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Director Engineering, Email+






Mountain View, CA, US


MobileIron is the leader in security and management for mobile applications, documents and devices. The company was founded in 2007 with the belief that mobility would fundamentally change every business process in an organization. Since then, thousands of organizations have selected MobileIron as the platform for their mobile strategy, making the company the leading global provider of Mobility solutions for security, access and management to drive business transformation. We are looking for people that can help us build the next chapter of MobileIron which means helping us scale to meet the needs of our rapidly growing customer base. Role Description: We are looking for a rockstar Engineering leader to build and deliver our Mobile Email+ applications on iOS and Android. The Email+ application has seen rapid growth in the recent past and is now an integral part of the day to day business function for a number of MobileIron customers. Balancing the growing needs of an expanding user base while maintaining and raising the quality bar for the application is going to be a critical part of this role. The engineering team and MobileIron have a startup culture, because of this we highly value the ability for individuals to work in unstructured and somewhat abstract roles. We like all staff to think creatively without limits or boundaries. The right leader can look beyond what is possible and be willing to push the boundaries. Thinking outside the box is key for this position as you constantly analyze what is and what could be. The Email+ teams are located in Mountain View (California) and Kiev (Ukraine), with this position located in Mountain View. Frequent travel for customer visits and to meet the remote teams is required. Qualifications: Direct hands-on experience (8+ years) leading Engineering teams building sophisticated Mobile applications on iOS and/or Android Proficient in Architecture and Design of complex and cross-functional software projects Proficient with C/C++, Objective C/Swift and Java Strong fundamentals around Algorithms, Data Structures and practical applications of these to build software systems Strong proponent of Engineering best practices and has a track record of addressing engineering efficiency bottlenecks Has a track record of running Engineering projects with a Quality First mindset Demonstrated ability to foster a startup-like culture in the Engineering teams bringing passion and energy to the workplace in growing and managing geographically distributed teams using successful recruiting, employee development and retention. Strong communicator who can comfortably sell the business vision to engineering teams, and structure team and individual efforts to tie into a common charter Has the ability to quickly grasp and fully understand the underlying technology. Can discuss technical and product issues and resolve development challenges with Engineers. Keeps current on technology trends, standards and development processes. Is naturally curious about technology and the impacts of technology on the mobile market. A pragmatic decision-maker – Has the ability to prioritize tasks in the context of objectives, constraints and dependencies. Exercises sound judgment and makes decisions based upon facts, instinct and experience. Applies creative approaches to solve problems. Sets aggressive, yet realistic expectations with respect to team and individual performance. Comprehends the intangible impacts of goals, schedules, and milestones on members of the team, and makes adjustments accordingly Self-confidence, to have both the conviction and willingness to make decisions as well as the confidence to seek collaborative solutions.

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