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ABOUT THE TEAM

Vulcan owns the upgrade workflow of software releases on on-prem clusters.  Our mission is to make software upgrades seamless, simple, fast and non-disruptive. 

Our customers undergo 2-3 software upgrades in a year. We strive to bring the simplicity similar to an Android/iPhone upgrade to the world of enterprise. Our goal is to make upgrades have zero downtime and zero failures.  Recently, we have - 

- Built 20+ models of predicting upgrade failures before they actually happen.

- Added support for upgrade rollback by moving to a dual-disk partition based deployments.

- Optimized Upgrade performance by 2x by minutely analyzing every task in the workflow.

We are looking for a seasoned leader who can guide the team through the next stage of evolution. The scope of Upgrade is going to go beyond just one entity to all other executables that are developed at Rubrik such as Rubrik backup agents. And then there is a constant need to push the boundaries on Upgrades performance which is one of Rubrik’s key strengths.

Upgrades is the core workflow due to which our customers get access to our new features. It is a horizontal core platform service which all other components depend on to ensure Upgrades are a success.  As the manager of this team you will need to manage stakeholders across the company, creating and evolving the interfaces b/w the various teams. You would need to put in a structure that allows the team to pursue multiple goals simultaneously, yet be nimble to business imperatives and shift resources appropriately. Growing the team with the right kind of talent as well as grooming the strong leaders already on the team is a key need.

You’ll be in a position to have an outsized impact on Rubrik. The opportunity provides a potent mix of dynamism, startup culture, serious technical challenges and influence across many teams. If all this sounds interesting, please reach out.

ABOUT THE JOB

As a Senior Engineering Manager on the Vulcan team, you will be responsible for:

  • Build a high-performing team, creating a culture of transparency in a fast-paced environment.
  • Along with your tech leads, define and drive the architecture and infrastructure to enable rapid innovation.
  • You will champion an atmosphere of continuous improvement with a metrics driven culture 
  • You distill complex and ambiguous situations into actionable plans for your team.
  • Drive technical initiatives to improve the way Rubrik builds and ships product experiences across the entire engineering organization
  • You represent your customers’ perspectives. You plan for how they will be impacted by the solutions you build, and you always work to enable their success.
  • Help employees grow through career development, coaching, and mentoring while guiding senior contributors to maximize their potential. You'll provide a clear path for progression through personal development plans, defining goals, perform evaluations, and collaborate with employees on their objectives; retain top talent.
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ABOUT YOU

  • A passionate leader who is obsessed with building technically strong teams that deliver enterprise grade products
  • A Master’s Degree in Computer Science
  • At least 10+ years of software development experience in building highly scalable and performant systems, of which at least 2 years in a management role
  • Experience in delivering enterprise quality software in a timely manner with high quality standards, and supporting a large base of customers

ABOUT RUBRIK

Rubrik is one of the fastest-growing companies in Silicon Valley, revolutionizing data protection, and management in the emerging multi-cloud world. We are the leader in cloud data management, delivering a single platform to manage and protect data in the cloud, at the edge, and on-premises. Enterprises choose Rubrik to simplify backup and recovery, accelerate cloud adoption, enable automation at scale, and secure against cyberthreats. We’ve been recognized as a Forbes Cloud 100 Company two years in a row and as a LinkedIn Top 10 startup. 

Rubrik provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Rubrik complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

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About Rubrik:

Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security Company™, delivers data security and operational resilience for enterprises. Rubrik’s big idea is to provide data security and data protection on a single platform, including Zero Trust Data Protection, Ransomware Investigation, Incident Containment, Sensitive Data Discovery, and Orchestrated Application Recovery. This means your data is ready so you can recover the data you need, and avoid paying a ransom. Because when you secure your data, you secure your applications, and you secure your business.

We are a leader in data security, have been recognized as as a Forbes Cloud 100 Company, named as a LinkedIn Top 10 Startup and are proud to have earned Great Place to Work® Certification™. There has never been a more exciting time to join Rubrik, and our future is even brighter. The work you do will help propel our next chapter of growth as you do the best work of your career.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion @ Rubrik: 

At Rubrik we are committed to building and sustaining a culture where people of all backgrounds are valued, know they belong, and believe they can succeed here.

Rubrik's goal is to hire and promote the best person for the job, no matter their background. In doing so, Rubrik is committed to correcting systemic processes and cultural norms that have prevented equal representation. This means we review our current efforts with the intent to offer fair hiring, promotion, and compensation opportunities to people from historically underrepresented communities, and strive to create a company culture where all employees feel they can bring their authentic selves to work and be successful.

Our DEI strategy focuses on three core areas of our business and culture:

  • Our Company: Build a diverse company that provides equitable access to growth and success for all employees globally. 
  • Our Culture: Create an inclusive environment where authenticity thrives and people of all backgrounds feel like they belong.
  • Our Communities: Expand our commitment to diversity, equity, & inclusion within and beyond our company walls to invest in future generations of underrepresented talent and bring innovation to our clients.
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Rubrik provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Rubrik complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 
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