Director, Solutions Engineering - EMEA

Remote - United Kingdom | Solutions Engineering

Come join the company that is reinventing cloud security and empowering businesses to thrive in the cloud. As the fastest-growing startup ever, Wiz is on a mission to help organizations secure cloud environments that will accelerate their businesses. Trusted by security teams all over the world, we have a proven track record of success and a culture that values world-class talent.  

Our Wizards from over 13 countries work together to protect the infrastructure of our hundreds of customers, including over 40% of the Fortune 100, who trust us to scan and secure over 230 billion files daily. We’re the leading player in a massive and growing market, but it’s still early enough for you to make a significant impact. At Wiz, you’ll have the freedom to think creatively, dream big, and use your full range of skills to contribute to our record growth. Come join our team and help us create secure cloud environments that allow the best companies to move faster. 

SUMMARY

We’re looking for a Director, Solutions Engineering – EMEA to join us in spreading the power of Wiz. In this role, you will work alongside a team of Wizards that focus on understanding the technical business needs of our customers around the world. We are passionate about technical sales and helping our customers achieve maximum value from our solution. We believe this all starts with a team effort working very closely with all resources available at Wiz.  

WHAT YOU’LL DO  

  • Lead and manage a team of Solutions Engineers, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to ensure their professional development and success.  
  • You will thrive as a technical leader of the team not only in performing team leadership, but also getting your hands into technology.   
  • Set clear performance expectations and objectives for the team and provide regular feedback and performance reviews.  
  • Coach and develop Solutions Engineering managers, providing guidance and support to enhance their leadership and coaching capabilities.  
  • Partner with the Sales Leader to provide technical leadership to our customers and prospective customers in conjunction with helping our team meet joint quarterly sales targets.  
  • Provide presentations to our customers and prospective customers such as whiteboards, product demonstrations, slides, and proof of value outcomes.  
  • Help our customers and prospective customers plan in-depth test plans for showing the value of the Wiz platform in their environment (proof of value).  
  • Invest time in learning new product features, industry related developments, and broadening your overall technical skillset.  
  • Represent Wiz in technical forums such as trade shows, technical meetups, and industry events.  
  • You will be the trusted advisor to your customers for all things related to cloud security across AWS, Azure, and GCP.   
  • Work closely with other regional and global Solutions Engineering leaders to share best practices and drive consistent processes.  
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, and product management teams to develop and deliver effective go-to-market strategies.  
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the Americas region in alignment with overall company objectives.  
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performance culture within the Solutions Engineering team.  

 

WHAT YOU’LL BRING  

  • 5+ years leading a team of Solutions Engineers and first-line SE Managers, across multiple customer segments and multiple product lines  
  • Specific experience developing, managing, and coaching the performance of individual contributors and their leaders 
  • A track record of recruiting, retaining, developing, and coaching a team of regionally focused skilled SEs and SE leaders   
  • Experience deploying programs to advance the technical and selling skills of the leaders and SE team members 
  • A demonstrable history of partnering with product groups to drive operational excellence and efficiency.  
  • A history of driving team accountability and deal management in Salesforce 
  • Ability to travel 25-50%   
  • Cloud security experience  
  • AWS/ Azure/ GCP hands on experience  
  • Network engineering experience / background  
  • Strong operating system, virtual machine and container knowledge  
  • Knowledge of risk-based security assessments and frameworks  
  • Understanding of cloud identity, access, certificates and keys  
  • Experience with traditional CSPM tools and / or cloud infrastructure security · Technical SaaS Selling experience  
  • Awareness of the CI/CD process  
  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code 

If your experience is close but doesn’t fulfill all requirements, please apply. Wiz is on a mission to build a special company. To achieve our goal, we are focused on hiring Wizards with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.

Wiz is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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