Director of Engineering - Data Analytics

MuleSoft is looking for an exceptional Director of Engineering to launch and build our Engineering-focused Mountain View office.

As the Director of Engineering, you will be responsible for building a team of back-end, front-end, UX, test engineers and data scientists who will work at the intersection of the latest in bleeding edge technologies. You will drive this work by:

  • Working with product managers and engineering leads to create and review stories, schedule sprints, monitor burn down and deliver software continuously and with high quality
  • Removing all obstacles and blockers so that the team can deliver an extraordinary platform to the customers
  • Partnering with our talent team to hire great engineers and maintain the highest engineering standards

The Director of Engineering will also collaborate with the development teams in our San Francisco and Buenos Aires offices to grow ongoing projects.

Position Deliverables:

30 days:

  • Learn our technologies and our culture: Spend time ramping in our San Francisco office and begin to build your core team in Mountain View
  • Create a charter for the Application Framework team that defines the mission, scope, responsibilities and execution plan
  • Take ownership of the Analytics team: accelerate delivery by assessing the team’s capabilities and revise the staffing and execution plan

60 days:

  • Learn the Anypoint Platform and develop a point of view on how product areas based in Mountain View will contribute to the customer’s success
  • Establish productive working relationships with engineering and product leaders across offices
  • Integrate the Mountain View team into the rest of the product team and the company

90 days:

  • Craft an identity unique to the Mountain View office while ensuring the team’s connection to the greater company’s mission and values
  • Partner with product management to ensure that MuleSoft is a recognized leader in analytics and AI in our business domain, in accordance with our analytics execution and AI strategies

About You:

  • Leader with an entrepreneurial spirit who’s excited to build MuleSoft’s new office
  • Experienced in building successful teams and hiring talent in the Bay Area
  • Strong communication, partnership and management skills to lead and partner with engineering, DevOps and product teams
  • Passionate about machine learning and AI on massive data sets - and able to explain its key principle to a room full executives is a plus
  • Prior success in fast-paced agile environments with mentoring and leading by example
  • Deep understanding of cloud technologies and the tradeoffs of developing applications that run on-premise versus cloud
  • Keen eye for what makes a product great to create products that developers love to use
  • Active in the open source community (i.e. You’ve participated in a Kaggle competition and have a GitHub account that you’d be happy to share with us).
  • Unafraid to try new languages and frameworks (e.g. R, Scala, Clojure, Akka) and can advocate for them as needed
  • Ability to arbitrate technical discussions and make a challenging call
  • Knack for iterating quickly, delivering MVPs and pushing them out to customers in a continuous fashion
  • Hands-on experience architecting and developing large scale distributed systems a plus
  • Understand SLAs and how hard it is to reach five nines, can articulate why agile is a way to go, know what a CAP theorem is and why it's important

About Our Benefits:

  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
  • Company Equity
  • 401(k) and pre-tax health care, dependent care and commuter benefits (FSA)
  • “No policy” vacation policy
  • Gym discounts
  • Mac or PC
  • Annual, all-company weeklong MeetUp trip for collaboration, learning, and inspiration


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