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Sr. Software Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely

Company: VMware
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

**The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?**The Tanzu Mission Control team is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to help build out our Lifecycle Management (LCM) functionality, and advance our mission to make Kubernetes accessible to any enterprise. The Tanzu Mission Control (TMC) team is focused on helping customers more easily manage Kubernetes and operate modern, containerized applications across multiple clouds and clusters. The LCM team is responsible for the functionality of creating, managing, and maintaining clusters across various cloud providers, and a critical component in the success of the TMC product. On this team, you will have the opportunity to work on some highly visible and large impact initiatives within the VMware family of products.We are looking for an engineer to help build, expand, and maintain services that enable customers to onboard smoothly and to scale TMC to meet the ever-growing needs of our customers. The team is a fast-paced, startup-like environment where you will have the opportunity to build a new business from the ground up while developing skills in cutting-edge technologies.**What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?**TMC LCM team is looking for someone with a strong technical vision, a demonstrated record of delivering complex SaaS products, and experience working with Kubernetes Cluster management. You can expect to collaborate with product management and engineering teams to build out our SaaS offering which solves lifecycle management challenges across a fleet of Kubernetes clusters.You will be working with the team to design and implement new features to provide them with additional robust tools and features to create and manage their Kubernetes clusters. You will also work on services and tools that enable other teams to accelerate their development and allow them to easily scale their services.**Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?**As a Senior member of the team, your role will primarily focus on leading designs and building complex features with many interdependencies across teams, leading the execution and delivery of components, and coaching other team members to build a strong culture of operational excellence.Success looks like:+ Independently designing and making significant contributions to key features on the LCM roadmap+ Having a strong understanding and working knowledge of Kubernetes Clusters, Kubernetes Image management, Cluster lifecycle management+ Proactively leading team processes and quality standards, and mentoring more junior team members in reaching those bars+ Proactively works to facilitate team collaboration, and driving the team to sprint deliveries+ Establishing a relationship of trust and leadership with the team, and becoming an influential voice in the success of the team+ Representing the team and product in cross-team design discussions, identifying dependencies and areas of impact+ Be able to take general guidance from product and engineering leadership, identify areas of ambiguity, complexity, and risk, and propose solutions+ Proactively makes proposes and improvements to the benefit of the team+ At the Senior level, your personal success is directly related to the success of the team**What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?**As part of the Tanzu Mission Control - Lifecycle Management team:+ Most of your time will be developing microservices using cloud-native technologies like Kubernetes, gRPC, REST APIs, databases, Message queues, distributed tracing, monitoring and more. All of our services are written in Go.+ You will write automated tests in Go to validate and secure critical customer functionality+ You will be responsible for delivering your code changes to production, and monitoring/maintaining our CI/CD pipelines.+ You will take on-call responsibilities where you will triage, troubleshoot, and mitigate production issues.+ Work directly with Technical Project Managers and Product Managers to better understand requirements, and define the scope of work+ You'll be given responsibility for high level epics, and be asked to help define requirements and tangible deliverables. You will be expected to break down the work into individual work items that can be assigned to the team, and lead in estimating and scoping.+ You can expect to collaborate with partner teams, to identify dependencies, and align on delivering cross-team initiatives+ You'll work closely with management to understand priorities, and advocate for them on the team**Where is this role located?**Remote: This role is fully remote and can be done anywhere in North America.**What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?**The hiring manager for this role is John Pillion, Senior Engineering Manager. His expertise includes delivering a wide range of products and services that serve business critical functions. Prior to joining VMware, John worked at Expedia Group, managing components of the Payments Processing services, and was responsible for every credit card transaction handled by the travel brands.John's leadership style is heavily focused on building strong collaborative teams, based on interpersonal relationships. Trust is essential, and high ownership and self-drive are valued. He will support you in setting you up for success, both as a member of the team, as well as in your professional career path. John strongly believes in a "growth mindset", and encourages his team to experiment and learn.**What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?**You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting www.benefits.vmware.com .+ Employee Stock Purchase Plan+ Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types+ Generous Time Off Programs+ 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community+ Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities+ Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.)+ Healthy and local inspired snacks in all our pantries\#teamtanzuDue to the Biden Administration issuing an Executive Order (EO) that effectively mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all U.S. based employees of federal contractors and subcontractors, all U.S. based VMware employees will need to be fully vaccinated by January 4th, 2022, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations.**Category :** Engineering and Technology**Subcategory:** Software Engineering**Experience:** Manager and Professional**Full Time/ Part Time:** Full Time**Posted Date:** 2021-11-07VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what's possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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