Senior Director, Engineering-Network Management

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Are you an experienced, energetic & passionate executive with a drive for delivering great software in a rapidly growing environment? Does the prospect of collaborating with smart people across a variety of technologies excite you? Are you someone who challenges traditional methods and actively looks for the most efficient way to get things done? If so, SolarWinds has an opening for a Senior Director of Engineering and we want to talk to you.


The Senior Director of Engineering-Network Management will lead a world-class software engineering team that builds and expands our management and monitoring products for the network. He/she will work across multiple functions to help hone the vision and strategy for the products, and execute on a roadmap that will allow us to make our customers tremendously successful and at the same time achieve our growth objectives. You and your highly-skilled team will enable engineering to continue to be a competitive advantage  for our company and keep SolarWinds as the number one network management software provider in the world.


-          Collaborate with Product Management to define strategy and scope of SolarWinds Network Management products

-          Work with UX, Architecture, Product Managers to deliver high-quality, technically sound and innovative products

-          Supervise, mentor and grow engineering and senior managers located across the globe

-          Establish and maintain solid engineering and project management processes and measurements

-          Drive all aspects of engineering recruiting, including but not limited to attracting great talent, retaining a highly skilled and proficient engineering team

-          Manage multi-million dollar budget targets and maximize output of R&D investment in Network Management

-          Effective Interaction and support of executive leaders in Product Management, Sales, Support and Finance


-          Demonstrated creativity, problem solving and clear thinking

-          The ability to find creative solutions to drive results

-          Experience as an engineering executive role with track record of influencing across matrix organization

-          Experience with Agile Software Development Methodologies (SCRUM, SAFe, etc.)

-          Subject Matter Expertise in Hybrid Network Management

-          Ability to adapt and leverage experience in dynamic, high-growth environment

-          History of building and leading successful global engineering teams at scale

-          5+ years of experience wiring code as a software engineer

-          15+ years of experience in engineering role that design, develop and ship software products

-          BS in Computer Science or equivalent


Nice to haves…

-          Subject Matter Expertise in Systems, Virtualization, Storage, Application and/or Database Management

-          MS in Computer Science





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