Head of Engineering, Adobe Sign

Our company
Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We give everyone-from emerging artists to global brands-everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences. We're passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours.
The challenge
The Sign engineering leader within the Document Cloud Services organization will be responsible for leading a global elite team of engineers and architects fueling services for Adobe's Document Cloud - especially one of our key enterprise offering Adobe Sign.

You will be a business-savvy technical leader with experience in building global cloud services organizations in a growing company as well as for the world's biggest brands. You will have experience in geographically distributed teams. You will have experience navigating a highly matrixed org and is able to work with influence in addition to direct ownership.
What you'll do

  • Define the overall vision and strategy for the Sign engineering organization and its enterprise customer base.
  • Optimize development processes and methodology that ensure a high level of value, productivity, quality and reliability.
  • You will be an inspiring engineering leader that helps bring to Adobe the best software practices from the industry peers and helps continually improve our software delivery and quality processes.
  • You will define the interfaces that are exposed to internal and external developers and drive the implementation of cloud-based capabilities to deliver to the promise of those APls - value, simplicity, usability, scalability, security and reliability.
  • Work across the executive team to deliver on Doc Cloud Services strategic and specific business goals. Build tight partnership and coordination between Adobe's Cloud businesses.
  • Create an engineering culture that supports innovation and creativity while delivering high quality products delivering value with predictability and reliability.
Who you are
  • Deep experience building cloud services at Scale (AWS, Azure) within high growth enterprise software environments.
  • 5+ years of experience in Executive leadership (Sr. Director or Director-level), leading a large global team of many disciplines.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the domain of e-signature or digital signature - related technologies is strongly preferred.
  • Full stack engineering prowess with deep experience in Microservice, Security and Compliance.
  • Deep understanding of Machine learning / Al and practical applications to benefit customers
  • Enterprise-grade development expertise: Depth of experience in DR, higher compliance, higher availability, systems integrations.
  • Expertise in modern development paradigms: DevOps vs. Techops, agile/scrum, speed of releases/frequency, etc.
  • Obsessed with improving customer value through demonstrating product and reducing manual labor.
  • Ability to imbibe customer perspective to the engineering DNA to benefit the staff. Adobe and its customers.
  • Validated business insight through big brand name, global, enterprise customer success.
  • Ability to spot industry trends and prepare the team to handle future direction.
  • Ability to evaluate high-reaching and complementary technologies and the flexibility to incorporate external innovations into Adobe's products.
  • Demonstrated success leading and developing a distributed, multi-functional, globally dispersed engineering organization.
  • Minimum of 12+ years of people leadership, and management experience in software product development and hosted/SaaS services.
Get to know the team
Adobe Document Services is the epicenter of some of Adobe's greatest brands and is singularly focused on one goal: to continue revolutionizing the way businesses and people communicate with documents. We created the Portable Document Format (PDF), Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Sign and Acrobat Reader-the latter is used by more than one billion people. These essential document tools make up the Adobe Document Cloud, a modern way to manage critical documents at home, in the office and across devices, extending a legacy that began more than 30 years ago.

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At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


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