Director of Engineering

| Austin, TX
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Our Company
Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We give everyone-from emerging artists to global brands-everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We're passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.
We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!
The Challenge
The Director of Engineering will be responsible for leading multiple teams of engineers, this leader will foster a culture of curiosity, engineering excellence, and innovation. You will form a tight partnership with cross-functional teams to drive our product vision & roadmap and business strategy.
To be successful you will need to be a technical leader with a passion for development and delivery of technology, with the required emphasis on architectural design and operational excellence.
What you'll do
  • Envision and develop the long-term scalable architectural direction.
  • Establish repeatable processes and methods that ensure a high level of productivity, quality, and reliability.
  • Drive the creation of processes and tools to support multiple platforms and product expansion at scale.
  • Partner with product management to set roadmaps, plan, develop and deliver the technology at an enterprise level of quality and a consumer level of engagement.
  • Work across teams to deliver on Adobe's business goals and create tight collaboration and coordination between matrixed teams.
  • Create an engineering culture that supports innovation and creativity while delivering high quality products with predictability and reliability.
  • Ensure engineering excellence and rigor in architecture, execution, and delivery.
  • Recruit, retain, and grow top engineering talent
  • Mentor leaders across the organization in leadership, management, and engineering standards.

What you need to succeed
  • 7+ years' leadership experience delivering large-scale SaaS platforms and distributed systems within a high growth, global, matrixed environment.
  • Demonstrated technical acuity in engineering, architecture, and product development.
  • Demonstrated success leading and developing a distributed, cross-functional, globally dispersed engineering organization.
  • Consistent track record delivering strategic initiatives across multiple upstream and downstream dependencies.
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and team building skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in people leadership & management experience in Software Engineering using hosted/SaaS services.
  • We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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