Director of Engineering

Engineering – Lehi, Utah
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

SaltStack - The Company:

SaltStack builds one of the most widely used automation platforms in the world. SaltStack technology is used to automate, manage and secure many of the largest organizations around the world, including: banks, airlines, retail, hospitals, pharmaceuticals, cloud systems, education, manufacturing, gaming and more. SaltStack products are used to solve diverse problems such as financial security and tracking the weather.

 SaltStack is entering a time of rapid growth, and needs people to run with the company as it expands. We offer competitive pay and benefits, as well as exciting challenges as we continue to automate the world to a better place

 Job Description:

This position is for a director to oversee the development of product ranges within SaltStack. This director will be responsible for tracking the progress of multiple teams of software engineers, communicating with product and ensuring that features and customer requests are being handled by the respective engineering teams.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with product team to plan solutions

  • Deliver solutions to customers in a fast paced environment

  • Teach and mentor other team members

  • Work with product to define development requirements

  • Shepherd development requirements from definition to production

  • Proactively own assigned projects

 Experience Requirements:

  • Experience as an engineering team lead

  • Experience directing multiple product engineering teams

  • Knowledge of Agile engineering methods

  • Full Stack Web development experience

  • Understanding of high-performance, asynchronous software

  • Masters degree in a related field or equivalent experience

 Bonus Experience:

  • Experience with Salt

  • Experience migrating code from Python 2.x to Python 3.x

  • Experience working with both backend and frontend development teams

  • Scaling and performance Profiling

  • Experience with Python

  • Experience with Angular

 Travel and Location Requirements:

  • Candidate will need to work out of the Lehi Utah office

  • This position can involve periodic travel to conferences or customer sites, but this travel is rare

  • International Passport may be needed to attend some conferences or travel to some customer sites


Work Environment:

SaltStack is a dynamic and rapidly growing enterprise software company. We work hard but also harbor deep respect for personal time. This is a very collaborative and inclusive work environment. Individuals strong on aptitude and attitude will have an opportunity to grow their professional careers, while working with advanced technology and some of the most talented developers in the business. We provide competitive compensation, generous benefits, and a professional, yet relaxed atmosphere.



  • Unlimited PTO policy

  • Health Insurance: Medical, including an HSA option with employer contribution, vision and dental

  • Company-paid life insurance

  • Work closely with teams running some of the largest, most cutting-edge distributed systems in the world

  • A leadership role in a friendly, large and active open-source community

  • Work with a wide range of open source projects and communities

  • Ongoing professional development opportunities such as conference attendance and speaking engagements

SaltStack is an equal opportunity employer

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