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Sr. Director of Engineering

Company: Hypori
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Join our innovative team to develop disruptive solutions transforming secure mobility for Federal and Commercial customers. Our innovative solution puts the power and speed of the cloud on any mobile device to enable users access to critical data and apps through a separate, secure virtual workspace. From commercial IP to national security level intel, Hypori protects data from every type of threat with zero data at rest. You can learn more about Hypori at At Hypori, we believe top talent deserves top benefits and a challenging yet rewarding work environment. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace for our employees and customers that embrace our differences and perspectives making us a stronger, more successful company.We are looking for a seasoned Sr. Director of Engineering (SaaS) to join us in building a secure cloud-based platform for the Hypori solution. Our team is working on delivering the next generation Hypori platform and is responsible for crafting and implementing innovative solutions and platform at scale. We are hiring for an experienced Sr. Director of Engineering (SaaS) who is enthusiastic about leading the Engineering group to define, develop, and release innovative technology platform delivering high quality virtual workspace platforms in the cloud to the world. This is a hands-on technical leadership role responsible for continued development, architecture evolution, and enhancement of our customer first SaaS platform. The Sr. Director of Engineering (SaaS) will demonstrate leadership exemplifying the philosophy of DevOps and the principle of infrastructure as code and is responsible for all technical aspect of platform including Engineering release process utilizing agile methodology and Quality Assurance (functional, regression, automation, integration, system, etc.).

This role requires collaboration with multiple internal engineering teams, external vendor/service providers, and technology and security leadership. This is a highly technical, hands-on role which requires the candidate to be a strategic leader, a collaborative team member, as well as a technically skilled contributor.


Overseeing the action of technology SaaS transformation to ensure that the mission, strategy, and process align with Cyber Security, Customer Success, and Technical Services strategies
Delivering operational excellence; focusing guaranteeing the development and quality of the platform releases by practice agile methodology.
Converting high-level engineering plans into agile sprint plan with accurate effort estimation ensuring smooth and timely delivery
Lead teams to provide solutions using DevOps philosophy and infrastructure as code to solve automation problems and manage cloud infrastructure.
Work with various technology leadership within the company to design and architect innovative solutions with Azure and AWS in support of future product capabilities.
Improve all aspects of quality of the Hypori platform and provide strategic guidance of test frameworks and automation.
Collaborating with the Director of Cloud Ops to Improve global availability, scalability, and reliability of cloud infrastructure to anticipate and absorb growing customer demand.
Continuously adding feature sets and improve quality of Hypori virtual workspace platform for continues development and improvements.
Lead multiple scrum teams to ensure successful releases. Function as the final gatekeeper for all changes going out to customer environments.
Evangelize the value of DevOps disciplines to the organization.
Stay current with cloud features including Azure, AWS, and GCP and DevOps trends, and apply best practices.
Manage vendor relationships and budgets for third-party services.
Manage cross functional software engineering teams to accomplish objectives and resolve problems.
Establish strong rapport with customer executives and understand the constraints they operate under.


Bachelor's degree majoring in Computer Science, or related fields, with at least 5 years of related work experience
Deep experience in public cloud environment and services including Azure and AWS (Azure instance type, VNet, Cosmos, VPC, AWS EC2 instance type, Aurora, etc.)
Prior success in leading Engineering teams and working with CloudOps, Security, and Architecture to design, architects, and implement and deliver SaaS platform for highly perform, reliable, available, scalable, and secure cloud platforms.
Technical hands-on, prior experience with scalable architecture managing team maintaining a hands-on role with code development
Experience with SaaS Secure Development Life Cycle including Envisioning, Evaluation, Planning, Decision Making, Developing and Continuous Testing, and Continue Operations
Experience with SaaS testing framework methodology including white/black box testing, function testing, integration test, regression testing, security testing, compatibility testing, system and integration testing, performance testing, and incorporate automation in every aspect of testing and CI/CD pipeline incrementally
Experience with full lifecycle system CI/CD from requirements gathering, design, implementation, unit testing, repo, system testing, release, and ongoing service management.
Proficiency in one or more Linux shell scripts (bash, etc.) and scripting languages (Perl, Python, etc.)
Experience with SaaS platform technology stack (Java, React, MySQL, MongoDB, etc.)
Experience with mobile platforms including iOS and Android, as well as mobile and synthetic and automation testing of different mobile platforms
Have practical experience in SaaS platform development, automation, virtualization, orchestration, continuous integration, deployment, and implementation
Have experience with deploying and managing platforms in SaaS, PaaS, and/or IaaS environment.
Familiar with Infrastructure as Code tools and have experience with container-base service deployment using Docker, Kubernetes, Puppet, and Terraform
Experience with orchestration/CI integration tools (GitHub, Jenkins, etc.)
Good understanding of version control and git flow technique
8+ years of SaaS platform development and management related experience
5+ years of managing Engineering teams
Current AWS or Azure certifications is a plus

Personal Attributes:

Must be a self-starter with drive, high level of initiative and self-direction. A problem solver and able to develop solutions to complex issues.
Must be adept at working in a matrix position where results must be achieved across various departments without line authority. Comfortable working with all levels of the organization.
Excellent people management, communication, and presentation skills both written and oral. Must be effective with all levels of the organization. Must be able to represent the Company externally with partners, customers, and end users.
Technical understanding to translate customer application needs to product requirements and to communicate product benefits to the channel and end users.
Demonstrated experience marketing technology products to the SME and/or enterprise market.
Hypori Inc. provides a great and generous benefits package to include medical, dental and vision, PTO, and life & disability packages. We also invest in our employees' futures by providing, technical training, tuition reimbursement, a 401k plan with employer matching contribution with vesting starting from DAY 1, and much, much more.
Hypori Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity protected veteran status and individuals with disabilities, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.
A Veteran Friendly Organization

Keywords: Hypori, Austin , Sr. Director of Engineering, Engineering , Austin, Texas

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