Director, Engineering

Job Locations US-Los Gatos
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Cradlepoint’s R&D team is looking for a seasoned and accomplished engineering leader with experience in Network Security Technologies to fill a technical leadership position. You will work with a group of extremely high-performing and innovative Engineers who design, implement, and support world-class end-to-end solutions for Cloud-managed Wireless WAN edge infrastructure utilizing SD-WAN principles. In addition, the successful candidate will enjoy a fun working environment with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. This position will be instrumental in delivering the next generation of SD-WWAN for Cradlepoint endpoint devices. Boise, ID or Los Gatos, CA are preferred. Remote candidates also considered. You will get the opportunity to work with the best and brightest engineers using cutting-edge technologies to deliver features that make a difference and delight our customers.


  • Drive a results-oriented culture with a strong focus on execution, quality, and speed
  • Evangelize the product vision internally and externally. Be able to represent the company, product, and team at all levels
  • Work closely with the product management organization to develop and deliver on roadmaps
  • Work closely with customer success to improve outcomes
  • Recognize process and product gaps early and able to drive changes to achieve better outcomes
  • Ability to champion ideas and initiatives
  • Be a strong mentor and coach to the team
  • Foster innovation in the organization


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent qualifications
  • 5+ years of people management skills including managing managers
  • Experience with managing teams across multiple geographies
  • Strong domain expertise in security, networking and cloud
  • Experience with building and operating large scale distributed systems
  • Experience with SD-WAN and Network Security services e.g. firewall, IPS/IDS, DLP, WAF, WSG
  • Deep understanding of branch routing, VPNs, WAN optimization, TCP/SSL Termination, HTTP/2 Proxy
  • The technical capacity to dive into the different parts of the stack encompassing the frontend and backend
  • Flexibility to travel between Boise, Bangalore and Los Gatos
  • Demonstrated track record of success
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills




Cradlepoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, handicap, disability, or any other protected class status pursuant to applicable law.


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