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Director of Cloud Engineering




200.000,00 - 250.000,00 USD (godišnje)
Java Python AWS Scala Cloud Kubernetes Kotlin senior

Halcyon is the industry’s first dedicated, adaptive security platform that combines multiple proprietary advanced prevention engines along with AI models focused specifically on stopping ransomware.

Who we are:

Halcyon was formed in 2021 by a team of cyber industry veterans after battling the scourge of ransomware (and advanced threats) for years at some of the largest global security vendors. Comprised of leaders from Cylance (now Blackberry), Accuvant (now Optiv), Fireye and ISS X-Force (now IBM), Halcyon is focused on building products and solutions for mid-market and enterprise customers.

As a remote-native, completely distributed global team, we recognize great talent can exist anywhere. We invite you to apply to a job you’re interested in and we'll work a plan to meet your needs.

The Role:

Halcyon’s goal is to deliver an anti-ransomware solution that breaks new ground as to what a security product can deliver.  Aligned with this goal, Halcyon is looking for an experienced Director of Cloud Engineering who will be responsible for leading a talented team of engineers focused on building and maintaining Halcyon’s cloud infrastructure and applications that power the Halcyon anti-ransomware platform. You will oversee all aspects of cloud product development, from initial design to deployment and support, ensuring that our solutions meet the highest standards of performance, reliability and scalability. Your leadership will be pivotal in driving innovation and ensuring Halcyon’s competitive edge in the cybersecurity market. The ideal person will be comfortable getting their hands dirty and being highly technical as required in a startup environment, but balance that with being an exceptional leader of engineering teams, leading from the front with a focus on execution and delivery.


  • Leadership and Management: Lead, mentor, and manage a team of engineers with diverse backgrounds, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement. This includes ownership of development and delivery of streaming data pipelines, internal and customer facing API’s, Web based UI, and DevOps.

  • Product Development: Oversee the design, development, testing, deployment, and support of cloud-based product features, ensuring they meet business and technical requirements.

  • Technical Oversight: Ensure the team writes high-quality, scalable code that interacts with various data stores like Postgres, DynamoDB, OpenSearch, and Kafka.

  • Code Quality and Reviews: Promote and enforce best practices for coding, testing, and documentation. Conduct and facilitate peer code reviews to maintain code quality and consistency.

  • Performance Optimization: Diagnose and enhance code performance, addressing any overhead or incompatibilities that arise.

  • Collaboration: Work closely with other development teams, product, and engineering peers along with other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration of components within the product architecture.

  • Infrastructure Management: Oversee the management of AWS infrastructure using infrastructure as code principles and ensure smooth deployment of applications on Kubernetes.

  • Continuous Integration: Maintain and enhance the continuous integration pipeline to streamline development processes and improve deployment efficiency.

  • Communication: Act as a key point of contact for the Cloud Engineering team, ensuring clear communication of goals, progress, and challenges across the organization.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Architectural and Implementation Guidance: Strong ability to provide architectural and implementation guidance to the team, ensuring best practices and strategic alignment in design and execution.

  • Technical Expertise: Strong background in developing high-quality code with experience in multiple programming languages. Comfort and experience building cloud components or leading teams responsible for streaming data pipelines, API’s, UI, in Scala/Java/Kotlin, Python, Rust and React.

  • Database Proficiency: Experience with Postgres, DynamoDB, OpenSearch, or comparable databases.

  • Cloud Infrastructure: Comfortable managing AWS infrastructure and deploying applications on Kubernetes. Experience with infrastructure as code tools.

  • Leadership Experience: Proven track record of leading and managing engineering teams, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members.

  • Analytical Skills: Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to diagnose and address performance issues.

  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.


 Halcyon offers the following benefits to eligible employees:

  • Comprehensive healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) with premiums paid in full for employees and dependents.

  • 401k plan with a generous employer contribution.

  • Short and long-term disability coverage, basic life and AD&D insurance plans.

  • Medical and dependent care FSA options.

  • Flexible PTO policy.

  • Parental leave.

  • Generous equity offering.

The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.​

Base Salary Range: $200,000 - $250,000

Bonus Target: 15%

In accordance with applicable state and federal laws, the range provided is Halcyon’s reasonable estimate of the base compensation for this role. The actual amount may differ based on non-discriminatory factors such as experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and location. Base pay is one part of the total package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and equity in the Company.

We understand it takes a diverse team of highly intelligent, passionate, curious, and creative people to develop the exceptional product we are building. Our dynamic team has incredible perspectives to share, just as we know you do, and we take great pride in being an equal opportunity employer. 

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