Wombat Security Technologies, a Proofpoint company is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented Software Engineering Manager to join our growing team at our Pittsburgh, PA office located in the Strip District.
In this position, you will play a key role in the overall success of our organization by planning, managing, and monitoring engineering functions. You will be responsible for overseeing various engineering projects, processes, budgets, and timelines and making any necessary adjustments in order to ensure successful completion.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Serve as the engineering leader and technical authority
Answer questions and resolve issues brought forth by the engineering team members
Create detailed engineering plans, processes, and procedures for engineering staff to use and abide by
Propose and oversee timelines for engineering projects
Check and confirm the accuracy of the work performed and the methods used by engineering staff
Conduct various tests and quality assurance checks to verify the quality of completed projects
Monitor and determine various staffing and training needs
Hire, train, and supervise engineering staff members
Spearhead various research and development initiatives to identify opportunities for new projects and improved processes
Work collaboratively with the development team to set priorities and iteratively deliver through an agile methodology.
The company offers a competitive base salary and a full benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision, paid vacation and holidays, 401(k) plan, life insurance, disability insurance and subsidized parking. Our office is located in the Strip District of Pittsburgh.
Wombat Security Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Wombat uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.
Requirements & Qualifications:
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related fields
Master’s degree in engineering management or business administration preferred
6+ years of development experience
2+ years of experience managing a development team
Leadership skills necessary to manage and develop a team
Organizational competencies and project management skills to keep projects, processes, and the entire engineering team on track
Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a timeline-driven environment
Interpersonal communication skills with expertise in distilling complicated topics to a broader audience
Ability to work individually or as part of a team
About Wombat Security Technologies
Wombat Security Technologies, a division of Proofpoint, provides information security awareness and training software to help organizations teach their employees secure behavior. Our SaaS-based cyber security education solution includes a platform of integrated broad assessments, as well as a library of simulated attacks and brief interactive training modules. Wombat's solutions help organizations reduce successful phishing attacks and malware infections up to 90%. Wombat is helping Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 customers in industry segments such as finance, technology, banking, higher education, retail, and consumer packaged goods to strengthen their cyber security defenses, and was recently named one of Pittsburgh’s Top Workplaces by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and Workplace Dynamics.