Senior Director of Engineering

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Senior Director of Engineering

A full-time team member or employee

Skills and experience needed

10+ years of experience
Engineering management
Tech leadership
Full-stack Development

Organization(s) name(s)


Monetary compensation

USD$100,000 to 200,000 /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

Monetary compensation

USD$100,000 - 200,000 /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

Why this opportunity exists

Auth0 is seeking a Senior Director to lead a team of engineers across our Identity Access Management (IAM) Domain. IAM sits at the core of our service and spans a broad technology scope including Authentication Protocols, Multi Factor Authentication (MFA), Login Experience, Authorization, and Threat Intelligence. IAM builds the experience that powers billions of monthly logins through Auth0's thousands of customers. You will leverage data and experience to make lots of decisions every day to help unblock teams and will not hesitate to make bold recommendations to senior company leadership. This role can be based from a home office anywhere in the US or Canada.


• Work closely with our Engineering managers, and VP of Engineering to help scale our Engineering Organization to meet our customer and product needs. • Lead, mentor and coach a mix of new and seasoned engineering managers running widely distributed teams. • Work closely with Product & Design to build the next generation of Identity products. • Provide operational excellence and implement processes and policies that create efficiencies during a time of massive growth. • Maintain our high security, performance and availability SLA’s as we rapidly scale for customers with 100M+ monthly active users. • Lead teams that continuously ship new features with aggressive deadlines, measure the results, and iterate. Help convert our systems to be service based and cloud agnostic. • Continuously monitor team structure and investment levels providing recommendations for optimizations. • Partner in a leading role with Program Management and Engineering leadership in quarterly and yearly planning.

Additional requirements (other than skills)

• Technical leadership experience in design, implementation, and support of core back end, front end, customization, and database services that are highly reliable, flexible, and scalable. You can apply good judgment to the steepest software engineering challenges. • You set high standards and have demonstrated the ability to build and lead a high-performance team. • Prior experience in a fast-paced and high-growth company and are comfortable with putting systems in place and adjusting and adapting when needed. • Experience with Agile software development balanced with enterprise software customer needs. • You work closely with your peer organizations to ensure cross-team collaboration is effective. • You have outstanding communication and presentation skills including the ability to effectively interface with business, executive, and technical teams.

Language(s) required

English - fully-fluent

Career path

• 10+ years of technology leadership focused on SaaS primarily in identity and access management (IAM) domain and/or Security. • At least 8+ years of experience managing large engineering teams (including Managers and Contributors). Comfortable leading and managing widely distributed teams (Geography and Time). • 12+ years of experience in various elements of full-stack software development front end, back end, data and insights, and hands-on coding experience in the past. • Proven ability to earn respect, trust from people you work with and to mentor top technical talent.

About the organization(s)

Auth0 is the first identity management platform for application builders, and the only identity solution needed for custom-built applications. With a mission to secure the world’s identities so innovators can innovate, Auth0 provides the simplicity, extensibility, and expertise to scale and protect identities in any application, for any audience. Auth0 secures more than 100 million logins each day, giving enterprises the confidence to deliver trusted and elegant digital experiences to their customers around the world.

Team culture

Auth0 is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Auth0 conducts all employment-related activities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship status, genetics, or status as a Vietnam-era special disabled and other covered veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Auth0 participates in E-Verify and will confirm work authorization for candidates residing in the United States.

Team structure

Auth0 safeguards more than 4.5 billion login transactions each month and its top priorities are availability and security. We like to think that we are helping make the internet safer. Our team is spread across more than 35 countries and we are proud to continually be recognized as a great place to work. Culture is critical to us, and we are transparent about our vision and principles.

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Posted: November 11, 2020 08:28 PM

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