Director Engineering at SparkCognition (Austin, TX)

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SparkCognition's DeepArmor Team is looking for an innovative and outcome driven Director of Engineering to join us to help evolve the next generation of endpoint protection and artificial intelligence solutions in the Cybersecurity field. You will help lead a large cross-functional team, ensuring quality and on-time deliverables to deliver value to the industry leading endpoint protection product, DeepArmor.
  • Provide hands on assistance as needed across cross-functional teams including DevOps, Data Science, Software Engineering, Quality Assurance and Technical Writing
  • Provide leadership, growth and guidance to direct reports across functional areas
  • Promote cross-functional collaboration and development throughout the team
  • Instill "doing the right thing" over "just getting it done" within the team - leading by example
  • Communicating to leadership and team members status updates early and often
  • Owning the completion of committed sprints and deliverables for the product suite without sacrificing quality
  • Work with leadership, product owner and other stakeholders to ensure alignment, provide suggestions on product roadmap and provide technology feedback

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of leading cross-functional software engineering teams as a Senior Manager or similar level
  • Experience with leading and delivering multiple generations of cybersecurity products
  • Proven success working cross-functionally and contributing to the product strategy to successfully deliver on the product roadmap
  • Project Management experience (Experience with JIRA a plus)
  • Hands on experience in software development
  • Passionate about technology and cybersecurity
  • Strong verbal, visual, and written communication skills with the ability to explain approach to all levels in the organization including key stakeholders
  • Are a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MS in Cybersecurity, CISSP or equivalent certification
  • Experience programming with C# and Python
  • Experience leading teams with TDD
  • Experience with Machine Learning or Deep Learning
  • Experience with Jenkins pipelines
  • Experience with GCP or Azure cloud environments

About SparkCognition:
SparkCognition catalyzes sustainable growth for their clients throughout the world with proven artificial intelligence (AI) systems award-winning machine learning technology, and a multinational team of AI thought-leaders. Clients are trusted with advancing lives, infrastructure, sustainability, and financial systems across the globe. They partner with SparkCognition to understand their industry's most pressing challenges, analyze complex data, empower decision-making, and transform human and industrial productivity. With leading-edge artificial intelligence products-Darwin®, DeepArmor®, SparkPredict®, and DeepNLPTM-SparkCognition's clients can adapt to a rapidly changing digital landscape and accelerate their business strategies.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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Large 2022 renovated office space located near the Arboretum in Austin, TX- including fully stocked beverage and snack areas, along with community spaces that include games and activities.

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