VP, Engineering

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Raleigh, NC, United States
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Our Customers Develop Software at the Speed of Ideas

CloudBees is powering the continuous economy by offering the world’s first end-to-end continuous software delivery management system (SDM). For millions of developers and product teams driving innovation for businesses large or small, SDM builds on continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) to enable all functions and teams within and around the software delivery organization to best work together to amplify value creation.

CloudBees is the continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD) and application release automation (ARA) powerhouse built from the commercial success of its products and its open source leadership as the largest contributor to Jenkins and a founding member of the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF). With a globally distributed workforce of more than 500 employees, the company reflects the global nature of the DevOps movement. We believe in walking the talk! From startups with full-stack developers practicing NoOps to large Fortune 100 companies, CloudBees enables all software-driven organizations to intelligently deploy the right capabilities at the right time.

Over 3,500 of the world’s best known brands and over 50% of the Fortune 500, invest in CloudBees because of its ability to work across any cloud, in any development environment and to balance corporate governance and control with developer flexibility and freedom.

CloudBees is home to the world’s leading DevOps experts helping thousands of companies harness the power of “continuous everything” and putting them on the fastest path from great idea, to great software, to great business value.

Some things about you:

  • You inspire, willing to make tough decisions and get things done!
  • You’re a leader that can comfortably live at the intersection of product, business, translate opportunity into development, navigate team challenges, and can use the scale and peers at CloudBees to accelerate growth.
  • You can drive product creation, scale existing product velocity as part of a collaborative, cross-domain product group and understand the challenges with growing companies.
  • You embrace the needs of the team, assess talent quickly and walk the talk!
  • You would have a successful history which is mixed with accomplishments/accolades as well as challenges that personally stretched your aptitude.
  • You have a history of experience leading engineering teams across multiple product areas.
  • You are able to build and improve engineering groups that work on a spectrum between existing mature product in growth and creative brand new market defining products in search of product market fit.

Core traits you exhibit

  • You have a strong focus on solving customer problems and adding value for customers.
  • You use data and analysis to inform decisions about products, tech and team.
  • You both own and hold teams accountable for outcomes to cultivate this trait.
  • Recruiting and retaining top talent in teams of 100+ engineers.

What You’ll Do

  • Build and grow a high-performing and innovative engineering organization with over 200 developers present on three continents and 18 countries
  • Build a continuous * agile engineering practice with a mix of Open Source and proprietary development
  • Lead the development of a mix of product lines at different stages of maturity
  • Own the delivery of both SaaS and self-managed software products
  • Drive the creation of next generation product lines for Software Delivery Management
  • Closely collaborate with peers in the product organization (VP PM, VP PMM, Head of Design,Head of Documentation etc.) and other departments in the company
  • Report to the Chief Product Officer or CEO

What the Role Requires

  • 15+ years of relevant professional experience, with a minimum of 10 years in a leadership role with direct technical responsibility at either at a best-in-class enterprise or high growth startup.
  • Experience in managing teams of 200+ engineers in a globally distributed organization
  • Experience in managing distributed teams with a majority working remotely (not in an office)
  • Experience in delivering both SaaS and self-managed software products
  • Experience in collaborating with peers within the product organization (PM, PMM, etc.)
  • Experience in setting the engineering strategy and delivering the technology solutions, services, and components in alignment with enterprise technology direction and business objectives.
  • Excellent technical abilities with strong business, organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience and expertise with Agile & DevOps methodologies and tools and passion in building high-performing teams
  • Passionate about building, growing, and retaining top talent and continually finding ways to inspire and challenge the engineering organization.

What You’ll Get

  • Highly competitive benefits and vacation package
  • Ability to work for one of the fastest growing companies with some of the most talented people in the industry
  • Team outings
  • Fun, Hardworking, and Casual Environment
  • Endless Growth Opportunities

At CloudBees, we truly believe that the more diverse we are, the better we serve our customers. A global community like Jenkins demands a global focus from CloudBees. Organizations with greater diversity—gender, racial, ethnic, and global—are stronger partners to their customers. Whether by creating more innovative products, or better understanding our worldwide customers, or establishing a stronger cross-section of cultural leadership skills, diversity strengthens all aspects of the CloudBees organization.

In the technology industry, diversity creates a competitive advantage. CloudBees customers demand technologies from us that solve their software development, and therefore their business problems, so that they can better serve their own customers. CloudBees attributes much of its success to its worldwide work force and commitment to global diversity, which opens our proprietary software to innovative ideas from anywhere. Along the way, we have witnessed firsthand how employees, partners, and customers with diverse perspectives and experiences contribute to creative problem solving and better solutions for our customers and their businesses.

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VP, Engineering
CloudBees, Inc.