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Director of Engineering






San Mateo, CA, US


We are looking for a Director of Engineering to lead our Data Infrastructure engineering team. This team is responsible for building the big data infrastructure for the security management platform.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about building highly efficient software, has experience with performance, scalability, and reliability issues of large 24x7 systems.  Presentation, communication, and leadership skills are essential.
The ideal profile requires several years of software engineering development experience as an individual contributor plus engineering management roles with increasing and complex levels of responsibilities. This candidate sees the success of the team as their personal success and is willing to roll up their sleeves and assist the team and customer success teams in resolving critical product issues.


    • Technical depth and domain expertise with Big Data technologies at scale
    • Design capabilities and ability to review code and provide guidance
    • Able to provide architectural technical input and general direction.
    • Ensure quality of technical deliverables (code, designs, documentation, unit test, guidelines, etc.)
    • Experience with containerization, service discovery, orchestration, networking (Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible)
    • Scripting Skills (Bash, Python, etc.)
    • Experience in any of these is a big plus: ElasticSearch, LogStash, Kafka, Mongo, HBase, Spark, Hadoop
    • Experience in Java/Scala desired
    • Experience in nosql/distributed systems 

Project & Process:

    • Work with product owners to define the requirements/user stories
    • Work with customer success teams to resolve critical customer issues
    • Manage conflicting priorities
    • Ownership for product quality, including test automation of unit and functional tests
    • Fully experienced with development practices such as Agile, CI/CD, and software tools


    • Managed a group of 20+ with multiple teams including managers, developers, SDETs and/or QA both domestic and international
    • Attract, hire, and retain top talent
    • Performance assessment, mentorship, and performance improvement
    • Salary adjustments (bonus, raises, etc.)
    • Communication (written and oral) within the team and across the company


    • Up – Communicating status of your team up your management chain
    • Across – Communicating with peers and other functional groups across the organization, build relationships and work cooperatively with other stakeholders
    • Down – Ability to effectively lead and motivate the team. Communicate news, decisions to your team. Keep everyone in the know
Exabeam is built by seasoned security and enterprise IT veterans from Imperva, ArcSight, and Sumo Logic. We are headquartered in San Mateo, California and are funded by Norwest Venture Partners, Aspect Ventures, Icon Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Cisco and investor Shlomo Kramer. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn

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