The Elevator Pitch: Why would you enjoy this new opportunity?
Enterprises are running mission critical software in more places than ever before - in their datacenter, hybrid cloud, public cloud, and at the edge. In order to catalyze Enterprise transformation through software, VMware envisions a world where Kubernetes is as available as a utility — like electricity — customers need to deploy a consistent Kubernetes grid across all their operational environments. Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) provides Enterprise organizations with a consistent, upstream compatible, Kubernetes substrate across SDDC, Public Cloud, and Edge environments that is ready for end-user workloads and ecosystem integrations. TKG builds on trusted open source and community projects and delivers an engineered and supported Kubernetes platform for end users and partners.
What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?
You will be a part of the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Core team, working as a Staff Engineer II with an impactful and motivated team of engineers. You will be effectively working and collaborating from distributed locations to deliver TKG Core and TKG releases on time with good quality. The role partners with product managers, engineering managers from TKG teams. Effectively communicates with many types of audiences. Facilitates collaboration and communication to ensure all perspectives are heard and considered. Mentors engineers on design, good coding practices.
Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months, you will work toward completing?
As a Staff II engineer, you will be expected to:
Provide technical leadership for the team that will focus on building TKG with your deep technical skills across both proprietary and open-source, and a good breadth across many technologies.
Unblocks team by resolving key technical challenges with your knowledge spanning multiple platforms and architecture with deep understanding of Kubernetes.
Translate requirements into design and functional specs with to translate requirements into design and functional specs
Provide technical review on designing and implementing continuous integration/delivery/development systems, test automation framework.
What type of work will you be doing? What assignments or requirements will you be performing on a regular basis?
On a regular basis,
Most of time will be spent on working with product managers, engineering manager and workstream tech lead and team members to translate requirements into design and functional specs, provide technical guidance for the team members and solve critical technical problems.
You will help to build and adopt release/testing process to enhance productivity and efficiency.
Formulate leadership level messaging and communications.
You will need to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
Participate and influence code reviews, design reviews for robust and scalable
What is leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?
The hiring manager for this role is Lucy Shang, Sr. R&D Manager. Lucy has been at VMware for more than 12 years, worked on many VMware products like ESXi, vSphere, Horizon, Workspace One and the new Tanzu Kubernetes Grid. Lucy manages TKG Core teams now with four areas - TKG/TKG Core release engineering, Image builder, Kubernetes Core and Test Infrastructure.
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 on-site pantries
This position is eligible for JoinTeamTanzu referral campaign
Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2020-09-11
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