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Manager, Engineering - Platform and Infrastructure

Abnormal Security

Abnormal Security

Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Sterling, VA, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

About the Role

As the Manager of Platform and Infrastructure in APAC, you will be an engineering leader who hires and leads multiple sub-teams responsible for key parts of the Platform and Infrastructure roadmap. Our mission in Platform & Infrastructure (PI) is to enable the rest of engineering by providing an easy-to-use and self-service cloud platform upon which all Abnormal applications are built. You will report to our Director of Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Engineering, Aaron Rolett, and collaborate with our world-class team.

Consider applying to this role if you’re a passionate, first-principles, engineering leader with experience leading production engineering teams that build scalable distributed systems or cloud platforms - all in the name of making the world a safer place.

You should DEFINITELY apply if:

  • You want what you (and your team) do to have a massive & positive impact on the people who use what you create
  • You want to hire, build and lead a team of highly-capable & world-class individuals from diverse backgrounds who are all dedicated to achieving the same mission.
  • You think a culture of listening to customers empowers the next generation of successes

Enterprises of all sizes trust Abnormal Security’s cloud products to stop cybercrime. To effectively realize our mission, Abnormal must launch a suite of cyber-security products built on top of a common platform that all run in datacenters around the world.

What you will do

  • As an early member of the PI APAC organization you will be responsible for hiring and leading multiple subteams in the SRE and Data Platform space.
  • Own the execution success of the quarterly roadmap for multiple across key parts of the SRE and Data Platform roadmap; engage continuously with the Tech Leads to help adjust and prioritize current roadmap items according to the team’s charter and company priorities.
  • Deliver On:
    • Observability
    • Automating the creation of non-production environments (test and staging).
    • Data Retention, Compliance and movement.
    • Enabling engineers at Abnormal to observe, test their applications at scale
    • Example areas include
  • Drive processes to enable the team to deliver on projects that are set by TLs as part of the technical roadmap.
    • Manage the quarterly roadmap updates, project time estimates, weekly sprint planning, day-to-day standups
    • Identify risks on project delivery (technical, operational, dependency risks) and escalate to appropriate technical leads
    • Able to assess progress in a metrics-oriented manner
    • Provide continuous feedback
  • Hire and mentor and grow engineers on the team.
    • You will build on the existing capabilities of the team through significant hiring. Provide consistent coaching at regular intervals to help them successfully execute high impact projects.

Must Haves

  • 7+ years of professional experience as a hands-on engineer building backend systems and/or platforms
  • 3+ years of managing backend or platform teams.
  • (Nice-to-have) Building out and operating site reliability engineering teams to enable engineers to observe, test and deploy their applications at scale.
  • Customer obsessed: Working with our internal engineers to determine the SRE roadmap.
  • Meeting with customers to understand their needs and explain our engineering roadmap.
  • Recruiting magnet - you are able to set up a hiring plan, attract senior engineers, outline the vision of the team and build out a large team.
  • High standards - sets high standards and expectations for project execution for themselves and the whole team.