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Senior Director, IS Engineering

Webroot Westminster Full-Time
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Senior Director, IS Engineering

You are an experienced software leader looking for an opportunity to have a highly-visible impact on a team’s director. You have strong software architecture background and you seek to lead a talented group of engineers where your skill in vison-casting, problem anticipation and problem solving can be put to good use, developing the future for your team. At Webroot, in Broomfield, CO, we seek to empower a Senior Director of IS to drive a strong team to the next level. Reporting directly to the VP of Engineering, you will ensure all development conforms to established Webroot and industry standards. In addition, your insight will be critical ensuring security safeguards are in place to protect the systems, information and assets of the company.

In addition to managing and developing the engineers on your team, the Director of IS will provide input to the overall technical architecture and strategy of the organization, fully participating with peers, teammates and management to ensure technical solutions are of the highest quality and meet business requirements and objectives. You will drive technical roadmaps, strategic initiatives, and process improvements across all IS systems. As a senior leader, you will be as passionate about building and developing a consistently high-performing team as you are about the technical challenges that lie ahead. If this kind of mission is what drives you as a technical professional, apply today!

In the role you will:

  • Define technical standards and procedures based on the latest and most appropriate technology
  • Develop the strategy and vision of the development and QA teams
  • Perform situation analysis and recommendations for problem solving
  • Conceive solutions, builds consensus, and sells/executes solutions
  • Manage multiple teams in an Agile methodology based environment
  • Recommend appropriate course of action to developers/technicians and management on technical issues
  • Ensure the QA process is effective and builds continuous development improvements based on metrics
  • Identify opportunities to improve current systems, communicates and executes
  • Ensure the effective and efficient integration of all systems to guarantee alignment with disparate platforms and various middleware components.
  • Research and recommend options and opportunities in area(s) of technical expertise, regarding current and future system development tools, design, purchase, deployment, maintenance, and evolution
  • Work to build prototypes as appropriate utilizing current and/or new technologies; demonstrates production viability, cost/benefit
  • Develop skill gap analysis and develops/maintains training plans for development and QA team
  • Ensure appropriate coverage and cross-training of resources so there are no single points of failure
  • Balance team capacity with business needs including break/fix and new features/stories
  • Mentor development and QA managers on leadership, coaching and business acumen

You bring to the table:

  • 5-7 years of management experience
  • 10+ years of experience in development, implementation and maintenance of large-scale enterprise systems across multiple hardware and software platforms
  • Experience integrating Systems, Networks, and Applications across an enterprise
  • Familiarity with Quote-to-cash, ERP and enterprise software architecture
  • Familiarity with systems architecture across Windows, Linux, and Unix platforms
  • Familiarity with network architecture
  • Familiarity with web application architecture
  • Proven experience integrating enterprise software solutions, both new and legacy, and the ability to migrate from legacy environments to current solutions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various programming languages and development tools, including (but not limited to) Oracle/Microsoft development tools like Java, VB, C++ and/or XML
  • Demonstrated experience in application design and development
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience in developing against transactional and analytical databases
  • Experience with Oracle Applications and/or Salesforce.com a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or Computer Science required
  • Master’s degree or professional certifications are preferred

At Webroot, we do more than secure our customers' PC's mobile devices and networks. We also nurture our employees' most critical assets – their talents, experience, and career aspirations. Webroot has the energy of a start-up with the strength and stability of an Internet security market leader. We foster the innovative culture you’d expect of a company that's making a statement. Webroot is a company in which you can invest yourself fully, knowing that you're not only protecting our customers around the world, but that your talents and innovation will be recognized and rewarded. We encourage you to learn more about us and explore our job openings. Secure your future. Ensure the same for your career. Principals only - no third parties, please. Webroot Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In the role you will:

  • Define technical standards and procedures based on the latest and most appropriate technology
  • Develop the strategy and vision of the development and QA teams
  • Perform situation analysis and recommendations for problem solving
  • Conceive solutions, builds consensus, and sells/executes solutions
  • Manage multiple teams in an Agile methodology based environment
  • Recommend appropriate course of action to developers/technicians and management on technical issues
  • Ensure the QA process is effective and builds continuous development improvements based on metrics
  • Identify opportunities to improve current systems, communicates and executes
  • Ensure the effective and efficient integration of all systems to guarantee alignment with disparate platforms and various middleware components.
  • Research and recommend options and opportunities in area(s) of technical expertise, regarding current and future system development tools, design, purchase, deployment, maintenance, and evolution
  • Work to build prototypes as appropriate utilizing current and/or new technologies; demonstrates production viability, cost/benefit
  • Develop skill gap analysis and develops/maintains training plans for development and QA team
  • Ensure appropriate coverage and cross-training of resources so there are no single points of failure
  • Balance team capacity with business needs including break/fix and new features/stories
  • Mentor development and QA managers on leadership, coaching and business acumen

You bring to the table:

  • 5-7 years of management experience
  • 10+ years of experience in development, implementation and maintenance of large-scale enterprise systems across multiple hardware and software platforms
  • Experience integrating Systems, Networks, and Applications across an enterprise
  • Familiarity with Quote-to-cash, ERP and enterprise software architecture
  • Familiarity with systems architecture across Windows, Linux, and Unix platforms
  • Familiarity with network architecture
  • Familiarity with web application architecture
  • Proven experience integrating enterprise software solutions, both new and legacy, and the ability to migrate from legacy environments to current solutions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various programming languages and development tools, including (but not limited to) Oracle/Microsoft development tools like Java, VB, C++ and/or XML
  • Demonstrated experience in application design and development
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience in developing against transactional and analytical databases
  • Experience with Oracle Applications and/or Salesforce.com a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or Computer Science required
  • Master’s degree or professional certifications are preferred

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