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Location: Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County, California, USA Posted: Oct 04, 2022

Job Description

No Agency Submissions Accepted.

What We Are About:

Our Engineering team has established a culture based on thought leadership, independence, and responsibility. This powerful dynamic drives us forward as we work to make the digital world a safer place.

Those who join us represent the leader in Zero Trust Segmentation and work on a technology stack that ranges from operating systems to distributed applications to UI and visualization. Together, we will continue to build world-class products—driven by people with different perspectives, backgrounds, and a commitment to innovation in a time when the world faces its greatest cybersecurity threats in history.

What You Will Accomplish:

As the Engineering Department Administrator, you will support the SVP and VPs of Engineering in their pursuit of the company’s engineering initiatives and R&D organizational growth and development.

You will work under minimal supervision to provide advanced administrative support interacting closely with Product and Engineering Teams, and the tech leaders. You will prioritize and manage their time, anticipate their short- and long-term needs, coordinate events, key meetings, and be a conduit for information both up and down the organization – seeking and sharing the pulse of the organization.

Major Performance Objectives:

  • Make the SVP and VPs of Engineering more effective, efficient, and organized
  • Help the engineering organization increase the efficiency of its leadership team and help them drive key initiatives throughout the organization
  • Partner closely with the EA to the CPO and CTO to collectively provide support to the R&D team
  • Be a contributing member to the administration community and help with company-wide projects

Key Tasks in Achieving Performance Objectives:

  • Manage each executive's calendar and anticipate the needs of the executives and their respective teams
  • Participate in group meetings to gain an understanding of key initiatives and help coordinate their execution across the org, including tracking/following up on action items
  • Own all planning and management around meetings events including Engineering all hands, Engineering leadership team meetings, Engineering New Hire Orientation, and other key sessions
  • Find ways to improve communication and processes so that the team can be more effective
  • Prepare presentations, reports and materials for internal meetings, board meetings and external customers/events
  • Coordinate travel, hotel arrangements (both domestic and international), including itineraries and preparing expense reports
  • Act as a liaison with all levels within and outside the organization
  • Work on individual projects that are assigned and take ownership of the team
  • Facilitate connection between executives and people in their organization especially for new hires

Skills Required

  • 5+ years of administrative experience
  • Experience supporting 4+ leaders simultaneously
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Technical aptitude to quickly learn new programs and tools
  • Punctual, detail-oriented, organized, and a creative problem solver
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A positive and professional attitude, regardless of the task at hand
  • The capacity to independently see a project through from start to finish
  • Ability to sense and respond to executive needs in a timely manner
  • Local candidates strongly preferred

Who We Are

Illumio, the pioneer and market leader of Zero Trust segmentation, prevents breaches from becoming cyber disasters. Illumio protects critical applications and valuable digital assets with proven segmentation technology purpose-built for the Zero Trust security model. Illumio ransomware mitigation and segmentation solutions see risk, isolate attacks, and secure data across cloud-native apps, hybrid and multi-clouds, data centers, and endpoints, enabling the world’s leading organizations to strengthen their cyber resiliency and reduce risk. #LI-HYBRID #LI-CW1

About Illumio

Illumio is a cloud security company that stops cyber threats of unauthorized communications through adaptive segmentation.

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