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VMware Sr. Software Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Detroit, Michigan

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

Are you passionate about working on the fastest-growing Kubernetes technology on a collaborative and high performing team? Are you ready to help VMware build a new cloud service that enables the policy and identity/access management of fleets of Kubernetes clusters in any cloud? VMware's Modern Application Platform Business Unit is looking for a passionate engineer to deliver VMware's strategic offering, VMware Tanzu Mission Control.

Tanzu Mission control (TMC) is a new cloud service (SaaS) that is part of the VMware Tanzu Portfolio. Mission Control gives customers a single pane of glass for all their Kubernetes clusters needs so they can monitor, verify, apply policy, back-up, and restore with ease. You can learn more at https://cloud.vmware.com/tanzu-mission-control . Using TMC, the customers can create and attach Kubernetes clusters across multi-cloud environments for Life Cycle Management (LCM). The TMC Life Cycle Management team is responsible for building the features for life cycle management for a modern application infrastructure for Kubernetes.

What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?

TMC LCM team needs someone who can collaborate with product management and engineering teams to design, develop, test, release, and operate cloud services that solve life cycle management challenges across a fleet of Kubernetes clusters.

What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?

  • You will design, develop, test, and maintain new product features and enhancing existing features related to Life Cycle Management in Tanzu Mission Control.

  • You will possess a working knowledge of Kubernetes technology and TMC architecture.

  • Solid understanding of Kubernetes Clusters, Kubernetes Image management, Cluster life cycle management, Upgrades across AWS, vSphere, Azure and GCP.

  • You will work with engineering, program management, user experience engineers, test engineers, and site reliability engineers to improve the product.

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 TMC Life Cycle Management Team, you will:

  • Design and developing high-quality cluster life cycle management features using go-programing language.

  • You will be developing/enhancing microservices using cloud-native technologies like Kubernetes, gRPC, REST APIs, databases, Message queues, distributed tracing, monitoring and more.

  • You will write automated tests using go language to verify the correctness of features/enhancements you make.

  • You will take on-call responsibilities, get to triage, troubleshoot, and mitigate production issues.

What is leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

This role will report to Kotesh Adusumilli, Director of Engineering for VMware Tanzu Mission Control. Kotesh has spent the past 10+ years in full-time engineering management leading teams for multiple products (vSphere, vCloud Director, VCF) and SaaS offerings (VMC, TMC) in VMware. Kotesh has over 20 years of professional software development experience in start-ups and large enterprises across enterprise products, distributed systems and SaaS offerings on multi-cloud.

Our culture is rooted in inclusion, collaboration and growth. We are a tight-knit group of adaptive, self-starting and mission-driven individuals with a passion for doing our best work and bringing our best selves. We make sure to invest time to consider each other's perspectives and to appreciate our efforts and accomplishments. For real, we have an appreciation section during our team meeting! We also share what we have learned with each other, and we care for each other's well being.

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, training, course work, etc.)

  • Healthy and local-inspired snacks in all our pantries

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-06-01

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