Engineering Manager

Engineering Requisition ID 3648 Pune, India


We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Engineering Manager to lead development work on Security Applications that are part of Qualys’ next-generation products. Working with a team of engineers and architects, you will be responsible for prototyping, designing, developing and supporting highly scalable SaaS-based cloud security service. This is a great opportunity to build next generation micro-services based products of Qualys that process over 100 million transactions, and terabytes of data per day, leveraging open source as well as proprietary technologies.

The ideal candidate has a proven track record of building large, scalable SaaS products, and is a creative thinker, problem solver, teacher, learner, and a fantastic manager of people.


  • Passionate about building a world class team that excels at developing innovative Security SaaS products
  • Customer focused and highly driven to solve real problems for customers
  • Create high-performance APIs, libraries and micro-services that scale to meet/exceed the demands of processing over a 100 million transactions and terabytes of data per day
  • Ensure highly available services with zero downtime. Be responsible for developing and running the SaaS service in partnership with the SRE and operations teams.
  • Ensure that you maximize the productivity of your team, especially by predicting and resolving obstacles and dependencies before they’re faced
  • Ensure collaboration, communication, and set proper expectations across teams
  • Put in place and enforce best-in-class processes for ensuring high quality and high uptime for the product developed by the team
  • Research, evaluate and adopt next-generation technologies
  • Produce high-quality software following good architecture and design principles that you and your team will find easy to work with in the future
  • Participate in architecture reviews related to performance and scalability of products
  • 8+ years hands-on development experience including relevant experience developing SaaS-based software products and solutions for service-oriented deployments in public (AWS, Azure, Rackspace, etc.) or private clouds.
  • 3+ years of experience in managing a team of engineers and architects.
  • Ability to lead and influence team members to forge consensus on technical discussions including architectural and design guidelines, code reviews, release process, etc.
  • Strong Java programming skills including object-oriented design, prototyping, development, testing, profiling, etc.
  • Knowledge of JVM concepts like garbage collection, heap, stack, profiling, class loading, etc.
  • Have built scalable SaaS platforms utilizing microservices/distributed systems architecture using:
  • RESTful APIs consumed by internal and external partners
  • Messaging middleware using JMS, AMQP, Kafka, NATS, etc.
  • In-memory caching using Redis, Memcached, etc.
  • Persistence in RDBMS or NoSQL Systems
  • Applied principles of site reliability engineering for monitoring and alerting of applications
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Strong in data structures and algorithms
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Applied Math or related field
  • Experience with RDBMS systems (preferably Oracle)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (preferably Cassandra)
  • Experience with Elastic Search

Bonus Points If You Have
  • Built Security services from the ground up
  • Network Security domain knowledge
  • Experience with container and orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes etc
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Graphite, Grafana, and Prometheus
  • Experience with Hashicorp technologies such as Consul, Vault, Terraform and Vagrant
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  • In-depth experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines
  • Exposure to Maven, Ant or Gradle for builds

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