VP, Engineering

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Burlington, MA, United States
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Our Mission – Securing the software that powers your world. At Veracode, we are focused on that mission every day. Veracode is recognized as a premier provider of SaaS-based application security solutions, transforming the way companies secure applications in today’s software driven world. We provide our customers with a solid foundation on which to build security into their modern agile development processes.

Veracode’s software engineers develop the next generation technologies that enable Veracode’s mission to be the market leader in securing the world’s software at global scale.  As a VP of Engineering at Veracode, you will be a critical thought leader that helps us transform how we deliver software and generate user value in a highly collaborative, cross functional environment. 

As the VP of Engineering, you will be responsible for leading Engineering teams that deliver a customer experience that ensures users increasingly choose Veracode products to enable their application security programs while also meeting scalability and business growth expectations.

In this role, you will set a vision and create a transparent strategy that inspires and motivates a diverse Engineering team with a wide variety of experience, backgrounds and perspectives. You will take an active leadership role in building the ongoing technical strategies of Veracode, manage a seasoned team of technology leaders and will continuously attract new talent to the organization. This role will work backwards from customer needs and partner with senior leaders in the Product Delivery organization as well as the GTM organization.

In a hyper growth environment you will remain the constant, setting the standards of our Engineering organization, ensuring that reliability, scalability and trust are at the forefront and back-end of each of our decisions and execution. This role will require you to apply systems thinking to problems regularly and push you to be decisive about technology choices and solutions. You will be curious and leverage data to help identify key areas of opportunity and growth.

To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Technical Leadership - You can go deep on Cloud Native,12 Factor Applications strategy and Transformation concepts. You have experience building both systems and processes at scale. Your expertise extends to technologies like AWS, Kubernetes, Kafka, PostgreSQL, Java etc.  You can deliver on a multi-year technology roadmap that supports the company and product plans. 

  • People Leadership - You have a proven track record on the people side, building and leading Engineering teams in a Lean/Agile/DevOps environment. You are an advocate for a holocratic culture and an enabler of autonomous “You Build It, You Run It” teams. Developing leadership and building great managers is second nature to you. Ideally, you have been through hyper growth and have experience with a 100+ person organization.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent practical experience.
  • 15+ years of professional experience.
  • Experience working in and scaling ecosystems, businesses and teams.
  • Experience recruiting and managing geographically distributed teams.
  • Experience executing Transformation strategies and initiatives.
  • Experience working with Cloud Native, 12 Factor applications at web scale.
  • Excellent product sensibility and experience partnering closely with Product Management to achieve business goals.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate autonomous “You Build It, You Run It” teams to work together as a cohesive and highly productive unit in a holocratic culture.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, with ability to succinctly represent complex technical concepts to varied audiences and different levels of leadership.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities across different horizons with a high degree of predictability.
The Veracode Way:

We Have a Passion and Commitment for Security
We consider security in everything we do. We act to preserve the trust our customers place in us.

We Help Our Customers Change the World
We deliver peace of mind to our customers so they can focus on the pursuit of their missions.

We Have Big Goals and Expect Big Outcomes
We are results driven. We take risks, compete boldly, and deliver valuable outcomes to our customers.

We Are Committed to Making Progress Together
We collaborate with each other, our user communities, our industry and together lead the world forward.

We Value Each Other
We value diversity. We have empathy for each other and assume positive intent.

We Are Proud to be Veracode
We have fun together. We honor who we are and work hard to achieve our potential.

More About Working at Veracode:

Veracode, is a leader in helping organizations secure the software that powers their world. Veracode’s SaaS platform and integrated solutions help security teams and software developers find and fix security-related defects at all points in the software development lifecycle, before they can be exploited by hackers. Our complete set of offerings help customers reduce the risk of data breaches, increase the speed of secure software delivery, meet compliance requirements, and cost effectively secure their software assets- whether that’s software they make, buy or sell.

Veracode serves more than 1,400 customers across a wide range of industries, including nearly one-third of the Fortune 100, three of the top four U.S. commercial banks and more than 20 of Forbes’ 100 Most Valuable Brands. Learn more at www.veracode.com, on the Veracode blog, on Twitter and in the Veracode Community.

At Veracode you’ll have the opportunity to eliminate barriers for our customers and earn a competitive compensation and total rewards package – all while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible by collaborating with a diverse team of global innovators. In short, Veracode’s fun, diverse, and fast-paced culture has put us on the map as one of the best employers in Information Technology.

We offer competitive salary, company-sponsored premium Medical/Prescription & Dental Plans, company-paid Holidays, Vacation, Anniversary Service and Sick Days, 401(k) Plan, Education/Training Reimbursement, Charitable Gift Program, Adoption Assistance Program.

We are equal opportunity employers. As such, it is our corporate policy to fill positions with qualified candidates regardless of the candidate’s race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military status, veteran status or any other protected group status.

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VP, Engineering