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Director, Acrobat and Reader Engineering

Adobe India


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Director, Acrobat and Reader Engineering

Business Unit
Document Cloud



If you are passionate about building extraordinary products that delight hundreds of millions of users across the globe, then this is the opportunity for you. You will be joining the development team of award-winning Acrobat and Reader apps, that deliver world-class capabilities on Windows and Mac platforms.As a part of Adobeu2019s Document Cloud organization, you thereby will unlock amazing new digital experiences in one of Adobe's flagship apps.

As a Director of Engineering, you will provide technical vision and leadership to your teams and mentor and coach them to achieve their full potential. You will champion a culture of agility, excellence, collaboration, Customer centric, ensure teams deliver products that meet the highest standards of quality, performance, security, and usability. Drive the adoption of leading practices, modern tools, and agile methodologies across the engineering organization. Be accountable for the end-to-end delivery of your products, from ideation to deployment, and ensure that they align with the overall business goals and customer needs. Be a key partner for the Experience Design and Product Management & Marketing teams and help shape the product strategy and roadmap based on market trends, customer feedback, and landscape analysis.

You will lead multiple engineering teams and manage development of a diverse portfolio of products, galvanizing the teams, encourage them to innovate, build and deliver best in class products to our global customers.

Role Summary

This position offers unique opportunity to build Adobeu2019s flagship and award-winning products in a platform agnostic manner on pioneering tools and technologies using the best of desktop, AI (Artificial Intelligence) and cloud technologies. In this role you will closely partner with the cross functional team of Experience Design, Product and Program Managers in addition to the Marketing team to define and deliver on product roadmaps. You will also be responsible for interaction with customers (directly and through the customer success team) worldwide, understanding their needs and exceeding their expectations through deep innovation and delightful experiences.

What youu2019ll do

As Director Engineering in Acrobat and Reader group, you will be responsible for leading multiple teams and deliver world class products, with the help of multi-tiered managers reporting to you

  • Understand business goals through working closely with higher management, cross functional team of Engineering, PM (Product Management), PMM (Product Marketing Management) and Experience Design teams.
  • Drive strategy, architecture and development goals for various products based on strategic priorities
  • Ensure all products and solutions are delivered within the committed schedule
  • Challenge the teams to innovate and deliver better products
  • Partner with Product Managers to define and refine the product roadmaps
  • Review, approve and monitor project plans and schedules of products
  • Ensure right staffing of each development team
  • Act as Innovation Impetus to cultivate innovation in the team
  • Evangelize your products both internally and externally
  • Ensure adherence to Adobe policies and processes for product development as well as people management
  • Encourage interaction across teams, ensure reuse of technologies across products, wherever possible
  • Participate in hiring top talents, for Document Cloud group as well as for broader Adobe needs

What you need to succeed

  • More than 16 yearsu2019 experience working in Software development industry including at least 8 years as people manager
  • Adept at handling multiple teams - must have a minimum of 4 years of experience as a second level manager
  • Excellent people management, communication and presentation skills
  • Shown ability to drive innovation, deep and hands-on understanding of technologies
  • Self-starter, passion to delight customers, willingness to walk above and beyond
  • Relationships building with customers and internal stake holders
  • B.Tech / M.Tech degree in Computer Science from a premiere institute

Get to know the team

The Adobe Acrobat team is a highly skilled group of professionals dedicated to innovation in the Knowledge Worker segment, always advancing the state of the art of documents through industry leading PDF software, Acrobat. Hundreds of billions of PDFs open in Acrobat across desktop, web and mobile and with a rich history of redefining document sharing and collaboration, the team cultivates a collaborative environment where experts in engineering, user experience design, and product management work together seamlessly.

Their focus ensures Acrobat remains at the forefront of the PDF revolution through the creation of powerful and secure tools for users across the globe.

The team demonstrates a relentless commitment to progress. From pioneering new security features to streamlining the document editing experience and advancing the state of the art with Generative AI, they consistently seek ways to enhance user workflows.

Innovation is central to our purpose, and we strongly encourage to think and try beyond regular tasks and strongly believe in our Founderu2019s vision u2013 u201CGreat ideas can come from anywhereu201D. Take a peek into Adobe life in this .

When you join Adobe, you can look forward to collaborating with some of the most genuine people in the industry, working on projects with real purpose, and having immense pride in the products we create and the customers we support. Surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We hire versatile individuals, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, cultural background or religious beliefs. We know that when our employees feel appreciated and included, they can be more creative, innovative and successful. This is what it means to be Adobe For All. Learn more about our vision .

Come create experiences that matter at a company that is and hear what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the .

Adobe is proud to be anu00A0u00A0and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based on gender, race or color, ethnicity or national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.u00A0

Adobe aims to make accessible to any and all users. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation to navigate our website or complete the application process, emailu00A0u00A0or call (408) 536-3015.

Adobe values a free and open marketplace for all employees and has policies in place to ensure that we do not enter into illegal agreements with other companies to not recruit or hire each otheru2019s employees.


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