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Sr SDET, Tanzu Kubernetes Grid

Company: VMware, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 12, 2022

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Search JobsJob DescriptionThe Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) provides a consistent, upstream compatible, Kubernetes substrate across SDDC, Public Cloud, and Edge environments that is ready for end-user workloads and ecosystem integrations.QE/Test Infra team owns the testing framework which strives to solve challenging testing problems and scenarios by focusing on tooling and infrastructure to accelerate our rate of development and release cycles. This team closely works with the release engineering team to enable TKG releases.This is a great opportunity to work on TKG as a whole while closely working with various component teams to identify testing gaps and contribute towards a more stable and reliable TKG.What is the primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?We need someone who enjoys developing, to help us build a platform to test our products more reliably and to ultimately ship faster.You will be writing maintainable, extensible, and correct code to build the TKG test infrastructure, supporting product release cycles and component team testing.You will take on operating roles such as helping to triage test results and maintaining the test infrastructure system.Help triaging bugs and approach them from a Quality point of view. Work with component teams and address these bugs as possible Quality improvement opportunities.Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?Build and enhance the test infra framework for TKG that supports 80% of our test cases.Develop production level good quality codeHelp with improving our functional and integration test coverage.Add automated testing pipelines against various supported providers.Perform manual testing where automated testing is not warranted and augment our test case repository.Build dashboards that emit meaningful metrics to help identify problem areas for improvement.Work with individual engineering teams improve overall developer experience by encouraging and implementing shift left practicesWhat type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?You will be writing high-quality code with excellent code coverage in Go, Python and Groovy .You can expect to be the owner and take accountability for the quality of your code.You'll spend most of your time understanding how the various components of our products fit together with particular attention to how they're built, tested, and released.You'll also engage with the upstream Kubernetes community to figure out how we can integrate our downstream testing and release efforts with those already being done upstream.Work on reducing the footprint of each product and their infrastructure dependencies. Figure out ways to use our available hardware resources more efficiently.Collaborate across teams to understand what work is duplicated and centralize that duplicated effort.Build systems to help us identify what areas of the products are least robust, and work across teams to drive improvements.What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?The hiring manager for this role is Shivkumar(Shiv) Chaudhari, Senior Director, Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) Engineering. Shiv joined VMware recently and is passionate about Kubernetes eco-system and strongly believes in the value it brings to developers and enterprises. Shiv leads engineering teams of TKG focussing on cluster lifecycle, multi-cloud enablement, network and security services for TKG product. He strongly believes that diverse teams are stronger and more effective at solving complex problems. Empathy, diverse points of view/approaches, and skill sets bring us to the best solution faster together. Our leadership consistently embodies VMware's EPIC2 values of Execution, Passion, Integrity, Customers and Community and brings a wealth of experience from different backgrounds in the industry.This role is on the QE/Test Infra engineering team. Currently the team is composed of four engineers that work within a very collaborative environment and primarily focus on building test infrastructure to ensure a stable TKG downstream.This job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.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. Search Jobs

Keywords: VMware, Inc., Palo Alto , Sr SDET, Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, Other , Palo Alto, California

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