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Staff Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely

Company: VMware
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?The Cloud technology is changing fast, and the cloud management and operations is changing even faster! The consumers are moving to the hybrid and multi-cloud and the big corporations, financial institutes, governments, schools, universities, healthcare are looking for a product which can help them in the transformation to hybrid and multi-cloud at a rapid space. VMware is driving this transformation for 350,000 customers (which includes 98% of Fortune 500). You won't find another company that offers the breadth of innovative technology. Now imagine the opportunity to make it simpler to manage private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environment to run traditional and cloud-native apps across any cloud using VMware's cutting edge technologies. You would be exposed to the broad and latest technology stack to build the platform and domain use-cases at humungous scale. This opportunity provides an endless possibility to learn, grow and flourish as an engineer.This engineer role is part of the vRealize Network Insight (Arkin, recently acquired by VMware) group, which is part of the Modern Application and Management Business Group. In vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) we are transforming management and operations for the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). We are instrumental in removing the barriers to SDDC adoption by providing converged openness, and contextual analytics across virtual and physical to provide relevant insights and analytics for better collaborate. This platform helps IT organizations plan, operate, visualize, analyze, and fix their complex software-defined data center environments. We have won a lot of industry awards including Gartner cool vendor and Best for VMworld. Our team is building a large scale distributed real time operations and analytics platform for next generation datacenters with enterprise grade reliability. You get to work with a very talented team of peers on networking and security domain, distributed systems, ML/AI, REST API and enterprise workflow/security integrations that will demonstrate open source innovations. We are involved in every aspect of the product development process, from early feature concept design, product development to testing and validation at customer sites. The team culture encourages innovation and you also get an opportunity to participate in programs to file patents, research papers and hackathons.If you have the drive to work on the next big thing in cloud management and operations, we would love to talk!What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?The following is a schedule for the first year of joining:

  • Within 15 days of employment, become competent with VMware's rules, guidelines and standard operating procedures. Go through the new hire orientation and trainings.
  • Within 1 month of employment, get hands-on with the product and its use-cases.
  • Within 3 months of employment, learn the product area assigned to you in detail, the technology stack in use, become familiar with the project and features in the assigned domain, and get accustomed to the code base, release cycles etc.
  • Within 6 months of employment, work towards becoming competent in coding and functional dev testing of the products feature.
  • Within 1 year of employment, work towards becoming competent in handling engineering design, coding, reviews, functional automation of dev test of the products feature.What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?As a development engineer, you will:
    • Work on product features engineering design, coding, review, testing and automate the functional dev test
    • Design across application layers and distributed systems to implement models for management and operation of cloud
    • Work across backend and frontend teams, infrastructure and domain teams.
    • Collaborate with product managers, customers and other teams to create optimized platform, product SKUs
    • Work closely with a team of passionate people with a startup mindset and who want to change the status quo
    • Work with teams across multiple sites and geographies as a collaborator and partner. You will need to be able to gain respect and trust both from a technical perspective with your immediate team and other teams including development teams, support, operations and product management.
    • Debug and handle complex technical design discussions across various stakeholders.
    • Research, design and implement industry best practices in regard to provisioning, maintaining and monitoring cloud environments.
    • Have a customer focus to ensure high quality solutions are delivered which meet the expectations of our customers and be able to work with other customer facing teams to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
    • Scope for complex, large features which may span across multiple teams and be delivered in multiple release cycles.
    • Operate with a service ownership mindset to work in a DevOps mode where the dev team is responsible for all automation, quality, CI/CD, logging, and monitoring of services that are being built
    • You should be comfortable working in a fast paced environment where priorities and direction may change rapidly as customer requirements and market direction changes.Required Qualifications
      • Excellent design and programming skills primarily with a focus on enterprise server solutions using Java.
      • Familiarity in cloud technologies is a plus.
      • Working knowledge of Web Services technologies. Knowledge of Spring Framework and Hibernate
      • Full working knowledge of software engineering principles, design patterns, and commercial product development practices in a complex larger enterprise/cloud solutions.
      • Working knowledge of basic technologies such as networking.
      • Use of Open Source packages for common capabilities.
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail.
      • Hard-working with a "whatever it takes" attitude.
      • Able to demonstrate effective teamwork both within the immediate team and across teams.
      • Excellent communications skills and able to lead a team of highly technical individuals.Desired Qualifications
        • Familiar with Agile/SCRUM development methodologies
        • You are passionate for TDD and unit testing.
        • You have a collaborative approach and are self-motivated.
        • Experience with test frameworks and toolingWhat is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?vRealize Network Insight team came to VMware as an acquisition and it grew organically from few engineers to 100+ engineering team. It's a fast paced and innovative environment where the team works with founder and co-founder to accomplish the overall vision. The team is built on trust and empathy, and we celebrate each other's successes. vRNI is headed by Shiv Agarwal, who is the Vice President and GM of the group based out of U.S. The leadership of vRNI reporting to Shiv is based out of India and U.S. As part of this role, you will be joining the USA team, which is headed by Faizan Raza in Bangalore, India. The leadership encourages independent thinking and gives a free hand to innovate.The team is distributed across the globe, in India and U.S. We have a diverse, inclusive and open culture in the team. We encourage continuous learning, sharing of ideas and thoughts, and growing together as a team. The team consists of engineers, architects, UX designers and Product managers, with experience ranging from less than a year to more than 20 years.Where is the role located?Either of the following can be opted.
          • Office-location: Palo Alto, USA.
          • Flexible: The location of this role is flexible within USA. Work will be done from an office some days during a week and other days from a non-VMware building.
          • Remote: The location of this role is from anywhere in USA. Work will be done from remote location most of the time, however, have to work from office location for some time based on the requirement.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.
            • 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
            • Financial contributions to your personal/career development (conference participation, trainings, course work, certifications etc.) Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classesVMware 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.This job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.Category : Engineering and TechnologySubcategory: Software EngineeringExperience: Business LeadershipFull Time/ Part Time: Full TimePosted Date: 2022-10-03Cloud Management: VMware's Cloud Management team delivers vRealize Suite, a solution that's essential to accelerating our customers' journey to digital transformation. It's our market-leading, state-of-the-art cloud management platform designed to deliver and manage IT services across private, public, and hybrid clouds. VRealizeSuite is an integrated, comprehensive solution that meets the challenge of managing a cloud infrastructure from a single pane of glass. We're changing the way users design, build, view, and manage public and private clouds,and enabling them to run with optimal performance, insightful analytics and automated delivery. Join our user-focusedteam of software engineers, data scientists, web designers, product managers, and marketers. You'll gain valuable experience in the fast-growing field of cloud infrastructure management from a pioneer and industry leader.VMware 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.

Keywords: VMware, Palo Alto , Staff Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely, Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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