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Senior Engineering Manager VPN

Essentials

Job title: Senior Engineering Manager VPN
Location: Bucharest, Other
Type: employment contract

Offer

Competitive compensation & benefits package;
Young, dynamic and multicultural work environment;
Flexible work schedule;
Career development programs;

Client

Our client is the creator of one of the world’s fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified internet security software. The company is an industry pioneer, introducing and developing award-winning protection since 2001. Today,

our client’s technology secures the digital experience of around 400 million home and corporate users across the globe.

Job description

We are seeking an experienced engineering leader to join our Consumer Solutions Group team. This is a key role for
driving the infrastructure engineering execution for the company’s consumer product portfolios VPN service, working
closely with the respective technical teams. You will be managing and guiding a network engineering VPN team
responsible for the design, development, and operation of a highly available global cloud-based VPN service at scale.
You will be working directly with multiple teams from both business and consumer solutions groups on activity
planning, service delivery and execution. You are a key stakeholder for new talent recruitment and retention, and you
will be working closely with HR department and other administrative teams towards that goal.
Successful candidates must have prior experience leading engineering teams that include software engineers, working
on VPN infrastructure solutions that are developed in a collaborative environment across multiple teams. Prior
software engineering background is required, as well as previous hands-on experience with modern SDLC
methodologies. In previous roles, the ideal candidate has demonstrated their capabilities of building new teams,
hiring software engineers and team leaders. This individual thrives in a fast-paced work environment that blends
remote work, office work and international travel.

Responsibilities

Manage a network engineering VPN team responsible for the design, development, and operation of a highly available
global cloud-based VPN service at scale
Develop software engineering project planning, resource planning, delivery estimates and ensure timely delivery of
services
Identify staffing requirements and continuously drive recruitment of top talent
Lead the efficient delivery for time sensitive software/product releases at high quality while fostering a culture of
software innovation throughout the implementation stages
Support the professional development and training of your team and continuously benchmark team effectiveness
through regular performance evaluations
Provide performance metrics, project status and team status updates to senior management on a regular basis
Responsible for growth, scale and reliability of our services. End to end ownership for architecture, software
development, infrastructure and the operational component.

Requirements

Minimum of 4 years of engineering management experience, working on complex applications that span multiple
data-centers and/or cloud controllers/environments
Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Computer Science/Engineering or related field
Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in algorithms, data structures, software design, and
building large systems
Excellency at planning, creating teams and overseeing execution to meet commitments and deliver with predictability.
Strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes
Strong knowledge of CI/CD pipelines, automated testing and deployment
Experience with VPNs infrastructure and/or Internet security
Advanced knowledge of networking protocols – TCP/IP v4/v6, DNS, OpenVPN, WireGuard, IPSec/IKEv2, QUIC etc;
Experience with service performance, monitoring and load balancing automation

Apply today

If you meet the minimum requirements and are interested in applying for this position, please send your details to careers@key-talents.com with “Senior Engineering Manager VPN”, in the subject line.