement by identifying inefficiencies in current processes
  • Coach and mentor team members in engineering best practices

What you bring to the role

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technical field (or equivalent practical experience) 
  • 10+ years of experience as a software developer
  • 5+ years of people management experience building strong teams and managing managers. A passion for people management and mentorship
  • Knowledge of security products, secure coding and quality practices
  • Knowledge of SDLC and Agile practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, CI/CD etc. 
  • Solid experience mentoring/coaching team members and assigning/delegating work as appropriate
  • Exceptional project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules
  • Proven track record of leading and scaling large teams with multiple stakeholders, and driving organizational change
  • Strong leadership skills, leading by example, driving employee commitment through actions, and empowering employees to reach their full potential
  • Ability to communicate clearly and use a collaborative approach across boundaries to get work done. Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking, team building, and presentation skills

What you’ll get from us

A team where you can voice your opinion, make an impact, and where you and your experience are valued. Internal mobility – there are opportunities for cross training and the ability to attain your next career step within Barracuda.