What You'll Do
As a Senior Software Engineering Director, you will lead a software engineering organization delivering Cisco Security next generation firewall portfolio of products, with over a billion dollars in yearly bookings. You will be responsible for managing and motivating the engineering teams, own the schedules, and control the overall delivery process. You will work with stakeholders across product functions to coordinate delivery of the overall product offering which starts with engineering. Direct engagement with key customers to design future products and resolve issues with the current product set is expected.
Who You’ll Work With
You will lead a highly technical and experienced team with deep security expertise. The team is in the process of an Agile transformation to enhance the quality, serviceability, and predictability of scheduled releases. You will promote and enhance cross-functional collaboration and engagement across Engineering, Product Management, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Success in day to day execution and running the business – lead by actions, not just words. The Product development is done in multiple sites in the US and overseas and you will function as the Site Leader for Fulton, MD which is where this role will be filled.
Who You Are
You are a seasoned software development executive who has delivered multiple software products to market with an excellent record of punctuality and quality. This is an ideal position for someone who has a proven track record of building, transforming and scaling high performing software engineering teams in a fast paced, global technology company.
You have managed large, global teams, delivered complex programs and/or products, and been responsible for managing and controlling budgets. Be able to demonstrate past experience in leading teams through a complicated product delivery challenge.
You lead by example. You successfully define and drive the right culture to attract and retain the best software engineering talent in the industry. You possess a deep understanding and passion for network security and the current threat landscape . Experience with Agile software development and transformation is required.
The ideal candidate will be a leader, mentor, and forward-thinking problem solver who is ready to own the role, the team, and engineering quality going forward.
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