Sr Engineering Manager, Isilon AIMA Engineering Team
Company: EMC is now part of Dell Technologies
Posted: September 15, 2016
Reference ID: 170308BR
Isilon Systems, a division of EMC Corporation, is the leader in scale-out storage systems. Our clustered storage and data management solutions drive unique business and economic value for customers by maximizing the performance of their mission critical applications, workflows, and processes. Isilon enables enterprises and research organizations world-wide to manage massive and rapidly growing amounts of file and block based data in a highly-scalable, easy-to-manage, and cost effective way.
Career paths at Isilon are paved by those who believe they have the ability to make a difference in the company they work for. At Isilon, the opportunity to innovate presents itself daily. Our core values require a “customers first” and “be your best” attitude every day. We also encourage you to do whatever it takes to further engineering as a whole, the company, and your career. If you are passionate about these things, Isilon has a great career value proposition for you!
Software engineers on our AIMA (Authentication, Identity Management, Authorization) team are responsible for the design and implementation of all security features of the OneFS operating system. This includes client and server libraries and services for authentication, access control, and user and group management. Team members have the unique challenge of understanding Windows, POSIX, and Cloud security models and unifying them into a single consistent and easy to manage sub-system for both other developers and system administrators.
As the leader of these very talented, very diverse teams, you will provide product vision, business leadership and entrepreneurship, plus contribute positively as a member of Engineering’s Leadership Team to achieve goals division-wide.
You will use your strong technical competencies and operational savvy to take charge of multiple teams responsible for these revenue generating products/services. This is a great opportunity to bring modern tools and technologies into the portfolio for OneFS System Management.
Success in this role will be defined by your ability to execute along the following lines:
+ With diplomacy and credibility, lead and mentor strong engineering teams to operationally deliver on strategic milestones in future releases
+ Be the internal and external voice of your teams and clearly articulate in an audience-appropriate manner the issues at hand and the plan of action so as to engender confidence in the audience
+ Advocate through your actions and leadership practices the Isilon core values which include: think customers first; deliver; be your best & expect the best
+ Effectively set schedules and ensure successful and efficient delivery that is on time and within budget
+ Successfully recruit, develop and retain top tier engineering talent for Isilon and your team.
+ EE, CompE, CS, or BBA degree; or equivalent experience
+ Success in designing and shipping storage platforms
+ Strong understanding of storage technologies and protocols
+ Experience with working with hardware and firmware teams in storage related development
+ Experience in working with security, authentication or Identify management software environments
+ Excellent written & verbal communication skills in conjunction with an executive level presence that lends itself to managing both technical & executive level personnel both internally and externally to the Engineering organization
+ Experience working with remote teams across the globe
+ 8+ years of successfully developing software, having shipped multiple products or services
+ Of those years of engineering experience, a proven track record of successfully leading/performance-managing that team to deliver revenue-generating software
+ 2+ years of experience managing multiple teams simultaneously of greater than 15 persons in size
**Desired Domain Expertise:**
+ Platform or systems development experience, preferably in the storage field
+ Node/Cluster Configuration Monitoring Analytics or similar storage management systems
+ Proficiency in open source and Windows engineering environments, also agile/scrum practices
+ Authentication, Identity Management or Access commercial software development experience
+ Software defined storage
EMC is an equal opportunity employer
When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.
**Critical Hiring Criteria:**
Engineering - Software
205 - ISILON
US - Washington - Seattle