Sailpoint Technologies, Inc.

Sailpoint Technologies, Inc.

United States

Software Engineering Manager, IdentityNow

Job Description

You’re a software engineering manager with technical experience in building backend services, data stores and APIs. You want what your team builds to be robust, reliable, and set the bar for quality across the organization. You can understand a team as a kind of system, and you know the best way to optimize it is by working excellently with people while also understanding the technology. You know how to find, hire and retain top talent to build complex software while coaching them on their performance and engagement with their team.

You will lead a team of engineers that is delivering and supporting software that are critical pieces of the IdentityNow SaaS solution. You will work closely with Product Managers, Designers, Architects, Quality and DevOps engineers, and other Engineering Managers to continuously deliver value to our customers. In turn, you will develop and grow as a manager and leader of people. You will receive thoughtful coaching, consistent feedback, collaboration on your career path, and support to learn and pursue success for your own career. You will gain experience through shipping great software, and leading a team through a complex environment to support customers and deliver results for the organization.

What You’ll Make Happen:

  • Listen to what your team needs to deliver better software, then proactively do those things
  • Partner with Product Management to ensure your team has clear tactical and strategic backlogs
  • Balance competing priorities to ensure we effectively ship new features while resolving defects and managing technical debt
  • Introduce, run, tweak, and optimize team project management processes, as the principal owner of team delivery
  • Recruit, coach, develop, and motivate high performing engineers
  • Proactively seek to listen and find alignment with other engineering teams and stakeholders by understanding your team’s technology, building strong relationships, and insisting on high-quality solutions

What You Get Excited By:

  • Your team achieving real business results and incremental milestones
  • Delighting our customers and end users
  • Coaching and developing engineers on your team along their chosen career paths
  • Using data to objectively measure impact and optimize engineering processes
  • Meeting deadlines and coordinating with technical team members in order to deliver quality results
  • Attracting and motivating excellent engineers who care about great teams and great software

Requirements:

  • 1+ years in a Software Engineering Management role on backend services exposing APIs
  • 3+ years of hands on experience as a Software Engineer
  • Deep knowledge of agile processes and workflows, and some experience implementing them
  • Technical experience and fluency at the architectural level, enabling easy discussions with engineers

About Sailpoint Technologies, Inc.

SailPoint began in 2005, when our founders set out to create a new type of company – one that promised to provide innovative solutions to business problems and an exciting, collaborative work environment for identity rock stars. Together, we’re redefining identity’s place in the security ecosystem.