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Director, VMware Cloud SRE Palo Alto, CA

Company: VMware
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

The VMC (VMware Managed Cloud) Cloud SRE (Service Reliability Engineering) Director role is responsible for managing and developing the organization and processes to perform Development and Operational support for VMC SDDC (Software Defined Datacenters) leveraging DevOps methodologies.

Success in this role requires strong engineering, organization, planning and communication skills. It is also critical to possess skills to engage, manage, understand and motivate a highly technical team of Service Reliability Engineers. While this is a role, this position must also possess technical knowledge as it works with industry-leading engineering teams in planning and service operations. This position will be very critical by enabling engineering teams to manage a fleet of SDDCs and also oversee automating critical and repetitive tasks to ensure consistent execution at scale, while limiting mistakes.

VMware Cloud and you:

If you want to learn and experience how Software Defined Data Centers are transforming the cloud computing, then join us. You will be leading a team of rock star engineers. We pay as much attention to building a culture of learning in a fun and honest environment as we do to building our products. The role is a great opportunity for a software engineer passionate about developing SaaS/infrastructure software utilizing their knowledge of distributed systems.

Our team consists of super talented engineers, imbued with real ownership, and working in an agile culture of innovation and collaboration. If you aspire to work on industry-changing technologies, learn and grow your skills, and deliver high quality product that delights customers, then this is the job for you.

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Major responsibilities


  • You Contribute to Operational Strategy for VMware Cloud
  • You will help set the technical direction in collaboration with the Principal Engineers and senior technical management team with a focus on running the service optimally, and guiding the Cloud Delivery Model
  • You will champion Engineering rigor in our Operation practices, and foster a culture of rapid innovation and operational excellence throughout the organization
  • You will be focused on customer success by driving consumption of cloud resources through the best possible experience (up-time, MTTR, minimal latency, optimized performance), and measuring it

Operating the platform, and creating services to support it:

  • Drive/oversee the development and timely delivery of interrelated, highly-technical operation services that support our rapidly growing global cloud services
  • Inspire engineering and operational leaders to take and handle calculated risks, and provide steady leadership during the inevitable service interruptions. Help solve urgent technical problems and make tough final decisions with dispatch
  • Manage system stability for the IaaS platform by partnering with Service Owners, and product teams who will handle additional support

Ideal Qualifications

  • You have extensive operational and software development leadership experience focused on building large scale Cloud infrastructure solutions
  • 5+ years in the public Cloud consumer or enterprise space, focusing on SaaS, PaaS, and/or ideally IaaS
  • 3+ years leading large teams in multiple international locations
  • Has current technical knowledge of leading Cloud ecosystems, and an inspiring track record of innovative DevOps and tooling development leadership

For positions located in Colorado:
This position has a minimum base salary which starts at ($167,000). Bonus, commission, and/or equity may be eligible for this position. Additional benefits for this position can be found at *Note: Disclosure of Colorado pay and benefits required per sb19-968.

Category :
Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Product Dev Management
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-05-27

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 whats possible today at

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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