Solarwinds Inc. Director, Engineering in Minsk, Belarus


Are you an experienced engineering leader with a passion for delivering great products in a fast-paced environment? Does the prospect of collaborating with some really smart people working on advanced technologies excite you? If so, SolarWinds has an opening for a Director of Engineering that might be a good fit for you. In this role you will be responsible for managing growing engineering team in Minsk, Belarus and collaborate closely with teams from other parts of the world.

SolarWinds has a diverse and growing portfolio of network and systems management products and we are growing our Minsk engineering team to meet the aggressive demands of our business in a rapidly evolving IT market.

As the Director of Engineering you will be responsible for leading and growing a world-class team of software engineers working on the SolarWinds Backup product. Building compelling software using solid engineering practices is the mantra of our worldwide engineering team and our Minsk office is one of the strategic center in our global engineering organization. The ideal candidate will have experience with scaling high-performing engineering teams and working with other international locations.

Our success begins with our engineering team's ability to consistently deliver quality software that is easy to install, easy to use, and that solves our customer's needs. If you have management skills that can help us build on that success, we'd love to talk to you!


  • Direct the work of the product line software development teams

  • Drive the strategic direction for the engineering team to align with the needs of the business

  • Contribute to the overall engineering strategy of the company

  • Supervise, mentor and grow members of the management and engineering team

  • Collaborate with architects, product managers and technical support to deliver high-quality, technically sound products on schedule with great user experience

  • Drive all aspects of recruiting including, but not limited to, attracting great talent and retaining a highly skilled, proficient engineering team

  • Establish and maintain solid software engineering and project management


  • You successfully managed a large R&D team

  • You have BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • You have 10+ years of experience designing, developing and shipping commercial software

  • You have proven track record of delivering complex projects

  • You have experience with and a solid understanding of agile software development processes

  • You have the ability to form strong cross-functional partnerships

  • You have strong project management skills and you are able to work under pressure

  • You have the ability to build and lead effective teams in a fast-paced and rapidly evolving environment

  • You are driven and constantly seek ways to improve yourself, the team, and the operation

  • You love to get your hands dirty and resolve potential problems

  • You have strong technical foundation


SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2018-10486

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Full-Time

Business Group SolarWinds MSP