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Senior Director, Software Engineering - Singularity Platform



Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development
Prague, Czechia
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

About Us:

SentinelOne is defining the future of cybersecurity through our XDR platform that automatically prevents, detects, and responds to threats in real-time. Singularity XDR ingests data and leverages our patented AI models to deliver autonomous protection. With SentinelOne, organizations gain full transparency into everything happening across the network at machine speed – to defeat every attack, at every stage of the threat lifecycle.

We are a values-driven team where names are known, results are rewarded, and friendships are formed. Trust, accountability, relentlessness, ingenuity, and OneSentinel define the pillars of our collaborative and unified global culture. We're looking for people that will drive team success and collaboration across SentinelOne. If you’re enthusiastic about innovative approaches to problem-solving, we would love to speak with you about joining our team!

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a Senior Director of Software Engineering with extensive leadership experience in SaaS product development and large-scale engineering projects. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape the future of our Singularity Platform, focusing on enhancing user efficiency for Security Analysts and SOC analysts.

What will you do?

  • Lead and Inspire: Provide top-level leadership for a team of talented engineers, fostering an environment of innovation, accountability, and excellence.
  • Stakeholder Interaction: Collaborate with key customers and internal stakeholders to align product development with business needs.
  • Project Delivery: Manage and deliver complex software systems incorporating SaaS, databases, networking, UX, and client/server architectures within project deadlines.
  • Budget and Strategic Planning: Develop and manage fiscal plans, including labor costs, tools, and capital expenditures. Plan and budget for necessary headcount, adjusting team responsibilities to balance changing priorities effectively.
  • Staff Development: Know your team well, understand their aspirations, and help them achieve both their career and life goals.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with other departments such as Product Management, Sales, and Customer Support to ensure seamless integration and delivery of products.
  • Innovation and Continuous Improvement: Foster a culture of innovation, encouraging the team to explore new technologies and methodologies. Continuously assess and improve engineering processes to enhance efficiency and quality.

What experience and knowledge should you bring?

  • Technical and Organizational Excellence: Advocate for technical engineering excellence, ensuring robust, scalable designs and guiding career growth for team members. Oversee the entire product development lifecycle, from design to deployment, ensuring smooth integration across all organizational functions.
  • Moral Integrity: Uphold a strong moral compass, maintaining trust and handling sensitive information with integrity and aligned with SentinelOne’s core values.
  • Customer-Centric Development: Ensure that all product developments deliver significant value to our customers, focusing on adoption, usability, and business impact.
  • Data-Driven Management: Implement and manage KPIs to track and report on team performance, ensuring data-driven decision-making and accountability.
  • Proactive Leadership: Advocate for continuous improvement, constructively challenging leadership and peers to enhance processes and outcomes.
  • Extensive Experience: Prefer 15+ years in software engineering, with a minimum of 6 years in cloud and big-data applications, and at least 2 years leading multiple engineering teams.
  • Educational Background: Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science or a related field is a plus.

Why Us?

You will be joining a cutting-edge company, where you will tackle extraordinary challenges and work with the very best in the industry.

  • Flexible working hours, In Prague & nearby we're working in a hybrid model with offices in Karlin (brand new Missouri Park), remotely in the rest of CZ or SK, with optional Brno offices (Clubco Vlněna) for those who like to meet
  • Generous employee stock plan in the form of RSUs (restricted stock units) not options; 4 years vesting with 1-year cliff and then quarterly
  • Yearly bonus depending on the performance of the company, paid out in 2 installments
  • Flexible Time Off (on top of the standard 5 weeks of vacation)
  • Flexible Paid Sick Days
  • Fully Paid Short Term Sick/Short Term Nursing Leave
  • Global gender-neutral Parental Leave (16 weeks, beyond the leave provided by the local laws) & Grandparent Leave
  • Volunteering paid day off & Additional paid Company days off
  • Pension insurance contribution
  • Premium Life Insurance covered by S1
  • Monthly Meal & Wellbeing Allowance
  • Private medical care membership
  • Global Employee Assistance Program (confidential counseling related to both personal and work life matters)
  • High-end MacBook or Windows laptop, Home-office-setup gear & on top of that additional WFH Allowance
  • Udemy Business platform for Hard/Soft skills Training, internal mentoring 'MentorOne' & Support for your further educational activities/trainings
  • Above-standard referral bonus
  • On top of RSUs, you can benefit also from our attractive ESPP (employee stock purchase plan)
  • Refreshments and snacks at the offices
  • Optional company events for those who like to meet outside of work too (sport, BBQ, charity etc.)
  • DEI&B programs that promote employee resource groups like SentinelWIN (Women Inclusion Network), Blk@S1, Latinos@S1, Pan-Asian@S1, Out@S1 (LGBTQIA+) and Sentinels Who Served

SentinelOne is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

SentinelOne participates in the E-Verify Program for all U.S. based roles.