Glynn Capital
Glynn Capital

Director of Engineering, Kubernetes



Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Onsite work model of 5 days in office per week in Sunnyvale, CA.

This is a unique leadership role within Illumio engineering! In this role, the successful candidate will lead significant product development and delivery efforts for a new Cloud product, across the full breadth of the tech stack from Platform & DevOps to Back-End systems and the UI development.

About the Team:

Our Engineering team has established a culture based on thought leadership, independence, and responsibility. This powerful dynamic drives us forward as we work to make the digital world a safer place.

Those who join us represent the leader in Zero Trust Segmentation and work on a technology stack that ranges from operating systems to distributed applications to UI and visualization. Together, we will continue to build world-class products—driven by people with different perspectives, backgrounds, and a commitment to innovation in a time when the world faces its greatest cybersecurity threats in history.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will deliver roadmap for the new CloudSecure product.

  • You will be responsible for the growth and development of the top-notch team that delivers this capability, partnering with senior technical leads to achieve this.

  • You will need to understand all aspects of the product and technology, so you can work with people across engineering, product management and other functions to make decisions critical to features and releases.

  • You will be responsible for defining and driving a rapid development, release, measurement, and iteration process needed to advance a new product and to get to feature completeness and quality.

  • You will need to be decisive in the face of ambiguity, balance business concerns with release deadlines and be accountable for delivering on-time releases.

  • You will be part of the technical leadership community at Illumio that plays a critical role in product planning and innovation, working closely with senior executives to develop business milestones and resource requirements, influence our long-term technical and business strategy, helps us hire a talented team of engineers and ultimately enable us to deliver innovative new products that drive our market leadership position.


  • BS Computer Science or equivalent

  • 10 years’ experience planning, designing, developing and delivering software.

  • 6 years’ experience as a People Manager in a software development organization having managed a range of experience; from new grads to highly experienced developers

  • Must have experience in building Cloud product. Even better if its in the Cloud Security space.

  • Must have an understanding of the design of good user interfaces and visualization of complex systems, delivering simple to use products

  • Must have a successful track record of leadership of an engineering organization, hiring, enabling and empowering high-performing teams.

  • Hands-on experience having managed people and process for agile development, with a preference for scrum.

  • Must have significant technical experience in delivering applications based on distributed systems. Should have worked with RESTful web services, high-scale SaaS applications, and public clouds. Has taken software products from inception to customer delivery.

  • Significant experience with public cloud APIs and services related to securing public cloud entities

  • Solid understanding and experience with DevOps practices, CI/CD, testing automation and production telemetry.

  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to understand and present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

About Illumio:

Illumio, the pioneer and market leader of Zero Trust segmentation, prevents breaches from becoming cyber disasters. Illumio protects critical applications and valuable digital assets with proven segmentation technology purpose-built for the Zero Trust security model. Illumio ransomware mitigation and segmentation solutions see risk, isolate attacks, and secure data across cloud-native apps, hybrid and multi-clouds, data centers, and endpoints, enabling the world’s leading organizations to strengthen their cyber resiliency and reduce risk.

Illumio believes that an environment of unique backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints, and individual contributions drives our success and makes us stronger together. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a diverse culture and emphasizing inclusion and belonging.

Pay Range:

$ 250,000 USD - $ 300,000 USD

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or applicable laws.


At Illumio we offer a wide range of benefits to our eligible team members. Our benefit programs vary by location and can include Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage – Health and Dependent Savings Accounts – Life and Disability Programs – Paid Parental Leave – Voluntary Benefit Programs – Company Sponsored Wellness Program – Wellness Reimbursement Program - Retirement Savings – Equity Opportunities – Paid time off and Paid Holidays – Employee Incentive Program.#LI-KD1 #LI-ONSITE