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Lead Software Engineer - Data Plane (Multi-Cloud Security)

Company: VMware Global
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Lead Software Engineer - Data Plane (Multi-Cloud Security)The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?We're at the cross juncture of multiple transformations disrupting the existing networking and security solutions. Apps are transforming from monolithic to being distributed micro-services. Infrastructure is transforming from being homogenous to heterogenous, multi-cloud and cloud native. Together app transformation and infrastructure transformation are leading the organizational transformation and leading the adoption of DevSecOps and NetSecOps.Existing connectivity and security solutions needs to evolve in this new paradigm. A new architectural approach is needed for connecting and securing modern distributed apps.Be a part of the team that is leading the innovation and developing networking and security solutions for the multi-cloud & distributed modern applications. Join us if you share a passion for crafting software that has a significant impact for the world and future of cloud computing. - -We need someone who can play and important role as early member of the team and can design, develop, and deliver software to provide application aware data plane for core connectivity and security features of our multi-cloud security solution.Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?Within your first 6 monthsYou will be expected to produce software designs and implementations that provides data plane for security features such as zero-trust, segmentation, deep payload inspection, data loss prevention and authn/authz etc. Design and implementation must be scalable & extensible.You will define and develop design and function specs for various security and connectivity features by working closely with Product management and customers.You will define and develop integration with control plane to provide APIs (REST and graphQL), SDKs and CLI interfaces. -You will also deliver automated tests and documentation to ensure the quality and adoption of the solution.You'll develop using Kubernetes based microservices architecture, and all your deliverables must align with the group's development and deployment standards.After 6 months+As an early member of the team, you will be expected to continue leading and advance the data path features towards an innovative zero-trust security solution.You will be responsible for designing and delivering the supporting infrastructure functions to deliver your solutions at cloud-scale, including features such as usage tracking, diagnostics, monitoring, and alerting.You will be working with partners and early customers to deploy the solution in real world deployment.You will be regularly evaluated on the quality of the product you create and the code you write to ensure continued advancement of your technical skills in an environment that looks to expand them.What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?As a key member of the multi-cloud security & connectivity team (aka "Team Watchmen"), you will:Design & develop distributed data plane proxy features using application protocols such as HTTP/HTTPS and in programming language C++.Design & Develop Integration with control plane using APIs (REST and GraphQL) using GRPC, Protobuf in programming language Go.Design & Develop micro-service for data plane functions using cloud-native/K8s.Work with distributed systems & applications that may span across multiple clouds such as AWS, Azure, GCP etc.Deploy microservices to Kubernetes using Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) systemsWork with the existing team and product management to review and refine delivery requirementsWrite technical design documents and hold reviewsParticipate in all team scrum ceremoniesCommunicate with consumers of the team's software and gather requirements and facilitate adoption of your solutionsThe technical experience in your background which may help your success in this new role include:10+ years of development experience in working with data plane.Extensive hands-on development experience with C++ and Go.Extensive hands-on development experience with security protocols such as TLS and application protocols such as HTTP, TCP is required.Strong background in developing security feature Internet Security related products like Web Application Firewalls, API Security Gateways, Reverse Proxies, Forward Proxies is preferredFamiliarity with distributed systems and containerization solutions like Docker/Kubernetes etc. is preferred but not necessary.Must be able to work with product management and customers to understand and converse on high-level technical details.Excellent verbal & writtencommunicationskillsBS/MS degree in Computer Science, or equivalentWhat is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?This position reports to the Director of Engineering in NSBU (CTO Office), an experienced software engineer and manager who has built and led multiple teams in application & cloud security space and have delivered multiple market leading and innovative solutions. The team consists of highly competent senior engineers. - We focus on iterative development, both of software and our software development practices.You will be an early member of the team that is leading the charter of multi-cloud connectivity & security, the expectation is that you will help blaze a new trail for the team and organization in multi-cloud security & connectivity. This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to start new things and put their mark on a team and company. -Where is this role located? Fixed: this role is based out of VMware's Palo Alto, California office and open to candidates in the surrounding area.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 .Employee Stock Purchase PlanMedical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family TypesGenerous Time Off Programs40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your communityRethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilitiesFinancial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.)Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classesThis 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: 2022-05-11Networking & Security: IT departments are spending more on security than ever before, but the damage caused by data breaches keeps getting worse. To solve this problem, VMware's Networking and Security team is challenging traditional thinking about IT security. We take a software-based approach that brings customers new levels of usability and effectiveness in today's fast-changing public and private cloud environments. We're tackling one of IT's toughest problems by helping customers manage networking and security services through---a single pane of glass across diverse environments. Our software solutions free IT environments from physical constraints to help them achieve superior agility, tighter security, and faster provisioning. Are you looking for the opportunity to help revolutionize IT security? We invite you to join our tightly knit team that's driven to quickly deliver top-quality solutions to this pressing industry problem. You'll boost your career by working on cutting-edge innovations in the cloud, security, networking, SD-WAN, and container spaces.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.

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