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Senior Director of Engineering (India Development Center)



Sales & Business Development
Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023

About SeekOut

SeekOut helps thousands of organizations hire, grow, and retain great talent with its people-first talent optimization platform and proven expertise in diverse and hard-to-find talent. In our digital age, organizations are overflowing with data—yet few deeply understand their employees because people data is siloed and disconnected. Your people are the real difference makers—and once you know their passions, experiences, and the opportunities that will get them to where they want to go, you can better align their skills, capabilities, and career paths to the needs of the business. SeekOut unifies talent acquisition, talent management, and talent analytics to help you grow the people you have and find the people you need. Six of the top 10 most valuable companies in the United States trust SeekOut as their single platform for managing and recruiting talent.

SeekOut is recognized on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Startup Employers, Deloitte’s Fast 500, and the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies. In 2021, SeekOut was crowned GeekWire Startup of the year. Founded in 2017, SeekOut has raised $189 million in funding, from leading investors like Tiger Global Management, Madrona Venture Group, Mayfield, and Founders Circle Capital. For more information, visit

About the Role

We are looking for an engineering leader to establish and build out our SeekOut India Development Center (SIDC). SIDC is core to our strategy of enabling globally shared development of products and services leveraging the strongest talent across the globe. We are looking to rapidly scale out our presence in India - this is an exciting ground floor opportunity for a seasoned leader who is interested with the broad scope that comes with starting a development center.

In this role you will build out a world-class engineering organization that can drive end to end innovation and product development. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing a talent strategy for engineering hiring in India
  • Onboarding and ramping up a high performing engineering organization
  • Provide technical leadership, with the ability to dive deep and provide the initial architecture and system design as appropriate until the team is established.
  • Partnering closely with other global leaders to develop shared objectives and roadmaps
  • Establish and build on SeekOut culture of high performance and kindness
  • Coaching, mentoring and development of the team

What we are looking for

  • 18+ years of Software Engineering experience with deep experience in Enterprise SaaS
  • Extensive experience developing and scaling highly reliable cloud-native applications
  • Track record of hiring and attracting strong talent including engineering managers and principal level engineers
  • Proven success delivering business outcomes. Demonstrated ability to be a hands-on technical leader when appropriate – particularly when the team is scaling out.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, with prior experience working with teams in the United States
  • Experience cultivating inclusive and high-performance cultures
  • Bachelor or Masters’ degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, related field or equivalent experience.

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