Director of Engineering

Job description

Director of Engineering

OpenVPN is a leading global private networking and cybersecurity company that allows organizations to truly safeguard their assets in a dynamic, cost effective, and scalable way.

We are looking for a director of engineering to lead our engineering department and help us build great products. Also manage our infrastructure and ensure all internal systems operate securely and effectively


  • Provide engineering vision and strategy
  • Responsible for scaling and building our products globally across multiple markets
  • Drive ongoing product and technology reviews in conjunction with stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Product, Infrastructure and Security teams to ensure products and data is delivered in an effective and secure manner
  • Provide collaboration and OKR management across the organization including planning, scheduling, resource allocation, vendor management, design, and development
  • Implement new technologies to address challenging and complex business capabilities
  • Define and enforce standards and best practices for security, technical design and development activities
  • Determine implementation strategies and approaches, as well as staffing plans for simple to complex initiatives involving cross functional teams
  • Act as the liaison between the Products group, the operations group, and key internal and external stakeholders.

Job requirements

Required Skills

  • Work experience as a director of engineering or in a similar senior-level position
  • Extensive experience with VPN, networking, data transmission and cloud technologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Extensive technical knowledge of engineering and product development
  • Good understanding of agile methodologies
  • Leadership abilities with a strategic mind
  • Excellent project management skills
  • BSc/MSc in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant length of work experience