Sr. Director of Development

San Francisco, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required


Department: Engineering Reports to: EVP of Engineering

What You Will Be Doing

In this role, you will be responsible for leading the development of our cloud application while managing a highly productive software development team. To be successful you will need the ability to lead by example and own all parts of software delivery – staffing, design, development and quality. You will need to work with Product Management, Program Management, QA and other parts of the organization to set the engineering roadmap and motivate your teams to deliver quality products on time. You will also need to have a clear and positive communication style combined with a flexible attitude. Although this is a management role, we are looking for a candidate that isn’t afraid to roll-up their sleeves when needed.

The Details

Manage a cross functional team of 20 – 30 Software Developers that are local, remote and offshore
Effectively manage development projects for the team to ensure timely delivery, including requirements review, task breakdown and assignment, delivery estimation, issue triage, and per plan execution.
Drive delivery and proactively raise and solve issues that impact delivery commitments
Advocate for, evangelize, and implement engineering best practices on your team, and across the engineering organization as a whole
Work closely with the Information security & compliance teams to ensure application and SaaS Infrastructure security
Work closely with Customer Success team to ensure we are doing our utmost to meet customer expectations.

What You Need For This Position

At least 15 – 20 years of professional software development experience with 8-12 years of experience managing engineering teams
Significant experience managing a distributed and a global team
Experience with Agile or Lean development environments
Experience building Cloud based products and services
Deep understanding of cloud-based service delivery model and big data technologies
Prior experience working with Kafka, Cassandra, Elastic-Search a plus
Strong project management skills, Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast moving and growing environment
Must be a team player that works collaboratively with product and support teams.
Commitment to transparency and direct feedback for continuous improvement.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent in work experience

About CloudPassage

At CloudPassage, we are all about making cloud computing more secure and agile for leading global enterprise companies by resolving the number one inhibitor to cloud adoption: security. This challenge requires smart, passionate, and creative people.

We invented agile security for modern infrastructure. Our platform protects the most critical business assets. Staying in front of the cloud security landscape is a huge challenge that requires expertise, creativity, hard work and intense collaboration.

Leading enterprises like Citrix,, and Adobe use CloudPassage to enhance their security and compliance posture while remaining agile. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, CloudPassage is backed by Benchmark Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Tenaya Capital, Shasta Ventures, Musea Ventures and other leading investors.

Top Reasons to Work With Us:

CloudPassage is a growing, well-funded company that is making a difference
At the bleeding edge of security and technology
There are a lot of smart people to work with!
Great pay, benefits, and stock options
Rapid career advancement (plenty of opportunities to take on additional responsibility with a fast growing company!)
Opportunity to work with some of the biggest names for customers
Opportunity to make an impact on customer's security issues
Opportunity to work with “the best security tool” in the industry
We get stuff done!

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